CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County consumer alleges the Kia vehicle he purchased had defects and is seeking to cancel the sales contract.
Christopher H. Roy filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Kia Motors America Inc. and US Bank citing lemon law and other counts.
The suit states that the plaintiff purchased a 2015 Kia Cadenza Premium on Jan. 9, 2017, from Kia. The plaintiff alleges he purchased the vehicle for $31,138.53, financed it through US Bank and believed the vehicle to be in good and working condition. The plaintiff alleges the vehicle failed to operate due to engine failure and that it was out of service for a significant period. He alleges Kia did not offer to repair it under any warranty.
The plaintiff is seeking cancellation of the contract.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Thomas H. Peyton of Peyton Law Firm PLLC in Nitro.
The case has been assigned to Judge Louis Bloom.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 19-C-484