Kia Belgium CEO wired to lie detector over seven-year warranty

Kia Belgium CEO Benoit Morrene takes a lie detector test - Click above to watch video after the jump

This may come as a shock, but most car buyers figure dealers and, by extension, manufacturers are up to something fishy when it comes to warranties. Kia Belgium wanted to prove that there were no catches, strings or loopholes to the automaker's transferrable seven-year bumper-to-bumper warranty (remember, this isn't the same as Kia's 10-year/100,000-mile warranty here in the U.S.), so they handed CEO Benoit Morrene over to Legal Connections – a company that specializes in polygraphs. Once Morrene was strapped to a lie detector, he was asked a number of questions on the details surrounding his company's warranty. Not surprisingly, Morrene told the truth.

But that wasn't enough for skeptics, so Kia Belgium repeated the exercise during a live webcast, displaying the real-time results of the polygraph at the same time. The public even got a shot at asking the executive their own questions about Kia vehicles and the warranty. Once again, Morrene told the truth. The whole stunt makes for some pretty compelling viewing. Hit the jump to check out the video for yourself.

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