2003 Hyundai Tiburon User Reviews

2003 Hyundai Tiburon Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 78 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 33 reviews
"power" 27 reviews
"fuel economy" 24 reviews
"handling" 14 reviews
"speed" 11 reviews
CONS
"power" 16 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"suspension" 4 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews

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Matthew writes:
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 Review
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4

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The looks and the comfort.

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Not much room if there's more than two of you.

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Great Sports Car — I love how the Tiburon looks and feels. It's a great sports car and handles very well. Being 6'2" I was worried that I may not fit in the drivers seat since a lot of older sports cars are not made for tall people but I had no problem with the Hyundai. It is possible to have people in the back seat but not recommended. There really isn't any leg room back there but if needed in a pinch it's possible to squish em in. Overall I love my Tiburon and am very happy with my purchase.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nin writes:
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5

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Drives very fast, accelerates almost instantly.

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Backseat is a little cramped.

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Sporty Car That Gets Me There Quick! — I love this car. It's the fastest car I've ever owned. I love everything about it but the back seat can get cramped. I don't ever have anyone back there so that's not that big a deal to me though.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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vigarj writes:
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3

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The car is unique.  I do not see many of these on the road, it gives you the sporty feel.  Great gas mileage

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Parts can be difficult to find

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The Car Is Great — The car handles well, brakes work great. The car is fun to drive, get a little pep when you want, very safe to drive as the handling is that of most sporty cars. The gas mileage is great, 24 city and 35 hwy.

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hyundai_tiburon writes:
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4

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Great for day to day trips, errands, etc. Plenty of room for you and your things, groceries, pets.

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The backseat is pretty much just for show. Take a friend's car if you carpool. Little slow to accelerate onto freeways when the AC is on.

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Everything You Need, Nothing You Don't. — Really like this car. Have always felt very comfortable and safe. The blind spots, however, take a lot to get used to. It handles very well and gets much better gas mileage than I was quoted when I bought it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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chelseyN writes:
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4

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good for school and work driving, not costly at all for fuel, maintenance, and cost for the car.
The mileage doesn't matter because they can last for 200k + miles if well taken care of.

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very small car, gas mileage is around 13.

chelseyN
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Stylish , Sleek — The car is very nice for a first car or just someone needing a car to go to work/going out. It can get you to point A to point B with out the expensive car insurance and gas prices like some cars have. It looks and rides amazing it. With all the add on just makes the car so much more awesome.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jimmybroz writes:
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Style, agility, reliability

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Not for people 6' or taller

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Fun — Fantastic car! Great around corners and a terrific daily driver. And it doesn't break the bank when refueling. But at 6'2" my head grazes the ceiling. A nuissance, though it won't be an issue to someone of average height. Great transmission, clutch is very responsive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Wade writes:
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great fun little car

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wish it was faster

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Tibby Review! — nothng to crazy good accleration, great handling, brakes are great, sounds awesome! quality good, great bucket seats nice little sporty car, great for summer great on gas 20 bucks a week for around town with 89 octane gas alot of fun to drive!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joshua writes:
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 Review
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Style that turns heads, FWD handles like a charm, 4 disc brakes are aweome, pretty reliable

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Back seat is kinda tight but hey its a coupe not a sedan, wastes alot of gas when comparing its performance to some newer cars

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Great Fun Car — The style of this car is awesome and tuen heads all the time. tons of mods are available, cheap parts online (dealers can be quite pricy though) I got nearly 130,000 miles now and all i did was change the timing belt when i bought it just because I wanted too, and replaced the brake pads as they were worn out, so nothing but maintanence really and well I had to replace my radiator but that was it. I bought the car pretty scratched up but I got a great deal on it and loved the car so much that I decided to invest in some mods and even got the car painted and upgraded to 06 tiburon lights. People may say it lacks power but I can honestly say its enough, you wont feel much lack under the hood all I did under the hood was buy a $40 strut bar on ebay and placed a cone filter in place of the air box and it drives great the strut bar smoothed out those last minute turns and the air filter definately gave me a little more torque atleast I can feel that difference. Anyway the car has enough power to satisy the driver I even burn rubber sometimes and yes in a fwd car! believe me for the money I can't find a better car and its a real joy ride. Only real complaint I got is gas because everyweek im at the pump and if you compare this car to the new genesis coupe, the genesis has much more power and its actually better on gas! but as much it might hurt at the pump every now and then it will definately feel worth it on the road.

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Erick writes:
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 Review
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look and sound

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the interior space

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Tiburon Gt — I love reving sound of this engine, is a nice car, but if you are too much tall you probably dislike it. It's not to much expensive, and you can win easily to hondas neons sentras, its a nice car for less than 20 000 bucks

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

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2lucky writes:
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you will love the sun/moon roof, feel like a james bond car

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some people give it bad reviews

2lucky
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Wait Til I've Driven It More — I have only owned the car for 2 days now. So far, its been great. The back seating area isn't very spacious, so it wouldn't work as a family car. you do feel some bumps in the road, but here in upstate ny, the roads get bad after the winter. its very sharp & fun to drive!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2008 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Excellent Sport Car By FranklinAV

Two doors become inconvenient for family. Is pretty easy to maintain, especially if you like to do the work yourself, this is a car for that. Parts are not expensive and they can be find in any auto ... Read More

Amazing By SContillo

I love everything about this car personally, i have had one for 3 years and it's never had any problems. Unique car that not too many people have, which i love. Everyone knows it's me when i'm driving... Read More

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2007 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Sporty And Flashy Two Door By Shaniece

car is great recently had all mechanical issues fixed on the car. Despite the hanging headlight which is next on the list for repairs i would suggest this car to any couple seeking transportation. Not... Read More

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

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2006 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Sport Car Look And Feel Without The Cost By ATGInvestmentauto

The Tiburon prove to be a wonderful driving car with a lot of power. Very easy to handle, especially with the 6 speed manual transmission. I liked the solid ride that the car provides. Easy access ... Read More

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

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2005 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

A Girl Can Dream... By Bjorkast

The only time I've ever had this car in the shop is for basic maintenance & upkeep, it has never once let me down! Even after I got into a head on collision, my car still ran & was drivable. This is t... Read More

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

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2004 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Special By amberdwyer

best and newest car i have owned. Has electrical issues but nothing i couldnt fix. purchased this car for 2000.00 with a salvage title from the state of AK. matience and repairs are fairly easy to do ... Read More

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

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