# 2008 Hyundai Tucson - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

## Common problems of the 2008 Hyundai Tucson

31 problems have been reported for the 2008 Hyundai Tucson. The following chart shows the 15 most common problems for 2008 Hyundai Tucson. The number one most common problem is associated with the vehicle's electrical system with 5 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (4 problems).

Problem Category | Number of Problems |
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Electrical System | 5 |

Vehicle Speed Control | 4 |

Engine And Engine Cooling | 4 |

Visibility | 2 |

Gasoline Fuel System | 2 |

Electronic Stability Control | 2 |

Seat Belt | 2 |

Steering | 2 |

Service Brakes | 2 |

Seats | 1 |

Power Train | 1 |

Suspension | 1 |

Equipment | 1 |

Unknown Or Other | 1 |

Tire | 1 |

## PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. PPMY index is defined as the *problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year*. The total sales of the 2008 Hyundai Tucson in the United States are 19,027 units [1]. The total number of problems reported by Hyundai Tucson owners in the last 5 years is 31, The age of the vehicle is 5, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

PPMY Index = 31 / 19,027 / 5 * 1000 = 0.3259.

Also see A study of reliability comparison across Hyundai Tucson model year vehicles.

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

Service Year | Number of Problems |
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2008 | 2 |

2009 | 12 |

2010 | 6 |

2011 | 4 |

2012 | 5 |

2013 | 2 |

## Compare the 2008 Tucson with other model Years of Hyundai Tucson vehicles

When shopping a new or used Hyundai Tucson, make sure to check out the following table and see how the 2008 Hyundai Tucson compares with other Hyundai Tucson model years. We note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 Tucson is 31 while the average number of problems reported for the 9 model years of Hyundai Tucson is 44.

Model Year | Number of Problems |
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2005 Hyundai Tucson | 159 |

2006 Hyundai Tucson | 94 |

2007 Hyundai Tucson | 24 |

2008 Hyundai Tucson | 31 |

2009 Hyundai Tucson | 9 |

2010 Hyundai Tucson | 17 |

2011 Hyundai Tucson | 36 |

2012 Hyundai Tucson | 23 |

2013 Hyundai Tucson | 6 |