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Kia Hyundai car theft settlement — What’s included in the settlement?

On May 18, 2023, Hyundai Motor America and Kia America, Inc. announced an agreement to resolve class action litigation with owners of certain Hyundai and Kia vehicles with KEY IGNITION SYSTEMS. The settlement does not apply to vehicles with push-button ignition

Kia and Hyundai vehicles covered by the settlement

Vehicles Included In Class Action Settlement

2011-2022 Hyundai Accent
2011-2022 Hyundai Elantra
2013-2017 Hyundai Elantra GT
2013-2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
2011-2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
2011-2014 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
2018-2022 Hyundai Kona
2020-2021 Hyundai Palisade
2011-2012 2019-2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
2013-2018, 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe; Santa Fe XL
2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2011-2022 Hyundai Tucson
2012-2017, 2019-2021 Hyundai Veloster
2020-2021 Hyundai Venue
2011-2012 Hyundai Veracruz
2011-2021 Kia Forte
2021-2022 Kia K5
2011-2020 Kia Optima
2011-2021 Kia Rio
2011-2021 Kia Sedona
2021-2022 Kia Seltos
2010-2022 Kia Soul
2011-2022 Kia Sorento
2011-2022 Kia Sportage

What do Kia and Hyundai Owners get?

1) Cash compensation for customers who incurred theft-related vehicle losses or damage not covered by insurance
2) Reimbursement for insurance deductibles
3) Reimbursement for increased insurance premiums
4) Reimbursement for other theft-related losses.
5) A free software upgrade will be automatically installed in conjunction with any service or maintenance appointment that brings the owner of an eligible vehicle into the dealership.
6) For the subset of customers whose vehicles cannot accommodate the software upgrade, the agreement will provide reimbursement up to $300 for the purchase of various anti-theft devices.

The various fan you get reimbursement for Kia Hyundai theft costs?

The Court has not yet approved the settlement, but is expected to do so in July 2023. The announcement was only to announce and agreement between Hyundai and Kia and the lawyers representing the class action.

Kia Hyundai Theft Settlement Announcement

Click on the image below to read the full announcement from Kia Hyundai
Kia optima theft Hyundai settlement page 1

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