2008 Hyundai Sonata Top Comparisons

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2008 Hyundai Sonata Limited FWDReview
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Lazy-boy On Wheels!!! — nice car for people who like to cruise around in a lazy-boy but for a guy like me who does 30 k km/ years it's just perfect

Pros: everything

Cons: could be my grandfather's car

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2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWDReview
Jeff writes:
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A Good Car — Good acceleration for a four cylinder engine, good braking, handles like a compact sedan, side mirrors seemed to be misplaced. Plastics feel cheap, hood release broke after three months. Large amount of trunk space, headlight bulbs were a pain to change. No fold in mirrors...?

Pros: Brakes, Engine, Trunk Space

Cons: Mirrors, Build Quality (Body), Interior Plastics

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2008 Hyundai Sonata V6 GLS FWDReview
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My Wife Is Crazy About It Over Her '99 Maxima — It has every bell and whistle we wanted. The silver blue color is perfect. Bigger and roomier than the '99 Maxima (I inherited), yet is shorter in length.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:5,000

Pros: The price, the quality, the airbag safety, the price.

Cons: Can't find oil capacity in the owner's manual.  Also nothing about the
timing belt maintenance.

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2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWDReview
Lester writes:
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A Good Value — We really like our Sonata. It has been totally reliable and still looks great after 40000 miles. The gas mileage is very good, being near 30mpg. It handles the road quite well. The Sonata fufills it's mission in life very well. It is a competent family hauler that will last as long as you want it to. My wife has worn out the tires in 30000 miles, but other than that, it has required nothing but oil changes. We had a 2007 Elantra also with manual transmission and both had no clutch pedal feel and much too light of pressure is required for the throttle pedal. We find ourselves regularly killing the engine when moving from a dead stop.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The room inside

Cons: The throttle pressure (too light) and clutch engagement/feel

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2008 Hyundai Sonata Review
GuruS4BXS says:
The Sonata seats not comfortable,not enough power, uncomfortable on rough roads ,small viewing area
vs2017 Jeep Cherokee
2008 Hyundai Sonata winning categories:
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  • Front Seats
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  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
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2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWD Review
GuruMCJZB says:
Great car for its value
vs2011 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Sedan AWD
2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWD winning categories:
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Family Car Ranked 2011 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Sedan AWD worse.
"More room inside and great cargo space"
Value Ranked 2011 BMW 3 Series 328i xDrive Sedan AWD worse.
"retains it value better then the BMW 328 i"
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2008 Hyundai Sonata V6 GLS FWD Review
Octavius3 says:
Very well balanced. Absolutely silent. pretty powerful with a great stretched second gear. Handles well but leans drastically on sharp turns. very insulated. the trunk space is excessive. Also, the seats themselves are comfortable and spaced out.
vs2008 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT FWD
2008 Hyundai Sonata V6 GLS FWD winning categories:
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Back Seats Ranked 2008 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT FWD worse.
"The back seats in the Hyundai are very wide and leave plenty of space for more storage or an extra person."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2008 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT FWD worse.
"The Hyundai can fit 5 tires in the trunk including the spare tire. Also, if you put the seats down, an extra bicycle will fit in with ease."
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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Review By Saad

In this model should have passenger power seat too. Aux calbe connection missing. Small coin storage missing by the stering wheel. Garage door button is not there in back mirror. Every other things a... Read More

Review By Taina

I love this car. The features are top notch! It has all the options of a smart car, feels luxurious and I am happy with my purchase. My favorite features are: Ambient lighting Apple Car play Remote... Read More

2021 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Review By Jeffery

Plenty of features that come standard and I have the Nline with plenty of power. Read More

Review By JimP1914

Its cool I like it love the LED Headlights Read More

2020 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Review By Corey

I have had the Hyundai sonata before and I love the car Read More

Review By Chris

This is my second Sonata. The first one was a 2008 at about the same trim level. I had upgraded the radio to an android tablet-based version with many of the features found in the newer model cars. ... Read More

2019 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Review By JillHerbst

Heated seats, heated steering wheel! Comfortable and bearishly designed. Very happy with the 2019 sonata Read More

Review By David

This is our 3rd Hyundai Sonata since 2004,, for a midsize 4 door sedan they are a good bargain Read More

2018 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

Review By Guru9B47VC

Absolutely love everything about my 2018 Hyundai Sonata Sport. I searched and searched and couldnt find anything until I came across CarGurus! So thank you guys, your website was more than helpful!! Read More

Review By Joe

Smooth, quiet ride. Handles nicely. Lane assist is a nice feature. Helps immensely in bad weather when lane lines are hard to see. Read More

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