December 10, 2018 — Independent safety investigators have identified nearly 250 complaints of Kia or Hyundai vehicles that spontaneously caught on fire.
The non-profit safety organization, Center for Auto Safety, has identified a disproportionate number of complaints involving the following Kia and Hyundai vehicles:
- 2011-2014 Kia Sorento
- 2011-2014 Kia Optima
- 2011-2014 Hyundai Sonata
- 2011-2014 Hyundai Santa Fe
- 2010-2015 Kia Soul
The Center for Auto Safety warned that from June to October 2018, there were 103 complaints submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The number of complaints is an 85% increase from when the organization first warned consumers about the problem earlier this year.
The Center for Auto Safety is now demanding a recall of 2.9 million Kia and Hyundai vehicles due to a potential fire hazard.
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