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 this state:

  • Audi
  • Bentley
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Ford
  • GMC Truck
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lincoln
  • Lotus
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mini Cooper
  • Nissan
  • Subaru
  • Volkswagen
  • Winnebago
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