Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda Recall more than 3 Million Vehicles due to Defective Air Bags

Defective Motor Vehicles

Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda are recalling about 3.3 million vehicles sold worldwide because they feature defective air bags that could deploy with too much force and send metal shards shooting into the passenger area.

If you were injured or a family member was killed in a car accident caused by a defective vehicle or faulty part, a knowledgeable product liability attorney may be able to help you and your family seek the financial compensation you need to cope with medical costs, lost wages and other related damages. Please see our Find a Lawyer page to locate an experienced injury attorney near you.

This recall involving faulty air bags includes approximately 1.4 million vehicles in the United States alone. Vehicles impacted by the recall include (by model years and names):

  • 2001-2003 Toyota Corolla and Corolla Matrix
  • 2001-2003 Toyota Sequoia
  • 2001-2003 Toyota Tundra
  • 2002-2003 Honda CR-V
  • 2001-2003 Honda Civic
  • 2002 Honda Odyssey
  • 2001-2003 Nissan Maxima
  • 2001-2003 Nissan Pathfinder
  • 2001-2003 Nissan Sentra
  • 2003-2004 Mazda 6
  • 2003-2004 Mazda RX-6
  • 2001-2003 Lexus SC 430
  • 2001-2003 Infiniti FX
  • 2001-2003 Infiniti QX4

The Japanese company that produced these defective air bags, Takata Corporation, also sold faulty air bags to General Motors (GM). GM, which administered the now-defunct Pontiac line, is expected to recall about 48,000 2003 Pontiac Vibes.

If you suffered injury or a loved one died due to a defective air bag or other faulty vehicle part, please contact Personal for a free case evaluation and to locate a qualified product liability attorney near you.