GM Hit With $102.6-Million Verdict in Class Action Piston Ring Lawsuit

General Motors was hit with a massive $102.6-million verdict on Tuesday after a federal jury ruled it allegedly sold engines with faulty piston rings to customers, leading to excessive oil consumption and premature engine wear, reports.

In this case, the trucks and SUVs affected were all equipped with the company’s Generation IV Vortec 5300 LC9 5.3-liter V-8 engine.

The verdict means each of the class members will be awarded $2700 in compensation.