2nd Generation (2010—2015) Tucson Problems

This generations ranks 43rd out of 52 Hyundai generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (27%), interior (16%), and the transmission (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Poor Gas Mileage 13 complaints at an average of 6,448 miles in the 2011 Hyundai Tucson.
  2. Shakes Excessively at Idle 5 complaints at an average of 481 miles in the 2015 Hyundai Tucson.
  3. Transmission Locks Up 8 complaints at an average of 50,420 miles in the 2011 Hyundai Tucson.

What Tucson 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 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2015 24 0 28 12.41
2014 19 1 28 10.66
2013 18 1 27 12.87
2012 41 1 22 20.04
2011 55 3 35 15.12
2010 11 3 43 5.03

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