2006 Hyundai Sonata User Reviews

2006 Hyundai Sonata Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 37 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • 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:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 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
"power" 18 reviews
"ride" 16 reviews
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
"storage" 7 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"doors" 3 reviews
"steering" 3 reviews

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Displaying 31 - 37 of 37 2006 Hyundai Sonata reviews.

E_Alexander1 writes:
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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4

Pros

Straight line performance and styling

Cons

Boring car!

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06 Sonata — very underrated vehicle. 0-60 in 6.6sec, 230KM top end. very much a wolf in sheep's clothing. downside it is a big car and feels the part. this car is at home on the highways not on the streets. all in all it is actually a pretty boring car unless you are beating it like a rented mule.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Maen writes:
2006 Hyundai Sonata GL Review
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5

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great car, great value , great perfomance

Cons

need more improvement in handling...

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My Hyundai Sonata — I think hyundai made a great step with Sonata, its great car , great performance .. i'm sure that i've made a smart decision to buy this great car ( other options were Camry / Accord / altima )... its fun to drive , and i will buy the next generation of Sonata or the new Genesis....

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Josh writes:
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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5

Pros

acceleration, braking, handling, price

Cons

the negatives don't factor in due to the price...meaning that the clothe interior and plastic moldings are cheap, but so is this car.

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My '06 Hyundai Sonata V6 — acceleration - For the size of this 4 door sedan it is amazing. 0-60 in or around 6 seconds. handling - With advanced ESC, dodging big rigs at 80 MPH is a breeze :-P braking - 60-0 is just as impressive...just watch out for mullets. Fun factor - Out of 10...I would an 8. This car cost so little, but is very fun to drive.

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Brendan writes:
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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5

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ESC, smooth ride

Cons

Timing Chain rattle, seats squeak sometimes.

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Best Car For The Money Out There — All kinds of options and standard equipment on a car for way less than the competition pretty much sums it up.

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Keith writes:
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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5

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HUGE 16.7 cubic ft trunk. lots of room even with 5 people. great gas mileage.

Cons

none so far

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Gooc Car — Great gas mileage. Also good performance. I have the 3.3 v6 with 235hp 205lbft trq. auto manual and cheaper than an accord or bmw 325, yet faster.

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James writes:
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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5

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Acceleration, brakes, ride quality, standard features, power at cruising speed (like passing someone) looks that kill, headlights are sufficient.

Cons

fuel economy is not the best, torque steer (moderate, not bad)

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Hot Rod Sleeper Sedan — I absolutely love my car. It has the 3.3 V6 with 235hp. The handling is ok, it isn't a race car by any means, but when I mash the gas, all hell breaks loose. 1/2 throttle with ESC turned off and I light up the front tires like a Christmas tree. Gas mileage is not the greatest, though I haven't taken it on a trip yet. But I can vouch for a 93 mph 1/4 mile, and so far 110 mph with plenty of peadle left. Its a sleeper, nobody knows what the hell happened when I pass them like they were parked.

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Guillaume writes:
2006 Hyundai Sonata GL Review
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4

Pros

extremely silent, very well assembled, relatively high gas mileage (4 cyl)
manual transmission a lot better then ford fusion, similar to mazda.
mutli-link suspension, frame is rigit.  Huge trunk

Cons

suspension too smooth
brand/name of the car not very 'glamour'

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Unbeatable Value — was not supposed to buy that car. It did however fit in the price range i wanted to spend for a car so i gave it is chance by trying it. Beated every other brands i've tried. For the price range, car i've looked at were Toyota corolla, mazda 3, ford fusion, nissan versa, honda fit/civic. At that moment, no recent/interesting models at Nissan, GM, Chrysler, Subaru, Kia, Suzuki... I've understood that the best compact car just can't compete with the ride quality of a full size sedan

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Reviews From Other Years

1988 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

My Care By Marcus

It has been a very good car for me. I have had the timing belt and pistons replaced, 2 batteries, 3 set of tires, a new alternator. Nice, compact sedan type care for getting back and forth to work in.... Read More

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1989 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Good Car But Too Old Now Get Reject Sticker Now By William

I got the car for my birthday love the car, used it for school, work and for everything never broke down drove it all over the world and it still runs but now it has problem going up hills and it gets... Read More

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1990 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Dave's 1990 Sonata By David

This was my first car. My dad bought it from an auction one week after my 19th birthday. It had 82,000 miles on it when bought, and had 93,000 miles on it a month later. I had so much fun in this car ... Read More

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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

Not Too Bad By Cường

that is the luxury car and the first car in my life,performance is not bad, the cost is happy with me, the air cooler make me fell pleasant. I love it very much, i will chose sonata for the next car 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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