1. Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP and McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP are counsel in proposed class actions alleging that the Theta II 2.4-litre and turbocharged 2.0-litre, Nu 2.0-litre, Gamma II 1.6-litre and turbocharged 1.6-litre, and Lambda II 3.0-litre, 3.3-litre, 3.8-litre and turbocharged 3.3-litre, gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines in certain Hyundai and Kia vehicles contains dangerous defects.

  2. The actions are on behalf of all persons resident in Canada who are current or former owners and/or lessees of the following Hyundai or Kia vehicles equipped with one of the aforementioned engines ('Affected Vehicles'):

    Hyundai Accent 2011-2018
    Hyundai Elantra 2014-2018
    Hyundai Elantra GT 2014-2019
    Hyundai Kona 2018-2021
    Hyundai Palisade 2020-2021
    Hyundai Santa Fe (Sport) 2012-2020
    Hyundai Santa Fe XL 2013-2018
    Hyundai Sonata 2015-2019
    Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 2015-2019
    Hyundai Tucson 2009-2021
    Hyundai Veloster 2012-2021
    Kia Cadenza 2014-2019
    Kia Forte 2014-2018
    Kia Optima 2016-2020
    Kia Rio 2011-2019
    Kia Rondo 2013-2017
    Kia Sedona 2015-2021
    Kia Sorento 2012-2020
    Kia Soul 2012-2021
    Kia Sportage 2011-2021
    Kia Stinger 2018-2021
  3. The lawsuits seek damages for, among other things, negligence and breach of warranties.

  4. If you own or have owned or lease or have leased an Affected Vehicle, please provide your information, and information on your vehicle, by completing our questionnaire.

  5. If you would like to speak to someone about the ongoing litigation, please call Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP at 1.800.229.5323, extension 296.

  6. If you would like to learn more about how a class action works, please click here.


  7. On March 9, 2021, the Ontario and Quebec Courts approved a settlement that applied to all residents of Canada who were current or former owners and/or lessees of a 2011-2019 Hyundai Sonata; 2013-2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport; 2014-2015; 2019 Hyundai Tucson; 2011-2019 Kia Optima; 2012-2019 Kia Sorento; and/or, a 2011-2019 Kia Sportage equipped with a Theta II 2.0-litre or 2.4-litre gasoline direct injection engine. The deadline for submitting a claim form was July 19, 2021.


This website provides general information to potential class members regarding the proposed class actions on behalf all persons resident in Canada who purchased or leased one of the Hyundai or Kia vehicles set out in paragraph 2 above. The Court will ultimately decide who will be included as a class member.

This website also provides general information regarding the partial settlement on behalf all persons resident in Canada who purchased or leased one of the Hyundai or Kia vehicles set out in paragraph 7 above.

The site is not designed to answer questions about your individual situation or entitlement. Do not rely upon the information provided on this website as legal advice in respect of your individual situation nor use it as a substitute for individual legal advice.

This website is updated from time to time to provide potential class members with further information.


Contact information


No news articles available