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
12,492
  Elantra
6,413
  Santa Fe
5,523
  Tucson
2,030
  Accent
1,811
  Genesis
1,207
  Tiburon
1,014
  Azera
658
  Veloster
588
  Sonata Hybrid
561
  Veracruz
522
  XG350
396
  Entourage
389
  XG300
135
  Equus
52
  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 33,798 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 1408.2. Cars from Hyundai's 2011 model year have the most problems reported (4,549 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Hyundai
317
  1997 Hyundai
411
  1998 Hyundai
261
  1999 Hyundai
547
  2000 Hyundai
822
  2001 Hyundai
1,322
  2002 Hyundai
1,252
  2003 Hyundai
1,379
  2004 Hyundai
1,071
  2005 Hyundai
1,148
  2006 Hyundai
2,119
  2007 Hyundai
2,785
  2008 Hyundai
2,016
  2009 Hyundai
1,581
  2010 Hyundai
1,353
  2011 Hyundai
4,549
  2012 Hyundai
3,068
  2013 Hyundai
3,354
  2014 Hyundai
1,020
  2015 Hyundai
1,024
  2016 Hyundai
1,156
  2017 Hyundai
970
  2018 Hyundai
230
  2019 Hyundai
42

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 4,601 problems reported. The second most common Hyundai car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (3,964 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Hyundai vehicles



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