Know Your Consumer Rights: Automobiles

March 9, 2018

For most consumers, cars are one of life’s biggest expenses. Buying a car, maintaining it, and repairing it can involve many different costs and decisions. Under Ohio law, consumers do not have a general right to cancel the purchase of a vehicle; therefore, it is important to understand your rights before buying a car.
Ohio’s Consumer Sales Practices Act protects consumers from deceptive and unfair practices, including those related to auto sales, repairs, warranties, and car titles. Here are some key points to consider:

For more information about buying a used car, download the Ohio Attorney General’s Used Car Buyer Checklist.