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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2006 Hyundai Santa Fe Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 262011

Santa Fe

  • 40,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that the cigarette lighter was activated and once it became hot, it ejected from the holder independently. The contact attempted to retrieve the lighter from the floor to prevent starting a fire and was burned. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was neither inspected nor repaired. The failure mileage was 40,000.

- Lawrence, MA, USA

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