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What Is The Lemon Law?

The 1987 General Assembly enacted a lemon law to give better remedies to North Carolina consumers who buy or lease a new car that is a lemon. The lemon law (a) defines clearly what cars are lemons, (b) spells out exactly the relief to which the purchaser of, and consumer leasing a lemon is entitled and (c) provides that a manufacturer who unreasonably refuses to grant to the buyer of or consumer leasing a lemon the relief to which he is entitled must pay the consumer triple damages and attorney`s fees.

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