2013 HYUNDAI SONATA VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH641649

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Run & Drive
Damage
Collision
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Make

HYUNDAI

Manufacturer Name

HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)

Model

Sonata

Model Year

2013

Series

SE / SE NAVI / Limited / Limited NAVI

Vehicle Type

PASSENGER CAR

Plant Country

UNITED STATES (USA)

Plant Company Name

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama

Plant State

ALABAMA

Series2

YFA

Body Class

Sedan/Saloon

Doors

4

Bed Type

Not Applicable

Cab Type

Not Applicable

Trailer Type Connection

Not Applicable

Trailer Body Type

Not Applicable

Engine Number of Cylinders

4

Displacement (CC)

2400.0

Displacement (CI)

146.45698582735

Displacement (L)

2.4

Engine Model

DOHC GDI

Fuel Type - Primary

Gasoline

Valve Train Design

Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)

Fuel Delivery / Fuel Injection Type

Stoichiometric Gasoline Direct Injection (SGDI)

Seat Belt Type

Manual

Curtain Air Bag Locations

1st and 2nd Rows

Front Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Side Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Type

Direct

Bus Floor Configuration Type

Not Applicable

Bus Type

Not Applicable

Custom Motorcycle Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Suspension Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Chassis Type

Not Applicable

2013 HYUNDAI SONATA Crash Test Score

5

Overall Rating

Overall Front Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side

Overall Side Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Combined Side Barrier and Pole Ratings

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Seat
Rear Seat

Side Barrier

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Driver
Rear Passenger

Overall Side Pole Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Risk:
9.7%

2013 HYUNDAI SONATA Safety Features

Seat Belts and Head Restraints

Dynamic Head Restraints Driver, Front Passenger
Head Restraint Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Advanced Belt Feature Standard
Adjustable Upper Belt Anchorage Driver, Front Passenger
Seat Belt Reminder System Driver, Front Passenger

Air Bags

Frontal Air Bag Driver, Front Passenger
Curtain Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Pelvis/Torso Driver, Front Passenger
Knee Not Available
Additional Air Bags Not Available
Meets Side Air Bag Out-of-Position Requirements Yes

Child Passenger Features

LATCH Locations Rear Seat
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) Standard
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) locations Driver

Complaints Assosiated with VIN 5NPEC4AC5DH641649

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

January 15, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11417700
Consumer Location: LA QUINTA, CA
VIN: 5npec4ac5dh****

Summary of Complaint

Unable to unlock and open front and rear passenger doors.

Components: FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

April 01, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11338616
Consumer Location: OAKLAND, CA
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2013 HYUNDAI SONATA. THE CONTACT RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V121000 (FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE) HOWEVER, THE RECALL WAS NOT ABLE TO BE COMPLETED DUE PART TO THE REPAIR BEING UNAVAILABLE. THE CONTACT HAD NOT CONTACTED THE DEALER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE MANUFACTURER EXCEEDED A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME FOR THE RECALL REPAIR. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE ISSUE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHEN DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS THEY WOULD SMELL A BURNING ORDER COMING FROM THE VENTS OF THE VEHICLE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 6,000. VIN TOOL CONFIRMS PARTS NOT AVAILABLE.

Components: POWER TRAIN VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

July 04, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11337590
Consumer Location: HUTTO, TX
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

OUT OF NO WHERE THE TRANSMISSION STARTED TO GIVE ME ISSUES. IT NOW TAKES LONGER FOR THE GEAR TO CHANGE FROM A STOP, REVING MY CAR PAST 4,000 RPM'S TO 5,000RPM'S. WHEN BREAKING THE GEARS JERK WHEN LOWERING, AND WHEN DRIVING WITH CRUISE CONTROL, MY CAR WILL NOT STAY THE SAME PACE. IT WIL LAG OR IT WILL KICK HIGHER, EITHER WAY MAKING MY CAR JERK.

