Hyundai Theta Engine Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

You may be a Class Member if you are a U.S. resident who bought or leased any of the following “Class Vehicles” in the United States (but excluding the territories, and excluding any time you were abroad while on active military duty):
2011–2018 and certain 2019 Hyundai Sonata,
2013–2018 and certain 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport,
and 2014–2015, 2018, and certain 2019 Hyundai Tucson vehicles.

Estimated Amount

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Proof of Purchase


Claim Form

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Case Name

In re: Hyundai and Kia Engine Litigation,
Case No. 8:17-cv-00838
Central District of California

Case Summary

The Defendant companies (HMA, HMC, and others) are accused of manufacturing and selling certain defective cars (“Class Vehicles”) that may cause stalling, engine seizure, engine failure, and engine fire. The Plaintiffs also claim the danger that may be encountered by persons in the vehicle at the time of engine seizure or stalling. Finally, the Plaintiffs also claim that, despite being under the vehicle’s warranty, some Class Vehicle owners and lessees were still improperly denied repairs.
Which Hyundai vehicles are included?
The “Class Vehicles” are as follows: 2011–2019 model year Hyundai Sonata; 2013–2019 model year Hyundai Santa Fe Sport; and 2014–2015 and 2018–2019 model year Hyundai Tucson, equipped with 2.0 liter and 2.4 liter genuine Theta II gasoline direct injection engines within OEM specifications.

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