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2016 Hyundai Genesis repairs by problem area

Engine (4%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (41%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (26%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 27 repairs.
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2016 Hyundai Genesis repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (6%)

< $100 (94%)

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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.

2016 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

311-horsepower 3.8L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Aug 2017 - Dec 2017
Sep 2017

40400 mi
Car missing SD card for navigation maps. Salesman tried card that was supposedly VIN specific and 2-3 different ones. None worked. Ordered new card. Repair scheduled a week later. Installed SD card for navigational maps rear view mirror loose right side blind spot detection light comes on even when there is no car there 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Apr 2016 - Mar 2018
Apr 2017

4000 mi
Drivers seat Wobbled. It needed to have seat removed and a new seat rack installed. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
May 2016 - Mar 2018
Jul 2017

10000 mi
Passenger seat moved sideways on turns. They ordered new rails and installed. Back second time for parts 
Jan 2018

16000 mi
Replace electronics for passenger seat, no heat or cool for bottom of seat after new track was replaced last year. track had a bad part for heat and cool of seat bottom when put in last year 

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2016 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

311-horsepower 3.8L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Apr 2016 - Mar 2018
Nov 2017

10900 mi
replace driver side weatherstrip molding that had worn in 2 spots 
Hyundai Genesis in Colorado, United States
Mar 2017 - Mar 2018
Jan 2018

37000 mi
rear seat area, creaking when going over uneven surface, such as backing out of driveway onto street cabin vibration problem but only in speed range of 25-32 mph, either accelerating or decelerating through that speed range. proximity sensors front and rear reporting spurious errors, intermittent and unconsistent 
Hyundai Genesis in Illinois, United States
Mar 2017 - Mar 2018
Mar 2018

18000 mi
noise and vibration [driveline] flutter noise and vibration from driveshaft, front and rear drive shaft replaced. sunroof noise. constant creaking and cracking noise. drivers seat moves when turning or bumps rough idle vibration at times 
Hyundai Genesis in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2017 - May 2018
May 2017

15000 mi

US $160
Tires were wearing on edges (cupping) causing a somewhat rumbling sound. Did alignment. 
Hyundai Genesis in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2016 - Mar 2018
Jan 2017 Haptic steering sytem failure (lane departure control) 
Nov 2017

21000 mi
Driver's air bag fault light on. Took three trips to diagnose and fix. 
Hyundai Genesis in Oregon, United States
Jun 2016 - Mar 2018
Dec 2016

2000 mi
Replace rt rear window trim. Factory blemished piece was removed and replaced under warranty. No further work done. 
Jul 2017

3750 mi
Driver seat feels like something has come loose holding seat in place. Dealer claims issue was fixed but symptoms are still there. I will have to take my Genesis back to the dealer again and ask them to road test the car after they complete any further repairs. 
Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Feb 2016 - Mar 2018
Mar 2016

1000 mi
SRS Airbag indicator stayed lit from day 1 of ownership. Dealer had to: diagnose (took a week) and then replace the cars electrical wiring harness. 
Hyundai Genesis in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2017 - Apr 2018
Jul 2017

11000 mi
Rotors had to be resurfaced 3 times to get rid of pulsating feeling after warmed up. 
Aug 2017

13000 mi
USB port intermittent failure. Android Auto randomly stops working. USB thumb drive plays music when it wants to. Dealer replaced USB module. Failed again within 1 month. 
Sep 2017

15000 mi
USB port failed again. Same intermittent problem as before. Android Auto randomly stops working. USB thumb drive starts and stops playing music when it wants to. Dealer couldn't find problem because it was working on day of drop off but 1 mile after picking it up it started failing again. Dealer ordered part again. 
Dec 2017

20000 mi
Driver seat heater not working. Lights on switch blinking indicating fault. USB port random disconnects. Dealership didn't have parts to fix either problem. 
Hyundai Genesis in Oregon, United States
Jul 2016 - Jan 2018
Oct 2016

3300 mi
Shimmy at 25 mph and strange smell from HVAC system. Neither could be diagnosed. Shimmy went away on its own after a week or two, comes back intermittently. Same with the smell, which is not bad. 

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