2005 Hyundai Tiburon Overview

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2005 Hyundai Tiburon Overview

A fastback-inspired sports coupe for the average consumer that won't leave your wallet out to dry, the 2005 Hyundai Tiburon gets exterior updates and new trim designations this year. The front-wheel drive coupe is now available as a base GS, with a 2.0-liter, 138-hp I4 engine and choice of 5-speed manual or 4-speed shiftable automatic. The GT is a holdover from last year, with a 2.7-liter, 172-hp V6 and the same transmission choices. The SE option package form last year is now a trim, with the same V6 engine and a new 6-speed manual with a new shifter knob.

All trims comes with the full power setup, dual front airbags, 4-wheel disc brakes, and dual exhaust pipes. All have a rear spoiler, which grows as you move from the GS through the GT into the SE. Wheels also get larger, with 16-inch for the GT and 17-inch for the SE. On the outside, the 2005 Hyundai Tiburon is much sleeker, with a sharply sloped windshield and roofline leading to a high back end. New front and rear lamps, a new grille, new mirrors and foglights, and a flashy horizontal body-length indent, and three gills behind the front wheels make the Tiburon look more expensive than it is. Though the interior is tight, especially in the back, the rear seats do split-fold 50/50, opening onto a spacious 14.7 cubic foot trunk.

The 2006 Tiburon earns four and five-star crash ratings, but ABS is only optional with the GT and SE, and traction control is not offered. Leather seats are an option on the GT, which already comes with leather trim, and the SE steps up the features with an MP3 player and aluminum pedals. Drivers are amazed at how much you get at an affordable price, and say the Tiburon is fun to drive, with smooth handling and an eye-catching new appearance. Some downsides include the fuel economy, though it's about normal for a sports coupe. Drivers also dislike the understeer, the lack of rear leg and headroom, and the tendency for road noise.

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    Carl Cunningham
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    Bad Gas

    I think I put bad gas in a 2005 Hyundai I put heat in it and then premium gas and it started for a while and now it want start and the check engine light came on any ideas

    12 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
    t_grg
    0

    2005 Tiburon Cranks, But Doesn't Turn Over Randomly?

    I bought this car (automatic) a couple of months ago from a used car dealership and haven't driven it much while I've been away at school. I went to start my car this morning, and it didn't start r...

    8 views with no answers yet
    Austin Smith
    0

    Po170 And Po173

    Car is running those codes stalls for a couple seconds on cold start and has hesitation in the throttle after its done stalling car also idles poorly things I've replace/checked... Brought to Hyun...

    10 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
    Austin Smith
    0

    Hesitation In Acceleration

    Error code P0170 and P0173 car hesitates when trying to accelerate and when I first start it and try to take off it dies down and has no acceleration if I hold the pedal stead it corrects it self ...

    31 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
    Nick Haywood
    0

    Car Stopped And Oil Was Dry

    While on the highway my car stopped and wouldn't turn over or anything. Electronics worked that's it.

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)