State Lemon Laws

Arizona Lemon Law Advice

Arizona has a slightly negative set of Lemon Laws. The number of repair attempts required for a car to qualify as a lemon is high, although the length is relatively long. Additionally, the definition of what vehicles are covered is narrow - these favor the manufacturer.

Arizona Lemon Law Rating: 2 (slightly negative - slightly favors the manufacturer)

Vehicles Covered:

  • Vehicles designed to trasport people or properties over public highways
  • Includes the non-livable sections of motor homes
  • Includes motorcycles
  • Excludes ATVs or other recreational vehicles not designed for highway use

What constitutes a "lemon":

  • Four unsuccessful repair attempts (plus one final repair attempt)
  • 30 calendar days out of service
Valid for:
  • Two years and 24,000 miles

What to do if you suspect you have a lemon in Arizona:

  • Immediately draft a letter to the manufacturer of your automobile informing them of the defects you are experiencing. That notification letter must be sent via certified mail
  • You will be required to give the manufacturer one last attempt to repair the vehicle.
  • Ensure that you save ALL documentation related to your automobile repairs


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