NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V615
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 602
Air Bag may not Prevent Neck Injury/FMVSS 208
A frontal air bag that does not adequately protect the driver’s neck may increase their risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sonata vehicles manufactured March 28, 2016 through April 12, 2016.
The affected vehicles have a driver-side frontal air bag that may not adequately protect the driver’s neck from injury in the event of a crash.
As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”