Keep your vehicle protected from thefts with the latest Hyundai Anti-Theft Software Updates. Check here if your vehicle is eligible for the upgrade here.

In response to increasing thefts targeting vehicles without push-button ignitions and immobilizing anti-theft devices in the United States, Hyundai is introducing a free anti-theft software upgrade to prevent the vehicles from starting during a method of theft popularized on TikTok and other social media channels.


The anti-theft software upgrade is launching as a service campaign for almost four million Hyundai vehicles beginning February 14, 2023, and will be rolled out in phases through May.


If your Hyundai vehicle has a push-button start or was produced after November 2021, it has an engine immobilizer and will not be affected.  If your vehicle has a standard “turn-key-to-start” ignition system, please click here to input your VIN and see if your vehicle is eligible for the software upgrade.  

To learn more about Hyundai’s Anti-Theft Software Upgrade and eligible vehicles, please visit

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