There are 1042 owner complaints spread out over 4 years, but the most belong to the 2011.
This generation ranks 48th in reliability out of 48 overall Hyundai generations.
This generation has been recalled 18 times. It's also part of 6 investigations and has 216 TSBs.
- engine engine seized in the 2011 Sonata at 87585 miles
- engine engine stalled/cut-off while driving in the 2011 Sonata at 94734 miles
- engine excessive engine noise in the 2011 Sonata at 82474 miles
- body / paint paint peeling in the 2011 Sonata at 53838 miles
- engine no acceleration in the 2013 Sonata at 39666 miles
- steering clicking noise when turning in the 2011 Sonata at 71711 miles