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2004 Hyundai Tiburon User Reviews

2004 Hyundai Tiburon Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 29 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 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" 11 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"gearbox" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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Carlos writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 Review
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3

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nice handling, perfect shape, big engine

Cons

The supplies are expensive

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Engine — 2.7-liter twincam V-6,Rated at 181 horsepower and 177 lb.-ft. of twist,Seats of leather, sunroof, nice stereo whit subwoffer(infinity), Consumption of petrol: city 26 km/g, road 32 km/g, top speed 260 km/h

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

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Kris writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 Review
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5

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Handling! I pass cops driving around corners!

Cons

They screw up the oil filter specs in the auto shops. The filter listed for the 2004 doesn't fit the 2004, I have to use the filter listed for the 2003.

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Pandora — The Tiburon GT handles very well. I own a manual transmission, so the control is significantly better. The acceleration is great, braking is very controlled, and handling is very good. The car rides quite low and wide, so it corners very well. I've had a few passengers comment on the interior appearance, how the dashboard looks like it belongs on an airplane, and that's what it was intended to look like. I like the interior. The car is supposedly tested at getting 19 mpg city/22 mpg highway, but I've never had it that bad. I average between 25 and 28 mpg, mostly highway, and for one rather long trip, the car averaged 30 (!!!) mpg. That's impressive for a sports car in my book.

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Heather writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon Base Review
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5

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Looks great and handles well, fun to drive!

Cons

Poor interior air flow (no a/c or sunroof).

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Love My Car! — The handling is great and acceleration is very good for a small engine. Gas mileage is quite good even though I am a bit of a leadfoot. I dislike the fact that there is no air conditioning and it is like a furnace when the sun is shining. Also, because the back windows don't open, the air flow is very poor. I love my car because i love driving it anywhere!

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Davin writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 SE Review
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My Ride — Handles well, goes pretty quick for a standard six but would be nicer if it were all wheel drive and had supercharger factory fitted.

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Shawn writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon Base Review
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4

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I like how the car has held up for me over seven years.  It is a fun ride and makes a lot of noise.

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I wish Hyundai would of made these cars rear wheel drive.  Plus it needs a six gear, five are fine but its runs at some high rpms.

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Its A Good Overall — 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 getting over 33 mpg. Maintenance on the car is great, all the parts are to remove and get to. Most of the bolts are 10 mm, so it makes live easier. When I replaced all the coolant hoses, the dealer had them is stock and was cheaper then auto stores.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tim writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon Base Review
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5

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I love the seats and how the car sticks to the road when cornering

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People laugh because it is made by Hyundai.

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Love My Tibby! — The car is the 4 cylinder, but I added a cold air intake and it is pretty quick! The build quality is great and nothing is falling apart or breaking down. It is very affordable to own and I get 29-30mpg on the freeway and about 25 on the city streets. Fun car that gets lots of looks.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Drake writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 Review
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4

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fun to drive, good mpg, pretty quick, looks good

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aftermarket support kinda sucks, basic interior, to much plastic

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Good Stuff — great car for the money, powerband is awsome, handles well, just a little to basic for my taste. and the aftermarket support isent all that great, mostly just stupid body kits and whatnot. mechanically i havent had any problems, i would deffinatly suggest one.

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

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steelj26 writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 SE Review
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sporty and get lots of compliments from people everywhere i go

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spacing inbetween gears are tight

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7500.00 — love this car fun and fast just 1 minor problem i need to get checked out. The six speed is a blast and the v6 has enough power to play around with very tight in the corners and good acceleration. lots of leg room leather interior and exhaust sounds great

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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James writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 Review
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This car is quick and sporty with great body lines.

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Stay clear from their manual transmission unless you plan to completely replace the stock unit with a high performance system that will actually function properly.

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Avoid It Like The Plague. — This car was quick, easy to handle and very attractive looking, but had some SERIOUS engineering problems. I had mine a total of 4,000 miles before the entire rotating mass in the transmission was destroyed. Apparently when the engineers at Hyundai designed the transmission, they didn't take into account that when the clutch was completely let out, the clutch was not completely engaged. Finally, when the clutch failed, Hyundai refused to replace it under the factory warranty even though it was a flaw in their transmission that caused the premature failure of the clutch assembly.

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

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Vincenzo writes:
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT V6 Review
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5

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Reliable

Cons

Lack of Performance

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Average — The Tiburon is a very attractive car. However, the stock Tiburons are garbage when it comes to horsepower. In order to get anywhere near 300 WHP you'll need to spend thousands on forced induction. The car is more for looks, then it is for speed and power.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Reviews From Other Years

2008 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Good Car Reliable Car Good For A First Car By Jose

overall this car good runs pretty good also good on gas has that sporty look not a family car,gain speed quick semi auto transmission all parts run good its painted blue engine block replaced, sun roo... Read More

An Exciting Car To Drive That Seems To Get Alot Of Questions. By Roberob

I removed the hyundai emblems, now the car gets a lot of looks and questions, "nice car, who makes it?" Good gas mileage with plenty of pep and speed. Very reliable and fun to drive. At 47.9k original... Read More

Read all 22 2008 Hyundai Tiburon reviews

2007 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

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

Speed In Style By tattymennis

This car is great if you need to get from one place to another really fast. It has great acceleration and turns on a dime. Great acceleration, tops out at 120-130mph, handles amazingly! Stylish sporty... Read More

Read all 25 2007 Hyundai Tiburon reviews

2006 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Clean And Clear By ladagosta

This tiburon is the best car I have owned since i have been driving. handling is great a bit costly on the maintenance brakes and tires seem to go through them quickly but the car is the best so far ... Read More

Its A Beauty By Tuscanitraveler

I like almost everything about this car. It has everything I could've wanted about 30 years ago. The styling makes it look like a ferrari. So cool to get all those looks and comments. I feel like a ki... Read More

Read all 32 2006 Hyundai Tiburon reviews

2005 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Tiburon By gorlak375

For a first car it really did me justice. I'm 19 and have had it for 3 years. It has not a single time broke down on me. Other than the usual tune ups (break pads, oil, rotors) I have had no serious r... Read More

Awesome, Fun, But Has Its Downsides By Bryan

The 2005 year was refresh year for the Tiburon and in my opinion the minimum year anyone should have, The new headlights, taillights and interior are must haves. The car is a bit underpowered in sto... Read More

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2003 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Stylish , Sleek By chelseyN

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... Read More

Fun By jimmybroz

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 someo... Read More

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