Hyundai, Kia to pay $395mln to US consumers in inflated mileage lawsuit

Sydney, Dec. 24: Hyundai and its sister company Kia will pay up to 395 million dollars to U.S. consumers as part of a proposed settlement over overstated petrol mileage.

The two companies faced lawsuits after they acknowledged in November that they had overstated the fuel economy of some of its vehicles.

According to, the companies have offered to make annual payments to owners to cover added costs for petrol and to acknowledge the inconvenience.

Hyundai would pay up to 210 million dollars and Kia up to 185 million dollars.