The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/1193/19

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Ibiza, Arona, Ateca,Toledo, Leon

Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 and 11 December 2017 (Ibiza/Arona), between 2 and 17 December 2017 (Ateca),, between 4 and 6 December 2017 (Toledo), between 1 and 5 December 2017 (Leon).

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Seat

Type / number of model:  Model: Ibiza/Arona (KJ), Ateca (KH7),Toledo (KG3), Leon (5F); , VIN ranges: from VSSZZZKJZJR088818 to 092486, from SSZZZKJZJ5005616 to 005831, from VSSZZZ5FZJ6540138 to 542469, from VSSZZZNHZJ1505454 to 505509, from VSSZZZ5FZJR083202 to 084710

Risk type: Injuries
The driver airbags may not inflate fast enough in the event of activation.
As a result, sufficient protection is not guaranteed in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of an injury.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description:  Passenger car under Seat recall code: 69Z1. Countries of production: Czech Republic (Ateca, Toledo) and Spain (Ibiza/Arona, Leon).

Country of origin: Czech Republic, Spain

Alert submitted by: Portugal

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands