1st Gen (2012 – 2017) Hyundai Veloster Problems

The 1st generation of the Veloster has a cumulative PainRank™ of 6.87. 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 2012–2017 Veloster model years have sent in 79 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (27%) followed by the interior (16%) and the transmission (15%).

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 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 2
2016 10
2015 5
2014 9
2013 25
2012 28

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