Hyundai Complaints

  • 5019 Complaints
  • 266 Crashes
  • 103 Fires
  • 206 Injuries
  • 6 Fatalities
  • A total of 5019 complaints have been filed with NHTSA for vehicles that are model year 2015 or newer. 4.1%, or 206 of those complaints have caused some degree of injury. 5.3%, or 266 were crash related, and 2.1%, or 103 complaints describe fire-related incidents.

Recent Complaints

Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Apr-28, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 16:43 May-12, 2021

The thea-engine is bad and needs to be replaced. After diagnostics determined the engine indeed needs to be replaced; they added the rods and bearings did not cause issue so they will not cover cost. The big lie is that the, "rods and bearings was not part of the original evaluation diagnostics done on the engine. It was added to remove the connection that cause prior recalls. It is the same problem and millions of unsuspecting auto purchasers should be made aware. This company has been making cars since 2011 with faulty engines, "stay away" the dealership said the engine must be replaced

Parts: AIR BAGS
  • Date of Incident: May-10, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 14:45 May-12, 2021

Passenger front airbag is faulty. Dealer stated that there is no obvious reason why it would be damaged. There was a similar recall on these passenger airbags for a previous model.

Parts: POWER TRAINENGINEELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Mar-21, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 10:56 May-12, 2021

New 2020 santafe took delivery on january 4th, 2021, with less than 5000 miles on march 21st the vehicle refuse to start after it was started and shut off while we were sitting in a parking lot. While attempting to start it getting forward collusion warning but the engine would not crank. Towed to the local dealer was told they cannot diagnose the car because they could not read the onboard computer, unable to say what's wrong. The car was towed back to the dealer where purchase and was told it was a blown fuse maybe lighting strike and other theories what's wrong. The dealer would replace the fuse and computer after 52 days the care is still at the dealer waiting on parts. Total electrical failure with no recourse at the moment, hyundai motor of america consumer affairs wants us to sign a settlement agreement to refund our expenses and have not fixed or replaced the car. The manufacture is totally dragging their feet and denying the car suffer a total electrical failure, while the battery was still in working condition according to aaa.

Parts: SERVICE BRAKES
  • Date of Incident: Sep-04, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 09:55 May-12, 2021

THE PARTS TO FIX THIS RECALL ARE BACKORDERED. THEY HAVE BEEN FOR THE PAST 6 MONTHS AND OWNERS DON'T KNOW WHEN THE PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE. IN THE MEANTIME, WE RISK HAVING OUR CARS START A FIRE WHICH CAN LEAD TO SEVERE DAMAGE AND/OR DEATH. SEP 04,2020 MANUFACTURER RECALL NUMBER195 NHTSA RECALL NUMBER20V543000 RECALL STATUS: RECALL INCOMPLETE SUMMARY HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA (HYUNDAI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2016-2021 Tucson VEHICLES. THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE HYDRAULIC ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (HECU) COULD CORRODE INTERNALLY AND CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE. SAFETY RISK THE SUBJECT VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM ("ABS") MODULES THAT COULD MALFUNCTION INTERNALLY AND CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT OVER TIME, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT COULD RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT OVERCURRENT IN THE ABS MODULE, INCREASING THE RISK OF AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.

Parts: VISIBILITY/WIPER
  • Date of Incident: Apr-29, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 09:24 May-12, 2021

My windshield cracked. The vehicle was stationary. Nothing hit it. It started out as a 5inch long crack and is now 18inches. I cant feel it on the inside, or outside of the glass. It is from the inside.

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