ARIZONA Lemon Law:
Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 44-1261 to 44-1267
Vehicles covered: Vehicles under 10,000 lbs. that are designed
primarily for transportation of persons or property; excludes living
portions of motor homes (§ 44-1261(A)(2), (B)). Includes used
motor vehicles (§§ 44-1261(A)(3), 44-1267). No reference to
Persons covered: Purchasers, transferees during express warranty
period, or any person entitled to enforce the warranty (§ 44-
Period covered: Whichever comes first: expiry of term of express
warranty, two years, or 24,000 miles following the date of original
delivery (§ 44-1262).
Disclosure requirements: None for manufacturer.
Required consumer notice: Written notification of the nonconformity
to the manufacturer from or on behalf of the consumer
Repair requirements: It is presumed that a reasonable number of
attempts have been made if the same nonconformity has been
subjected to four or more repairs, or the vehicle is out of service for
a cumulative total of thirty or more calendar days (§ 44-1264(A));
opportunity to cure after required consumer notice (§ 44-1262).
Affırmative defenses: The nonconformity does not substantially
impair the use and market value of the vehicle, or is the result of
the consumer’s abuse, neglect, or unauthorized modifications or
alterations (§ 44-1263(B)); statute of limitations (§ 44-1265(B)).
Replace/refund: The manufacturer shall replace with a new motor
vehicle, or refund the full purchase price less a reasonable use
allowance (§ 44-1263(A)).
Other reimbursement: Collateral charges; reasonable costs and
attorney fees (§§ 44-1263(A), 44-1265(B)).
Other remedies: No limit to remedies available under warranty that
extends beyond lemon law limits (§ 44-1262(B)).
Informal dispute resolution: For remedies under this section, a
consumer must use an informal dispute settlement procedure,
provided the procedure complies with 16 C.F.R. pt. 703 (§ 44-
Resale of lemon: Full written disclosure to be attached to vehicle
by manufacturer if ordered to replace or repurchase motor vehicle
by judgment or decree, or if vehicle is repurchased or replaced
pursuant to laws of Arizona or another state; dealer must provide
the manufacturer’s notice to subsequent purchaser (§ 44-1266).