hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,455 miles

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2007 Hyundai Elantra miscellaneous problems

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2007 Hyundai Elantra Owner Comments

problem #7

Aug 152015


  • 49,000 miles


While city driving the driver side sun visor swivel bracket broke and will not stay in place. Worse when the visor connector broke it was sudden and blocked visibility. Now the visor will not stay in place and keeps falling into the drivers field of vision without warning. About a month later the same problem occurred on the passenger side visor. After looking at the visor housing the only true fix is to replace the entire visor. After taking it to the local dealership they agree the only fix is to replace both visors which will cost $170 each. This should be a recall as no user error caused the broken visors and unexpectedly blocks driver visibility.

- Verona, PA, USA

problem #6

Aug 222015


  • 68,000 miles
Visor arm broke and visor cannot be returned to folded position, affecting visibility.

- Morgan Hill, CA, USA

problem #5

Oct 022015


  • 200,400 miles
Sun visors have a defective part which brakes at the mount and then falls down into vision area and creates a hazard. The problem is where the sun visor is the rod that mounts into the bracket is molded in plastic that is flanges so it will stay in the bracket. The flange breaks allowing the sun visor to fall and will not hold into position. This happened to me while driving on the freeway at freeway speeds unexpectedly and causes not only a distraction but a dangerous situation that actually can temporarily block the path of view.

- Mather, CA, USA

problem #4

Oct 012013


  • miles


Broken driver side visor creating a driving hazard when it kept keeps falling down obstructing the drivers line of sight. Very flimsy plastic and you are unable to easily repair it... I have since removed the visor entirely and it is still a hazard when driving into the sun. Cost to replace is $200+ which is insane for something that should much stronger. Same issue with the 2007 sonata and I suspect the same part/durability applies to the 2007 Elantra since I've heard many of the same issues. Please issue a recall for the visors for the 2007 Hyundai Elantra!

- Monterey , CA, USA

problem #3

Oct 172013

Elantra 4-cyl

  • 85,785 miles
Vehicle caught fire after sitting off for 5 hours. Fire department determined that fire originated in engine compartment. No indication of arson. Probable cause of fire electrical within engine compartment. Vehicle was in excellent condition, never had any problems and was never in an accident. No recalls issued for electrical issues in engine compartment. Vehicle was purchased new. No previous owner.

- Coral Springs, FL, USA

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problem #2

Aug 192013


  • 76,000 miles
The sunvisor on the driver's side broke off, and then 1 week later the visor on the passenger side broke off as well. The passenger's visor barely gets used and yet it broke at almost the same time as the drivers side. After doing research, it was discovered that the part was defective and was redesigned by Hyundai but it has not been officially recalled despite posing a safety/visibility issue.

- Murray, UT, USA

problem #1

Dec 202011

Elantra 6-cyl

  • miles
At my 30,000 mile maintenance work ($600.+), I was called back to shop to show me "very dangerous" corrosion around rear axle/frame parts. I bought this car new from same dealer and was sold a $800. Warranty rust-proofing application. It was clear that where no coating was applied, rust was there and I was told it would be risky driving the car. The low millage and no history of the car being driven in salt water conditions, I was amazed at its condition.(I grew-up in the North rust-belt) I retired close to the South ocean area but never had a car with such advanced rust. (several cars) the dealer refused to honor the warranty and Hyundai's warranty does not cover it. I think poor quality of metal was used in the manufacturing of this vehicle. It's obvious the dealer is also at fault and refuses to honor his warranty. I guess that is a legal problem that I'm stuck with. The possible safety problem comes under your concern for sub-standard manufacturing.

- Kitty Hawk, NC, USA

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