- March 15: Hyundai Recalls 978,000 Sonata and Sonata Hybrids recalls | 11 days ago
- February 24: Hyundai Sonata Locking Brakes Investigation Closed investigations | 30 days ago
- February 9: Hyundai Recalls 2017 Elantra For Bad Brake Boosters recalls | 45 days ago
- January 2: Investigation Opened Into 2013 Hyundai Sonata Seat Belts investigations | 83 days ago
- January 2: Hyundai Sonata Class-Action Lawsuit Will Be Approved news | 83 days ago
2011 Hyundai Sonata
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2011 Sonata has a seriously defective engine that seizes without warning. It was awarded the dubious honor of being the first CarTalk / CarComplaints Turd of the Week in late September 2015.
A class action lawsuit was filed in May 2015 against Hyundai that claims the 2.4L Sonata engine is defective. More info here.
Worst 2011 Sonata electrical Problems
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- engine won't turnover, won't start19
- need a new starter11
- air bag light stays on6
- car fire4
- dome light remains on2
- ignition locked2
- power door lock failure2
- horn not working properly1
- power outlets stopped working1
- starts without pressing brake pedal1
- turn signal turns itself on1
- NHTSA: Electrical System198
- NHTSA: Electrical System: Ignition5
- NHTSA: Hybrid Propulsion System: Inverter2
- NHTSA: Electrical System: Fuses And Circuit Breakers1
- NHTSA: Electrical System: Starter Assembly1
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