HOLDEN has confirmed it will recall approximately 333,000 vehicles in Australia affected by the Takata airbag recall — including popular models such as the Astra and Cruze hatchbacks.
The list of Holden cars stretches from 2005 to today, but does not include every Holden sold locally.
Some of the cars being recalled by Holden are models sold with other General Motors badges, such as Opel and Saab.
The list of affected cars includes:
Holden Astra (MY2005 — 2009)
Opel Astra (MY2012 — 2013)
Holden Astra-J (MY2014 — 2017)
Holden Trax (MY2013 — 2018)
Holden Barina (MY2012 — 2018)
Holden Cruze (MY2010 — 2016)
Holden Cascada (MY2015 — 2017)
Opel Cascada (MY2014)
Opel Mokka (MY2014)
Opel Zafira (MY2013)
SAAB 9-3 (MY2006 — 2011)
SAAB 9-5 (MY2006 — 2011)
A statement from Holden indicated some models will be fixed sooner than others: “We are developing our plan in response to the recall. The recall notice calls for a progressive series of recalls, and our plan will reflect this”.
Holden also says none of its cars are equipped with any Takata ‘alpha’ airbag inflators, which have a one-in-two chance of spraying shrapnel in a crash.
“Holden will contact customers directly at an appropriate time if their car is being recalled.”