Why is that? Did you return to the dealer for warranty?
From the Hyundai web site:
• Battery: 3 years/unlimited miles (100% covered 2 years/unlimited
miles; after 2 years and within 3 years, 25% cost of battery and 100%
labor cost covered)
Are you saying the battery is still good and they want you to pay for
the portion used? Most batteries today will last 60 to 84 months and
cost far less that what they are charging.
From my limited leasing exposure, the only thing you had to do was
have a battery that works and tires that were legal with tread wear
indicators. Everything else is considered normal wear and tear and
expected at turn in time. Damage, of course, has to be repaired at
Read the terms of your lease carefully.
Sounds like they are trying to hose you. As pointed out, the battery
has some warranty.
I just checked Advanced Auto. The battery they have is $136
installed. On sale now at 25% off.
At 20,000 miles, it is very unusual for tires to be worn. Most will
last close to 40,000 miles with care, 30k with abuse. Simple enough
to look at the wear pattern and measure the tread. Stop at any
reputable tire dealer and they will do it for free in just a few
Sounds like a shyster dealer.
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