fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,500 miles

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problem #16

Aug 012023


  • 68,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Hyundai Tucson. The contact stated that while the vehicle was parked, the contact noticed that the window had become inoperable. No warning light was illuminated. The vehicle had not been diagnosed or repaired by an independent mechanic or dealer. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and advised that the vehicle be taken to a dealer for the repair. The failure mileage was approximately 68,000.

- O' Fallon, MO, USA

problem #15

Jul 272023


  • miles
On 10/24/22 I took my 2016 Hyundai Tucson into dealership Springfield Hyundai 754 Baltimore Pike Springfield PA 19064 for a faulty drivers side window. At that time they advised the issue with the window was 'striped gear' and replaced 'drivers window regulator' under the extended warranty I purchased when I bought the vehicle. At that same time there was also an issue in the left front door latch and it was replaced under 'warranty.' On 03/03/23 the right rear door also had a latch issue and was replaced at that time. About a week ago, my front passenger side window stopped working. It will not go up or down. I returned to the same dealership on 07/27/2023. I was advised that 'found right front window regulator and motor gears are splined. Both parts need to be replaced. Charge is $890.98.' The car's extended warranty has expired and I would need to pay for this out of my pocket. My concern here is what I consider a trend with my vehicle experiencing window issues and it has not even reached 100K miles - in addition to the door latch issues. By the way, I also have a 2017 Hyundai Elantra which has also had to have almost every door latch replaced. After this second window issue popped up, I became curious and searched the internet for 2016 Hyundai Tucson window issues. And to no surprise, there are multiple consumers with complaints reporting the same exact issue as I am, with their windows as well. Based on current trends and concerns with your car manufacturing, parts, missing basic anti-theft tools, cars being stolen, and a plethora of other issues I am confident this issue with my window is at fault of Hyundai's poor production, manufacturing, and quality control. Windows are an emergency exit. In the case of an accident, you need to be able to open the window to exit if it is the only viable option. You can become trapped inside your vehicle if the windows do not work. Window needs to be operable to combat exhaust that may be trapped inside vehicle.

- Swedesboro, NJ, USA

problem #14

Jan 012022


  • 20,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Hyundai Tucson. The contact stated that all four automatic windows failed to operate as needed. The front driver-??s side window started failing and an appointment was scheduled with the dealer to repair the window. While testing the windows in the dealer parking lot after the repair, the front passenger-??s side window fractured, and the dealer agreed to cover the cost of the repair free of charge. Over time, the rear windows started to lower independently, and the vehicle was repaired by an independent mechanic. In addition, the contact stated that the vehicle intermittently failed to accelerate while depressing the accelerator pedal. There was no warning light illuminated. The contact stated that the vehicle lunge forward while accelerating. The manufacturer was also notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 20,000.

- Pahoa, HI, USA

problem #13

May 122023


  • miles
While running errands in her 2016 Hyundai Tucson my wife rolled down her front driver and passenger side windows. When she encountered rain she attempted to roll both windows up, but the passenger side window would not roll up, causing a dangerous distraction where heavy rain was entering the vehicle while she was driving. Our mechanic inspected this part and said that the gears controlling the window were made of plastic which had been shredded over time and that the motor itself showed signs of corrosion. The vehicle is only 7 years old and has been well maintained, so i can't understand why this part failed so easily. Our mechanic informed us that this is a VERY common issue with Hyundai vehicles and that parts would be hard to come by because of high demand. This issue is available for inspection upon request and has been inspected by a licensed mechanic. There were no dash warnings associated with this issue.

- Memphis, TN, USA

problem #12

Jan 062023


  • miles
In the past six months, three of the four window regulators on my 2016 Hyundai Tucson stopped working. Recently, one of my windows fell out while driving on the highway. Looks like this is a manufacturing defect as hundreds of complaints have been reported on the internet. The vehicle needs to be recalled as this seems to be a common problem in most 2016 Tucsons and poses significant risks while driving, especially on highways at high speeds. I-??ve included some exact complaints for your reference here: https://www.vehiclehistory.com/questions/why-is-my-hyundai-tucson-2016-window-not-working-353123 I hope this problem gets resolved soon. Thank you.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #11

Mar 212023


  • miles
Window regulator has broke in all 4 windows

- Pearland, TX, USA

problem #10

Oct 012022


  • miles
All 4 windows have a failed regulator. It's a plastic gear attached to the window motor. The windows do not stay up/closed. I am afraid they will fall and break while driving. The Hyundai dealership quoted 3,800 to repair them.

