Kias and Hyundais on Fire – level 2

11-04-2019 07:00

More than 3,000 people complained about some Kia and Hyundai cars. The problem was that some of the cars catch on fire.

Since there were so many cases, an American agency started an investigation into this problem. Some years of the Hyundai Sonata and Santa Fe, and Kia Optima, Sorento and Soul have a higher risk of catching on fire. There can be up to 3 million of these cars on the road in the USA.

Difficult words: complain (say that there is something wrong with something), case (a situation with a bad car), agency (a government institution).

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