Hyundai & Kia To Refund Total Of $395 Million To Customers Over Misstated Mileage Claims

Hyundai & Kia To Refund Total Of $395 Million To Customers Over Misstated Mileage Claims

Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency found that Hyundai and Kia had misrepresented the gas mileage on around 900,000 vehicles sold between 2010 and 2012, leading to several current and former owners of these vehicles to sue the South Korean car makers. Today, the companies announced they had reached a settlement deal that would refund up to $395 million to customers. [More]

Friday Tipster Round-Up: Holiday Creep Edition

Friday Tipster Round-Up: Holiday Creep Edition

Sifting through this week’s submissions, it looks like users of the free Consumerist Tipster App had the holidays on their brains. Of course, it appears they didn’t have much choice as stores have already begun packing the aisles with Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas items. [More]