7.9

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,229 miles

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problem #2

Jun 172017

Santa Fe Sport

  • 1,200 miles
The vehicle will not acceleration when turning sometimes. In sport mode its fine but eco and reg it acts up. I was almost T-boned cause the car would not move at a intersection.

- Bronx, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 182017

Santa Fe Sport

  • 120 miles
Within days of taking delivery, the vehicle would take 3-4 seconds to accelerate from a stop, and would not fully accelerate until almost 10 seconds later, creating a huge safety issues for times when speedy acceleration (at intersections, close calls, etc.) was paramount. From there, the infotainment system glitched out and would not turn on until I restarted the car, and it had issues with voice commands intermittently, defeating the purpose of a hands-free device (once again creating more safety concerns). Most regularly, the vehicle would struggle so badly to accelerate from 0-40, and 50-60, and would redline, causing huge stress and strain on the vehicle's power train. Hyundai told me "this is normal" which it is not. This happened daily at intersections, back roads, and on highways--it did not discriminate. I had several near misses when the vehicle refused to accelerate. In fact, just today, I went to accelerate through a turn and had the gas pedal floored because it would not accelerate past 10 mph. It took a full 20 seconds to get up to speed. This has happened in all driving modes: Eco, normal, and turbo.

- Peyton, CO, USA