Can I reject an unsatisfactory vehicle after six months?

Can a HPI car bought brand new be rejected on grounds of unsatisfactory quality alone or does it have to be unsatisfactory quality and not fit for purpose? I have an independent vehicle examiner's report that states there should not have been the amount of faults in the early life of the vehicle of that marque but it has gone over the six months.

Asked on 8 March 2017 by Philippa Densley

Answered by Honest John
Under Clegg v Olle Andersson House of Lords 2003 a manufactured product that is proven to have been faulty from date of manufacture can be rejected later than the six months standard dealer liability period: www.honestjohn.co.uk/faq/consumer-rights/
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