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Illinois Lemon Law Information

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Illinois Lemon Law Summary

The following is a brief explanation of most relevant provisions of the Illinois lemon law. The complete text of the lemon law can be found at 815 Ill. Comp. Stat. Sec. 380/1-8.

 The Illinois lemon law covers the following new motor vehicles:

  1. Passenger cars;
  2. Motor vehicles with a vehicle weight of under 8,000 pounds that are designed for carrying more than 10 persons or used for living quarters, for pulling or carrying freight, cargo or implements of husbandry;
  3. A vehicle purchased or leased by a fire department or fire protection district; and
  4. Specified recreational vehicles.

Does not cover used vehicles.

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Manufacturers participating in Illinois:


Acura
Audi
Bentley (Rolls-Royce)
Buick
Cadillac
Chevrolet
Ford
GMC Truck

Honda
Hyundai
Indian Motorcycle
Infiniti 
Kia
Land Rover
Lincoln
Lotus

Mazda
Mercury
Nissan
Oldsmobile
Pontiac
Saab
Saturn
smart USA
Subaru
Volkswagen
Workhorse