The 3rd generation of the Sonata 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 1995–1999 Sonata model years have sent in 10 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (20%) followed by the engine (20%) and the transmission (20%).