4th Gen (2007 – 2010) Hyundai Elantra Problems

The 4th generation of the Elantra has a cumulative PainRank™ of 15.34. That can be compared against other Hyundai generations. Shopping for a Hyundai? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2007–2010 Elantra model years have sent in 171 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (31%) followed by the steering (15%) and the interior (11%).

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 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2010 98
23.06
2009 37
12.6
2008 21
20.41
2007 15
5.3

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