2005 Hyundai Tiburon User Reviews

2005 Hyundai Tiburon Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 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:4.7 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
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 4 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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gorlak375 writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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4

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Extremely reliable, Very low maintenance, sporty/stylish design, great exhaust note.

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Little to no room in the back for passengers.

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Tiburon — 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 repairs needed. The exhaust note is nice and deep and i always receive complements on the looks and sound. Its not seriously fast but for the cost it does its job. The only true thing that i can think of over the years that was annoying was the fact that there is virtually no room in the back for friends etc. For a first car to cruise around town with its seriously great.

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Xioteon writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon SE Review
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4

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Very quick on the pedal, good looking and fair gas mileage for a 2 door sports car.

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Back seats are useless. Trunk can hit the head of whom is in the back.

Xioteon
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Wannabe Speed Demon — 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 rather quick.

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nwamba07 writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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5

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I love this car so much, it runs good and I wouldn't sell it if my status didn't change.

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It's little for a big family to fit in.

nwamba07
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Great — What I like about this car it's its turbo engine, so powerful and it makes me look cool and young. It doesn't cost that much for gas usage. But the only thing I dislike about it is that it's too little for the whole family to fit in. Also i feel comfortable driving my new born in it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Rocky writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GS Review
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36 mpg

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speed

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Over All Good — not stock... custom exhaust and custome intake with iridium tipped spark plugs. the car is over all slow. it has a low cost to upkeep and is very reliable. it is fun to drive and over all a great car to have.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jeff writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GS Review
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control and stabaliity

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doesn't age well

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Pretty Awesome If You Have A Fairly New One If Not Kinda A Heap Of Junk — has very nice black rims with black tail lights, dvd player with 7 inch flip up touch screen, rear view camera, navigation system, blue flame seat covers, tuscani emblems on front and rear, and really turns heads for the visuals

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

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Muhannad writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon SE Review
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so much that make u forget abt its -ves

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i like it as it is

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Jst I Loven It — i like it soOo much, & i always dreamed of instaling a supercharger on it. i like the way it spins heads with it ;) especially the way is soots flames.. it sounds amazzzzing

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Holly writes:
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Everything

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Nothing

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Hyundai Tiburon Gt V6 — I keep my stuff real clean. I'm getting the lambo doors on soon. And I'm going to get black rims and blacked out tinted windows. It hasn't needed any repairs just oil changes. I'm redoing my interior, I'm going to have red accent lights. Everything all the cloth is going to be black with red lining. I'm going to have red vents pretty much anything that is silver red. I get about 28 miles to the gallon on the GT V6. All my performance is good, good fast car to race.

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Bryan writes:
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4

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The looks, the sound, the stereo.

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Gas mileage, back seats are too small, the overall weight.

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Awesome, Fun, But Has Its Downsides — 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 stock form. I have added performance spark plugs and wires, an Injen Cold Air Intake, a Magnaflow HiFlow Cat, and a Borla Catback exhaust and it seems to be the right amount of power now. I have upgraded the brakes so it is much better at stoping but not a problem stock, build quality is much improved and very nice, Cost of ownership is low, and this car is a blast to drive!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Adriano writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon SE Review
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everything

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FWD (not really a prob)

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Adriano's Ex Tiburon Se '05 — cheap sporty hot fast didn't feel like a hyundai specifically: Acc: under 8 sec Top speed: +230 km/h - 136 mph aprox Build quality: great, never repaired, no problems what so ever Appearence: really hot - only the SE version (personal opinion) both int & ext Cost: $18000+tax, 18-28 mi/g Fun: Lots of fun to drive (even if it's FWD), Great tires Recommend: Definitely recommend it (SE version!!)

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Brandon writes:
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Great looking, lots of aftermarket parts, reliable, 100,000 mile powertrain warrenty

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Needs more power

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Boss — Beautiful, that's the best way to describe my car. Moonlit blue, fully loaded with a 440 watt ten inch sub, 6 disc/cassette, Auto A/C, black leather with red stitching, I could keep going... I got it brand new (32 miles on the odometer) listed at $23,000. It was supposed to get 19 city and 26 highway mpg, (the best I've gotten was 25, and I won't say the worst haha) I've never had to do any mantainance other than regular oil and filter changes, 6 month tire rotations, and a few upgrades. -$1200 18" MKW Chrome M71 Wheels -$900 225/40/18 BF Goodrich KDW Performance tires -$350 AEM Cold Air Intake System Painted brake calipers, matallic "Tiburon" SE Foot rest/accelerator/brake pedals, chrome "Tiburon" liscense plate frame, bright white head/fog lights. I wouldn't trade my Tiburon for any new car out there under $50,000, and I not just saying that because I cannot aford one... i just like my tib that freakn much son haha

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1997 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Okay For An Import. By GTPrixgirl76

I only drove it for a very short time. It was my mother's car. It was the first car she had bought that I actually liked the looks of. She paid a very reasonable price for it being a new vehicle. She ... Read More

My 1997 Tiburon By Robert

This car runs great, it is fast, howeverthe back seats are a bit small, lol They all go through a bit of oil after 100,000km its got a 1.8l 4cly 140hp engine 16 valve paired with a nice 5spd manual ... Read More

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1998 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Fast Stock, Big Potential, And A Cool And Fun Ride. By Tune207

This car can act like a normal sedan, but turn into a roaring cannon if you really want to. The FX is a pretty awesome car. The engine is the same as the base model but has a different exhaust system,... Read More

I Love My Car. By Talented

I have lowered it on Intrax spring with GR-2's, Slotted and cross drilled rotors, EBC pads, Stainless steel braided brake lines. Full cat back exhaust. Center force dual friction clutch. Other than th... Read More

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1999 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Good For Short Drives And Looks Stylish By cparry1

Has a lot of very cool features. Has about what you'd expect from a lower end sports cars. Has a very annoying design flaw where the trunk rattles sometimes when at high speeds. Due to affordable pric... Read More

Zoom Zoom By CadiSts562

Appearance: Very Stylish and sleek. And eye catcher. Comfortable to ride, hard to stand up out of. Build quality: Got into a few fender benders and I must say that this car handled itself pretty wel... Read More

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2000 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

I Got Far More Than I Expected! By Tamurill

My husband and I were having some difficult financial times and I had to give up my Escape. For three months I was carless, dependent on him to drop me off an hour before work and sit out in the cold ... Read More

Great Car To Get, Easy To Modify By Cody

acceleration and handling kept up with 2001 Chevy Monte Carlo SS, fast little car, very good braking, got average of 28 miles to the gallon when i kept my foot out of the gas, extremely fun car to d... Read More

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2001 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Nice First Car For The Beginner Driver Or Second Car By richksiny

always loved the first 10 miles driving the car , the bucket seats held you in place as i hugged turns , the thick steering wheel made you feel like you had all of the control of the car at all times... Read More

Lfeqlbrm By lfeqlbrm

I love how this engine is easy to turbo and do custom work on. Very spacious engine compartment, metric everything. Bearings are the only part on these cars that seem to go very quickly. Aside from ti... Read More

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