2003 Hyundai Sonata User Reviews

2003 Hyundai Sonata Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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"interior" 2 reviews
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Rlynn10 writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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5

Pros

Reliable & stylish. Handles great.

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Air conditioning issue on and off..

Rlynn10
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Best Car I Have Ever Owned. — I bought this car in 2003 brand new and it has delivered. Extremely reliable, excellent handling and a beautiful look & feel to it. The only real issue I have had has been the air conditioning has acted up a few times.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Vic_Howard writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata Base Review
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Comfortable and great power

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Don't own it yet

Vic_Howard
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Great Car — This is my wife's vehicle. I helped her drive it across the US last year. Even on bald tires and over packed she still handled and performed wonderfully. Since then, the car has continued to perform well. Maintenace costs have been minimal, with just normal wear and tear.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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rugman55 writes:
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5

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great car, powerfull

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dealer repairs

rugman55
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Great — I liked the power from this 2.4 4cyl. It goes fast! Had it to 100mph without knowing, slowed down fast! great miles pre gallon , 30 at 70 miles per hour with the a . c . on..Only problem with codes are hard to understand.

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faranak writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata Base Review
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excellent condition,drives very well,classic,every thing works perfectly,low gas millege,comfotable seating,sunroof and moonroof some times get air through

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nothing realy

faranak
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Classic And Security — Overall is great car compare to the price.verywell maintaind, very much clean in and out,It has low millege and also saves gas use.drive excllently.great AM/FM Radio,CD player with very nice stero sound .Its gono be very good car for long time.two new tiers has been add up to it and ect.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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PoorAmerica writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Quick, very manuverable,comfortable

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Paint on door handles kept flaking

PoorAmerica
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Great Car And Even Better Value — This was a Great car for 7 years no problems, When I traded this in it had 95000 miles I traded for a 2010 Dodge Challenger (BIG Mistake!)I never felt like this car would leave me stranded warrenty was the best I paid 16500 for it new 7 years later got 4000 for trade, thumbs up to Hyundai

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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DarrenKerry writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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the turn of speed when kicks on

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nothing

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Hyundai Are Getting Good At Making Cars Now. — . v6 has got loads off acceleration,brakings great, true steering nobody roll .no repairs yet! only timimg belt at 100k still only118k on clocks electric window ,easy repair! has a great paint job on it waxes up brand new.fuel is great for v6 love it would not sell it have had a few offers lately

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Neil writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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Very Comfortable

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2.4L Auto - Little bit thirsty

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Happy With It For Now... — Performance is better than expected, reliable, load of space in the car. We bit thirsty, but expected with the engine. Cheap to repair and insure. Like the shape - kinda poor-mans Jag lookalike. Like the Semi Auto gear box, which helps the performance when needed

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Stephen writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata Base Review
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It's a Hyundai, and those things last sorever!

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I wouldnt avoid it

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It's A Good Solid Car — I like the acceleratoin and the silver paint-job. It's easy to drive. I wish the brakes responsiveness was quicker, but owning the car is pretty sweet. Just cuz the car's a 4-cylinder, doesnt mean it cant have any umph to it. It goes when you tell it to, and the RPM's tack up quickly too. i just love this car.

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Larry writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Handling Acceleration Breaking Interior Exterior

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JDM/KDM for tuners

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2003 Hyundai Sonata — This car is amazing. Suprisingly as a stock model, it packs a powerful punch in overall acceleration. Passing is good. Breaking is good. Roomy interior. Stereo is great. Solid cabin. Very quiet. Plenty of trunk space. Overall its got Mercedes class for 1/4 of the price. Never had a problem under the hood. Never a problem with electrical. Handles like a truck on snow. Never would have expected this from a Hyundai. The car is beautiful stock, (GLS LX Models w/ stock Alloy Hyundai Rims not hubcaps) but I wish it could be a little more versatile on the JDM/KDM market. I want a more solid bodykit. As well as the engine sharing parts with other Hyundai/Kia models, it doesnt make it custom even though its a family car and not a tuner/ricer. Perfect family car. Perfect four-door sedan. Almost perfect tuner. 10/10 rating.

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Orianna writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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5

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Stock System Rocks Woodgrain interior!

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cosmetic quality could be better.

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Great Ride! — I absolutely love this car, it has minor cosmetic issues but thats it. I bought it with 25K and now has 86K, i have never had a problem with it except for minor cosmetic issues, and the stock system is fantastic!!

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2015 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

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2014 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Good Value By LisaHappy1

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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

Happy Hyundai Owner By davidr0290

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

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

Fast, Reliable And Fun To Drive! By TDurickMD

Love just about everything about this car. I can't think of anything other than I wish it got 75 mpg on the highway! Gets decent mileage IF you can control your speeds which is tough in this beast. It... Read More

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