really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
26,625 miles

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problem #4

Feb 112010


  • 98,000 miles
Driver seat position lock comes loose while driving and seat slides back on its own. Near miss or crash.

- Sunnyvale, CA, USA

problem #3

Apr 102003

Elantra 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When braking or accelerating, the driver's seat slides forward and backward slightly. I have been told this is "normal", but none of my previous cars had this problem and, frankly, it makes me feel unsafe.

- Champaign, IL, USA

problem #2

Feb 232003

Elantra 4-cyl

  • miles
The driver seat was loose. The manufacturer and the dealer refused to fix this problem, and stated that this was normal. Scc

- Springfield, OR, USA

problem #1

Oct 102002

Elantra 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,500 miles
The vehicle was in a rear end collision. The driver side seat back had reclined backwards upon impact, which resulted in the driver sustaining neck and back injuries. Ts scc

- Mcclelland Town, PA, USA