Components: ENGINE FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

May 18, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11337675
Consumer Location: BALTIMORE, MD
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNED A 2013 HYUNDAI SONATA. THE CONTACT INITIALLY DISCOVERED A RECALL FOR NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER :20V121000(FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE). JONES BEL AIR HYUNDAI (1504 BELAIR RD, BEL AIR, MD 21014) WAS CONTACTED AND CONFIRMED THAT HIS VEHICLE WAS INCLUDED IN THE RECALL. AN APPOINTMENT WAS MADE AND A NEW MOTOR AND FUEL LINE WAS PLACED INTO THE VEHICLE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE AFTER THE REPAIR, THE VEHICLE WOULD HESITATE TO START AS AN UNKNOWN WARNING LIGHT WOULD ILLUMINATE ON THE DASHBOARD. ON MAY 18, 2020, UPON ATTEMPTING TO START THE VEHICLE, WHITE SMOKE BEGAN TO EMIT FROM THE HOOD. THE CONTACT THEN EXITED THE VEHICLE AND CHECKED UNDER THE HOOD AS FLAMES BEGAN TO EMIT FROM THE VEHICLE. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS CALLED AND THE FIRE WAS EXTINGUISHED, THE VEHICLE WAS DESTROYED AS A RESULT OF THE FIRE. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED AND A FIRE REPORT WAS TAKEN. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO JONES BEL AIR HYUNDAI AND AN INSURANCE INVESTIGATION WAS CONDUCTED. THE MANUFACTURER HAD YET TO BE NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 111,800.

Components: ENGINE

June 04, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11328287
Consumer Location: MABLETON, GA
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2013 HYUNDAI SONATA. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE STOPPED AT A TRAFFIC LIGHT, THE VEHICLE STALLED WITHOUT WARNING. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC TO BE DIAGNOSED. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE ENGINE SEIZED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE VIN WAS INCLUDED IN NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V121000 (FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE). THE CONTACT INFORMED THORNTON ROAD HYUNDAI (669 THORNTON RD, LITHIA SPRINGS, GA 3012), OF THE FAILURE AND THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TO HAVE THE VEHICLE DIAGNOSED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER BUT WAS NOT REPAIRED DUE TO PARTS NOT BEING AVAILABLE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 108,000. PARTS DISTRIBUTION DISCONNECT.

Components: ENGINE

November 21, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11299969
Consumer Location: PLANT CITY, FL
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

VEHICLE WAS DRIVING PERFECTLY FINE, NO NOISES, DRIVING DOWN THE INTERSTATE WITH MY DAUGHTER IN THE CAR, THE MOTOR LOCKED UP AND CAUGHT ON FIRE. THE CAR TURNED OFF ON ITS OWN AND I WAS ABLE TO COAST TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AND PUT OUT THE FIRE. I CONTACTED NUMEROUS DEALERSHIPS, HYUNDAI AND TRIED TO HAVE THE MOTOR REPLACED DUE TO SEEING THIS RECALL AND WAS DENIED SAYING MY VIN DID NOT FALL UNDER THAT RECALL. SO I HAD TO PURCHASE A NEW MOTOR AND PAY FOR INSTALLATION ON MY OWN.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

December 18, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11290315
Consumer Location: BRUNDIDGE, AL
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

MY VEHICLE HAS JUST GOTTEN TO THE POINT WHERE SOME DAYS IT'LL START RIGHT UP AND THEN THE NEXT DAY IT WON'T DO ANYTHING UPON HITTING THE THE PUSH TO START, OTHER THAN GIVING OFF A CLICK FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT, BUT I WAS TOLD IT COULD BE A WIRING PROBLEM BECAUSE MY FIRST GUESS WAS THE PROBLEM BUT I HAD ALL THAT TESTED AND IT WASN'T THE BATTERY. I CAN DRIVE IT TO WORK THAT MORNING BUT ONCE I GET READY TO CLOCK OUT THE EVENING IT WON'T START.

Components: SERVICE BRAKES

September 27, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11258494
Consumer Location: LARGO, FL
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

BRAKE FLUID IS LOW, RESERVE TANK IS EMPTY, BUT THERE IS NO WARNING LIGHT. STARTED DRIVING OFF DRIVE WAY, DISCOVERED THAT BRAKE SYSTEM STOPPED WORKING. THIS MAY CAUSE SOME SAFETY ISSUES.

