definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

The NHTSA is the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints can be spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem. See the Back button — blue bar at the very top of the page — to explore more.

Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2002 Hyundai Sonata:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

problem #2

Sep 232009


  • 88,000 miles
Speedometer on 2002 Hyundai is defective, the dial just stops working dropping to zero for periods of time - I spoke to the dealership if my car had under 65,000 miles they would fix it free (which seemed to be an awareness of the issue in may car & others).

- Independence, MO, USA

problem #1

Dec 242006

Sonata 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
1) engine light seems to come on at least once a month 2) fan knob for heating/air conditioner does not work on 1 or 2, it will only work on 3 or 4. this is a new problem.

- Hampton, VA, USA