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
11,396
  Elantra
5,979
  Santa Fe
4,871
  Accent
1,751
  Tucson
1,721
  Genesis
1,110
  Tiburon
1,008
  Azera
628
  Veracruz
489
  Veloster
462
  Sonata Hybrid
459
  XG350
391
  Entourage
369
  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 2019.

Owners of Hyundai cars have reported a total of 30,841 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 1285.0. Cars from Hyundai's 2011 model year have the most problems reported (4,170 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
1,324
  2002 Hyundai
1,246
  2003 Hyundai
1,366
  2004 Hyundai
1,040
  2005 Hyundai
1,125
  2006 Hyundai
2,068
  2007 Hyundai
2,691
  2008 Hyundai
1,963
  2009 Hyundai
1,500
  2010 Hyundai
1,269
  2011 Hyundai
4,170
  2012 Hyundai
2,652
  2013 Hyundai
2,761
  2014 Hyundai
755
  2015 Hyundai
806
  2016 Hyundai
982
  2017 Hyundai
654
  2018 Hyundai
99
  2019 Hyundai
5

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 3,747 problems reported. The second most common Hyundai car problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (3,744 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Hyundai vehicles



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