# 2008 Hyundai Tucson - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

## Common problems of the 2008 Hyundai Tucson

38 problems have been reported for the 2008 Hyundai Tucson.
The following chart shows the 17 most common problems for 2008 Hyundai Tucson.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
with 6 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(5 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. 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 7 years is 38, The age of the vehicle is 7, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

PPMY Index = 38 / 19,027 / 7 * 1000 = 0.29.

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.

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

Service Year | Number of Problems |

2008 |
2 |

2009 |
12 |

2010 |
7 |

2011 |
4 |

2012 |
5 |

2013 |
3 |

2014 |
2 |

2015 |
3 |

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Compare the 2008 Hyundai Tucson with Other Model Years

When buying a new or used Hyundai Tucson, make sure to check out
the following table and see how the 2008 Hyundai Tucson
compare with other Hyundai Tucson model years.
We note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 Tucson is 38
while the average number of problems reported for the 11 model years of Hyundai Tucson is 48.

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