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Kentucky Lemon Law Information

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Every state has a lemon law. The BBB AUTO LINE program assists consumers with vehicle warranty complaints for participating manufacturers in Kentucky (see below).

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Kentucky Lemon Law Summary

The Kentucky lemon law applies to a motor vehicle that:

  1. Is intended primarily for use and operation on the public highways;
  2. Is required to be registered or licensed in Kentucky prior to such use or operation;
  3. Has been finally and completely assembled and is in the possession of a manufacturer, factory branch, distributor, wholesaler, or an authorized motor vehicle dealer; and
  4. Is in fact new and on which the original title has not previously been issued;

The lemon law does not cover motor homes, motorcycles, mopeds, vehicles with more than 2 axles, farm tractors and other farm machines, and vehicles substantially altered after the initial sale from a dealer to an individual.

A “new motor vehicle” means a motor vehicle that:

  1. Has been finally and completely assembled;
  2. Is in the possession of a manufacturer, factory branch, distributor, or authorized dealer; and
  3. Is in fact new and on which the original title has never been issued.

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Manufacturers participating in Kentucky:

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

Honda
Hyundai
Indian Motorcycle
Infiniti 
Jaguar
Kia
Land Rover
Lincoln
Lotus

Mazda
Mercedes-Benz
Mercury
Mini Cooper
Nissan
Oldsmobile
Pontiac
Saab
Saturn
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Subaru
Volkswagen
Volvo
Winnebago