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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 problems18NHTSA complaints: 45
- fuel system problems15NHTSA complaints: 6
- engine problems9NHTSA complaints: 36
- interior accessories problems8
- steering problems6NHTSA complaints: 18
- suspension problems5NHTSA complaints: 10
- body / paint problems4NHTSA complaints: 4
- wheels / hubs problems4NHTSA complaints: 18
- brakes problems3NHTSA complaints: 12
- transmission problems3
- clutch problems1
- exhaust system problems1
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 21
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 20
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 8
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 4
- lights problemsNHTSA: 3
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 2
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