Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Sonata vehicles manufactured May 29, 2014 to February 11, 2016, 2017 Elantra vehicles manufactured January 12, 2016 to February 22, 2016, and one 2016 Sonata Hybrid vehicle manufactured October 15, 2015. In these vehicles, the driver's frontal air bag may be missing a chemical enhancer required for the second stage air bag deployment, resulting in the second stage not deploying in certain crashes. The primary stage will deploy as intended.
An air bag that does not inflate increases the risk of injury.
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on May 5,2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 144.
Dates of Manufacture
OCT 14, 2015 to OCT 14, 2015
Manufacturer Recall No.
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Cash Incentive Maximum
Cash Finance Rule
Financing Incentive Min
Financing Incentive Max
Financing Bonus Cash
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
Risk of Rollover
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Engine: 2.0L GDI 4-Cylinder Hybrid
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
3.32 Axle Ratio
54-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
Hybrid Electric Motor
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
15.9 Gal. Fuel Tank
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs and Brake Assist
Lithium Polymer Traction Battery
Wheels: 16 x 6.5J Aluminum Alloy -inc: Special design
Spare Tire Mobility Kit
Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
Radio: AM/FM/SiriusXM/CD/MP3 Audio System -inc: 5" color touchscreen audio, iPod/USB and auxiliary input jacks, integrated Bluetooth w/phonebook transfer, Blue Link Telematics system, 6 speakers (2 front-door-mounted, 2 tweeters and 2 rear speakers) and multicasting
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Steering Wheel Controls
Integrated Roof Antenna
2 LCD Monitors In The Front
Front Bucket Seats -inc: multi-adjustable bucket, seatback pockets, driver's seat adjustable lumbar support and 6-way manual passenger seat (height-adjustable)
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