4th Gen (2011 – 2017) Hyundai Accent Problems

The 4th generation of the Accent has a cumulative PainRank™ of 5.16. That can be compared against other Hyundai generations. Shopping for a Hyundai? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.

Owners of the 2011–2017 Accent model years have sent in 95 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (31%) followed by the electrical (11%) and the airbags & seat belts (7%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2013 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 1
0.55
2016 7
4.17
2015 2
1.38
2014 12
8.26
2013 27
11.01
2012 20
7.65
2011 26
3.09

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