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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
100 miles

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2013 Hyundai Sonata body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 012014

Sonata

  • miles

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

2013 Hyundai Sonata. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle bumper issues. The consumer stated in March 2014, the bumper fender skirt and inner fender well dropped to the ground while driving on a well maintained road. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, where they stated a plastic bag may have wrapped around the bumper, and pulled it down, but there was no defect. The consumer took the vehicle to a body shop, where they informed her the design was not very good, as plastic parts were used. The second incident happened on May 12th. As the consumer was driving, the right front end dropped again. The consumer returned to the auto body shop, where they fixed it again. Updated 09/29/14.

- Green Valley, AZ, USA

problem #2

Jul 012013

Sonata 6-cyl

  • miles
The chrome off the indoor handles peeled off and can cut your fingers when trying to open the doors

- Lucasville, OH, USA

problem #1

Dec 262012

Sonata 4-cyl

  • 300 miles
This complaint on a brand new 2013 Sonata, is about severe interior windshield distraction caused by the reflection of the interior dash onto the front, drivers windshield. The reflection of the interior on the windshield is so severe that it impairs safe driving. During daylight driving, everything that is located on the top of the interior dashboard vividly reflects onto the interior windshield. Design effects, speakers, steering wheel and even the drivers hands with fingernails on the windshield. Evening driving the reflection is also extremely impaired via distraction, for example the odometer reflects above the interior drivers window, above the mirror and its in full color! on a test drive, after my complaint, the dealer acknowledged this problem and suggested that it maybe from cleaning fluid used during the detailing process and had the car re-detailed, however this did not rectify the problem. I have directly notified Hyundai but have not heard back from them. I believe this a safety hazard and there is a dangerous flaw in the construction of the glass in this car.

- Westlake Village, CA, USA

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