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2006 Hyundai Tucson Problems and Repair Histories

75 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Hyundai Tucson. 23 of these members (30.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 62 repairs to 2006 Hyundai Tucsons--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Hyundai Tucson problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Hyundai Tucson problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 Hyundai Tucson problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2006 Hyundai Tucson repairs by problem area

18% of the 2006 Hyundai Tucson repairs were to the engine, 3% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 23% to the suspension, 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 62 repairs.

2006 Hyundai Tucson repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Hyundai Tucson repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 6% cost less than $100, 71% between $100 and $499, 18% between $500 and $999, and 6% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 17 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Tucson in New Brunswick, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2006 3720    
14880 0 Cup holder broke 
42160 800 Replaced brake pads & rotors 
 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Hyundai Tucson in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2006 9920    
53940 140 Replaced rear brakes and drums. 
 
Hyundai Tucson in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2006 0    
20000 0 Automatic climate control display changed from Fahrenheit to Celsius and remained this way until dealer changed setting back to Fahrenheit. Only lead technician knew how change this setting, so had to return to dealer a later time.  
 
Hyundai Tucson in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2007 3000    
5000 0 Rear seatbelt replaced. 
 
Hyundai Tucson in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 0    
15000 0 Cassette Player completely broken. Replaced headunit. 
15500 0 Radio screen was broken/flickering. 
26000 0 Traction control warning was illuminated, resolution was to replace the brake switch which was/is soon to be a recall (but had not been mailed out yet). 
 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Tucson in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 10000    
18000 0 The arm rest assembly had to be ordered for replacement because it cracked and broke. 
28000 0 The front bumper air bag sensor had become corroded and needed to be cleaned and lubricated. 
41000 125 Drivers side control arm for anti-sway bar was bad. Replaced control arm and anti-sway bar. Thankfully the mechanic noticed it. Poor design by Hyundai. 
42000 25 A faulty oxygen sensor was causing the engine to die. 
46000 460 All four disc brakes had to be replaced and rotors turned. First time this had to be done since purchasing the vehicle new. 
54000 0 The passenger side front lower control arm needs to be replaced due to a rubber bushing failure. The part had to be ordered and I will have to return the car for installation once the part comes in. The passenger side front lower control arm had to be replaced due to a rubber bushing failure. The repair was done successfully on the second trip. 
56000 0 The power steering rack is leaking. They ordered a new one which should arrive within a week. Car will return for installation. I had to call-after two weeks of waiting-to see if part was in, it was. I left the car for the day, went to pick it up and the lower front fascia had not been replaced. That done, I left. The repair was needed...the car steers better now. 
 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Hyundai Tucson in Trinidad and Tobago
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2006 4960    
19840 0 Air bag light kept coming on. 
21700 35 No brake lights. Defective switch. No air blowing from air conditioner. Defective blower, part not available at dealer. 
35340 500 Replaced tie rod ends 
36580 1000 Replace stabilizer links, front shocks, Align. 
39680 100 No brake lights. Replaced defective brake switch. 
48980 1480 Change right cradle arm. Right & left CV joints. 
75640  

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Hyundai Tucson in United Arab Emirates
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2006 6200    
15500 0 Front disc re-skimmed @ 25,000 service (vibration under braking). Problem cured. (email 092107) 
 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Hyundai Tucson in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 4340    
21080 0 IS an engine noise when is cold. Several visits to the dealership but no luck to find the source of the problem. 
 
Hyundai Tucson in Swaziland
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 6200    
11160 0 Radio system malfunctioned 
32860 0 Aircon pump faulty. 
34100 0 Air conditioning pump replaced. Bearings seized. 
 

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