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2009 Hyundai Sonata User Reviews

2009 Hyundai Sonata Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 25 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" 15 reviews
"ride" 13 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"comfortable car" 7 reviews
"interior" 5 reviews
CONS
"heavy car" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Displaying 11 - 20 of 25 2009 Hyundai Sonata reviews.

qedairi writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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4

Pros

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

Cons

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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5

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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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Alex writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata SE Review
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5

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Cargo
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Rear suspention could be a bit more stiff for extra lugage.

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A Reliable Machine. — It is an Excelent car for traviling long distance. It is one of the few FWD cars I have ever driven. It is highly reliable and confertable enought for road trips This particular car Has been driven from coast to coast... LITTERALLY. It isnt fun and I am more of a sports car/muscle car guy, but I can respect the practicallity and endurance of this car.

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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David writes:
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The Hyundai Sonata is a V6 engine with dual exaust.

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If you start the car and your seat belt isn't on it makes the loudest noise til you put your seat belt on. It will repeat the same noise if you don't put your seat belt.

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A Black Exterior, Gray Interior Sedan. — I like how the Sonata handles. The Sonata is automatic transmittion. So far the car has not needed repairs. I would've preferred a different collor. The Sonata has a good gas milage. The car is fun to drive because it's not jumpy when you push the gas petal.

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Peter writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Perfect Vehicle For Our Needs And Great Value To Boot — Build Quality: No promblems whatsoever. car has only had oil changes and travelled 32,000 kllometres. Car Comparisons: Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic, ut the Sonata had more interior room and was better eqipped for the money. Performance: Very responsive. Car has 175 horsepower and brakes are very reponsive as AbS is standard. More Abo

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Enascarblack3 writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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Everything

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Step on gas it hesitates a little.

Enascarblack3
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Good Quality Car Overall :-) — I love this car. Great on gas. I would recomend using 89 octane for one reason, the 87 octane has ethanol which lowers the gas mileage. The trunk is spacious. Plenty of room on the inside for 4 people. Tight steering. Tight handling.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dennis writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review
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new car, drives smoothly, tinted windows, soon to get new tires and rims, then possibly blacking out taillights

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doesn't have very good pickup, couple dents in it

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Nice Solid Car — Its a nice car, black, tinted windows, drives real smoothly, overall a solid car. Monthly payments are pretty expensive for it. Real good on gas. About 30 MPG. Like the slap-stick transmission feature, gives the car a little more umph. I like it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Bernard292 writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata SE Review
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Bernard292
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Nice Car — the gas mileage is only about 19 miles per gallon. That's just not enough. Also, the Hankook tires that come with the car and cheap quality and I had a flat in under three weeks of driving. Aside from that, it's a great comfortbale car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Stuart writes:
2009 Hyundai Sonata Limited Review
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GREAT gas mileage, Fun to drive, smooth ride, cheap but very nice

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its a 4 cylinder instead of a v6

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This Car Is Fun!! — This car is so much fun. it is not very expensive. it is relatively cheap and is a very nice and luxurious car. it drives very well and very smooth. it drives like a bmw in my opinion, thats how smooth it drives. its also very spacious it has room for 5 people and has PLENTY of trunk space. the trunk is HUGE!! it also gets VERY good GAS MILEAGE. so in closing i just want 2 say that this is a very good, high quality car for a cheap price that is very fun 2 drive and i highly reccommend it 2 nybody looking 4 a new car.

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

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2012 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

I Love The Spaciousness Of This Car. By mikazae

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In Style By cypher_shane

I love the styling and advanced tech in this car. Bluelink, voice control, telemetrics, phone connectivity etc.. the larger wheels on the SE drove me to this model over the Limited, and the dual tip e... Read More

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

A Head Turner!! By lhthomaz

Superb design, affordable price and maintenance, comfortable ride, powerful and economic. Two color interior gives it a refined look and a even more charm to a very well designed interior. Nissan, Toy... Read More

Like New Condition 2011 Sonata By hyuckjin21

More usable room, Softer seat, Well equipped interior, High safety scores Fuel efficient four-cylinder engines. Lots of convenient equipment, GPS, back camera, sun roof, USB connection, etc 39-40 mpg ... Read More

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2010 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Amazing Car By Amanda

Wonderful car all round! Makes a great everyday driver and would make a great first car!!! :) Excellent gas mileage and interior room! Also makes a great family car!! Has a very large trunk and very b... Read More

#1 Commuter If You Need More Room Than A Compact By Mknupp

All in all a great commuter vehicle without having to go to a compact. Price wise it was a good buy and reliable enough to keep fora long time. Hyundai has made leaps and bounds in the last few years ... Read More

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2008 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Very Clean, By raschettin

The car is a good riding, very good looking, reliable car. These cars are going 250,000 miles with no problem. The car gets 35 mpg highway and 30 city. If you keep the tires at 42 lbs. you can get ... Read More

Reliable Hyundai Sonata By Cameron

Car was very reliable, handled well in all weather conditions. Has a slick look and is easy to maintain. Never had a problem with parts falling off or breaking down just an overall good quality car. V... Read More

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