Volkswagen and Audi Emissions Settlement
“All persons (including individuals and entities) who, on September 18, 2015, were registered owners or lessees of, or, in the case of non-Volkswagen Dealers, held title to or held by bill of sale dated on or before September 18, 2015, an Eligible Vehicle in the United States or its territories, or who, between September 18, 2015, and the end of the claim period, become a registered owner of, or, in the case of non-Volkswagen Dealers, hold title to or hold by bill of sale dated after September 18, 2015, but before the end of the Claims Period, an Eligible Vehicle in the United States or its territories.” (Some exclusions apply, please see the official Long Form Notice for more details.)
The following 2.0-liter TDI engine vehicles are included and may be eligible*:
To be eligible, a vehicle must be Operable. Additional requirements regarding the vehicle’s title also apply.
- VW Beetle 2013 – 2015
- VW Beetle Convertible 2013 – 2015
- VW Golf 2010 – 2015
- VW Golf SportWagen 2015
- VW Jetta 2009 – 2015
- VW Jetta SportWagen 2009 – 2014
- VW Passat 2012 – 2015
- Audi A3 2010 – 2013; 2015”
$5,100 or more cash payment plus Vehicle Buyback or Approved Emissions Modification for owners who had their vehicle Sept. 18, 2015 or before.
$2,550 or more cash payment plus Vehicle Buyback or Approved Emissions Modification for owners who had their vehicle after Sept. 18, 2015.
Lessees will be eligible for a no-cost Lease Termination and are eligible for a cash payment of 10 percent of the vehicle value plus $1,529.005.
$2,550 or more cash payment for Eligible Sellers.
Proof of Purchase
In Re: Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation,MDL No. 2762United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division
The goal of this settlement is to resolve multiple lawsuits in a consolidated format for the purposes of providing a fair settlement to owners and lessees of the affected 2.0-liter TDI diesel engine vehicles.
The lawsuit alleges that Volkswagen programmed the “defeat device” to operate the full emissions control systems during testing conditions, but under normal operating conditions it would revert to non-standard functions that were in violation of certain environmental regulations
09/16/2016 for former owners and lessees
09/16/2016 for sellers of eligible vehicles
09/01/2018 for current owners and lessees