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
11,144
  Elantra
5,886
  Santa Fe
4,801
  Accent
1,736
  Tucson
1,656
  Genesis
1,076
  Tiburon
1,008
  Azera
621
  Veracruz
483
  Veloster
449
  Sonata Hybrid
433
  XG350
386
  Entourage
364
  XG300
135
  Equus
44
  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 30,250 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 1315.2. Cars from Hyundai's 2011 model year have the most problems reported (4,049 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
1,320
  2002 Hyundai
1,244
  2003 Hyundai
1,363
  2004 Hyundai
1,036
  2005 Hyundai
1,116
  2006 Hyundai
2,062
  2007 Hyundai
2,672
  2008 Hyundai
1,952
  2009 Hyundai
1,481
  2010 Hyundai
1,245
  2011 Hyundai
4,049
  2012 Hyundai
2,551
  2013 Hyundai
2,663
  2014 Hyundai
725
  2015 Hyundai
774
  2016 Hyundai
950
  2017 Hyundai
609
  2018 Hyundai
73

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 3,701 problems reported. The second most common Hyundai car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (3,621 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Hyundai vehicles



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