Kia, Hyundai Theft Problem Sparks Lawsuit

Last Updated on February 29, 2024

Investigation Complete

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Case Update

February 29, 2024 – Settlement Websites Are Live
November 1, 2023 – Judge Preliminarily OKs $145M Settlement in Hyundai, Kia Car Theft Lawsuits
May 19, 2023 – Hyundai, Kia Theft Class Actions Settled for $200M
December 1, 2022 – Investigation Closed, Lawsuit Filed

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who purchased or leased a 2011-2021 Kia or Hyundai.
What’s Going On?
A lawsuit has been filed alleging that a defect in Kia and Hyundai vehicles makes them easy to operate without a key. The apparent security vulnerability has been highlighted in a recent social media trend, leading to an ongoing theft problem.
How Could a Lawsuit Help?
A class action lawsuit could help Kia and Hyundai drivers get back money they may have overpaid for unsafe vehicles and potentially force the automakers to fix the problem.