A credible luxury car, the Genesis has much to offer. It's quiet, roomy and well-equipped. Further, the Hyundai's nicely finished cabin has unusually accommodating rear seats. The powertrain delivers plenty of punch, with either the V6 tested here, or the V8 we tested previously. A 2012 update boosted the V6's horsepower and added an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for over 300,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2021 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2013 Hyundai Genesis owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Backup or other camera/sensors

"the back up camera comes up in reverse but without guidelines then a few seconds later it blacks out for a second that comes back with guidelines showing. Dangerous situation"

Thomas B., LA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Camera fails intermittently, particularly in hot weather. Have not been able to duplicate problem at dealership service"

William P., AZ (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"needed new camera"

Anonymous, ON (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"intermittent no picture when in reverse"

Anonymous, (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Screen flickers, becomes staticky, or blue screens"

C M., MO (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)
CD player

"terrible sound quality. 2007 azera was great. genesis very poor....reminds me of AM radio's of the 50's"

Donald S., FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Beginning sounds of words are missing. I hear e and don't know if it was HE or SHE for example. They replaced the unit and it still is not corrected. Very difficult to listen to recorded books"

M D., VA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None)

"It did not play the CD"

Anonymous, AL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The CD player quit working"

Anonymous, AL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"cd/dvd wouldnt eject. Dealer replace stereo/cd/dvd/nav combo unit with new/refurb and then the cd/dvd worked fine."

Anonymous, (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Display screen difficult to see

"Sun lite problem"

Donald J., GA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The display sits too far out and is constantly washed out by bright daylight or sun. It should be recessed further into the dash. The 'agree' button is too difficult to touch readily and also it would seem unnecessary to constantly accept the fact th"

Anonymous, ON (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Display screen freezes up

"when I start the car, sometimes the display does not fully initialize - it stays frozen on the splash screen. As such the backup camera does not display, and I cannot see my radio settings or navigation system. Sometimes it freezes for just a few seconds, sometimes several minutes. On occasion, it will stay frozen until I can stop and restart the car to get it to reboot."

Duane H., KY (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"bluetooth would squalk loudly over the speakers. satellite radio would intermittently stop working. display screen would freeze"

Andrew S., IL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)

"The radio would be playing and the ability to change the station operational. The screen would start blanking; then, the screen would go black"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Display screen goes blank

"entertainment screen would freeze"

Andrew S., IL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)

"The display screen froze up/went blank numerous times. Dealer replaced the item and it works well now"

Troy P., FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"No display for nav, audio, heating/ac, back up camera"

Anonymous, CA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The radio would play. At least once or twice a week, the screen wood go black or blink black out and come back on"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Head unit was reset by disconnecting the battery. If head unit had to be replaced it would cost $9500."

Craig R., FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
External music device interface (e.g., smart phone, MP3 player)

"Blue-Tooth connected phone cuts off whenever it receives a call. It rings once or twice, then disconnects the call"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)
In-dash navigation system (GPS)

"The system would drop the call at times and freeze at other times"

Anonymous, VA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"SPORATIC SLOW STARTUP OF GPS PREVENTING USE OF GPS, BACKUP CAMERA, AND RADIO"

Frederick L., TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Only used it three times. Didn't get me anywhere near where I was going"

M D., VA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None)

"Sometimes when the car is started the nav system shows a distance radiance of 250 miles. When I turned the car off it was showing 1/4 mile. Talked to shop and they do nothing"

P B., MS (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"needed the map updated by dealer"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The voice recognition was sub-par. They replaced the combo stereo/cd/dvd/nav unit which fixed the dvd and the new software made the nav recognition a little better, but still is lacking."

Anonymous, (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"Bluetooth loses connection and I have to manually input the phone"

George T., NY (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"If you are connected to blue tooth and listening to the radio or CD, when you get a telephone call and when you answer it, the volume on the radio and/or CD does not decrease, making it difficult to talk and even hear the phone ring"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Bluetooth works only sometimes. When on the phone on Bluetooth and you turn the car off the phone goes dead also when you exit the car the phone will go dead. The Bluetooth controls are difficult to operate"

P B., MS (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"If I'm using my phone on the bluetooth and I turn the motor off the phone goes dead. If I get out of the car while on bluetooth I lose connection. Dealer says "he cannot duplicate the problem""

P B., MS (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"When talking on the phone using Bluetooth the person on the other end of the call usually can't hear me so I have to click off Bluetooth"

Michael F., MO (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"This feature is worthless."

