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Hyundai Genesis - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Hyundai Genesis owners have reported a total of 979 problems for their cars built in the 11 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Hyundai Genesis. The 2009 Hyundai Genesis cars have the most problems reported (252 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Hyundai Genesis

  Common problems of Hyundai Genesis

The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for Hyundai Genesis cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (250 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (103 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Hyundai Genesis

  Compare Reliability Across Model Years Using PPMY Index

It would not be fair to compare the Hyundai Genesis of an older model year to newer model years since older vehicles have been in service longer and thus are expected to have more problems. In order to compare the reliability across Genesis model years, we use the PPMY index which is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. A smaller PPMY index indicates greater reliability of the given model year cars.

    PPMY = P / S / Y * 1000,

where P = total problems reported during the life of a Hyundai Genesis model year; S = total units sold of the model year; Y = years since the debut of the model year (the age of the vehicle).

The results are shown in Table 3.

Table 3. Use PPMY Index to Compare Reliability Across Genesis Model Years

Model Year
Problems Sales [1] Vehicle
PPMY Index
  2017 1351    
  2016 3315,1132    
  2015 10539,9393    
  2014 135,3994    
  2013 10824,1785    
  2012 20128,2536    
  2011 10917,3787    
  2010 15410,4578    
  2009 25219,6679    

  Number of Problems Reported During the First Year

Another way to measure the reliability across the model years of the Hyundai Genesis is to use the total number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service, as shown in the Table 4.

Table 4. Number of problems in vehicle's; first service year

Model YearProblems Reported
  2017 Genesis
  2016 Genesis
  2015 Genesis
  2013 Genesis
  2012 Genesis
  2011 Genesis
  2010 Genesis
  2009 Genesis

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