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2012 Hyundai Elantra
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: Be aware that there's a significant trend of owners complaining that the Elantra's fuel economy is significantly less than the EPA estimates.
Worst 2012 Elantra Problems by Category
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- fuel system problems12NHTSA complaints: 1
- engine problems9NHTSA complaints: 10
- steering problems4NHTSA complaints: 17
- body / paint problems3NHTSA complaints: 3
- transmission problems3
- wheels / hubs problems3NHTSA complaints: 15
- interior accessories problems2
- brakes problems2NHTSA complaints: 4
- electrical problems1NHTSA complaints: 11
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 11
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 7
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 5
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 2
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 2
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 1
- lights problemsNHTSA: 1
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