2004 Hyundai Sonata User Reviews

2004 Hyundai Sonata Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 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: 4.1 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

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PROS
"reliable car" 7 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews

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2004 Hyundai Sonata LX Review
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5

Pros

EVERYTHING!

Cons

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.

Cons

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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ellehulett writes:
2004 Hyundai Sonata Base Review
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4

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Nice looking car with lots of space. Both interior and exterior in great condition. Handles great

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due to length of car, there are blind spots on the drivers side. Gas mileage leaves something to be desired

ellehulett
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Looks Like New — This car has been reliable and useful for the 2 years I've owned it. It still looks like new, and it's a very comfortable ride. The inside is spacious and perfect for a family. Even runs great in the snow.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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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donnyw writes:
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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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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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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aanelli writes:
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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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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Kristy 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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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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joerod_2000 writes:
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Powerful, Reliable, Low Maintenance Cost, Safety, Smooth Ride

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No Built-In Bluetooth or GPS

joerod_2000
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Amazing And Reliable Sedan — The 2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS is one of the best and reliable family sedan in the streets today. Smooth ride, powerful and very responsive V6 engine, easy to maintain and very good resale value. The 2004 Hyundai Sonata is one of the most easy to maintain sedan. The resale value for this car continues to be higher than similar competitive model on the mid-size class. Very smooth, powerful and comfortable ride with ample seating space for 5 adults and a big trunk cargo area. The 2004 Sonata GLS/XL sedan handles and runs even better than the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Nissan Maxima. The reliability index for the 2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS/LX V6 has been rated above average and high in many areas according to some of the mayor car magazines.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1995 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

An Ok Car, But Not Built To Last Very Long. By Anthony

I have grown attached to this car more and more due to the rarity of it on the roads, it has all the luxiry features of a BMW or Lexus or Mercedes, it is fun to drive, especially in sport mode, 3.0 li... Read More

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1996 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Good Car By Петко

Poor Acceleration, poor brakes, good handling, It need repairs just like any other car. The exterior is good at rear but at the front of the car is ugly. Interior is good. the mileage is about 220000 ... Read More

My First New Car When Hyundai Still Had A Bad Rap..... By Joe1055

This was actually a great car. It was affordable when I just got out of college and had a low paying job, it was reliable, had a good stereo, never broke down and I got $2K back when I sold it to a pr... Read More

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