The Most Common Elantra GT Problem

We've pulled together a list of the problems Elantra GT owners.

  1. Panoramic Sunroof Explodes

    Hyundai refuses to acknowledge that their sunroofs have been exploding under normal driving conditions, but they’re offering plenty of coverage to owners if (or when) it happens thanks to a 2019 lawsuit settlement.

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What Elantra GT Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

What Breaks

Years to Avoid

Elantra GT Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Elantra GT has 1 generation available in North American markets.

  1. 1st Generation Elantra GT

    Years
    2013–2020
    Reliability
    13th of 50
    PainRank
    1.28
    Complaints
    22
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Elantra GT Key Numbers

  1. 22 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 43 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 1 recall campaign

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

Recent Relevant Lawsuits

The Elantra GT has been named as a class vehicle in the following lawsuits.

  • Billy Glenn v. Hyundai Motor America et al

    Plaintiff Billy Glenn filed the exploding sunroof lawsuit after the glass in his 2014 Santa Fe Sport exploded just months after purchasing the Hyundai. The sunroof was replaced, but Glenn claims the replacement sunroof also shattered and sent glass into the vehicle.

    Status
    pending
    Class Vehicles
    • Elantra GT
    • Santa Fe Sport
    • Sonata
    • Tucson
    • Veloster
    Location
    California

Recent Elantra GT News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.