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
10,248
  Elantra
5,493
  Santa Fe
4,579
  Accent
1,677
  Tucson
1,416
  Tiburon
1,007
  Genesis
988
  Azera
584
  Veracruz
454
  Veloster
403
  XG350
375
  Entourage
347
  Sonata Hybrid
338
  XG300
132
  Equus
41
  Excel
14
  XG
7
  Ld15 Bering
7

Number of problems reported for all models of Hyundai built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Hyundai cars have reported a total of 28,110 problems across all Hyundai models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Hyundai models, is 1222.1. Cars from Hyundai's 2011 model year have the most problems reported (3,685 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
546
  2000 Hyundai
814
  2001 Hyundai
1,308
  2002 Hyundai
1,228
  2003 Hyundai
1,347
  2004 Hyundai
1,013
  2005 Hyundai
1,073
  2006 Hyundai
2,010
  2007 Hyundai
2,606
  2008 Hyundai
1,879
  2009 Hyundai
1,412
  2010 Hyundai
1,184
  2011 Hyundai
3,685
  2012 Hyundai
2,193
  2013 Hyundai
2,299
  2014 Hyundai
622
  2015 Hyundai
623
  2016 Hyundai
805
  2017 Hyundai
454
  2018 Hyundai
12

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 air bags, with 3,456 problems reported. The second most common Hyundai car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (3,167 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Hyundai vehicles



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