Anonymous, KS (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Radio

"terrible sound quality"

Donald S., FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The XM radio antennae failed and had to be replaced"

Darryl A., CA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"When I start it up sometimes I have to turn off the radio and then back on so the Sirius will play . Other times the radio plays fine as soon as the car is started"

George T., NY (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"A.M. Band has very poor reception. Lots of 'hash' and very limited range"

Anonymous, ON (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The radio simply stopped working. Only Sirius XM & Bluetooth work"

Anonymous, IL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"AM & FM do not work. SeriusXM changes stations sometimes when I turn off the motor and return to re-start the car"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)

"Finally replaced the head unit on the stereo system. The original unit never had any sound output to the amplifier for the rear speakers. Hyundai was aware of this problem and had the dealers lie about this problem to avoid replacing them"

Anonymous, CA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Entire system had to be replaced"

Anonymous, VA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"HD radio stations used to work and stopped. Satellite radio works fine. If you click on FM or AM you get no sound... until you hit seek and then it will find a station and play. Cost to fix:$8,000 The Bluetooth rarely works well enough for people you are talking to to hear you. You I click it off most of the time"

Michael F., MO (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Radio would not play. Hyundai switched out entire entertainment system with a rebuilt. So far no issues."

Anonymous, IN (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Speakers

"The radio and/or speakers are real garbage. They sound awful, and the dealer is unwilling to do anything about them"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Voice control commands

"Voice commands are not always received"

Anonymous, VA (2013 Hyundai Genesis)

"Does not understand most commands well at all"

Wayne B., BC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"It does not do a good job recognizing commands. Voice entry of address is very poor so I only use for long trips by manually entering address. Otherwise I use smartphone for navigation."

Anonymous, (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"I am unable to connect to GPS by voice command"

Anonymous, VA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"Window molding on driver side door has peeled off and won't stay on"

Scott A., IN (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)

"A piece of the exterior chrome trim was bubbled up and had to be replaced"

Peter L., TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Molding on rear bummer was wrinkled and came loose"

Anonymous, IN (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"the dash area just to the right of center, the plastic padded area has come completely loose and it looks BAD"

Phillip H., TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The adjustment knob for the seat lumbar adjustment fell off"

Peter L., TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Had to have the front and rear bumpers repainted under warranty. Rear bumper problem resurfaced. Repainted at no cost by dealers subcontractor."

Barbara P., FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"paint peeling on both bumpers"

Fred P., MA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Paint is peeling up on top of bumper at trunk. First thought it was due to scratches from loading trunk but this proved not to be the case."

Sam S., NC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Door sills lost paint due to scuffing almost immediately. Could have been poor prep and priming problem in factory. Dealer then repainted sills and applied clear protective flexible polycarbonate sheeting for additional protection"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"I have areas on the frame under the driver door and areas on the front lower bumper where paint has chipped for no apparent reasons"

Thomas B., LA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Dash has cracked. The paint on the rocker panels has pealed off."

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"paint peeling on bumpers and rocker panels had to have re painted"

Anonymous, MA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"both bumpers paint started heavy fading and did not match vehicle, dealership and hyundai would not stand behind their product not stand behind the"

Anonymous, NJ (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Cracking paint"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Front and rear bumpers had to be repainted. Rust like spots appeared on both bumpers; white car"

Barbara P., FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The clear coat is peeling off car and the dealership says that is not under warranty. I tried to call the customer support line and didn't get an answer. I don't think a car of this quality should have paint issues"

P B., MS (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"peeling paint on both front and rear bumpers"

Anonymous, MA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Both bumpers had paint defects"

Pauline R., VA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Cracking and peeling paint all over the bumper of the car"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Clear coat on front and back bumpers failed."

Sam S., NC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The Paint on the plastic bumpers and rocker panels pealed due to incorrect primer from the factory"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"peeling only on plastic surfaces ex;, bumpers both front and rear plus both rocker panels"

Fred P., MA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"Power was draining batterly in 12 hours due faulty electric switches."

