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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2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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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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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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2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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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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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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2002 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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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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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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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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2002 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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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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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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2002 Hyundai Sonata Base Review
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Smoothness it drives

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nothing really

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Hyundai Is Awesome — its is an awesome car with a great car and good mileage. I love the way it runs. It was cheap and for a good price. The car is amazing and fun to drive around and around and around. haha

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2014 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Good Value By LisaHappy1

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Overall Great Deal. Currently Outdoes Most Brands With Respect To Balancing Value/style/luxury/perf By jwgreen83

Currently outdoes most brands with respect to balancing style, luxury, and performance with respect to the cost. (value) I compared many vehicle brands in the same car classes and knew I wanted one o... Read More

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Love It, Hate To Let It Go By Andrew

I got this car when I moved to Austin, and have had it now for almost two years. When choosing between Sonata, Accord and Camry, I ended up going with Sonata, because of its handling (much better than... Read More

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Ver nice looking car that is reliable and affordable. It is a very comfortable ride with a roomy interior. Rides very smoothly so I need to keep an eye on the speedometer so that I don't speed. Not se... Read More

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2012 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Luxury Car Feel Without Luxury Car Price By Zxoike

This car can handle like a sports car if you need it to but as an older married guy with a family I enjoyed the comfortable ride in a car that keep my family safe. It has tons of storage capacity as ... Read More

Luxury Car Without The Luxury Car Price By Zxoike

This car is a luxury sedan with tons of room but has many of the handling characteristics of a sports car. It also has a fold down rear seat to allow for that extra cargo capacity. I feel perfectly ... Read More

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Beautiful Fast Little Beast By DaniRue

I love this car, it's great in every aspect. Great on gas, even as a turbo. And low cost maintenance. Never had a single issue with it. The rims add to the sleek style of the car. And it sounds great... Read More

A Reliable, Safe, And Fun Family Car. By Fleeman96

The pros of the car include the luxury options, overall built quality and comfort of the car. The included options in the luxury package are excellent options for this price range of a vehicle. The mp... Read More

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