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Hyundai Santa Fe Problems and Repair Histories

957 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Hyundai Santa Fe. 364 of these members (38%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 887 repairs to Hyundai Santa Fes--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Hyundai Santa Fe problem descriptions below.

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

Percentage of Hyundai Santa Fe repairs by problem area

28% of the Hyundai Santa Fe repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 16% to the suspension, 25% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 9% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 887 repairs.

Hyundai Santa Fe repair cost distribution

Of the Hyundai Santa Fe repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 10% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, 29% between $500 and $999, 9% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 205 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Hyundai Santa Fe problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

242-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Santa Fe in Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 4340    
6820 0 Car wouldn't start. BCM had to be changed 
 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2007 0    
1000 0 Loose bolt on strut tower. Made a light squeaking noise. Problem diagnosed and fixed ASAP without an appointment in less than one hour. 
9000 0 Oxygen sensor faulty. Caused the car to run a little rough at times and sometimes "jerky". Installed new oxygen sensor. 
40000 0 Blower for a/c and heater quit working. Replaced transistor. Repair successful. Part ordered during first trip, arrived quickly and installed quickly. Excellent service and turn-around. 
 

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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

185-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Santa Fe in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 0    
1000 0 Leaking windshield washer hose 
 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 2000    
3000 0 Oil change, activate automatic door locks to lock at 12 mph, repair inop temp indicator on trip computer, rebalance tires. 
4000 0 The airbag light came on again and wouldn't go out. The dealer ended changing out another airbag sensor somewhere on the fender to fix it. Successful repair.  
8000 0 The airbag light came on again and wouldn't go out. The dealer checked the pins at the junction box and tightened the connection (there is a TSB out on this particular issue). Successful repair.  
8000 0 The airbag light came on again (4th time) and wouldn't go out. This time the dealer replaced the junction box and checked the pins in the connector for serviceability (there is a TSB out on this particular issue). Successful repair.  
 

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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Hyundai Santa Fe in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 1000    
3000 0 rear 115V power outlet. the power inverter was no good rear 115V power outlet. the power inverter was no good 
 

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