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Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Mitsubishi Lancer 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    
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.

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Mitsubishi Lancer Reliability Results

An asterisk (*) marks results based on small sample sizes.

Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Lancers, 11.3 months of data per Lancer, average 78100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Lancers, 10.1 months of data per Lancer, average 82200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Lancers, 9.8 months of data per Lancer, average 71400 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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