# 2008 Hyundai Tucson - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

## Common problems of the 2008 Hyundai Tucson

46 problems have been reported for the 2008 Hyundai Tucson.
The following chart shows the 18 most common problems for 2008 Hyundai Tucson.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
with 6 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
(6 problems).

### Table 1. Common problems of the 2008 Hyundai Tucson

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PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the *problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year*. The total sales of the 2008 Hyundai Tucson in the United States are 24,011 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Hyundai Tucson owners in the last 9 years is 46, and the age of the vehicle is 9, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

PPMY Index = 46 / 24,011 / 9 * 1000 = 0.21.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Hyundai Tucson model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2008 Hyundai Tucson in 2008.

#### Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year | Number of Problems |

2008 |
2 |

2009 |
12 |

2010 |
7 |

2011 |
4 |

2012 |
7 |

2013 |
3 |

2014 |
2 |

2015 |
3 |

2016 |
5 |

2017 |
1 |

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Compare the 2008 Hyundai Tucson with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Hyundai Tucson,
the following table can be used to compare the 2008 Hyundai Tucson
with the Hyundai Tucson from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 Tucson is 46
while the average number of problems reported for the 13 model years of the Hyundai Tucson is 87.

### Table 3. Compare the 2008 Hyundai Tucson with other model years