9.1

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,877 miles

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problem #3

May 032021

Kona

  • 4,100 miles
My vehicle unnecessarily activated automatic emergency braking, locking the wheels and causing the truck behind me to swerve onto the shoulder to avoid crashing into my vehicle. This is the second time this has occurred with this car. I was driving in the slow lane of a limited access freeway. The lane was congested and I estimate the speed at about 40 mph. The cars ahead slowed and began to stop. I took my foot off the accelerator and moved to the brake. At this time I was three or four car lengths behind the car ahead, and could have stopped easily with firm but normal braking. As soon as my foot touched the brake pedal, my vehicle locked its brakes and screeched to an abrupt stop. Objects on the passenger seat were thrown to the floor. A truck behind me had to swerve to the right of my vehicle to avoid crashing into it. The driver followed me honking for half a mile until my exit. This happened once before, in February 2020. Following that incident, I took the car to Hyundai dealer service, who advised that "the car is operating correctly." See attached service report. Note that no vehicles changed lanes in front of mine during either incident, but notwithstanding, the dealer service suggested that as a cause.

- Tiburon, CA, USA

problem #2

Feb 152020

Kona

  • 1,000 miles
While braking forward or backing up their is a continuous scraped noise and it doesn't matter if it rain, dry, hot or cold weather.it my noise while braking all the time. It started at 1,000 miles and now it has 8,000 miles.brought it in February 2020.test drive one 6,000 and noise was worst.they said all of them make same noise.help

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #1

Feb 122020

Kona

  • 530 miles
Driving during rush hour on interstate in an urban area. Cars in front slowed rapidly, applied brakes to slow down, did so successfully. Dynamic brake support then apparently kicked in, and forced the car to a stop, despite brake being fully released. Car from behind barely able to avoid crashing into me, the driver had to swerve onto the shoulder to avoid me and ended up stopping beside my car. Once car came to a stop, was able to get going again. Issue has not reproduced since.

- Seattle, WA, USA