What Types Of Vehicles Are Covered Under The Used Car Lemon Law?

This law covers a used vehicle that satisfies all of the following conditions:
  • It was purchased, leased, or transferred after the expiration of the New Car Lemon Law`s term of protection, being the earlier of the first 18,000 miles or two years from date of delivery to the original owner;
  • It was purchased or leased from a New York dealer, not a private party;
  • It had a purchase price or lease value of at least $1,500;
  • It had been driven less than 100,000 miles at the time of purchase or lease;
  • And it is used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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