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Seven Most Common Problems Hyundai Car Drivers Face in the UK

by Superior Cars Auto Repair Garage in Northampton

Hyundai is focused on manufacturing cars with superior specs, emission reducing technologies, and impressive residuals at the lowest possible ownership cost. Where most of the car manufacturers are charging extra for every added feature to their car, Hyundai has a reputation for featuring all the needed specifications ranging from Bluetooth to cruise control to sat-nav as a standard. However, technology doesn’t come alone, it also brings along a set of problems. Some arise due to driver’s ignorance, weather conditions, and road infrastructure while others spring up as a result of faulty engineering. 


Most of them are covered under 5 year manufacturer’s warranty but with some terms and conditions. The brand has so far successfully launched various models to cater to different customers with different needs, choices, budgets, and lifestyles. Most of the surveys reported that consumers are happy and satisfied with their cars in the first 3 years from the buying date. Later, service centre visits increase for repairs or replacements. Let’s have a glance at the problems with Hyundai cars that frequently pop up before drivers in the UK.


1. Engine Problems

2. Damaged Fuel Cap

3. Gearbox Fault

4. Mass Air Flow Sensor Fault

5. Clutch Issues

6. Electrical Issues

7. Transmission Defects


Besides the above mentioned frequent issues few other complaints have also come forward, such as seat belt detachment during crash, rattling and explosion of panoramic sunroofs, self-peeling paint, and soy wiring issues.


The key problem areas of some of the Hyundai models as per the report of National Traffic Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) are as below:


  • Older Hyundai Accent (2007): coil problems

  • Hydundai Elantra (2011-13): users reported multiple issues out of which maximum cases were that of engine failure or ticking issues.

  • Hyundai Elantra Eco (2017): transmission issues

  • Hyundai Tucson (2016): engine, speed control, transmission, brakes, gearbox/clutch, suspension, and other issues

  • Hyundai Tucson (2017): transmission issues

  • Hyundai Sonata Eco (2017): transmission issues

  • Hyundai Sonata (2015-2016): transmission, electrical, and engine issues

  • Hyundai Veloster Turbo (2016-2017): transmission problems

  • Hyundai Santa Fe (2013-2018): electrical, engine, and other issues

  • Hyundai Sonata (2011-2012): Engine issues, the company recalled 470,000 Sonatas to fix engine problem (2 litre or 2.4-litre gasoline)

  • Hyundai Kia (2011-14) including Kia Sportage SUVs (2011-13) and Kia Sorento SUVs (2012-14): engine issues, the company recalled 1.4M vehicles for possible engine failure in the U.S., Canada, and South Korea to mitigate risk of crash

  • Hyundai ix35 SUV (2009-2016): engine, speed control, transmission, brakes, gearbox/clutch, suspension, and other issues


A vigilant car user never fears the MOT Test, for he desires a long life of his vehicle. It’s vital from the safety point of view for human as well as the environment. Hyundai MOT Northampton assists you in inspecting your vehicle’s issues beforehand to save you from hefty fines.


Superior Cars suggests you do not go for substandard and unsuitable parts just to save a few bucks when replacing any damaged component of your car. OEM products are the best to choose, no doubt. Get your car serviced, inspected, or repaired only from an authorised workshop like ours!




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