What Types Of Vehicles Are Not Covered Under The Used Car Lemon Law?

The law does not cover used motorcycles, motor homes, off­road vehicles, and classic cars registered under section 401 of the vehicle and traffic law.

The law does not cover used cars that were purchased from private individuals (rather than from a dealer). Under this law, a dealer is any person or business who sells or leases four or more used cars within a 12 month period.

The law does cover vehicles owned or leased by businesses as long as they are 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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