3rd Gen (2016 – 2018) Hyundai Tucson Problems

The 3rd generation of the Tucson has a cumulative PainRank™ of 14.49. That can be compared against other Hyundai generations. Shopping for a Hyundai? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2016–2018 Tucson model years have sent in 243 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (63%) followed by the hvac (16%) and the engine (5%).

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 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2018 1
1.06
2017 52
13.9
2016 190
28.51

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