George B., CA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Gauges

"My whole instrument panel froze and I read anything. No speed, no fuel gage, etc"

Amy M., AZ (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)

"Dashboard failure. New replacement dashboard unit shipped from Korea and mileage established by certified lab. Has worked fine since"

Anonymous, AL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)

"Entire gauge cluster package, including speedometer, tachometer, odometer, etc., failed completely. Speedometer locked up at 58MPH. Covered under warranty, but I had to wait two weeks for a replacement from Hyundai in South Korea. No loaner car offered from dealer"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)
Headlights

"Numerous ongoing electronics problems - worst problem is headlights occasionally failing"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Headlights would flicker off an on at random when pressing breaks. Wet weather seems to make this problem more frequent. Dealer was not able to reproduce. Problem disappeared by itself as soon as average temperature went above 40"

Anonymous, NJ (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Heated or cooled seats

"Drivers seat only. Dealer said could be a recall on it but has not happened"

Anonymous, NC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Power driver seat was stuck and inoperable."

Anonymous, OR (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"driver seat heater didn't work. they had to replace the heat unit."

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The repair required replacing the seat covers in the car. It was almost at the end of the warranty period so no out of pocket expense."

Anonymous, CO (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The heating element went in the seat. It's barely been used and to repair it is over $1200. I asked to have it disconnected which now leaves a blinking light all the time. So I asked to have it put back to operational; however the dealership said they can't do that. Now I have a blinking light all the time. It's so annoying and I refuse to pay $1200 for this kind of repair."

Anonymous, AR (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Interior lights

"Lights keep flickering and Windows will not roll down at times"

Anonymous, GA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"flickered"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Keyless entry

"Both fobs experienced a defect other than batteries that rendered them inoperable"

Anonymous, MI (2013 Hyundai Genesis None)
Tire pressure monitor

"Had to replace one after deteriorating. I still have not found someone able to reset the warning light. I also had to replace the alternator this year and did not see where to report this."

Anonymous, GA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)

"always coming on. power windows not always functional."

Anonymous, NJ (2013 Hyundai Genesis None Unsure)
USB port

"Cellphone wouldn't properly charge"

Anonymous, AL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"A fuse blew when i used the port to charge ab iPhone"

Anonymous, SC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Wiper motor or washer

"Windshield wipers stopped working"

Anonymous, GA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Antilock system (ABS)

"Dashboard light comes on at times. Had in to dealer 3 times and they cant find problem"

Frank E., PA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"When tested, it responded very slow. Does not seem to work properly"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Warning lights came on. Took car to dealer for service. Sensor (and related components) had to be replaced; left front. Dealer kept vehicle; parts not on hand. Repaired; no problems to date."

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"abs sensor and car electronics in which car would not stop running when parked in addition difficulty shifting out of neutral"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Calipers

"When replacing brake pads, caliper seized"

Anonymous, ON (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Sticking, did not release pads"

Anonymous, (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Normal routine brake wear

"Normal weat"

Anonymous, (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"After 88000 miles car needed front brakes. Rear are still original. Also had brake fluid flush and coolant system flush as routine maintenance."

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Parking brake

"Parking brake seized on"

Anonymous, ON (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Rotors

"I believe the rotors were damage due to the functioning of the adaptive cruise control system"

Anonymous, NC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"Poorly installed seal on roof vent"

Jean-Guy D., QC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Squeaks or rattles

"Simple squeaks and rattles from the passenger seat when empty. Also a rattle from the passenger side rear deck."

Eric H., GA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"loose parts in driver side passenger door"

Trevor T., FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Intermittent groans as car goes over curb or speed bumps. Can't determine if it's suspension system or body fit"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"After only 2 years of driving this car, the rattling of various internal and external parts shows the poor workmanship of this car which is supposed to be their high end model"

Anonymous, CA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)
Wind noise

"Wind noise and vibration coming form hood of car. Dealer will not fix"

Wayne B., BC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"At 80000 miles had to have entire A/C system replaced. Not covered by warranty. Dealer was no help."

