Nissan To Pay More Than $277 Million To Buyers Who Bought Certain Vehicles With Allegedly Defective Transmissions
Car manufacturer Nissan’s American subsidiary has finally reached a settlement agreement with vehicle owners who allegedly bought a car from the company that has a faulty transmission component.
Amounting to more than $277 million, the Nissan Transmission Settlement was a result of a legal case that challenged Nissan to court.
Teresa Stringer, et al. v. Nissan
Filed by complainant Teresa Stringer and others, the class action was a compilation of other similar cases raised against Nissan that accused the vehicle company of selling certain car models containing defective transmissions.
Per the class action lawsuit, Nissan reportedly made and distributed their Infiniti QX60, Pathfinder, and Rogue models that have a transmission component that was allegedly prone to malfunctioning. The said defect allegedly caused drivers to experience their four-wheeled companions stall, jerk, rev, judder, and the like.
Initial Information About The Settlement Agreement
Consider The Consumer has listed down crucial information you need to know if you want to determine whether you can join this class action settlement or not:
- The Nissan Transmission Settlement has two separate Class groups
- Class Group 1 consists of buyers who purchased a Nissan Rogue released in 2014-80
- Class Group 2 consists of members who bought an Infiniti QX60 and Nissan Pathfinder unveiled in 2015-2018
- Eligible class members may receive monetary compensation to reimburse the costs associated with the repairs done on the faulty transmissions, an extended warranty period, and a cash voucher for their next vehicle purchase with Nissan (terms and conditions apply).
About The Company
Nissan is a Japanese car manufacturer based in Yokohama, Japan. Founded in 1933, the company has grown to become one of the world’s most notable vehicle corporations. It is now headed by its CEO Makoto Uchida.
Editor’s Note on Nissan Transmission Settlement:
This class action settlement update is aimed to provide you the latest information regarding the case filed against Nissan alleging that they sold cars that have faulty transmissions. You might also be interested in the Nissan Altima Headlights settlement.
Case Name(s) & No.: Teresa Stringer, et al. v. Nissan of North America, Inc. and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.; Case No.: 3:21-cv-00099
Jurisdiction: United States (U.S.) District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Products/Services Involved: Nissan Rogue cars unveiled in 2014-80 and Infiniti QX60 and Nissan Pathfinder vehicles released in 2015-2018
Allegation(s): Nissan sold certain car models that had transmission defects in them.
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