Kia 2.0L and 2.4L Theta II GDI Engine

Kia 2.0L and 2.4L Theta II GDI Engine

Update – December 14, 2020

We are pleased to announce that a Settlement has been reached in this matter.

The Settlement applies to all residents of Canada who purchased or leased a 2011-2019 Kia Optima; 2012-2019 Kia Sorento; and/or, a 2011-2019 Kia Sportage equipped with a Theta II 2.0-litre or 2.4-litre gasoline direct injection engine.

The Court will hold a settlement approval hearing on February 23, 2021 to consider whether or not to approve the Settlement.

Click here to view a copy of the Settlement Agreement.

For more information, please contact the Claims Administrator at 1-833-683-5859 or visit the website at www.kiacanadathetaenginesettlement.ca.

Click here to view a copy of the Opt-Out Form (English and French). 

Click here to view a copy of the Objection Form (English and French).

November 19, 2020

On June 10, 2019 a class action was brought on behalf of all persons who purchased or leased a 2011-2019 Kia Optima; 2012-2019 Kia Sorento; and/or a 2011-2019 Kia Sportage equipped with Theta II 2.0-litre and 2.4-litre gasoline direct injection engines.

This class action alleges that the Settlement Class Vehicles suffer from a defect that can cause engine seizure, stalling, failure and/or fire.

To view a copy of the Statement of Claim, click here.