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2012 Hyundai Genesis Problems and Repair Histories

89 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Hyundai Genesis. 33 of these members (37.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 75 repairs to 2012 Hyundai Genesiss--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Hyundai Genesis problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer 2012 Hyundai Genesis problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2012 Hyundai Genesis repairs by problem area

16% of the 2012 Hyundai Genesis repairs were to the engine, 5% to the transmission, 1% to the brakes, 1% to the suspension, 52% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 16% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 75 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

429-horsepower 5.0L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Hyundai Genesis in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 2000    
13300 0 Rear center seat belt receptacle reversed with passenger belt receptacle. 
23000  
Hyundai Genesis in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 9000    
10500 0 Transmission was erroneously sending a clamping message to brakes at stop. Transmission was replaced. 
40000 0 Abrupt 2-3-4 shifts. Tried to fix with new pressure sensor as per TSB. Then tried a remanufactured transmission, which failed on install. Finally, a new transmission was installed. 

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2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

385-horsepower 4.6L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
8000 0 Rattling noise developed around 5k miles. Turns out to be something loose in headliner; presumes to be a mounting bracket for sunroof. Need to take car in to get resolved, did not have time to stay at dealer when I first reported it. 
17000 0 Rattling noise in headliner around the passenger sun visor area and around the passenger door 
36000  
Hyundai Genesis in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 0    
3000 0 Defective o ring in power steering pump which made steering the vehicle very difficult. 
 
Hyundai Genesis in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 5000    
6000 0 my 2012 genesis had a loose leather cover and not enough support when you sit in the drivers seat they finally decided to take apart and add more insulation,it seems better but not as smooth as passenger side i might take it back to the shop 
10000  

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2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

333-horsepower 3.8L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Hyundai Genesis in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012 3000    
4000 0 Excessive noise from right front in city driving. Dealer states tire noise only 
18000  
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 0    
6240 0 Faulty Centre Console Lid - Replacement ordered. Active (swivelling) Front Headlights not working - Still under investigation. Also: Steering Wheel position sometimes loses its memory and audio system switches itself on sometimes when you start the car. 
9300 0 Front parking sensor requires replacement - parts ordered. System 'beeps' every time car comes to a stop.  Rear view Camera out of alignment. Now fixed. Problem with swiveling headlights remains. Was reported as fixed, but no. Front Parking Sensor system malfunctioned causing system to beep repeatedly every time vehicle came to a full stop. New sensor ordered and fitted to fix problem. 
32860 0 Transmission was not as smooth as when new & appeared to be getting worse. Transmission also slow to change down when accelerating. Dealer tried re-flash of transmission computer but did not improve condition. Hyundai authorised replacement. Steering Wheel Position memory malfunctioned intermittantly. Memory module replaced. Problem now worse than before - no longer intermittant as it ghanges position every time now!! Drivers Sunvisor mirror cover was stuck closed. Sunvisor was replaced. Now OK. Drivers Seat Cushion centre panel was badly wrinkled. Dealer ordered a new centre panel for seat and replaced it. Repaired seat cushion is as bad or worse than the original. Dealer is ordering new complete seat cushion. 
39060 0 Drivers Seat Cushion foam and cover replaced. some seat trim was broken during re-installation. parts were ordered and fixed within three days. Fuel Tank not venting properly during fill-ups causing constant stops of gas pump. 
50840  
Hyundai Genesis in Korea, South
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 0    
5760 0 Engine check light stayed on. Dealer claimed there was a TSB (software upgrade) and that should probably resolve the issue. 
9920 0 The front grill had begun to peel so that the chrome was spotty. 
16700 0 My Smart Cruise Control System was displaying a warning. The dealer diagnosed and had to replace the Module Assembly for the Auto Cruise System. 
18600  
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 2000    
5000 0 Audio sound doesn't work occasionally. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 0    
15000 0 The perimeter sensor stopped working.  Also the TPMS light sometimes comes on. Might be Texas temps. The check engine light flashed intermittently. Dealer says problem was caused by use of a automobile radar detector. Dealer disconnected battery and reset auto. 
15500 0 Perimeter parking system does not work. The dealer discovered that the perimeter sensor module had never been installed, ordered one from Hyundai and installed it. 
28000  

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