Oh, rats! Kia slapped with suit over rodent damage


In the United States, consumers have filed a class-action suit against Kia Motors, alleging breach of warranty, design defect, negligence and product liability over the automakers’ refusal to foot the bill for vermin damage to their vehicle’s soy-based

Darla Campbell of California, Tristin Hibler of Texas and Michael Leppert of New Jersey filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of all others in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Kia Motors America, Inc. and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia.

According to the suite, the repair costs ranged between $294.25 to $2,660.27

The plaintiffs seek to have the defect covered by their warranty, as well as injunctivie relief, restitution and disgorgement, compensatory damages, actual and statutory damages.