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Hyundai Sonata repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (7%)

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Hyundai Sonata body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (41%)

< $100 (38%)

Chart based on 69 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Hyundai Sonata

Engine not specified

20000 mi Many rattles and squeaks, door seals leak. 

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2007 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

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

14000 mi overhead console rattle. Warranty replaced but rattle still there. Only way to stop is to not have sunglasses in there. 
34000 mi Drivers side sunshade was broken. Dealer replaced both sunshades as they had a recall for the both of them.  
34720 mi Vibration felt in cabin when A/C compressor engaged. 
26000 mi

US $52
Frayed front door weatherstripping. 
36000 mi Replaced spoiler, cleaned rust and mold out of spare compartment. 
54000 mi Passenger side sun-visor replaced. 
65000 mi Black tape peeling around windows. Part installed in a sloppy manner; had to to be re-done. Tape replaced properly this time. 
70000 mi

US $50
The flap that holds larger cups in place broke. Recommended replacing cup holder. Dealer quoted $60. I ordered part and installed it ($50). 
73000 mi

US $82
Drooping driver side sun visor. Replaced sun visor. 

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2007 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

162-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

49100 mi Replace headrest (rattled), under warranty, no charge. 

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2006 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

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

35000 mi Very small paint chips on hood, fender numerous scratches under drivers door handle. Reported because paint warranty was about to expire. Dealer denied warranty coverage, claiming road hazards (rocks from road, gravel trucks etc) hot covered. Showed ho 
39000 mi The dashboard cracked in two places along the outline of the passenger airbag. This appeared to happen spontaneously; I had never placed anything on it nor applied heavy pressure when cleaning the dashboard. 
10000 mi The rear bumper is being damaged by normal use of the trunk. Bumper replacement. 
17000 mi Driver's sun visor no longer snapped back into up position. New visor was installed. 
25000 mi Driver side sun visor loose. Would not stay in up position. Entire unit replaced. 
24000 mi Extended headrest rattles when going over bumps 
76000 mi Replaced right sun visor. The plastic at the right edge broke, causing the visor to flop down (would not stay up). Simple repair, less than a hour, and a cheap part on ebay. 
94300 mi

US $50
Passenger sun visor will not stay up. 

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Hyundai Sonata Body Problems

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