Falsified Vehicle Emissions Compensation Claim

Falsified Vehicle Emissions Compensation Claim

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This claim is only open to residents of Scotland

A falsified vehicle emissions compensation claim may now be possible as the Volkswagen Group which includes Audi, Seat and Skoda has admitted it has used software in the UK to provide false emission test results

Vehicle Models Affected By Emissions Scandal

All vehicles fitted with a diesel EA189 engine are affected by this scandal. Which to most buyers means 1.2 litre, 1.6 litre and 2.0 litre diesel engines The affected were sold roughly between 2009 and 2014. Below is a complete list of the cars that have the EA189 as their engine.

Volkswagen Audi
  • Volkswagen Beetle
  • Volkswagen CC
  • Volkswagen Eos
  • Volkswagen Golf
  • Volkswagen Jetta
  • Volkswagen Passat
  • Volkswagen Scirocco
  • Volkswagen Sharan
  • Volkswagen Tiguan
  • Volkswagen Touran
  • Audi A1
  • Audi A3
  • Audi A4
  • Audi A5
  • Audi A6
  • Audi Q3
  • Audi Q5
  • Audi TT
Skoda SEAT
  • Skoda Octavia
  • Skoda Superb
  • Skoda Yeti
  • Skoda Rapid
  • SEAT Alhambra
  • SEAT Altea
  • SEAT Exeo
  • SEAT Leon

History of the Issue

The German car giant Volkswagen has admitted to cheating emissions tests in the UK. Some cars being sold in the United Kingdom had devices in diesel engines that could detect when they were being tested, changing the performance accordingly to improve results.

The USA Settlement

A class action was brought in the USA which has already been concluded. Volkswagen has agreed to buy back all affected vehicles and compensate each owner within the class action with an additional $5000.

What Can I Claim For

Emissions are now a major factor in deciding which car to buy due to the way road tax is levied and the cars are price accordingly.

The emissions data was falsified to show a rating of 40 times below what it would normally run at. Due to that rating the car was able to be priced at a premium. The difference between what the car should have been priced at and the premium price that you paid is the amount of your claim.

This price difference can run into many thousands of pounds. Below are the current price for some of the cars that are affected with the false test results along with an approximation of what the actual value should have been. Your claim is the difference between the two values.

  • Jetta - £18,895 : Real Price - £16,000 (£2,895)
  • Beetle - £16,275 : Real Price - £14,000 (£2,275)
  • Golf - £17,595 : Real price - £15,000 (£2,595)
  • Passat - £22,320 : Real Price - £18,500 (£3,820)
  • Audi A3 - £18,615 : Real Price - £15,500 (£3,115)

As you can see there is a significant difference in the premium price that was paid to the actual price that the car should have been sold for.

Making a Falsified Vehicle Emissions Compensation claim

Claims are conducted under our no win, no fee, no risk basis.

If you have not yet make a false vehicle emissions compensation claim and wish to do so simply complete our online claim form below to start.

 
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