Components: STRUCTURE

July 27, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11240182
Consumer Location: MIAMI, FL
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

THE PAINT IS CHIPPING ACROSS THE WHOLE VEHICLE. SOME AREAS ARE JUST LITTLE SPOTS BUT OTHERS ARE LARGE CHUNKS. THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN PROPERLY MAINTAINED YET THE PAINT IS CHIPPING.

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

November 01, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11218537
Consumer Location: MILLERSVILLE, MD
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

I HAVE A HYUNDAI SONATA 2013, WHEN I GO TO START MY CAR MY KEY IS NOT BEING DETECTED. I HAVE A PUSH TO START KEYLESS ENTRY CAR. I HAVE HAD THE BATTERY REPLACED, CHANGED THE BATTERY IN THE KEY PAD THINKING THAT WOULD SOLVE THE PROBLEM BUT APPARENTLY IT DID NOT. THIS IS RIDICULOUS, I HAVE TO WAIT 30 MINS BEFORE MY CAR WILL START.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM EXTERIOR LIGHTING

November 10, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11157269
Consumer Location: MIAMI, FL
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

BRAKE LIGHTS KEEP BURNING OUT,HAVE TO REPLACE BULBS EVERY FEW WEEKS, IT HAS BURNED/MELTED THE HOUSING TO THE POINT THAT BULB CAN NO LONGER BE LOCKED IN PLACE IN THE HOUSING, INTERIOR LIGHTS START TURNING ON AND OFF ON THEIR OWN, STEERING WHEEL BUTTONS WILL PERFORM ANOTHER FUNCTION THAN WHAT THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO DO. THESE PROBLEMS HAPPEN WHILE DRIVING AND USUALLY ONLY WHILE CAR HAS BEEN DRIVING FOR LONGER PERIODS OF TIME BUT CAN BE ON CITY STREET OR HIGHWAY.

Components: STEERING

November 28, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11156551
Consumer Location: SUGAR HILL, GA
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

MY STEERING WHEEL STARTED TO FEEL A LITTLE LOOSE AND STARTED MAKING A THUMPING NOISE WHEN STEERING LEFT OR RIGHT. IT DOES THIS ONLY WHEN THE CAR IS IN IDLE OR WHILE BEEN DRIVEN, DOES NOT DO THIS WHEN TURNED OFF. I WAS JUST TOLD BY A LOCAL MECHANIC THE ENTIRE STEERING COLUMN WILL NEED TO BE REPLACED.

Components: ENGINE

October 12, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11140546
Consumer Location: GREENVILLE, NC
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2013 HYUNDAI SONATA. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 45 MPH, THE VEHICLE SUDDENLY STALLED AND SMOKE WAS PRESENT UNDER THE HOOD. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE ENGINE WAS FAULTY AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE LOCAL DEALER (JOE PECHELES HYUNDAI, 203 S.E. GREENVILLE BLVD, GREENVILLE, NC) AND THE MANUFACTURER WERE NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 179,000.

Components: SERVICE BRAKES

October 09, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11140350
Consumer Location: TUCKER, GA
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

VEHICLE STALLED ON THE HIGHWAY WHILE IN FULL SPEED 70MPH, AFTER IT STARTED BACK WOULD SLOW DOWN TO LOWER SPEEDS WHILE DRIVING, THEN IT STOPPED RESPONDING TO THE KEY FAB, AND WOULD NOT START AT ALL.

Components: STEERING

August 01, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11129240
Consumer Location: DAPHNE, AL
VIN: 5NPEC4AC5DH****

Summary of Complaint

"CLICKING" OR "POPPING" NOISE IN STEERING COLUMN THAT CAN BE FELT WHEN STEERING. STEERING WHEEL LOOSE AND HAS "SLACK" WHEN STEERING THE VEHICLE WHILE IN MOTION.

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