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Lemon Sport Utility Vehicle List (SUVs)
Have you purchased a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) that is giving you your fair share of trouble regarding problems, issues, and repairs? Do you believe that you SUV is a possible lemon?
California SUV lemon law attorneys at The Law Offices of Douglas D. Law, Esq., may be able to help. Dealing with lemons can be a frustrating experience, but the California lemon law gives you rights and protects you if you have purchased a lemon. If you bought one of the SUV’s listed below and feel you have a lemon on your hands, call an SUV lemon lawyer today at our office. We offer free consultations and you will pay no fees unless we win your case!
Sports Utility Vehicles That Could Be Lemons
Because automobile manufacturing isn’t perfect, and because car manufacturers sometimes cut corners to improve their bottom lines, any SUV could be a lemon. Below, we’ve listed some of the most popular makes and models of SUVs in the United States – all of which have produced lemons at one time or another.
Ford Escape Hybrid
Ford Sport Trac
Ford Taurus X
Dodge Grand Caravan
Toyota FJ Cruiser
Toyota Highlander Hybrid
Toyota Land Cruiser
Infiniti FX 45
Land Rover LR2
Land Rover LR3
Land Rover Range Rover
Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Subaru B9 Tribeca
Hummer H2 SUT
Hummer H2 SUV
Hummer H2 SUV
Lexus GX 470
Lexus RX 350
Lexus RX 400h
Lexus LX 470
Cadillac Srx Crossover
GMC Yukon Hybrid
GMC Yukon XL
Lincoln Navigator L
Mercury Mariner Hybrid
Hyundai Santa Fe
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Hummer H2 SUT
Hummer H2 SUV
Hummer H3 SUV
Saturn VUE Green Line Hybrid
Suzuki Grand Vitara
Suzuki SX4 Crossover
Suzuki SX4 Sport
Note that this list is in no way complete. Even if you own an SUV that is not included on this list, there is still a chance that you own a lemon, especially if you have been grappling with chronic, repeated defects and issues that the dealership can’t seem to fix. The best way to know if you have bought or leased a lemon is to speak with a California SUV lemon lawyer today.
Proving Your SUV Is a Lemon in California
How can you prove to the manufacturer, or to a court, that you are driving a lemon SUV? Here’s what you need:
You must prove that your SUV has been to the repair shop repeatedly, and that the manufacturer had a reasonable opportunity to fix the problem or problems.
You must prove that your defect was not the result of regular wear, misuse, abuse, or an accident.
You must prove that your defect is a material defect; that is, that it affects the use, value, or safety of the vehicle.
You must prove that your SUV is covered by an express warranty, and that the warranty has not expired.
You must prove that the material defect has not been affected by aftermarket parts.
What If My SUV Is Used for Business Purposes?
In most cases, your sports utility vehicle lemon must be used for family, personal, or private use only. However, California lemon law makes an exception for small businesses, which it defines as companies that own or lease five or fewer vehicles. If your SUV is used for business, you must also prove that it weighs less than 10,000 pounds (even the largest SUVs do not normally weigh over 6,000 pounds).
Set Up a Free, Private Lemon Case Evaluation with an Experienced California SUV Lemon Attorney Today
It might feel stressful or overwhelming to take legal action when it comes to your lemon, but in some cases, hiring a lawyer is the best way to efficiently and successfully get a refund or a replacement vehicle. Douglas D. Law and his legal team are committed to helping his clients find justice and get what they deserve under the law in the wake of buying or leasing any type of lemon – including your sports utility vehicle.
To get started, we invite you to schedule a meeting with an attorney for free, giving you an opportunity to ask legal questions, tell your story, and discuss your best legal options. Contact us today by filling out our online form or by calling us toll-free at (888) 829-9033.
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