The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced on Nov. 14 that it will recall 24,287 cars of 29 models sold by auto manufacturers and importers such as Hyundai Motor, Volvo Korea and Toyota Korea.
Hyundai Motor's 8,873 units of the Grandeur have been found to be ineligible for safety standards in combustibility of interior materials.
It is understood that 2,509 units of the Avante (AD) can be turned off if the connecting rod is damaged while driving due to faulty connecting rods.
The 8,232 units of 12 models, including the XC90 imported and sold by Volvo Cars Korea, are under recall as a large amount of soot generated by excessive cooling of exhaust gases flowing into the EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) is likely to build up in the intake valve and cause fire.
Toyota's Lexus CT200h 42 units were found to be unable to maintain the opening status of the rear door of the vehicle due to defects in the back door support.
It has been confirmed that 19 units of two models -- Lamborghini and Aventador S Coupe -- imported and sold by Audi Volkswagen Korea, may be turned off during low-speed operation due to engine control software errors.