Mercedes-Benz is a German luxury-car manufacturer known for its high-tech, high-quality premium sedans, SUVs, coupes, wagons and convertibles. Backed with the slogan “the best or nothing” Mercedes-Benz doesn’t always live up to that promise. While you expect the best from such a high revered luxury brand, you may still find yourself with a Mercedes Benz lemon. However, you should not be discouraged because your vehicle may qualify for a repurchase under the California lemon law.
While you expect the best from such a highly revered luxury brand, Mercedes-Benz is not immune from manufacturing defects. If your Mercedes Benz’s defect substantially impairs its safety, use or value, and the dealership has not been able to fix the issue after a reasonable number of attempts chances are you have a lemon. However, You have rights under the California lemon law.
Your vehicle may qualify for repurchase under the California lemon law as long as you first complained about the defect within the warranty period, the dealership was unable to repair it after a reasonable number of attempts, and you bring your claim within the applicable statute of limitations.
If your purchased or leased, new or used Mercedes-Benz qualifies as a lemon, the manufacturer will repurchase the vehicle, provide a full refund including your down payment and payments toward the vehicle (minus a mileage offset up to the time of the first applicable repair order), registration and all out of pocket expenses such as towing and rental costs. In addition, Mercedes will pay for your attorney’s fees pursuant to the California lemon law. Call the Law Office of Alisa Goukasian, APC for a free case review.
Considered one of the largest sellers of premium vehicles, Mercedes Benz is not immune from producing lemons. Mercedes lemon complaints reported include BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
This list is not inclusive of all Mercedes-Benz defects. If you are having an issue with your Mercedes-Benz you may have a Mercedes Benz lemon and may be able to seek damages. Call our Los Angeles Lemon Law attorneys to see if your car qualifies as a lemon.
For your car to be considered a lemon, the following must apply:
• The identifiable defect must have first occurred while the vehicle was under the manufacturer’s warranty.
• You must have provided the dealership a reasonable opportunity to fix the defect. A reasonable opportunity may be as little as two repair attempts if the defect can foreseeably cause serious bodily injury or death.
• You must bring the claim before the statute of limitations on your claim expires
To make sure you can timely proceed with your lemon law demand, contact a lemon attorney immediately
Yes, used vehicles can also be deemed lemons if the defect first occurred while under the manufacturer’s warranty and the dealership was provided with a reasonable opportunity to fix the defect and you are within the applicable statute of limitations to bring the claim.
If Mercedes Benz has repeatedly failed to repair your vehicle after a reasonable number of attempts, your vehicle may be considered a lemon and you may be entitled to compensation. Because attorney’s fees are covered by the manufacturer contact an experienced lemon lawyer to help ensure you receive the best possible result.
Compensation you are entitled to include:
• All payments made towards the vehicle including down payment and monthly payments minus a mileage offset up to the time of the first applicable repair order,
• Out of pocket costs, such as rental and towing costs
• Registration fees;
• All Attorney’s fees and costs
If you believe your vehicle is a lemon, you should contact a lemon law attorney immediately. You may only have a limited amount of time to seek legal remedies. Call our experienced Burbank law firm to speak to a lemon law attorney today or contact us to learn more.