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Hyundai Santa Fe vs. GMC Acadia Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2016 GMC Acadia 20
30.5194805195% 30.5194805195% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 Acadias, 4.7 months of data per Acadia, average 4700 miles

The 2015 and 2016 have been reliable so far. But earlier model years were reliable when young, then worsened.
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Santa Fes, 6.6 months of data per Santa Fe, average 5600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2015 GMC Acadia 18
21.4285714286% 21.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  45 Acadias, 10.2 months of data per Acadia, average 12200 miles
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe 4
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  32 Santa Fes, 9.9 months of data per Santa Fe, average 10300 miles

 

2014 GMC Acadia 41
72.2857142857% 72.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  48 Acadias, 9.8 months of data per Acadia, average 27300 miles
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe 26
38% 38% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  38 Santa Fes, 9.8 months of data per Santa Fe, average 21100 miles

 

2013 GMC Acadia 57
90.8866995074% 90.8866995074% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  36 Acadias, 10.0 months of data per Acadia, average 41800 miles

Refreshed for 2013.
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 30
37.684729064% 37.684729064% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  41 Santa Fes, 8.9 months of data per Santa Fe, average 34400 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Most of the sample is Santa Fe Sports.

 

2012 GMC Acadia 45
61.5207373272% 61.5207373272% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  51 Acadias, 9.8 months of data per Acadia, average 58200 miles
2012 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Santa Fes, 8.3 months of data per Santa Fe, average 48000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2011 GMC Acadia 75
97.619047619% 97.619047619% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  65 Acadias, 9.6 months of data per Acadia, average 66000 miles
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe 80
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Santa Fes, 9.6 months of data per Santa Fe, average 57900 miles

The reported repair frequency for the 2011 has been much higher than that for adjacent model years for over a year. One possible explanation: this was the first model year assembled at Kia's plant in Georgia.

 

2010 GMC Acadia 75
88.4615384615% 88.4615384615% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  44 Acadias, 8.8 months of data per Acadia, average 76400 miles
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 Santa Fes, 8.7 months of data per Santa Fe, average 59800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2009 GMC Acadia 87
76.0504201681% 76.0504201681% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  61 Acadias, 9.5 months of data per Acadia, average 80900 miles
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 54
39.0756302521% 39.0756302521% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  41 Santa Fes, 10.4 months of data per Santa Fe, average 72800 miles

 

2008 GMC Acadia 82
68.6813186813% 68.6813186813% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  86 Acadias, 9.4 months of data per Acadia, average 98300 miles
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe 62
46.7032967033% 46.7032967033% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 Santa Fes, 10.1 months of data per Santa Fe, average 77000 miles

 

2007 GMC Acadia 61
37.6513317191% 37.6513317191% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  32 Acadias, 9.2 months of data per Acadia, average 121900 miles

First model year.
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 76
52.1791767554% 52.1791767554% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 Santa Fes, 9.4 months of data per Santa Fe, average 103600 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Santa Fes, 10.7 months of data per Santa Fe, average 99700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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