NY OWNERS: Have you experienced premature brake wear with your 2006-2012 Hyundai Santa Fe?

The law firm of Kantrowitz Goldhamer & Graifman is currently investigating an alleged defect with the rear brakes of the Hyundai Santa Fe, model years 2006-2012.
New York residents only.

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The Worst 2007-2012 Santa Fe Problems

Hyundai Theta II Engine Knocking, Seizing, and Sludge

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The Theta II is a gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine that is well known for a lot of things and none of them are good. Bearing failure, metal debris riding on contaminated oil, piston ring defects, siezing, knocking, crying.

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Santa Fe Engine Stalls

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The Santa Fe has an engine with a nasty reputation of stalling at any speed, any time, without any warning. That means no acceleration. No power steering. No power brakes. And one change of pants.

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What 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.

2nd Generation Santa Fe in the News

By the Numbers

  1. 6 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 559 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 48th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 50 eligible generations.