Proposed Class Action Affects Millions Of Hyundai And Kia Vehicles

 Wednesday, June 26, 2019

 Autobody News

The proposed class action lawsuit includes the following models, although attorneys say more vehicles may be added to the suit later: 2011-2019 Hyundai Sonata, 2013-2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2013-2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, 2011-2019 Kia Optima, 2012-2019 Kia Sorento, 2012-2019 Kia Soul, 2011-2019 Kia Sportage.

According to the lawsuit, Theta II engines suffer from worn bearings and dislodged connecting rods that puncture the engine blocks. Metal debris allegedly blocks oil flow to vital engine components and leave the Theta II engines starved for oil.