Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
ACCEPTABLE
Rollover Rating Test Results
POOR
Side Impact Test Results
ACCEPTABLE

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 05V119000
Mfg's Report Date: 03/24/2005
Component: SUSPENSION:AUTOMATIC STABILITY CONTROL (ASC)
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 30558


Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM (ESP), THE YAW RATE SENSOR MAY BECOME TOO SENSITIVE AND MAY RECALIBRATE INACCURATELY. WHILE DRIVING THE ESP PROGRAM MAY CAUSE THE ENGINE TO REDUCE POWER AND MAY CAUSE A BRAKE AT ONE OF THE WHEELS TO BE INAPPROPRIATELY.

Consequence:
BRAKE APPLICATION CAUSED BY INADVERTENT ESP ACTIVATION MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ESP HYDRAULIC ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON APRIL 30, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-633-5151.

Notes:
HYUNDAI RECALL NO. 068. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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