really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 3
Average Mileage:
7,000 miles

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problem #3

Nov 112003

Accent 4-cyl

  • miles
Problems with brake equipment on 2002 Hyundai Accent. The passenger side front brake rotor, brake hose and pads were defective. The fluid was not returning to the master cylinder causing the passenger side brake pads wear out. There was a shimmy felt through the steering wheel, the tech found both front brake rotors disc warped, the transmission had a delay shifting, the wheels were out of balance, the front calipers had frozen in the right front wheel, the pads stuck in the holders due to the rust build up and noise could be heard and was traced to the passenger side brake hose and pads.

- Fishkill, NY, USA

problem #2

Mar 012004


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Going down a hill, my niece suddenly could not steer her vehicle, resulting in 3 teenage deaths, and 3 serious injuries. Upon inspection of the vehicle, the front axle had a clean break in it.the driver's side tire was also mangled. The vehicle was totalled.

- Elizabeth City, NC, USA

problem #1

Dec 102003

Accent 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 21,000 miles
While driving at 50 mph, the front passenger tire blew out, causing the driver to pull off the highway. The driver changed the tire and contacted the manufacturer about this issue.

- San Jose, CA, USA