2004 Hyundai Sonata User Reviews

2004 Hyundai Sonata Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 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
"reliable car" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews

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Kris writes:
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it runs great

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it's black and thus gets ridiculously dirty very quickly

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My Car — I love my car! This thing gives me no problems whatsoever, it runs amazingly and it looks great for being a cheap car. I would definitely recommend this car to anyone my age who needs a car that's going to run well.

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teresacertuche writes:
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Great Gas Milage And Very Comfortable — i really love my sonata. it gets great gas milage and a very dependable car. it is very comfortable and to me it looks like a mini mercedes

Owner for 3 years, 6 months

Miles Driven per Year:12,000

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Dan writes:
2004 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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EVERYTHING!

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I can't think of anything lol.

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Loved This Car! — This was my baby. It had power, handling, control, style, ect. Wish I had not got rid of it. Not much room for more than four people is the only drawback. I needed that extra seat. Lots of trunks pace, great engine, lots of extras.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Laci writes:
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It's a good family car.

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It's got the automatic transmission in it.

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I Love It Better Then The Ford That I Had Before We Traded In On This Car. — The windows. Even though the pigs keep looking at me once I pass them. Ha Ha I've never had gotten a ticket for the windows. Kiss my butt cops. You'll never get me to take it off. Ok. It's low to the ground which is ok, but I'd like it a little bit higher, and more head room inside.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Ian writes:
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Nice interior, reliable, comfy. Fairly large gas tank; I get from 350-400 miles per tank.

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Handling and acceleration.

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It Works, It's Dependable. — Have had this car since 2003 or 2004. It's been reliable the whole time. It drives like a truck and the acceleration is mediocre until it builds up some revs, but otherwise it's a decent car. And you can't beat the warranty, which I haven't had to use for anything major.

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JE writes:
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Good Car With Great Gas Milage. — The car has a smooth ride and gives good gas milage. It is jumpy as it accelerates on the automatic transmission model though. It is very roomy.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

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aanelli writes:
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economy, maintenance cost, reliability

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low power

aanelli
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Happy Hyundai. Great Ecomonical Family Car. — I cam across this car in a deal where the original owner did not know why the engine was vibrating so much. So I got it at a good price. The vibration was due to a slipping timing belt, which when fixed eliminated the vibration. They recommend timing belt service every 60K miles, and it was at 130k, so the timing belts last longer than they are supposed to. The car is very economical with good gas mileage and cheaper parts. But you give up stylish looks and power for that.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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donnyw writes:
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Very reliable, inexpensive, high quality.

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Front seats are for people that are 5' tall, not padded enough.

donnyw
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It Is A Very Reliable, Quality Built Car. — I am very pleased with this car, my wife drives it for commuting. It has never broken down. I would recommend this car. We purchased it with 50K, we now have over 100k and it is stone reliable. It needs struts now but there are no rattles or squeaks, I would buy another one but she wants a minivan. We are disappointed in the mpgs though. She averages 24 mpg. For the size of the car, we feel it should be higher.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Krishneil writes:
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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the smart shift

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engine

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My Sonata — started having mechanical problems every time i fill up the gas andgo back to start the engine it wont start unless i crank it and press on the gas pedal at the same time then quickly put into drive so it wont die again. i had to put in a new transmission after a year of owning the car.

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Carol writes:
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Nice size, nice drive, fair gas mileage

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Lot of recall issues

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Scott's 2nd New Car — He traded up for this car with the Tiburon and it had a much better feel and fit to it. I enjoyed driving this car so much that we eventually traded and I drove it and he drove the mini-van. It had a lot of recall issues though and even though it was under warranty it had a lot of things go wrong with it to the point that it would barely start.

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2012 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

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2010 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

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