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
10,490
  Elantra
5,630
  Santa Fe
4,662
  Accent
1,707
  Tucson
1,497
  Genesis
1,008
  Tiburon
1,007
  Azera
593
  Veracruz
464
  Veloster
420
  XG350
379
  Sonata Hybrid
369
  Entourage
352
  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 28,779 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 1251.2. Cars from Hyundai's 2011 model year have the most problems reported (3,796 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
815
  2001 Hyundai
1,312
  2002 Hyundai
1,233
  2003 Hyundai
1,357
  2004 Hyundai
1,020
  2005 Hyundai
1,088
  2006 Hyundai
2,032
  2007 Hyundai
2,632
  2008 Hyundai
1,900
  2009 Hyundai
1,431
  2010 Hyundai
1,205
  2011 Hyundai
3,796
  2012 Hyundai
2,280
  2013 Hyundai
2,404
  2014 Hyundai
656
  2015 Hyundai
676
  2016 Hyundai
857
  2017 Hyundai
505
  2018 Hyundai
36

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 3,517 problems reported. The second most common Hyundai car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (3,296 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Hyundai vehicles



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