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Toyota hit with potential Cook County class action over excessive Rav4 oil consumption

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 25, 2015, 6:35pm

Excessive oil consumption in some of its Rav4 sport utility vehicles has sparked a potential class action lawsuit against Toyota. On Thursday, Sept. 24, plaintiffs Maria and Jan Strama filed suit in Cook County Circuit Court against the automaker, alleging the company knew its 2007 model year Rav4 vehicle’s suffered from an engine defect, yet did little to fix the problem and never advised either vehicle owners or the public of the problem until the vehicles were clear of the warranty period nd