2005 Hyundai Tiburon User Reviews

2005 Hyundai Tiburon Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 17 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: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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

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Bjorkast writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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5

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This car has sex appeal and a V6 engine to back it up. It is reliable , beautiful and truly the car of my dreams.

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Not very comfortable seats, not a family car! And it's a one unit body, which really sucks since the only reason I replaced this car was that the bottom completely rusted out to the point where it is not safe to drive.

Bjorkast
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A Girl Can Dream... — 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 the only car I've ever owned that I actually love & will ever want to drive. I still have yet to find a newer vehicle that even compares to the Tiburon.

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

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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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Bryan writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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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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Ricky writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GS Review
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Sporty, sexy lookin car

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Insurance

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Affordable — Steering/handling is superb. Pick-up is average for a 4cyl. Braking is good for a sports car. No major repairs on this car. Styling is a head-turner/eye-catcher. Interior is well designed. Should of been a 2-seater. Trunk is spacious. Gas mileage is rated 22C/30H. I get 21mpg on average. Since i bought the car used, had to get the spoiler repainted andthe hood struts replaced. cost was $250 altogether. Love my car!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jonny writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon SE Review
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its very awesome and fast

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clutch kinda wore out after 52k

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Tiburon — It's accelerations is very good, braking is not bad, and handling is more on the understeering side when making super sharp turns, the build is good and has an awesome appearance. the mileage for the car is average. And this car is fun to drive.

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

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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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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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Bethany writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon SE Review
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the look

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its small

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Compact And Classy — i love this car and its beautiful. drives like a dream and your cant beat the fact that mine is a six speed. It registers 160 and has a ton of power. This it the funnest car ive ever drove.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Eric writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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Easy gauges and console

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Not enough HP

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2005 Hyundai Tiburon Gtv6 — If your looking for a car to own... A 2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT can do the trick for you. Its a front wheel drive coupe what has some go. A 176 HP V-6 The throttle repose is great. 18-24 CITY and 24-30 HWY I average about 21-22 city and I have averaged as much as 30 on HWY

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Holly writes:
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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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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Reviews From Other Years

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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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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2003 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

Great Sports Car By Matthew

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 f... Read More

Sporty Car That Gets Me There Quick! By Nin

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. Read More

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