6th Generation (2017—2019) Elantra Problems

This generations ranks 32nd out of 52 Hyundai generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the hvac (25%), engine (22%), and the transmission (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Tires Blown 1 complaints at an average of 3,000 miles in the 2017 Hyundai Elantra.
  2. Loss of Acceleration While Driving 1 complaints at an average of 1,011 miles in the 2018 Hyundai Elantra.
  3. Spontaneous Windshield Crack 1 complaints at an average of 3,786 miles in the 2018 Hyundai Elantra.

What Elantra 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 2017 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 0 0.0
2018 3 0 12 2.7
2017 32 4 54 10.86

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