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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"ride" 3 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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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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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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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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Larry writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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5

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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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Rlynn10 writes:
2003 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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5

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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:
2003 Hyundai Sonata Base Review
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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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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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4

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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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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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2015 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

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2014 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

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It's A Nice Little Car But A Bit Overpriced In My Opinion For What You Get. By amberall

This is a good little car overall. it handles well, accelerates well, gets great gas mileage and comes nicely equipped. The car has a sporty appearance but sits a bit too low to the ground for me. I h... Read More

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Clean Conservative And Reliable Great Value For Your Dollar By Mirak

I may be biased as I have a 2013 now and before that a 2011. I like the new 2015 model but like the overall look and style of the 2011-2014 models. Drive one for yourself to see. The style is nice not... Read More

Reliable Luxry For Cheap! By bhood83

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2012 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Surprising. By kdburtch

This is a great car all around. It gets great gas milage but also has plenty of get up and go. The cargo space is great and the back seat is comfortable. I really have no complaints with this car. Read More

Best Car Altogether In It's Class. By Retiredofficerclay

Rare to find a stylish new car with all the needed basics for 25k new. Look no futher than the Hyundai Sonata. Spacious, but a fuel miser. Handles wonderfully, and has a sporty body and nice interior... Read More

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Solid Car With Less Than Steller City Mpg By DexterDude

Great handling, very good acceleration. Stops very short distance. Nice styling. I always feel safe driving this car!! MPG in the city could be better, as I usually get 25 in the city and 32 highway. ... Read More

Super Car Great Value And Reliability By maschaffn

Superb car. Great fuel economy. Spacious trunk and cabin. Impressive acceleration . Reliability. Attractive design and has most modern conveniences; MP3,Bluetooth, USB. The Hyundais retain their valu... Read More

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