Instead of “misstates” or “voluntarily owned up to the ERROR”, what about “lied”, “defrauded” or “misrepresented”?
No one thinks about these issues, but here is Ford agreeing to provide compensation of $125 to $1250 per vehicle. Is that enough? What if you made a decision about what car to purchase based upon the mileage, and in light of the mileage misrepresentation by Ford, you chose the Ford Fiesta Hybrid over some other vehicle? Should you simply receive some cash, or should you get your money back so you can buy the car you would have bought had the mileage been advertised correctly?
I contend that you should get all your money back, and Ford should take back the car. Ford deprived you of making a choice, and NOW, Ford pays you some money back, and you are stuck with a car you wouldn’t have purchased.
What do you think?