Audi Volkswagen and Porsche 3.0L Diesel Emissions Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

You are a member of this settlement and eligible for benefits if:

  • You hold title to a vehicle in the eligible categories with a bill of sale dated before 9/30/19
  • or

3.0-liter Settlement Class: All persons (including individuals and entities) who:

  • Owned or leased an Eligible Vehicle in the United States or its territories at any time between September 18, 2015, and November 2, 2015, inclusive; or
  • On September 18, 2015 or on November. 2, 2015 you held the title to an Eligible Vehicle (or had ownership by by bill of sale dated on or before November. 2, 2015); or
  • Become the owner of a Generation Two Eligible Vehicle in the United States or its territories between November 3, 2015, and December 31, 2019; or
  • You are presently leasing an eligible vehicle through VW Credit Inc., or you, on September. 18, 2015 or November. 2, 2015 were a lessee of an Eligible Vehicle as described in the settlement.

Estimated Amount


There are various programs that include buybacks or modifications for the vehicles involved

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

In re: Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices and Products
C Case No. 3:15-md-02672
District Court for the Northern District of California

Case Summary

Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche have reached proposed Settlements involving 3.0-liter Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesel vehicles with the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”), the California Attorney General, the Federal Trade Commission and current 3.0-liter vehicle owners/lessees and certain former owners/lessees.

Of approximately 80,000 3.0L TDI vehicles that were produced for sale in the United States, approximately 22,000 Volkswagen vehicles, 47,000 Audi vehicles, and 11,000 Porsche vehicles are currently in use. As described more fully below, certain vehicles are eligible for buybacks or lease terminations, while others may be eligible for emissions modifications, if approved by regulators. Eligible consumers receiving an approved emissions modification will receive the modification free of charge and also receive additional compensation for participating in the program. If emissions modifications for those vehicles are not approved, they will be eligible for buybacks or lease terminations.

Settlement Pool