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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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- electrical problems20NHTSA complaints: 68
- fuel system problems16NHTSA complaints: 8
- engine problems9NHTSA complaints: 46
- suspension problems8NHTSA complaints: 16
- interior accessories problems7
- steering problems6NHTSA complaints: 22
- brakes problems5NHTSA complaints: 29
- body / paint problems4NHTSA complaints: 5
- transmission problems4
- wheels / hubs problems4NHTSA complaints: 19
- exterior accessories problems1NHTSA complaints: 7
- clutch problems1
- exhaust system problems1
- lights problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 26
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 25
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 15
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 2
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