Audi AEB Settlement – Eligibility, Deadline to Claim, How to apply?

A refund of seventy-five percent (75%) of the invoice amount paid for the repair or replacement (parts and labor) may be obtained by eligible individuals through the Audi AEB settlement, provided that only one repair or replacement per Settlement Class Vehicle is made. The deadline for submitting a claim form is July 15, 2024.

Audi AEB Settlement

In 2024, a class action settlement was reached regarding the Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system in certain Audi vehicles. The settlement addresses issues where the AEB system, which is included in features like “Audi Braking Guard” and “Pre Sense,” may malfunction or fail. 

As part of the settlement, effective on May 15, 2024, Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) agreed to extend its New Vehicle Limited Warranties (NVLW) to cover 75% of the cost for a diagnosed and confirmed malfunction or failure of the AEB system in the Settlement Class Vehicles. 

Owners of affected vehicles received a reimbursement claim form and could check if their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) was included in the class action settlement through an official website. The deadline to submit a claim form is July 15, 2024. The settlement aimed to resolve the issues and provide compensation to the owners of the affected vehicles.

What is the eligibility of Audi AEB Settlement? 

If any of the following Audi model/year vehicles, which were imported and distributed in the US or Puerto Rico by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (“VWGoA”), are currently owned or leased by you,  are eligible to receive settlement benefits.

Audi Models Volkswagen Models
Certain 2022-2023 Audi Q4 e-tron Certain 2016-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen
Certain 2022-2023 Audi e-tron GT Certain 2016-2022 Volkswagen Passat
Certain 2019-2023 Audi e-tron Certain 2022-2023 Volkswagen Taos
Certain 2019-2023 Audi Q8 Certain 2016-2023 Volkswagen GTI
Certain 2017-2023 Audi Q7 Certain 2016-2019 Volkswagen e-Golf
Certain 2011-2023 Audi A8 Certain 2016-2023 Volkswagen Jetta
Certain 2012-2023 Audi A7 Certain 2016-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen
Certain 2012-2023 Audi A6 Certain 2016-2021 Volkswagen Golf
Certain 2013-2023 Audi A5 Certain 2020-2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
Certain 2013-2023 Audi Q5 Certain 2018-2023 model year Atlas
Certain 2019-2023 Audi Q3 Certain 2019-2023 model year Arteon
Certain 2013-2023 Audi A4 Certain 2018-2023 Volkswagen Tiguan
Certain 2015-2020 & 2022-2023 Audi A3 Certain 2015-2017 Volkswagen Touareg

How to file a claim for Audi AEB settlement? 

To file a reimbursement claim related to the Audi AEB Settlement, follow these steps:

  • Navigate to the official website.
  • Locate and then hit the claim form from the menu bar options.
  • Enter all the required details such as name, address, city, zip code, telephone number, vehicle ID Number, vehicle model, etc.
  • Enter the Total Amount Reimbursed and Paid for Repairs in Dollars.
  • Attach the required document if needed.
  • Accept all the terms and conditions.
  • Enter your signature and current date, month, and year information in the date and sign block. 
  • Verify your details and then submit your claim form.

It is advised that you must submit your claim electronically or postmarked by 15 July 2025.

Remember that the settlement administrator may contact you for additional information to process your claim.

How much do I get from Audi AEB Settlement 2024?

The compensation from the Audi AEB Settlement 2024 varies depending on individual circumstances, such as the extent of the issues experienced with the Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system and the costs incurred for any repairs. 

Generally, the settlement provides warranty extensions and partial reimbursements for certain covered repairs or replacements. Specifically, Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) agreed to cover 75% of the cost for a diagnosed and confirmed malfunction or failure of the AEB system in the Settlement Class Vehicles.

The exact amount you can expect to receive will depend on the total cost of the repair or replacement of the AEB system in your vehicle. If you have already paid for such repairs, you should be eligible for reimbursement of a portion of those expenses, subject to the terms of the settlement. 

It’s important to keep all receipts and documentation related to AEB system repairs, as they will be required when filing a claim. For more detailed information regarding the settlement amounts and how they are calculated, you may want to visit the settlement website or contact the settlement administrator directly. 

When can you expect to receive the Audi AEB settlement amount? 

Whether or not you file a claim before the deadline will essentially determine when you receive the settlement money. If you submit your claim on time, the outcome will rely on the court’s final hearing for approval.

To decide whether to agree with the Settlement in its entirety, the Court will hold a Final Fairness Hearing on July 17, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. in the Charles Evans Whittaker U.S. Courthouse, 400 E. 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106, United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. 

At this Fairness Hearing, the Court will assess whether the Settlement is equitable, reasonable, and appropriate. After approval of this settlement, you can get your settlement amount at that date which becomes final. It is expected that your reimbursement will be mailed to you within one hundred (150) days if you are eligible and file a valid claim.

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