really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
120,144 miles

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problem #4

Feb 282019


  • 135,125 miles
I was driving to my brother place when a wire started to smoke and cought on fire from under the steering wheel it was smokey where I could not see from the smoke and I hit a parked car front windshield shattered and my airbag did not exposed at all. It was on a city street no one got hurt just the car

- Winton Way, CA, USA

problem #3

Sep 022015


  • 170,000 miles
Takata recall air bag light remains on door handles inside and outside constantly break off even after being replaced by factory parts leaving occupants trapped in car also replaced camshaft contoller cause wiring is melting. Contacted brandon Hyundai dealer service dept they told me handles had been already replaced before and refused to repair also they lied and told me there were no further recalls for my vehicle but when I googled there are actually around 10 recalls for my vehicle and Hyundai refuses to fix or even admit there is a recall..my control arms need replacing also.

- Thonotosassa, FL, USA

problem #2

Dec 042012


  • 90,450 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon. The contact stated that while driving approximately 20 mph, he depressed the accelerator pedal and noticed something being spewed from under the pedal. Also, the oil warning light illuminated and the vehicle stalled. The contact inspected the vehicle and discovered that the oil pan bolt had become detached from the vehicle, causing the failure. The contact replaced the oil pan bolt but stated that the metal in the area where the bolt was located had become stripped and the bolt was loose. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 90,450.

- Junction City, OH, USA

problem #1

Sep 012011

Tiburon 6-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
Shifting gears has led to slipping, grinding, and locking. It's gradually getting worse. Now, even when driving on the freeway shifting can lock up. Sometimes I have to force the shift into gear. Reverse is the worst. Had the master and slave cylinders replaced and still having issues with clutch.

- Florissant, MO, USA