Hyundai Motor America is recalling 348,158 model year 2017-2018 Sonatas, model year 2016-2018 Sonata Hybrids, model year 2018-2020 Accents and model year 2016-2017 Azeras.
The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside.
A person inside the trunk compartment may become trapped, increasing the risk of injury.
What to do
Dealers will replace the trunk latch assembly free of charge.
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021.
Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at (855) 371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 208.