P B., MS (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Component failure. Replaced under warranty with loaner given while in shop"

Kyle A., TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Blower (fan) motor

"The defrost on a rainy day never worked, then I noticed nothing came from the vents"

Anonymous, VA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Electrical failure

"The most alarming problem I have with this piece of junk is the random and numerous electrical problems that Hyundai refuses to diagnose or repair since they cannot "emulate" the issue. It only happens of course when I'm going 70 miles per hour on t"

Anonymous, CA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Slipping transmission

"Transmission often acts like it is slipping badly, but then works fine for a while. May be the electronic control. Dealer says they can never find anything wrong."

Thomas B., MD (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Lags when I step on the gas. Does this intermittently. Unsure whether it will fully engage"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"This is a common problem on this vehicle. The all new Hyundai 8 speed transmission does not hold up and will eventually need to be replaced. I got lucky and as a CPO purchase the transmission was replaced under warranty when I was at 98,000 miles."

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Transmission computer

"I am assuming the other problem is computer related"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Mirrors

"Huge blind spot on both mirrors"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Seat controls - movement

"no one drives this car other than me. consequently when the power seat control stopped working, no real big deal since the seat is now adjusted for ME. if anyone else was allowed to drive the car, there might be a problem in making a seat adjustment"

Phillip H., TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The seat control unit failed and it failed in a far forward position so that I couldn't safely operate the car because I my body was so close to the steering wheel."

Jeffrey B., GA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)
Tailgate, hatch or trunk

"Original car battery, mounted inside trunk, leaked battery acid throughout trunk floor, causing rust. Dealer used a solution to clean it some, draining through floor plugs, and refused further help or assurance against rust damage, especially at trunk floor seams. Claim filed with Hyundai/Genesis, as damage obviously occurred over long period of time. Hyundai/Genesis refused any compensation, stating car was 2 months beyond warranty. I then cleaned trunk, then sprayed Rustoleum Rust Reformer in"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 5.0-L V8)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Driveline vibration

"Consistent rumbling vibration at speeds near 55 mph"

Anonymous, CA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Electrical failure

"The car experiences total electrical failure. Nothing turns on. Eventually the problem fixes itself. The time to come back on varies from one minute to two hours. The dealer can't fix it, because it won't fail for the dealer."

Anonymous, CA (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"While accelerating, the engine completely stalled. No lights or any indication was lit on dash. Dealership claimed they did not find any indication in the data, but replaced/updated engine programming. Car was in the shop for 4 days"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Transmission rebuild or replacement

"Transmission started making jerking and engine reaving up when changing gears around 15 MPH and 40 MPH. Did not do all time. Dealer checked out said had some type internal failure needed ne transmission."

Anonymous, NC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"transmission kept down shifting"

Anonymous, FL (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"Transmission shifted very roughly & made a lot of noise. Service center ordered a new transmission & replaced it"

Joseph J., SC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Engine computer

"Engine loses power and performs slugishly at random intervals for about 2-3 weeks at a time. Rest of the time is quite strong"

Anonymous, TX (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

"The only real problem is that they were out of stock at the factory for my engine control module and I had to wait three weeks for it to be manufactured and shipped to the dealer for the repair"

Stephen W., TN (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)
Engine knock or ping

"After 8000 miles, the engine ran errantly until the car engine was sufficiently heated to normal operating temperatures. The dealer evaluated the engine and found nothing wrong. The problem continues to this day"

Anonymous, AZ (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Fuel pump

"Had a clicking noise that appeared after about 13 months. Also reduced mpg. Several calls made from dealer HO technical team. Finally replaced fuel pump. Clicking has stopped and mpg has increase 2.5 to 3 mpg"

Anonymous, NC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Pipes

"unacceptable amounts of soot build up immediately around the pipes after cleaning the bumper. it's terrible. i have reported this to huyndai and they say they cannot do anything about it but tell me to try better gas which is not recommended in the owners manual"

Matt D., NC (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Engine harness

"I broke down on a trip to Texas and again they were out of stock at the factory on this post and my car had to stay in Texas for almost four weeks waiting on the party to be manufactured and sent to the dealer to make the repair. They shipped my car back to Nashville on a car transport truck and have me a loaner car for both of these problems"

Stephen W., TN (2013 Hyundai Genesis None 3.8-L V6)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

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This score shows whether the model had more or fewer problems overall than the average model of that year, calculated from the total number of problems reported by subscribers in all 17 trouble spots.
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