- Bradenton, FL, USA

problem #9

Oct 042022


  • miles
Unable to roll passenger window down using the power control on the driver's door. Took it to a Hyundai dealership for diagnosis and repair. It cost $506.67 to fix, driver front main window switch was replaced.

- Orange, Ca, CA, USA

problem #8

Jul 012022


  • miles
The automatic windows broke in all 4 windows and I am unable to roll down my windows in the case of an emergency. The dealer confirmed this is an issue. This is a known issue on the 2016 Tucson.

- St. Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #7

Nov 302022


  • miles
The vechicle was recalled for door locks that failed to work. Within weeks 3 of the automatic windows failed. One of the windows won't stay closed and can be easily opened by anyone simply pressing on the window and pushing it down. Its impossible to lock the vehicle for protection. The other windows won't roll down its impossible to use them to exit the vehicle in an emergency.

- Spring, TX, USA

problem #6

Dec 162022


  • miles
The windows stop working. Mine has been replaced twice with 15K miles. when you cant roll up your windows it leaves you exposed to be car jacked in a big city, or objects to fly in the car, which could hurt the driver.

- Irving, TX, USA

problem #5

Nov 022022


  • miles
This vehicle model (Hyundai Tucson) is prone to breakdowns in power windows, especially front power windows, due to faulty gear in window regulator unit. Online forums are all complaining about this issue and the replacement part (regulator unit with motor) is being sold on Amazon and Ebay, a sure sign of high demand for the part. This is a dangerous safety issue as the first route of escape in an accident when door cannot be opened is the front windows. The cost to replace the part with labor is around $500 per window so many owners will rather live with the potentially dangerous issue without making repairs. There should be a recall issued by Hyundai to repair inoperable windows and to reimburse owners who have already made repairs.

- Somerset, NJ, USA

problem #4

Nov 012021

Tucson 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Hyundai Tucson. The contact stated that on three separate occasions, the window regulator for the front driver-€™s, front passenger-€™s, and rear driver-€™s side windows failed to operate as designed. The contact also stated that once the window regulators failed, the window would slide down independently while driving. The vehicle was taken to the dealer after each failure and the window regulators were replaced out of pocket. The manufacturer was notified of the failure, but no assistance was provided. The vehicle was also out of warranty. The failure mileage was approximately 28,000. The contact has had all 4 window motors replaced as well as purchased an extended warranty for the vehicle. The contact has notified by Hyundai that other Tucson owners were experiencing the same issues.

- Port Charlotte, FL, USA

problem #3

Dec 012021


  • 68,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Hyundai Tucson. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the front driver-€™s, front passenger-€™s, and rear driver-€™s side windows would independently lower without warning. The contact stated that each window regulators had gradually failed over time. The contact then stated that while driving at approximately 65 MPH, the passenger-€™s side front window shattered into tiny pieces and fell inside the vehicle. The contact was able to drive the vehicle home and had an independent mechanic come to her home to replace the front passenger-€™s side window. In addition, the contact stated that the rear passenger-€™s side door would fail to open from both inside and outside the vehicle. The contact had yet to notify either the dealer or the manufacturer of the failure. The vehicle had yet to be repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 68,000.

- Hendersonville, TN, USA

problem #2

Jan 202022


  • miles
All of the window regulators have gone out now 3 within a few months, don't know how there isn't a recall yet. Seems there is a lot of complaints in forums. All within 3 months definitely sounds sus. Most think it's due to the plastic wheel the regulator spins on. The heat melts it over time. I only have 49,000 miles on the car at this time. They want 2,300 to fix it.'

- Ewa Beach , HI, USA

problem #1

Jul 142021


  • miles
I have had 2 window regulators go out within a month due to them using cheap plastic and it's reaction to hear I assume.

- Ewa Beach, HI, USA