2008 Hyundai Tiburon User Reviews

2008 Hyundai Tiburon Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 26 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:4.7 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:4.4 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
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 14 reviews
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"speed" 6 reviews
"style" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"bumper" 2 reviews
"paint job" 2 reviews
"light" 2 reviews

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m00niepies writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GT Limited Review
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5

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This car is a beauty!! sporty, compliments all the time, beautiful interior, awesome sound

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Small backseat

m00niepies
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Beauty Queen!!! — I love this car so much! She is absolutely gorgeous. She gets compliments all the time! She has severe power as well! I can't say enough good about this car!!! The red interior makes her beauty pop even more! Nothing bad I can say!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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FranklinAV writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon SE Review
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Very full efficient, strong stability, imaging your driving a BMW.

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No good for family

FranklinAV
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Excellent Sport Car — 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 parts by request.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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SContillo writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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Great looking car, never had a single problem with it.  Angle eye headlights look amazing on  this car.

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The only con would be that it is a small car, so if you're a larger person that would the only problem.

SContillo
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Amazing — 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 around in town.

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Gary writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GS Review
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its fun smooth and comes with a smile

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lack of power with such a sporty car only 138bhp to the wheels

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Good Car But Not For 30k+ More Or Less Around 20k Would Have Sufficed — breaking is weak considering the GS has no ABS or ETC understandable the 5spd shifts smoothly with the exeptopn of 2nd gear bit of grind, handling could be tighter in 60km corners, but overall aceleration is smooth and hard. would have loved to see a turbo model make it to the floor, 36k was the price tage with everything, $40 to filler at $1.00 a ltr, that and the lack of 138bhp and a 130whp with a 8hp rob on the belt system

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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josehernandez96 writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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car just got painted blue engine rebulided.reliability car.

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the back bumper has paint chip,the ABS light on also the airbag light on to and the parking brakes  light on as well.

josehernandez96
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Pretty Good Car Looking Nice Good Looking Car Classy — appearance;car looks nice new lighting blue paint job engine just got rebulid interior clean noone smoke in it. bulid quality; noises are noticeabel,gas millage its around 17-20 city 20-23 highway not forsure pretty good on gas repairs on the car is pretty costly. performance; its a fun car the acceleration on the car is great catch speed quick! brakes are good but could be better. abs unit has a couple prombles cons; bumpy ride ABS light on also the parking break light on as well also.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Austin writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GT Limited Review
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Its a very fun car to drive

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value.

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It Is A Great Car Overall, The Value Once Its Off The Lot Is Really Really Bad. — This car is a great car to own. The MPG's is a little low, but with a SRI and a glass pack exhaust, they will rise drematically. The apperance of the exterior is a little wierd. I dont really like the head light design. The interior styling is confusing. If all stock accent lights are blue, why is the rest of the interior red? Makes no since. This is a very fun car to drive, 140 mph, not enough road to keep going.

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

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Nathan_Janssen writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GS Review
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The Handling is great and it sounds great. There is a surprising amount of trunk space and if you fold the back seats down you can fit almost anything in the trunk. The seats are comfortable and the back seats are good for holding friends or kids (although your friends may feel a bit cramped). Driving it around town is fun and you know you will look good in it.

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Its not quite as fast as you would want it to be

Nathan_Janssen
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I Really Enjoy This Car! — Overall, the car is fun to drive, handles well, has good fuel economy, sounds great, and looks great. Its a great car to just cruise in and all around enjoy. the seats are comfortable and the car has almost no hard plastic surfaces, most are soft touch. The sound system is quite clear and produces high quality sounds. The car is small and you really feel like you are in control of your driving experience.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tyler writes:
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its fun to drive an looks very aggressive compared to the prior body styles

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havent found anything yet except that it doesnt have a turbo option from the factory but that changed when the genisis came out with the 2.0t model

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Shark — fun car with lots of possibilitys, im going with a tuscani conversion right now to put the 2.7 supercharged elisa motor in. The gas mileage is great for now until the new motor is put in then it will drop to about 17 mpg, for a fun factor i give it high scores its a blast to drive has enough power an handles amazing, with being light in the rear the car has a nice slide curve to it when hitting corners hard i wanna put in new tuscani front an rear sway bars and a top mount strut tower bar to see if that stiffens it up a little more

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

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Jose writes:
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new paint job,kept clean always clean car runs great handle good

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paint chiped on back bumper ABS light on BREAK light on also emergency break on as well

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Good Car Reliable Car Good For A First Car — 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 roof works great good car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Matt writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon SE Review
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Performance, style, and audio

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Great Car To Have — I love my new car, its pretty fast, it handles well and the exhaust has an aggressive note to it. i love the styling and it is very fun to drive it. it's packed with a 2.7L v6 cranking out about 172 HP and all that power is passed through a 6 speed manual transmission. comes stock with 17 in. alloy wheels and wrapped in 215/45 R17 tires.

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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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