Honda Hornet and Unicorn recalled over faulty digital display

Reports of a non-functional clock on bikes digital meter have caused Honda to initiate a recall for both CB Unicorn 160 and CB Hornet 160R models.

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI), leading two wheeler makers in India, have issued a silent recall for CB Unicorn 160 and CB Hornet 160 R motorcycles. The company is yet to officially announce about this recall. But they have updated their website, where users can go and check if their bike is affected by the recall.

As always, Honda says that this recall is a part of the company’s endeavor to offer the best on customer satisfaction where both product and service is concerned. The recall follows some complaints received by the company in respect to non-functional clock on the bike’s digital meter with regard to these two models.

Customers have been notified to bring in their CB Unicorn 160 and CB Hornet 160R models for a free of cost inspection. If found faulty, the digital display unit will be replaced without taking the bike’s warranty status into account. Owners have been instructed to make prior bookings at the nearest Honda service station to avoid any delays or inconvenience.

In the meantime, HMSI domestic sales have excelled over the last quarter while exports have also increased over the April to June period. Of the total number of 48,96,170 two wheelers sold, Honda sold 14,78,478 units in Q1. Honda Activa was the most favored bike while Honda Dio, Navi and Hornet were also among the top sellers in the country.