2000 Hyundai Tiburon User Reviews

2000 Hyundai Tiburon Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 12 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"big rattle" 2 reviews
"beautiful car" 2 reviews
CONS
"small power" 2 reviews
"driver" 2 reviews
"hatchback" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews
"rattle" 2 reviews

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Tamurill writes:
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5

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Fun car!  Like the energizer bunny, it just keeps going, and going, and going!

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Being 14 years old the hatch rattles if it is shut really hard.

Tamurill
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I Got Far More Than I Expected! — My husband and I were having some difficult financial times and I had to give up my Escape. For three months I was carless, dependent on him to drop me off an hour before work and sit out in the cold or walk home because he was stalled out in traffic due to a bad wreck - it was horrible! Finally my boss took pity on me and lent me $2,500 to buy a car. While I was grateful I was also fearful of what kind of car I was going to be able to get for that amount of money. Boy, have I been pleasantly surprised! Gumbini caught my eye, I went and drove her and bought her that night - $2,500 out the door. That was 2 years ago when she had only gone 192,000 miles, we don't drive much since I now work from home but she currently weighs in at a proud 209,000 and hasn't let me down once! My husband's 2012 Challenger stranded him in the middle of the freeway during rush hour needing a new alternator and my daughter's 2006 Jetta cost her mom a new transmission but my little 2000 Tiburon just keeps going, and going, and going! Sure wish they hadn't stopped making them, not a good decision IMHO!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Cody writes:
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fast, sexy, economical

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only reason to avoid this car is if you don't like imports

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Great Car To Get, Easy To Modify — acceleration and handling kept up with 2001 Chevy Monte Carlo SS, fast little car, very good braking, got average of 28 miles to the gallon when i kept my foot out of the gas, extremely fun car to drive, would get another one if i found another for sale

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ben_M34 writes:
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Fun, turns heads, not very common, good combination of performance and economy.

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Noise from outside, lots of rattling and other cosmetic noises especially from the rear hatch.

Ben_M34
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I Would Buy It Again If I Had The Same Budget. I Paid $4000 For It And It Was Worth It. — -Fairly good speed for a 4 cylinder but cant compete with very many V6's. -Lots of rattling and exterior noise. -I think it looks great on the inside and out! -Average gas mileage. -I really do like driving it. it handles pretty well and has good speed. -Mine is at kind of high revs in fifth gear, could just be my car. -Slides a lot in the snow but that may just be because I don't have snow tires. Just put some weight in the back and learn how to control it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Peggy writes:
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accelerates well, handles corners well, lowprofile

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doesn't handle snow well

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Touched By A Tiburon — The care is really great it's got great pick up and can really handle most kinds of weather. there is the down side of Snow though being a sports car it really doesn't handle well in the snow. The interior and exterior of the car are both very sleek, really even though there are seats in the back it is more of a two person car because of the way the roof slants and the leg room someone has to be short to sit back there and be comfortable. I get about 25 mpg which i am happy with because most of my driving is to school or on back country roads to work so with about 13 gal tank and 25 mpg i only have to refill once a week and it only costs less than $20 right now. all around i just love driving the car because of the handling and the speed.I have had to put a lot of money into the car for timing belt, and tires, but i think it is money well spent because 99.9 % of the time it is reliable.

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David writes:
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Agressive look, handling, acceleration, braking, fun ride,

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Parts hard to get, drinks a bit, interior build quality sux

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Hyundai Tiburon 1600cc 116hp (2000) — Overall, a very fun car to drive, I Owned the 1.6 116hp version, it has pretty good handling, good braking, excellent acceleration considering its FF and with such a small engine. The interiors are confortable, though at the backseat the window is very low and taller people wouldnt be confortable. The plastics are low quality, lots of squeaks and rattles, etc. Reliable car, but once it gets quite a few kms on it, watch out, as it's replacement part heaven... it drinks a bit too, but that may be because I have a sporty style of driving. The exterior is pretty much love it or hate it. fact is it used to turn heads as its agressive looking. I'd recomend it if the car in question was well taken care of and with low kms on it.

