2009 Hyundai Sonata User Reviews

2009 Hyundai Sonata Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 28 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • 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:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 18 reviews
"ride" 13 reviews
"power" 11 reviews
"comfortable car" 9 reviews
"storage" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews
"tires" 2 reviews
"noise" 2 reviews

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CaioCesar writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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4

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Car runs great, very comfortable driving, specially for me as im quite tall person. 30 miles per gallon on a highway. Just got the engine replaced, sunroof, bluetooh, leather seats. its a GREAT car.

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The right rear tire needs to be replace. Some minor scratches. The the scroll button of the  window on the driver seat needs to be fixed, but it works fine.

CaioCesar
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Excellent — I've owned this car for about 5 months and i travelled all over california with it and it was just great. It didn't let me down, very comfortable driving, so no reasons to be afraid of long distances. Has a pretty big trunk, so space is not an issue.

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cdsurvis writes:
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Price, MPG, Comfort, Options

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none really

cdsurvis
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Love My Little Car — Really a nice little car. Does great on gas, has options I love (XM, Sunroof) and is very affordable. Any issues we have had have been covered by their awesome warranty. My parents have the new body style, and while it's nice. I like driving my car better.

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mpallen826 writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata Limited V6 Review
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Lots of options for the money!  Still a good looking style!

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Factory tires not long lasting

mpallen826
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This Car Has Great Features For The Price - Awesome Family Car With Navigation For Those Day Trips. — Met all our expectations of style, features and affordability. Warranty is excellent as is fit and finish. Blue paint seems prone to small road debris chips but overall a solid, comfortable car. Infinity radio provides excellent sound and voice activation makes it easy to control hands free.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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mrnyathi1 writes:
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Decent amount of power, well equipped cabin.

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Quite bulky.

mrnyathi1
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Very Good, Dependable Car. — Adequate entertainment in the cabin, comes standard with usb, aux, mp3 player, AM/FM stereo. Surprisingly great acceleration and best feature is the quiet engine and the quiet ride. Smooth transmission and good gas milage. Best Hyundai I have had.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sarah writes:
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I love it

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Nothing

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A Great Family Car — Performance- The 4 cylinder engine has some pick up and go, although doesn't really match up with the 6 speed transmission Build Quality - Great... this is actually the 2nd Hyundai in our family and we love them... Cost of Ownership - great gas mileage Fun Factor - This car is fun to drive

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jimboprints writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata Limited V6 Review
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I got a good one!

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Steering is not the best.

jimboprints
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Pretty Good For The Price. — Power is great, paint and finish is superb ( keep in garage), steering is so-so, voice activated nav and radio is good, wish we had a passenger power seat, gets about 31 mpg if steady run at 65 mph on hwy. only extra we don't have is BluConnect. Dealer wanted $400!, I find it fun to drive. P.s. Still have original f&r brakes at 52000 miles!!! Just changed tires at 49000 mi.

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qedairi writes:
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It is a comfortable car with a fair gas mileage and maintenance costs.

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It is not the right car for big family >5 people

qedairi
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Great Car — Everything about this kind of car is great but unfortunately I am leaving the country and I have to sell the car. Maintenance did not cost me a lot because I did not have any problems with this cars. During the last 3 years, this car needed nothing except oil change, new tires and brakes and periodic maintenance service.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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EricG1944 writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata Limited V6 Review
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Smooth v6; leg room, xm sound system; fit and finish; trunk room; brakes [70,000 miles and still good]; fuel economy [35mpg at 55mph]; styling; ride comfort; value for the dollar.

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Blue lighting for computer gauge. Hard to read.

EricG1944
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Eric In Minnesota — Other than tire and battery replacement there have been no problems in 70,000 miles. This is my third Hyundai. All have been great cars! My wife drives an 08 Sonata Limited and will never go back to driving a Nissan.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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dakish writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Handling, stylish, good gas mileage.

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I wish the car seat would adjust beyond a forward/back position.

dakish
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Looks And Drives Like A High Performance Car At A Reasonable Price. — It performs well in winter weather conditions. The breaking system keeps the car very stable in unstable weather. Accelerates nicely into required conditions. The body of the car is stable and sturdy. It is a silver-blue color with gray interior. It looks like a care worth much more. Maintenance is reasonable. It is a joy to drive knowing I am in a great performing, stylish, safe car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Doug writes:
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Roomy. Solid construction. Sporty body-style. Nice handling.  Good on ice.

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Jumpy shifting.

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You Cannot Buy A Better Car For Your Money. I Am Sold On The Sonata 100%. — I love the way the Sonata looks. It's got very sporty lines that make it look sleeker while it has an incredibly roomy interior. The trunk space is huge and the seats fold down. The instrument panel is very intuitive and driver-focused. The car feels solid when you drive it and the ESC works amazingly on ice. Solid build quality and the performance is great. The only downside is the shifting is a little jumpy when accelerating. Handling is very precise and responsive.

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2014 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Love It, Hate To Let It Go By Andrew

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2012 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Luxury Car Feel Without Luxury Car Price By Zxoike

This car can handle like a sports car if you need it to but as an older married guy with a family I enjoyed the comfortable ride in a car that keep my family safe. It has tons of storage capacity as ... Read More

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

A Reliable, Safe, And Fun Family Car. By Fleeman96

The pros of the car include the luxury options, overall built quality and comfort of the car. The included options in the luxury package are excellent options for this price range of a vehicle. The mp... Read More

Fast, Reliable And Fun To Drive! By TDurickMD

Love just about everything about this car. I can't think of anything other than I wish it got 75 mpg on the highway! Gets decent mileage IF you can control your speeds which is tough in this beast. It... Read More

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