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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2008 Hyundai Tiburon SE Review
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4

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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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5

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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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m00niepies writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GT Limited Review
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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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Jose writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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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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Roberob writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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Sporty and fun to drive, ample horsepower and better than listed fuel economy. Owned since new and no major issues or maintenance. 47.9k original miles, this ride the shark is a joy to drive. Averaging 20-22 mpg city.

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No back seat room, especially when driver is tall. Not really a car for a big or tall (over 6'2") person.

Roberob
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An Exciting Car To Drive That Seems To Get Alot Of Questions. — 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 one owner miles, it is averaging between 20-22 mpg city/work. Plan on keeping it for some time.

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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Tyler writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GS Review
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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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Michelle writes:
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GS Review
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The styling, zip & price.

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The value depreciation.

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Pretty & Peppy — Hyundai's come a long way. I was looking for a stylish, sporty car with a peppy engine with reasonable gas mileage & found it @ Hyundai. I went with the 4 cylinder turbo & it has just the right amount of zip. The sleek styling turns heads & I've been asked several times who the manufacturer of my car is. I love my Tiburon! It's an absolute joy to drive.

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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2008 Hyundai Tiburon GT Review
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Fun to drive

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Affordable Beginner's Sports Car — Great car. It is pretty quick with 172 hp out of a 2.7L V6 and FWD. It has no rattles or major dents. The interior is all black and dark blue exterior. The gas mileage isn't great but it is a load of fun to drive especially with the shiftronic option.

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Reviews From Other Years

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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2005 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

A Girl Can Dream... By Bjorkast

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 t... Read More

Wannabe Speed Demon By Xioteon

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 r... 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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