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Kyle writes:
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loves highway, and is nice and quick, to very quick with cheep mods

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most are in rough shape, and not the best car to rally in.

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I Wish I Had Something The Same Size Weight And Maby A Bit More Hp But Rwd — seat belt retrack has a recall doesnt work proper, head lights go fairly quick, and driving hard berings, brakes, and other small fixes are more frequent but most of the work thats been done to it was done in My garage, so i definatly saved there. fun to drive, quick off the line, handles beautifully threw tight corners, although torgue steering is an issue. car with loud subs doesnt need dino mat, theres pretty much no vibration any were, parts arent rediculas, interior is sweet, exterior isnt my kinda look, but its starting to grow on me and ive seen some fairly nice body mods that are decent in price too.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Aaron writes:
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fun and gas friendly

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eh could get expensive if you dont do your own work

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Get The 6cyl Version If You Want Speed With No Mods — its fun! easy to work on. lots of possiblities just in bolt-ons. cant wait to add some more to it. needs a few things currently but nothing i cant handle. cant wait to see what it turns out to be in a year or two.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Deb writes:
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Great looks and a great ride.

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Hyundai brand not always well regarded.

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Sold Her For Practical Reasons But I Still Miss Her. — This was my "sexy baby" - loved the curves on this car. Although it sucked from a dead stop it loved to run on the highway and would accelerate quickly even at higher speeds. I still miss the storage space of the hatchback.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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James writes:
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great cheap car

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the leg room for the driver could be better

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Tiburon — If you don't like the body style they have some real nice body kits for the Hyundai. Gets good mpg, I have not had any issues with this car. I almost picked up another on for about the same price as the one I have with less miles

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Carol writes:
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good mileage

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not a very good fit even for a shorty like me

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Scott's 1st Brand New Car — Scott had to have this cute sports car and enjoyed it for a couple years. It was easy to hit your head getting into since it was so low slung. It never fit quite right but I enjoyed driving it even though I didn't get to much.

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Reviews From Other Years

2008 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Beauty Queen!!! By m00niepies

I love this car so much! She is absolutely gorgeous. She gets compliments all the time! She has severe power as well! I can't say enough good about this car!!! The red interior makes her beauty pop ev... Read More

Good Car Reliable Car Good For A First Car By Jose

overall this car good runs pretty good also good on gas has that sporty look not a family car,gain speed quick semi auto transmission all parts run good its painted blue engine block replaced, sun roo... Read More

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2007 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Great Looks, Good Performance, But Could've Been Roomier By LucasGlass

For my first car, I definitely can't complain. Everybody loves how it looks and I love how it rides. I chose the GS because in today's economy you definitely want good mpg. There's only one person who... Read More

Speed In Style By tattymennis

This car is great if you need to get from one place to another really fast. It has great acceleration and turns on a dime. Great acceleration, tops out at 120-130mph, handles amazingly! Stylish sporty... Read More

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2006 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Fun And Sporty By Zender

It is a small vehicle, made for speed and also to look good while flying down the highway. it handles nice and breaks when you want it to. has a very decent pick up and go for the size of engine. the ... Read More

Clean And Clear By ladagosta

This tiburon is the best car I have owned since i have been driving. handling is great a bit costly on the maintenance brakes and tires seem to go through them quickly but the car is the best so far ... Read More

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2005 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Wannabe Speed Demon By Xioteon

Eh, its a nice car that is fairly cheap and still very fast for its time even though its low on horsepower, it can still pick up speed rather rapidly from 40 to 120 or when in traffic from 60 to 120 r... Read More

Great By nwamba07

What I like about this car it's its turbo engine, so powerful and it makes me look cool and young. It doesn't cost that much for gas usage. But the only thing I dislike about it is that it's too littl... Read More

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2004 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Its A Good Overall By Shawn

Performance- My car has had some work done to it. A staged two clutch with a lighter flywheel, cold air intake, header, and exhaust. The car gets great gas mileage, Im over 200,200 miles and still g... Read More

Mako By Mike

good fun car fun drive lot of torque gas mileage isnt the best needs a paint job parts are expensive can take abusive driving fun customizing seating isnt too bad big hatch nice rims unique style and ... Read More

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