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Hyundai Sonata

Discussion in 'Car Forum' started by W Turner, Oct 2, 2006.

  1. W Turner

    W Turner

    Mar 1, 2000
    Hillsboro, AL
    My wife and I are considering one of these for our next new car. We test drove one this weekend and were very impressed with the quality (on par with Honda and Toyota in our opinion).

    Any opinions on the 2006-2007 model years specifically?

    Thanks guys,

  2. Unbridled Rage

    Unbridled Rage Swollen Member

    Jul 8, 2004
    Vancouver, WA
    My grandmother bought her last car, an barely used 2005 Sonata. She came from a 1994 Buick LeSabre (which I bought from her).

    It came fully featured, and drives well. Steering is more precise but also more sensitive to input than the "riding on the cloud" feeling of the Buick. Ride was a touch noisier.

    Gas mileage was not as good as expected (24-29 MPG), given the smaller engine (3.8L vs 2.2(?)L)

    She has had no mechanical problems. Everything works, all the time. Accessories, engine, transmission, etc.

    The Sonatas were redesigned for 2006, perhaps this has changed, but we both prefer the older body style.