Honda, Acura Add 772K More Vehicles to Takata Airbag Recall

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Takata airbag recall just keeps getting bigger and bigger.

Honda and Acura have announced an additional 772,000 vehicles have been added to the Takata airbag recall, adding to the growing 10.7 million Honda and Acura vehicles the automakers have already recalled. This particular recall includes the 2005-2006 Acura MDX, 2005-2012 Acura RL, 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2006-2011 Honda Civic, 2007-2012 Honda Fit and 2010-2012 Honda Insight.

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The recall is part of an expanded recall of 1.29 million vehicles, including those affected by earlier recalls. Honda confirmed that there are no recalls being announced in other regions yet, related to this particular U.S. recall.

The massive airbag recall has been tied to at least 11 deaths, with Honda vehicles involved in 10 of them. Ford is the other automaker with a Takata-related death.

[Source: The Associated Press]

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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