Car buyer loses case against dealer over tampered odometer

Vehicles along Clementi Road, on March 12, 2020.
Vehicles along Clementi Road, on March 12, 2020.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

A car buyer has lost his case against a dealer for selling him a vehicle which had clocked six times the mileage shown on its odometer - all because of a technicality.

Mr Tan Ming Yew, 36, a company in-house lawyer, bought a Mazda 3 from used-car dealer Viking Motor in June 2018.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 26, 2020, with the headline 'Car buyer loses case against dealer over tampered odometer'. Print Edition | Subscribe