Quincy, MA asked in Lemon Law and Consumer Law for Massachusetts

Q: Can I sue a well reputable bmw dealership for selling me a car for lemon law back around 2018?

I purchased pre-certified 2015 bmw 535xi when it has 55k miles on it and now the car only has 62k miles on it in 2022. it broke down on me yesterday. It's barely driven for all these years and it breaks down (possibly the drivetrain).

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Christopher Tolley
Christopher Tolley
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Boston, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: I think you may be out of luck. From the Massachusetts Lemon Law website:

Your Vehicle's Term of Protection

Your used vehicle has a set time frame during which it is eligible for repairs!

You vehicle is eligible for mandatory repairs if the defects occur during your vehicle's term of protection. The term of protection is based on how many miles are on the odometer at the time of sale.

Less than 40,000 miles 90 days or 3,750 miles driven since purchase

40,000 – 79,999 miles 60 days or 2,500 miles driven since purchase


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