Hyundai Sonata Engine Class Action Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that certain Hyundai Sonatas suffer from a defect that can cause engine seizure, stalling, engine noise, and oil light illumination. The plaintiffs also allege that engine seizure or stalling can be dangerous if experienced. The plaintiffs also allege that some owners and lessees have been improperly denied repairs under the vehicle’s warranty.  

Docket Number:


Company: Hyundai

Filing Deadline: January 26, 2017

Objection Deadline: November 7, 2016

Exclusion Deadline: November 7, 2016

Final Approval Hearing: December 15, 2016

Proof of Purchase:

Must provide documentation of engine seizure, date of incident, and receipt of repairs, towing, etc.


All owners and lessees of a Class Vehicle who purchased or leased the Class Vehicle in the United States, excluding the territories, or abroad while on active military duty are eligible to be class members.  The Class Vehicles are 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 model year Hyundai Sonatas with a Theta II 2.0 liter or 2.4 liter gasoline direct injection engine. 

Typical Settlement Amount:

Claimants will receive an extension of their warranty and reimbursement of repair costs and other costs associated with repairs.

Total Settlement Amount:

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Gibbs Law Group
McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP

Claim Form: Claim Form

Case Name: In re: Hyundai Sonata Engine Litigation

Settlement Website: Hyundai Sonata Claim Site

Claims Administrator:

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

P.O. Box 20840

Fountain Valley, CA 92728

(844) 317-9571


Tags: Defective Automobile, Engine Defects, Your Car