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Hyundai Sonata Reliability

You won't find Hyundai Sonata reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Hyundai Sonata truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Hyundai Sonata reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Hyundai Sonata was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Hyundai Sonata has been recently.

Hyundai Sonata Reliability:
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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2013 Hyundai Sonata 59 Sonatas, 9.2 months of data per Sonata, average 14800 miles9
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Hyundai Sonata 52 Sonatas, 9.5 months of data per Sonata, average 26800 miles15
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Hyundai Sonata 109 Sonatas, 8.8 months of data per Sonata, average 41200 miles

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40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Hyundai Sonata   21 Sonatas, 8.2 months of data per Sonata, average 58400 miles

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2009 Hyundai Sonata 56 Sonatas, 10.3 months of data per Sonata, average 64200 miles42
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Hyundai Sonata 25 Sonatas, 9.3 months of data per Sonata, average 74300 miles31
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2007 Hyundai Sonata 35 Sonatas, 9.3 months of data per Sonata, average 88600 miles44
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Hyundai Sonata 50 Sonatas, 10.0 months of data per Sonata, average 99400 miles

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70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Hyundai Sonata   12 Sonatas, 8.6 months of data per Sonata, average 104700 miles

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2004 Hyundai Sonata   22 Sonatas, 8.4 months of data per Sonata, average 123700 miles

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Hyundai Sonata

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What Our Members Are Saying about Hyundai Sonata Reliability and Durability

Reliability and Durability of the Hyundai Sonata: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I have owned several new cars in my life - the 2013 Sonata is the first car with Zero issues - zip zero zilch - in the first year of ownership. It just works perfectly each and every time.
2013 4dr Sedan 198-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
So far the car has been great. I had a 2011 Sonata (which is the identical car) and put over 90,000km on it and then traded for the exact same car (a 2013) which now has 36000km. I have had no warrantee work done the either vehicle.
2012 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
This car is not as reliable as japanese counterparts. Many isues since I bought car on 2011. Mainly A/C, Panroramic roof, and suspension problems. Hyundai could also do much better into training personnel to repair cars without so many visits to dealer. Seems not enough training into is put into repairing their products. I do not recommend this car (Sonata 2.0T) to anyone, since there are many other choices with better reliability and better service. I have owned: Lexus (best), Honda, Toyota. All these cars where much better in terms of reliability.
2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
"It Has The Best Warranty In The Business."
2011 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
5/60,000 bumper to bumper warrantee 10/100,000 - (for me, I got LIFETIME!!) drive train warranty
2009 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Reputation for reliability and quality.
2009 4dr Sedan 249-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Long track record of major component reliability. The car will last without major issues for 5 years -statistically.
2009 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Warranty: bumper to bumper for 5 years/60,000 miles.
2009 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
So Far so good with 13,000 miles. Knock on wood.
2008 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Long warranty and above average reliability according to many sources.
Reliability and Durability of the Hyundai Sonata: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 249-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Suspension noises, Burning Rubber smell thrtough air vents, Faulty Electronics. So far; I am not please with the R & D of the car as I have spent over 23 Hours in the service waiting area in 6 Motnhs.
2006 4dr Sedan 235-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
if you are not the original owner i would sell before 90k miles
2004 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
average at best. i never had as many repairs that were not simple wear-and-tear than on this vehicle.

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