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Kia MPI Engine Class Action – OLD

Kia MPI Engine Class Action

On August 24, 2022, a proposed class action was commenced against Kia Canada Inc. alleging that certain Kia vehicles (the “Affected Vehicles”) have latent design, manufacturing, material, and/or workmanship defects that cause restricted oil flow, increased oil consumption, engine damage, sudden vehicle stalling, catastrophic engine failure, and/or non-Collison engine fires (the “Engine Defect”). 

Affected Vehicles means all vehicles designed, developed, manufactured, marketed, distributed, leased, and/or sold by the Defendants and equipped with one of the following engines designed, developed and manufactured by the Defendants: 

  1. Theta II 2.0-litre; 
  1. Theta II 2.4-litre; 
  1. Nu 1.8-litre; 
  1. Nu 2.0-litre; 
  1. Gamma II 1.6-litre; 
  1. Lambda II 3.3-litre; 
  1. 3.5-litre MPI engines; 
Model Model Year(s) Affected 
Kia Forte 2010-2020 
Kia Forte Koup 2010-2013 
Kia Forte5 2011-2020 
Kia Optima 2011-2019 
Kia Rio 2020-2021 
Kia Rondo 2008-2012 
Kia Seltos 2021 
Kia Sorento 2011-2020 
Kia Soul 2010-2021 
Kia Sportage 2011-2022 

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

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