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has been a reliable car for almost ten years and i still love it like the day i bought it brand new - I like that it is very reliable; I dislike that it is old and has a cassette player ( I think its time to upgrade :)...

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Safety Ratings
2005 Hyundai Tucson
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls8
Number of Complaints116
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2005 Hyundai Tucson vehicles

2005 Hyundai Tucson (7/21/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09V280000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 3,011 MODEL YEAR 2005-2007 ELANTRA, TUCSON, SONATA, AZERA AND ACCENT VEHICLES. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO FAIL TO ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A DEFECTIVE STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFT OUT OF THE "PARK" POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.

Defect: ANY OF THESE MALFUNCTIONS COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI OF PUERTO RICO CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-787-999-4310.

2005 Hyundai Tucson (4/15/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09V122000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 532,633 MY 2006-2007 ACCENT, ENTOURAGE, SONATA, MY 2007 AZERA, ELANTRA AND SANTA FE, MY 2005-2007 TUCSON AND MY 2007-2008 VERACRUZ VEHICLES. THE STOP LAMP SWITCH IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A STOP LAMP SWITCH MALFUNCTION MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFTED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.

Defect: ANY OF THESE MALFUNCTIONS, ALONE OR IN COMBINATION, MAY LEAD TO A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 29, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE HYUNDAI CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-633-5151.

2005 Hyundai Tucson (5/8/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V197000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, STATIC AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT TESTING CONDUCTED BY NHTSA USING FIFTH PERCENTILE FEMALE DUMMIES INDICATED THAT A SMALL STATURE ADULT DRIVER NOT WEARING A SEAT BELT AND INVOLVED IN A FRONTAL OR NEAR FRONTAL CRASH, THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER AIR BAG MAY NOT OCCUR.

Defect: THIS CAN CAUSE INCREASED RISK OF INJURY TO THE DRIVER UNDER CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER AIR BAG MODULE WITH ONE THAT IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE AN INCREASED MARGIN OF COMPLIANCE FOR LOW RISK DEPLOYMENT FOR SMALL STATURE ADULTS WHO ARE NOT PROPERLY WEARING THE SEAT BELTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2007, AND WILL BE PERFORMED IN TWO MAILINGS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI DE PUERTO RICO AT 1-800-981-0188.

2005 Hyundai Tucson (11/22/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06V445000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, DURING STATIC AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT TESTING CONDUCTED BY NHTSA USING FIFTH PERCENTILE FEMALE DUMMIES INDICATED IF A SMALL STATURED ADULT DRIVER, NOT WEARING A SEAT BELT, IS INVOLVED IN A FRONTAL OR NEAR FRONTAL CRASH, DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER AIR BAG MAY RESULT IN AN INSUFFICIENT MARGIN OF COMPLIANCE AS MEASURED BY THE TEST DUMMY USED IN THE NHTSA TEST.

Defect: THIS CAN CAUSE INCREASED RISK OF INJURY TO THE DRIVER UNDER CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER AIR BAG MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 29, 2007, AND WILL BE CONDUCTED THROUGH SIX MAILINGS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-633-5151.

2005 Hyundai Tucson (7/27/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V342000

Component Name: PARKING BRAKE

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE PARKING LEVER RATCHET PAWL WAS NOT PROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND MAY DAMAGE THE TEETH OF THE PARKING LEVER RATCHET. DAMAGED PARKING BRAKE LEVER RATCHET TEETH MAY PREVENT THE PARKING BRAKE FROM ENGAGING OR MAY ALLOW THE PARKING BRAKE TO RELEASE AFTER IT HAS BEEN ENGAGED.

Defect: THE INABILITY TO ENGAGE OR THE INADVERTENT RELEASE OF THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER, MAY ALLOW YOUR VEHICLE TO ROLL WHILE IT IS PARKED AND MAY RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI OF PUERTO RICO AT 1-800-981-0188.

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON for sale

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2005 Hyundai Tucson

New Listing
$7,495

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 97668 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Hicksville, NY
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson

$11,995

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 90063 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Medford, OR
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS

New Listing
$7,999

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON GLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 130597 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Auburn, WA
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson GL

$7,995

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON GL

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 89201 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Liberty Lake, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS

$7,888
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2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON GLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 67303 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hempstead, NY
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS

$9,966

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON GLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 61372 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Neptune, NJ
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS

$6,892

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON GLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 133494 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Canandaigua, NY
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson GL

New Listing
$7,995

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON GL

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 74138 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: New Port Richey, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson

$8,474

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 72000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Lubbock, TX
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS

$7,995

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON GLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 127934 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Keene, NH
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS

$9,990

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON GLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 59360 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Naples, FL
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson LX

New Listing
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2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 99539 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Algonquin, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson GL

New Listing
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2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON GL

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 162701 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Stewartsville, NJ
  • MPG: 20 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson

New Listing
$6,991

2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 95239 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Langhorne, PA
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Hyundai Tucson

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2005 HYUNDAI TUCSON

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 70837 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Melbourne, FL
  • MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy
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