Toyota Corolla steering issue ‘no worries’ for NZ vehicles

Toyota Corolla steering issue ‘no worries’ for NZ vehicles

Toyota NZ has confirmed today that reports of a US-market steering problem for the Toyota Corolla are not a concern for kiwi customers.

The US Government is set to launch a formal investigation on the reports, examining more than 150 complaints about late-model Corollas received its National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The reports describe the Corolla steering suddenly veering to one side.

According to Toyota NZ, the electric power-steering system used in Corolla models sold in New Zealand is different from the system used in the United States.

Toyota New Zealand head of After Sales, Paul Carroll said that there were no reports of such incidents in New Zealand. In addition, Corollas sold in New Zealand are built in Japan while those sold in the United States are manufactured in North America.

Toyota NZ has confirmed today that reports of a US-market steering problem for the Toyota Corolla are not a concern for kiwi customers.

The US Government is set to launch a formal investigation on the reports, examining more than 150 complaints about late-model Corollas received its National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The reports describe the Corolla steering suddenly veering to one side.

According to Toyota NZ, the electric power-steering system used in Corolla models sold in New Zealand is different from the system used in the United States.

Toyota New Zealand head of After Sales, Paul Carroll said that there were no reports of such incidents in New Zealand. In addition, Corollas sold in New Zealand are built in Japan while those sold in the United States are manufactured in North America.

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