2002 Hyundai Sonata User Reviews

2002 Hyundai Sonata Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Appearance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars 3.1 / 5
  • Overall: 3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5

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"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
"price" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
CONS
"weak power" 2 reviews

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joegub writes:
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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5

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A good reliable very stylish car, with great value for the price!!!

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The passenger side seat could be a lot more comfortable.

joegub
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Reliable, Inexpensive Car. — I like the looks of the car, but more importantly I love the way car drives and performs. Also, the gas mileage is great for a car in this category. So, this car saves you money from the day it is purchased, throughout the lifetime of the car.

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Andrew writes:
2002 Hyundai Sonata Base Review
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Nothing really awsome; just a good, conventional sedan

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High maintenance costs

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I Ended-up Giving It Away (donation). Fell Apart After 100,000 Miles. High Maintenance Costs. — Read the blue book or consumer reports. Not worthy reviewing. When I bought the car I was told it had a certain horsepower, and a couple of months later, Hyundai said they were wrong and downgraded my horsepower (10 less than I thought). Sluggish acceleration. Good gas mileage though. Didn't last beyond 100,000 miles even with regularly scheduled service.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Carrie writes:
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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4

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Great car.Powerful V6, roomy, all the bells and whistles

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The only bad thing about this car is that it doesn't handle well on snow or ice. It is IMPERATIVE that drivers turn off the traction control system to make this car safe to drive!

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My Favorite Car Thus Far — It is the WORST car i've ever driven in winter. And driven probably twenty different cars in winter. I love how it handles any other time of year and I've driven it on long distance road trips. It handles JUST LIKE the 2013 Elantra I drive, which says that the sonata is quality...but that neither can drive on snow or ice.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Azoe writes:
2002 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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5

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it's a great car

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too many miles

Azoe
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Great — It's a really good car, I keep it serviced and washed, it never broke down on me, good on gas, ac great,runs good,tinted windows,and reliable. Leather seats with no scratches sunroof, power seat, large trunk space, good tires

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Maggy writes:
2002 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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3

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gas mileage is good

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a/c is screwed

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Sonata — I think i got the lemon but others are nice....when i first got it, it as nice, drove good, looked good. Now its problematic and i need something different. Just time to swap it in for something different odd for me to have the same vehicle this long. usually swap up every year or something like that.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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squeezzie writes:
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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3

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nice ride

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driving in the winter in maine and driving in puddles (the battery shuts off every time driving through any side puddle

squeezzie
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My Car — we really like it overall. we have had it for 8 years so far. pros are nice ride. cons are driving in the winter in maine and driving in puddles (the battery shuts off every time driving through any side puddle

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Stuart writes:
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Comfort, Room, Fuel Economy, Stereo

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Automatic Transmission performance, lack of power, some plastics on the interior

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Average Sedan — This model is from the time when Hyundai was just starting to turn around their quality. Performance: 4 out of 10 Build Quality: 7 out of 10 Appearance: 9 out of 10 Fuel Mileage: 8 out of 10 It's not the most fun to drive though, but has a good stereo.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nathan writes:
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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this carhas lots of pep.

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typically has electrical issues in the headlights

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Awesome Car Withevenbetter Throttle Response — I love the performance of this car it has great throttle response. the brakes could be a bit better. styling is great but not many after market upgrades available. This car over all is a blast to drive. just awesome.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Christian writes:
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5

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love all about it

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need better gas mileage 23 wasn't that good for a 2002 v6 should have bin more

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Great Car — it a great car i love that it had a his and her shifter it had a good amount of horse power as well as hug the road real nice we had it for 5 years and had fun in it all the time the transmission was just great and that car never overheated i would love to own another one like that one day

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Daniel writes:
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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4

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cheap bumper braket lol ... :(

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2002 Hyundai Sonata Ef Gls V6 — great looking car , great power , not egnouh aftermarket part,Great performance overall will buy a newest model , good fun to drive the car hyundai are great car OH and just forget the pony this time is way back in time !

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1988 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

My Care By Marcus

It has been a very good car for me. I have had the timing belt and pistons replaced, 2 batteries, 3 set of tires, a new alternator. Nice, compact sedan type care for getting back and forth to work in.... Read More

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1989 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Good Car But Too Old Now Get Reject Sticker Now By William

I got the car for my birthday love the car, used it for school, work and for everything never broke down drove it all over the world and it still runs but now it has problem going up hills and it gets... Read More

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1990 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Dave's 1990 Sonata By David

This was my first car. My dad bought it from an auction one week after my 19th birthday. It had 82,000 miles on it when bought, and had 93,000 miles on it a month later. I had so much fun in this car ... Read More

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1995 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

An Ok Car, But Not Built To Last Very Long. By Anthony

I have grown attached to this car more and more due to the rarity of it on the roads, it has all the luxiry features of a BMW or Lexus or Mercedes, it is fun to drive, especially in sport mode, 3.0 li... Read More

Not Too Bad By Cường

that is the luxury car and the first car in my life,performance is not bad, the cost is happy with me, the air cooler make me fell pleasant. I love it very much, i will chose sonata for the next car Read More

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1996 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Good Car By Петко

Poor Acceleration, poor brakes, good handling, It need repairs just like any other car. The exterior is good at rear but at the front of the car is ugly. Interior is good. the mileage is about 220000 ... Read More

My First New Car When Hyundai Still Had A Bad Rap..... By Joe1055

This was actually a great car. It was affordable when I just got out of college and had a low paying job, it was reliable, had a good stereo, never broke down and I got $2K back when I sold it to a pr... Read More

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