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
12,070
  Elantra
6,260
  Santa Fe
5,381
  Tucson
1,896
  Accent
1,793
  Genesis
1,152
  Tiburon
1,011
  Azera
645
  Veloster
529
  Sonata Hybrid
528
  Veracruz
516
  XG350
393
  Entourage
388
  XG300
135
  Equus
49
  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 32,753 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 1364.7. Cars from Hyundai's 2011 model year have the most problems reported (4,403 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
1,319
  2002 Hyundai
1,248
  2003 Hyundai
1,372
  2004 Hyundai
1,060
  2005 Hyundai
1,138
  2006 Hyundai
2,099
  2007 Hyundai
2,770
  2008 Hyundai
2,003
  2009 Hyundai
1,544
  2010 Hyundai
1,313
  2011 Hyundai
4,403
  2012 Hyundai
2,922
  2013 Hyundai
3,139
  2014 Hyundai
935
  2015 Hyundai
931
  2016 Hyundai
1,100
  2017 Hyundai
890
  2018 Hyundai
185
  2019 Hyundai
23

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 4,311 problems reported. The second most common Hyundai car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (3,873 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Hyundai vehicles



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