7th Gen (2015 – 2017) Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Problems

The 7th generation of the Sonata Plug-in Hybrid has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.29. That can be compared against other Hyundai generations. Shopping for a Hyundai? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 2015–2017 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid model years have sent in 11 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (45%) followed by the engine (18%) and the transmission (18%).

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 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 1
2016 10
2015 0

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