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2016 Hyundai Tucson repairs by problem area

Engine (6%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (42%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (3%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (33%)

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

Other (0%)

Chart based on 33 repairs.
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2016 Hyundai Tucson repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (6%)

< $100 (94%)

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Chart based on 18 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

turbocharged 175hp 1.6L I4 7-speed automated manual FWD

Hyundai Tucson in Michigan, United States
Apr 2016 - Feb 2018
Aug 2016

1000 mi
Software update to correct shifting issues. Fender flare was discolored. Replaced. 
Mar 2017

8000 mi
Computer software upgrade to repair shifting problems in the transmission 
Hyundai Tucson in Illinois, United States
Jul 2015 - Jan 2017
Feb 2016

3900 mi
Program the Radio stack 
Jan 2017

3000 mi
This vehicle took so long to warm up in cold weather it was rediculous. Will not buy another one 
Hyundai Tucson in Tennessee, United States
Jun 2016 - Mar 2018
Oct 2016

2000 mi
Transmission computer updated during normal oil change. Previously the transmission was slow to respond. After update, much better. 
Sep 2017

10500 mi
The AC would “freeze up” and stop blowing cold air. You could hear the fan making lots of noise but almost no air coming from the vents. You could turn the AC off and let the fan blow on high until everything thawed out again (5 to 10 minutes) and then use AC normally... well, until it “froze up” and stopped operating properly. Did research to determine the Evaporator Coil Tempurature Sensor (thermistor) had failed. Fortunately the dealer was able to test the part to determine it was bad. (Unfortunately it took two trips to the dealer.) Dealer ordered and installed part under warranty. No charge at all. 
Hyundai Tucson in Illinois, United States
Aug 2016 - Oct 2016
Aug 2016

9000 mi
No take off from stop lights. Vibration. Clunking noises. Transmission over heating light. 
Sep 2016

11000 mi
No take off at stop light. Jerking at low speeds. Clunking sound when shifting. Vibration. 
Oct 2016

11000 mi
Transmission not engaging. No take off from stop lights. Vibration. 
Hyundai Tucson in Colorado, United States
Feb 2016 - Mar 2018
Mar 2018

38000 mi
In Eco mode high RPMs from stop. No actual work done as it us a noted performance characteristic of the Eco Sport. 
Hyundai Tucson in Florida, United States
Feb 2016 - Mar 2018
Jul 2016

3800 mi
DCT software update. 
Nov 2016

8000 mi
DCT software update (T1B) for low speed shifts 
Dec 2016

9000 mi
Headliner rattle near windshield in front of the driver. Headliner was lowered and inspected. Nothing specific was found but the rattle disappeared. 
Jul 2017

16634 mi
Replaced Evaporator Temperature Sensor, part 97143-C5000 (Thermistor Assy - AC Evap) due to inconsistent cooling of AC system. 
Nov 2017

23000 mi
Three taillight lenses replaced due to micro internal cracks. 
Mar 2018

26000 mi
Campaign 70C061R1 Evaporator Temperature Sensor Replacement and ECU Update (18-01-010) Part 97143-C5000-QQH 
Hyundai Tucson in Florida, United States
Aug 2015 - Sep 2017
Jul 2016

9500 mi
Software Update 
Hyundai Tucson in Illinois, United States
Feb 2018 - Apr 2018
Apr 2018

23000 mi

US $42
A/C airflow would become blocked after 3 hours or so on road trip. Hyundai finally listened to many owners with this issue and sent out a Technical Service Bulletin to replace the thermistor (temp sensor) on the evaporator coil inside the cabin. Haven't yet had a chance to test the "fix" on a long trip - hoping the problem is now solved... 

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2016 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

turbocharged 175hp 1.6L I4 7-speed automated manual AWD

Hyundai Tucson in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2016 - Jan 2018
Dec 2016

1860 mi
ECM/TCM software update 
Sep 2017

13640 mi
Head unit started dying intermittently. Head unit replaced once, then tested again, problem determined to be in gauge cluster, dealer said recall coming soon. Will replace gauge cluster under recall. 
Jan 2018

16120 mi

C $200
Brakes squealing, dealer serviced by deglazing cleaning lubricating and adjusting. 
Hyundai Tucson in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2015 - Mar 2018
Sep 2017

27000 mi
Thumping noise from ventilation system, suspect vaccum flap for recirculation 
Hyundai Tucson in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2016 - Mar 2017
Sep 2016

7000 mi
The car was getting stuck in first gear 
Hyundai Tucson in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2016 - Sep 2017
Nov 2016

4920 mi
fix an issue with the transmission, vehicle still doesn't move sometimes even when you floor it. biggest piece of crap I've ever driven. 
May 2017

8680 mi
door moulding fell of. 
Aug 2017

11160 mi
hesitation unresponsive and not shifting right. probably not repairable. just always in the wrong gear and very unresponsive by design. 
Hyundai Tucson in Arizona, United States
Jun 2016 - Mar 2018
Sep 2016

2000 mi
software update 
Hyundai Tucson in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2016 - Mar 2018
Dec 2016

5580 mi
recall to update transmission software re hesitation, gear selection 
Hyundai Tucson in Colorado, United States
Mar 2016 - Mar 2018
Oct 2016

11000 mi
AC stopped after hours driving in 90+ temp in Sept. AC compressors replaced. 

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2016 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

164-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Tucson in Alabama, United States
Sep 2015 - Mar 2018
Jan 2017

16000 mi
Backup camera would not send clear signal. Picture alternated rapidly with blue screen 

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2016 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

164-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Hyundai Tucson in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2015 - Mar 2018
Sep 2017

39680 mi
Replacement of steering column and tie-rod end/rack and pinion. 
Dec 2017

44020 mi
Tail light harness required replacement. 

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