2nd Gen (2001 – 2008) Hyundai Tiburon Problems

The 2nd generation of the Tiburon has a cumulative PainRank™ of 4.79. 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 2001–2008 Tiburon model years have sent in 59 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the clutch (28%) followed by the body (10%) and the electrical (10%).

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 2003 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2008 6
3.29
2007 0
0.0
2006 9
6.79
2005 4
4.12
2004 11
4.77
2003 22
11.97
2001 7
2.56

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