Mahindra Automotive Australia — Mahindra XUV500 MY2018-2019

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

If the brake and accelerator pedals are pressed simultaneously while driving, the vehicle may go into 'limp home mode', where the road speed and engine speeds are restricted. The engine, however, does not stall or stop.

What are the hazards?

If the vehicle goes into a 'limp home mode' the driver will not get enough vehicle speed in response to using the throttle. This may lead to an accident and endanger the safety of the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their nearest Mahindra Dealer via https://mahindra.com.au/dealer-locator/ to have upgraded software installed.

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 March 2018 - 31 March 2019

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category