The Worst 2011-2014 Sonata Hybrid Problems

Seat Belts Detatch During Crash

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Cars these days have airbags, sensors, crumple zones, tempered glass, and other safety features. But the OG, and arguably the most important, safety feature is the seat belt. Only trouble is, Hyundai's seem to be detatching from the body of…

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Blue Link Standard Feature?

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Messages that self-destruct and dastardly extortion – it all sounds like the plot to Mission Impossible, right? But it’s actually the story of Hyundai’s Blue Link systems. Pay up, or it’ll blow up ... or at least shut off.

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Panoramic Sunroof Explodes

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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 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.

6th Generation Sonata Hybrid in the News

By the Numbers

  1. 4 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 143 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 44th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 50 eligible generations.