Hyundai - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Hyundai models

The following chart shows the Hyundai models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Hyundai has sold far more Sonata model cars than the Ld15 Bering model.

Table 1. Compare Hyundai models

Hyundai Model Number of Problems
  Sonata
11,704
  Elantra
6,105
  Santa Fe
5,242
  Tucson
1,807
  Accent
1,775
  Genesis
1,131
  Tiburon
1,011
  Azera
641
  Sonata Hybrid
505
  Veracruz
499
  Veloster
488
  XG350
391
  Entourage
380
  XG300
135
  Equus
48
  Excel
14
  XG
7
  Ld15 Bering
7

Number of problems reported for all models of Hyundai built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Hyundai cars have reported a total of 31,890 problems across all Hyundai models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Hyundai models, is 1328.7. Cars from Hyundai's 2011 model year have the most problems reported (4,290 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Hyundai
320
  1997 Hyundai
413
  1998 Hyundai
263
  1999 Hyundai
547
  2000 Hyundai
821
  2001 Hyundai
1,325
  2002 Hyundai
1,249
  2003 Hyundai
1,370
  2004 Hyundai
1,048
  2005 Hyundai
1,129
  2006 Hyundai
2,084
  2007 Hyundai
2,720
  2008 Hyundai
1,975
  2009 Hyundai
1,526
  2010 Hyundai
1,294
  2011 Hyundai
4,290
  2012 Hyundai
2,783
  2013 Hyundai
2,982
  2014 Hyundai
873
  2015 Hyundai
863
  2016 Hyundai
1,049
  2017 Hyundai
809
  2018 Hyundai
145
  2019 Hyundai
11

Common problems of Hyundai Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Hyundai cars. The number one most common problem of Hyundai cars is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling, with 4,046 problems reported. The second most common Hyundai car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (3,813 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Hyundai vehicles



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