7.9

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,300 miles

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2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 282016

Santa Fe

  • 14,000 miles

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

A. wiper heaters, as listed on the window invoice are non-existant. I had several freeze-ups last winter causing me to stop the car and clear the blades manually, even though the front defrost button was depressed. Dealer said it was operating as it should. (?? - I disagree) B. during the summer I was getting moisture on the inside of the windshield and front side windows. I discovered a sopping wet front passenger floor which the dealer attributed to spiderwebs in the A/C condenser discharge tube which they "cleaned" for non warranty $69 price-point. Water appeared on cabin firewall / console yesterday, as 'defrost /blade deicer' activates A/C; and a circle of events begins again. The problem requires defrost to function which causes more moisture and the wipers still do not heat up (the windshield under the blades seems to get warm but not enough to keep snow/ice from the excessive build-up and it's restricting air intake at the ports under the rear edge of the hood). Visibility is problem-matic in this car's malfunction and design. This 2016 santafe sport is one year old last week.

- Woodridge,, IL, USA

problem #2

Jan 102016

Santa Fe

  • 1,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe. While driving approximately 50 mph in the snow, the contact activated the front windshield wipers. Snow began to accumulate at the base of the windshield wipers, which prevented the windshield wipers from going down. As a result, the wipers became inoperable. The failure recurred three times. The dealer diagnosed that the windshield wipers were functioning as designed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 1,000.

- Forestdale, MA, USA

problem #1

Oct 062015

Santa Fe

  • 900 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that water leaked through the windshield onto the dashboard of the vehicle. In addition, in cold temperatures, ice accumulated inside the windshield. On hot and humid days, condensation was visible inside the windshield of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but the failure was unable to be determined. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 900.....updated 02/10/16

- Henrico, VA, USA

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