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    ? — i love almost everything about my car. Alot better than my old one!! lol. I've only had to get it fixed onced and it wasnt' too bad. It has pretty good gas milleage. I love to drive my car. Maybe too much. Cops love my car too... lol.

    Pros: A lot more power than my old lil neon

    Cons: Cops notice that power and speed too.

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    Stand-out Looks, Predictable Handling And Power That Leaves You Wishing There Was More. — Overall, its a good-looking car. I think the bulbous hood is a bit much and wish they had toned it down a little, but other than that it looks pretty good for a Hyundia. The handling is easy and predictable, while it won't slam you against the doors in a turn, it is easy to find the limit. When the limit is hit, traction loss is smooth and maintainable - with a little late-braking in a corner you can even get the tail to come loose. Power is a bit short, especially in the automatic. There is a good amount of torque early on, though, which makes city driving a bit easier. The powerband is broad and smooth and it has doesn't drop off until just before the 6500 RPM red-line - which makes highway passing easy. With a curb weight of 2500 lbs, the car feels nimble and light... If only it had 30-40 more horse-power, it could have competed with the Integra Type-R and the Celica GT-S.

    Pros: Good looks, solid handling.

    Cons: A bit short on power.

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    I Miss My Baby — toby was silver, a Tuscani edition it had leather rims sunroof it was top of the line

    Pros: easy to maneuver and fast

    Cons: gone

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    My Best Car To This Day. —

    When I was car hunting last summer, everyone I know said stay away from Korean cars, but when I said "Well what about the Tiburon?" Dad told me I can do what I want, but just don't complain, because I'll have it for three years. The car itself is a great car, considering it's a Hyundai. The car was more or less in decent condition when I bought it. The most expensive part to fix on it so far was the steering rack which was rotted out. The interior is black upholstery and leather (or probably pleather) dash and roof. I have the SE model, which has power steering, locks, windows, and moonroof. The main cluster and middle console looks very futuristic, but most of it is functional. The exterior is in a lesser condition than the exterior for the moment, it needs a paint job, body work and I need to replace the foglight switch. For the winter, I've got Michelin X-Ice tires on her. In the summer, I'll be putting the stock rims back on with the Falken summer tires (don't know which tires they are). She handles pretty well due to the lower height of the car (I recently gotten rid of a Dodge Spirit), performance-wise: pretty good because it's a sports car, but I don't plan on putting any heavy mods on it for insurance reasons. My overall impression of the Tib is that it's a great car, and I would definately recommend it to other drivers. But expect to put some money into it if you get it at a private seller.

    Pros: Great handling, looks awesome, and the performance is perfect for me.

    Cons: So many things can break on it.

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    Driving Is Beliving Indeed — I never thought highly of Hyundai and never liked the looks of the 2nd gen tibby till i got to test drive one. The handling,braking and acceleration in the car is pretty good and the top end is decent. The look of the car stuck me as weird and kinda ugly but I have come to like it and get over the annoying bulges in the hood

    Pros: looks like nothing else on the road
    5spd!
    all wheel disc brakes
    good on gas
    pretty fast
    its not a honda
    no abs

    Cons: 4 headlights
    people have a tendency to disrespect hyundai

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    Great Price, Great Ride, Great Looks It's A Tiburon :) — We both love this car... It comes with power everything including a sunroof which we use all the time. It is amazing on gas which is awsome since gas is up to $1.20 CDN. We love the color cobalt blue. The interior is amazing and very clean the only thing this car doesn't have is leather seats which we dont really want anyway since it is 10 months of winter here.

    Pros: Great on gas

    Cons: Automatic Transmission (would have prefered standard)but wither way it runs amazing.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2008 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

    Excellent Sport Car By FranklinAV

    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 ... Read More

    Amazing By SContillo

    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... Read More

    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

    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

    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

    2004 Hyundai Tiburon Reviews

    Special By Amber

    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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