6th Gen (2017 – 2018) Hyundai Elantra Problems

The 6th generation of the Elantra has a cumulative PainRank™ of 5.08. 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 2017–2018 Elantra model years have sent in 32 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the hvac (28%) followed by the engine (21%) and the transmission (12%).

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

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2018 1
0.0
2017 31
10.16

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