1st Generation (2013—2019) Elantra GT Problems

This generations ranks 13th out of 52 Hyundai generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (42%), steering (14%), and the transmission (14%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Failure 1 complaints at an average of 100,000 miles in the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT.
  2. Shaking and Vibrating 1 complaints at an average of 5,900 miles in the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT.
  3. Loud Ticking 2 complaints at an average of 110,944 miles in the 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT.

What Elantra GT Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Hyundai model years.

Watch out for the 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 0 0.0
2018 1 1 11 0.79
2017 0 0 0 0.0
2016 1 0 0 2.0
2015 1 0 0 0.31
2014 0 0 0 0.0
2013 4 0 0 1.15

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