What's Wrong with the Hyundai Tucson?

Tucson owners have made 451 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the transmission (40%), followed by the engine (13%) and the hvac (11%).

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 Tucson.

Comparing Tucson Generations

Watch out for the 3rd generation's (2016–2018) 14.49 PainRank™, which is the worst of 3 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen Tucson 2016–2018
243 14.49
2nd Gen Tucson 2010–2015
158 10.83
1st Gen Tucson 2005–2009
50 4.29

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    The Worst Tucson 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 2013 (14), 2006 (13), 2008 (12), 2010 (10), 2009 (6), 2007 (4), and 2018 (1).