What's Wrong with the Hyundai Tiburon?

Tiburon owners have made 64 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the clutch (26%), followed by the body (10%) and the electrical (9%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Tiburon.

Comparing Tiburon Generations

Watch out for the 2nd generation's (2001–2008) 4.79 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Tiburon 2001–2008
59 4.79
1st Gen Tiburon 1997–2000
5 0.21

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    The Worst Tiburon Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2000 (1), 1998 (1), 1997 (1), and 2007 (0).