2011 Hyundai Equus

Reliability


$17,384 - $19,200

2011 Hyundai Equus Reliability Ratings

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2011 Hyundai Equus Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

VISIBILITY Recall Date: 02/29/2016
  • Summary: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2012 Genesis vehicles manufactured August 1, 2011, to April 30, 2012, and 2011-2013 Equus vehicles manufactured July 10, 2011, to June 12, 2012. The windshield wiper motor cover seal on the affected vehicles may degrade allowing corrosion on the wiper motor's circuit board. The corrosion can cause intermittent or total loss of wiper function.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 18,700
  • Consequence: Inoperative wipers during inclement weather can decrease driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper motor cover and seal, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 140.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V117000
EXTERIOR LIGHTING Recall Date: 11/07/2014
  • Summary: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2009-2011 Hyundai Genesis vehicles manufactured April 30, 2008, to November 21, 2010, and 2011 Hyundai Equus vehicles manufactured July 31, 2010, to November 21, 2010. Due to a circuit failure, the stop lamps in the affected vehicles may not illuminate.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 42,925
  • Consequence: A following vehicle may not recognize that the vehicle is slowing or coming to a stop if the stop lamps on the vehicle do not illuminate as expected. There is an increased risk of a rear-end crash as a result.
  • Remedy: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will repair the stop lamp switch circuit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-714-865-3920. Hyundai's number for this recall is 125.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V713000

2011 Hyundai Equus Warranty

Every new 2011 Hyundai Equus comes with a five-year/60,000-mile warranty, five years of roadside assistance and a ten-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty – coverage that you’d be hard pressed to find on other luxury large cars. The Equus also includes several unique maintenance features which include free maintenance for the first five years or 60,000 miles and a valet service for all scheduled maintenance.

Here’s how the valet service works: after you schedule maintenance on your Equus, a Hyundai technician will come to your home or office to pick up your vehicle for service, leaving either an Equus or Genesis sedan for you to use as a loaner. When routine maintenance is completed they’ll bring your car back, meaning that you’ll never have to set foot into a Hyundai dealer’s service department. Additionally, all new Equus come with an Apple iPad, which not only contains the owner’s manual and interactive demos, but also allows you to schedule all routine maintenance electronically.

  • "Hyundai techs whisk your Equus away to the dealership and leave in its place either a similarly spec'd sedan or a Genesis loaner. No need to rub elbows with the proletariat or drink the caffeinated swill at one of the 250 Equus-approved dealerships. Hyundai knows you're special. And you only drink Starbucks anyway." -- Autoblog

 

Warranty information last updated: 5/5/11

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