7th Generation (2015—2019) Sonata Hybrid Problems

This generations ranks 23rd out of 52 Hyundai generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (26%), interior (21%), and the electrical (17%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Stalls While Driving 3 complaints at an average of 25,800 miles in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.
  2. Shifting Roughly 2 complaints at an average of 11,278 miles in the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.
  3. Passenger Seat Too Low 2 complaints at an average of 1,755 miles in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

What Sonata Hybrid 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 0 0 1 0.0
2017 1 0 17 0.55
2016 12 2 31 6.79
2015 10 3 26 5.3

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