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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Owners - Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. Investigating Consumer Claims on Behalf of Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Vehicle Owners/Lessees, Toyota RAV4 Model Years 2019-2020

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is investigating potential consumer class action claims on behalf of owners and lessees of Toyota RAV4 Hybrid vehicles, Model Years 2019-2020. 

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Owners and lessees of Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Vehicles, Model Years 2019-2020, are encouraged to contact Kehoe Law Firm, P.C., Michael Yarnoff, Esq., (215) 792-6676, Ext. 804, myarnoff@kehoelawfirm.com, info@kehoelawfirm.com, to learn more about the Firm's investigation or potential legal claims.

Recently, a class action lawsuit was filed against Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. and Toyota Motor North America, Inc. for alleged sales of 2019-2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid vehicles with defective fuel tanks.  Allegedly, Model year 2019 and 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid vehicles "contain a defect that prevents the gas tank from being filled to capacity." According to the lawsuit, "Toyota advertises the RAV4 Hybrid as having a 14.5 gallon tank.  However, a flaw in the fuel system routinely prevents the [Model Year 2019 and 2020 Toyota RAV Hybrid vehicles] from accepting more than 10 gallons of gas, often times far less, before the pump is triggered to prematurely shut off, even when the low fuel light is illuminated . . .."

According to the class action lawsuit, "[t]he Fuel Tank Defect effectively reduces the usable tank capacity of these hybrid SUV's to 10 gallons or less, drastically reducing their driving range, a major selling point and for which customers pay a premium."  According to the lawsuit, "Toyota advertises [Model year 2019 and 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid vehicles] as having a 14.5 gallon tank that averages 41/38/40 mpg," . . . and "[a] vehicle advertised as having a 14.5 gallon tank and as getting 40 mpg has a driving range of 580 miles." 

Importantly, the lawsuit alleges that "[a]s a result of the Fuel Tank Defect, owners and lessees are not obtaining the fuel tank capacity or the driving range promised by Toyota, for which they pay a premium." 

Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is a multidisciplinary, plaintiff–side law firm dedicated to protecting investors and consumers from corporate fraud, negligence, and other wrongdoing. Driven by a strong and principled sense of social responsibility and obtaining justice for the aggrieved, Kehoe Law Firm represent plaintiffs seeking to recover investment losses resulting from corporate wrongdoing or malfeasance, those harmed by anticompetitive practices, and consumers victimized by fraud, false claims, deception or data breaches.

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