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Lemon Law & Used Cars

Does lemon law apply for used cars? Yes, in certain cases according to Used Car Warranty Law (or The Used Car Lemon law).

Used Car Warranty Law

Lemon Law & Used Cars The law that protects customers is such situations is called used car warranty law. The law requires dealers to give consumers a written warranty. According to the used car warranty law, the mechanical and operational defects in the car are covered and dealers must repair, free of charge, any defect in covered parts. And if the dealer disagrees or unable to repair the car after a reasonable number of attempts, the used car owner is entitled for the full refund of the purchase price. The Used Car Lemon law provides a legal remedy and security for buyers or lessees of used cars that turn out to be lemons.

In addition, consumer protection statutes in some state prohibit selling used cars with deceptive acts. This means that a car dealer must provide the buyer with the true information about the car. The statute allows you to file a lawsuit against the dealership that sold you the car using deceptive information. Also, some states oblige dealerships to disclose certain information about the used cars they sell, such as salvage title, rental use or use as a demonstrator, even if the purchaser doesn’t demand this information.

What Kind of Warranty Do I Need to Qualify fir Used Car Lemon Law?

Lemon law can be applied to used cars if you receive an express written warranty with the vehicle. An express written warranty can be either:

  • a separate limited warranty given by the dealer, or
  • the balance of a manufacturer’s warranty
  • an extended warranty or service contract you purchase from

the dealer at the time you purchase the vehicle.

If you have such a warranty, the substance of the new car lemon laws apply.

We hope the information above helped you answer the question Lemon Law & Used Cars. The information of Used Car Warranty Law for different stated will be added soon.

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Manufacturing Country / Region:
Japan / Asia



Transmission Type:
4 Spd Automatic 

Drive type:


Sedan 2 Door 

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Basic Specifications:
Tilt Wheel,Power Steering, AM/FM Stereo , Power Brakes

Safety Features:
Dual Front Air Bags 

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