really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,500 miles

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problem #6

May 152010


  • 177,000 miles
Rear crossmember rusted out. Passenger rear tire turned out to right and cause me to veer into the right lane, nearly causing an accident.

- Bourbonnais, IL, USA

problem #5

Aug 032005

Sonata 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,000 miles
While driving on interstate at about 55 mph suddenly vehicle began to spin out of control in rush hour traffic. The car spun around and struck a guard rail and stopped in traffic. No previous problems with the car. It was towed to pep boys for repairs, serviceman noted the rear driver's side control arm broke in half. No explanation as to why this happened, noted this was rare. Car is currently at pep boys for repairs. Contacted Hyundai, who claimed there were no recalls on that car and they could not help.

- Decatur, AL, USA

problem #4

Jun 262004


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Noticed weird noise coming from rear passenger tires. When brakes and tires checked found rear bearings went out. Car is now immobile.

- Naperville, IL, USA

problem #3

Jan 232003


  • 61,000 miles
The driver and passenger rear wheel bearing failed.

- Plymouth, MA, USA

problem #2

Jan 222003


  • 61,000 miles
There was a grinding noise coming the rear wheel bearing on the driver's side.

- Plymouth, MA, USA

problem #1

Jan 152000


  • miles
From 10 mph to stop very bad screaching sound comming from rear of car. Dealer say's normal but does it every time you stop just can't be. Just can't.

- Fayetteville, GA, USA