Class Action Lawsuit: Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain Oil Consumption Issue

August 14, 2017 Last Updated on November 6, 2019

Important Information

A settlement has been reached. Scroll down to learn more.

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Case Update

Update – November 19, 2019 – Settlement Receives Final Approval
October 9, 2019 – Judge Asks for “More Robust” Settlement Proposal, Delays Final Approval
May 17, 2019 – Judge Preliminarily Approves Settlement Deal
May 9, 2019 – General Motors Consents to Plaintiffs’ Settlement Motion
April 29, 2019 – Attorneys Submit Motion for Preliminary Approval of Settlement; Details Released
April 23, 2019 - Settlement Reached
April 12, 2019 - Extension Granted
February 12, 2019 – Settlement Talks Underway

Below you’ll find general information on the lawsuits and their allegations. 

At A Glance

Who's Affected?
Anyone who owns or leases a 2010-2017 Chevy Equinox or GMC Terrain and has had problems with their car’s oil consumption.
What’s Going On?
A number of drivers have complained that their cars are burning through oil more quickly than they should. A class action lawsuit was filed over the Equinox vehicles and now attorneys are hammering out the details of a settlement.
How Could a Class Action Help?
A class action lawsuit could help Equinox and Terrain drivers get back money for repairs, the extra oil they had to buy, and the loss of the value of their cars. It could also force General Motors to replace the engines in the affected vehicles.
How Can I Join This Lawsuit?
For just about every class action lawsuit, there's nothing you need to do to join the suit. Class actions generally take a good deal of time to work their way through the legal system. As for claiming your piece of the settlement, we'll update you on the specifics once a deal is reached.