In February and March 2020, two class-action lawsuits were filed against Toyota for allegedly misleadingly marketing that the fuel tanks in RAV4 vehicles hold 14.5 gallons of gas when, according to plaintiffs, the fuel tanks do not hold the represented number of gallons due to their shape. Plaintiffs also claim that the company misleadingly advertises that RAV4s will travel 580 miles on one full tank of gas when, according to plaintiffs, the vehicles travel approximately 330-480 miles on one tank of gas. Click on the links below to read each complaint.

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RAV4 Vehicles

Class Action

RAV4 Vehicles

Allegations: Falsely marketing that certain vehicles are equipped with adaptive headlights when the vehicles aren’t equipped with the safety feature

RAV4 Hybrid Vehicles

Class Action

RAV4 Hybrid Vehicles

Allegations: Misleadingly representing that hybrid vehicles travel farther on one tank of gas than gas-only vehicles when such claims are not true

Toyota Vehicles

Class Action

Toyota Vehicles

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Toyota for allegedly misleadingly marketing 2018-2019 Toyota vehicles equipped with certain low-pressure fuel pumps as safe and dependable when, according to…

Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone Systems in Toyota Vehicles

Class Action

Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone Systems in Toyota Vehicles

October 2019: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations. September 2019: The case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-2550, E. D. MO.) June 2019: A class-action lawsuit…

Features of Headlights in Toyota Rav 4

Class Action

Features of Headlights in Toyota Rav 4

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Toyota in November 2017 (and amended in June 2018). Specifically, the complaint claims that the company falsely advertises that the headlights in…

Toyota’s “Tire Savings Event”

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Toyota’s “Tire Savings Event”

In February 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Toyota for allegedly deceptively promoting a “tire savings event.” According to the complaint, Toyota represents that consumers who purchase three tires…

Prius Plug-In

Class Action

Prius Plug-In

In July 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Toyota for allegedly representing that the Prius Plug-In can operate for approximately 13 miles on a full charge without adequately disclosing…


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