About Hyundai Elantra
The Hyundai Elantra is a compact car that was first introduced in 1990. Read more Hyundai reviews to learn about other models.
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This car is extremely poorly made. The driver handle broke and they refuse to replace it without paying even though there is a recall. Part of the undercarriage had to be replaced. The dealer sold me an extended warranty by saying if I bought the car out of the lease I was losing the warranty. I got my money back when I threatened to sue. An inferior product sold by inferior dealerships. I just purchased a new car much better experience from the dealer and just by driving it I can tell it’s a far superior product. Far better off spending more money upfront on a quality product because you will land up spending more on this garbage in the end.
My 2018 Elantra was been in the Future Hyundai of Concord since September 26, 2022 due to burglary. There is no ETA of the part needed. There are no available loaner cars which has caused me to rent vehicles and deplete my savings. In addition, the customer service is horrible. Hyundai will send you in circles leaving unanswered emails and voicemail messages. Sometimes, I will get an answer but it's broken promises such as being promised a loaner car and picking it up from Hyundai in Vallejo. I got to Vallejo and no one knows anything and of curse when we call various phone numbers such as 800-523-4030, 800-633-5151, and 833-462-8722 no one is willing to assist. It's a helpless feeling and has caused great stress.
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I bought an Elantra 2 years ago. Love the car but it had defective paint. A year ago it started peeling on the hood. I took it to the dealership and it was covered with no issues. Exactly a year later the roof started peeling. Service department at the dealership sent in the request noted it was the same defective paint issue but in a new spot. Hyundai refused to cover it even though it was the same issue and there have been several cars same year same paint that this is happening with. I have to pay out of pocket to have my car repaired. Even though I love my car I will NEVER buy from Hyundai again.
I bought a brand new 2022 Hyundai Elantra. Within weeks it was having issues for which I took it to the shop. They were unable to fix anything. The main issue being that the car would shut off shortly after starting it up. But the dealership was unable to duplicate the issue, even though it continued happening for several months. Other issues arose, such as sensors not working, locks and key fob not working, seatbelts not engaging properly (car seats would tumble across the seat going around a curve). I contacted Hyundai and told them I didn't feel safe in the car and wanted them to buy it back. This was when the car had 2,000 miles on it. They refused to do so.
A few months later, when the car had 7,000 miles on it, the car shut down in the middle of the interstate with my wife, baby, and toddler in the back seat. We could've died. We were trapped in the middle of the interstate for 2 hours before the cops showed up to get us to safety and have the car towed. Hyundai has blown me off for over a month. They have not so much as offered to pay the tow bill. The car was in the shop for nearly a month. I will absolutely never do business with this company again. What kind of company, upon hearing that they sold their customer a product that could've resulted in the death of their children, says, "Well, it will take us over a month to decide if we are legally responsible for the damaged product we sold you, and we don't care if your family is safe or not."
Basically, the only way this company will take any responsibility or show any concern or remorse for their poor products is if the law requires them to. They are absolutely shameless, unprofessional, and irresponsible. I have been waiting 8 days since I last heard from a case manager and still not been contacted by anyone or been offered any form of amelioration whatsoever. Hyundai is less dependable than your neighborhood drug dealer. They should be criminally investigated. I am currently in contact with a couple different lawyers for how I can receive justice from this crooked and corrupt company. Don't do business with Hyundai.
Beware that some models of Hyundai (Elantra) are particularly very prone to engine malfunction and just engine self destruction. My 2016 Elantra's engine malfunction pushed a hole on the side of the block. Took it to the dealer, 2 weeks later they tell me corporate Hyundai declined warranty repair because of maintenance neglect. We maintained the car and did all oil changes every 3k miles. To declined based on neglect is the most unfair excuse not to get it repaired. I will not rest until Hyundai owns the problem and gets it fixed. Engine failure is a far more common issue they've had as I do my research on the internet. It seems like my issue could warrant a recall yet Hyundai chooses to decline the repair. It has 88,009 miles. I don't know what to do. This is so unfair...
The chrome paint on my 2021 Elantra is bubbling and I do have rock chips which I don't expect Hyundai to fix. That is on me but stand behind your warranty. I have only had the car for 4 months and fix the chrome paint bubbling if you want to keep customers happy and return customers. Stand behind your product.
Hyundai Elantra sel 2020 is a vehicle which consumers should never purchase. The vehicle is built with a defective engine. The 2.0 nu mpi engine will break down causing a stall or fire due to defective oil piston rings. Hyundai has been plagued by this kind of engine defect since 2011. Lawsuit were filled back then. No matter how inexpensive you get a deal on a Hyundai Elantra or other model, refuse that car dealers & walk away.
I own a 2015 Elantra 1.8L. It has 125,000kms and the oil pump quit. Apparently a VERY common problem! Of course, it's past the 100,000km warranty, so no service by Hyundai unless you pay out of pocket. Hyundai Canada will not help you either, even though they are very much aware of this VERY common problem. Do NOT purchase their vehicles if you don't want a $2,000 repair bill!
I have been a loyal Hyundai Customer since 2008. 08 Accent Hatchback, 14 Accent Sedan and now on 11/02/20 I purchased a new 20 Elantra SE from the Merced Hyundai Dealership in Merced, CA. I was driving down the highway and my undercarriage cover started to come off as though it had never been properly installed at the factory and this happened in less than 30 days from date of purchase. My car only had 576 miles on it.
I contacted Corporate Hyundai Consumer Affairs because I was unhappy with Merced Hyundai's response to my problem and they suggested I take it to another Hyundai Dealership for a second opinion so I took it to Central Valley Hyundai in Modesto, CA which I did on 12/04/20 and I received an answer from Central Valley Hyundai on 12/07/20. Claim denied by Corporate Hyundai Consumer Affairs for this reason: Under Carriage Cover isn't covered under the Hyundai Warranty Program. I'm sorry but I will never buy another hyundai vehicle as long as I live nor will I ever recommend hyundai vehicles to anyone in need of a vehicle because they won't back their products.
I bought Hyundai Elantra in 2019.. It is not still 2 years & it is second time engine light came on.. Talk to customer support who told me that consumer affairs will call you once you are done with your appointment with dealership.. They called me & saying they can’t do anything with this issue & has to deal with dealership.. Talked to me very rudely & said they don’t care about this issue.. I strongly don’t recommend Hyundai cars & buy if you have lawyers back with you.. I will definitely go with other brand of car after selling this..
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