2012 Hyundai Sonata Top Comparisons

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2012 Hyundai SonataReview
Donna writes:
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This car is beautiful and smooth ride. Great price ..I bought one

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miller863 writes:
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Quality of materials seems lacking. Otherwise, drives nice and is a good value

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2012 Hyundai Sonata Review
vs2012 Chevrolet Malibu
2012 Hyundai Sonata winning categories:
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Value Ranked 2012 Chevrolet Malibu better.
"comfort, reliability and style"
Would Buy Ranked 2012 Chevrolet Malibu better.
"fuel efficiency, comfort, reliability and style"
2012 Hyundai Sonata Review
Demiranda23 says:
Decent car. Felt like a mom car.
vs2012 Mazda MAZDA3
2012 Hyundai Sonata winning categories:
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  • Family Car
  • Value
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2012 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T SE FWDReview
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Luxury Car Without The Luxury Car Price — This car is a luxury sedan with tons of room but has many of the handling characteristics of a sports car. It also has a fold down rear seat to allow for that extra cargo capacity. I feel perfectly safe putting my wife and kids in this comfortable, safe car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Car handles great and has all of the ammenities of a luxury car without the price.

Cons: It has paddle shifters and although they work great and are fun to use occasionally I really don't see the point on a luxury sedan.

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2012 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWDReview
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More Fun Than You Might Think. — Bought this for my wife after years of driving minivans and SUVs, she thinks it's some kind of sports car. This has been a great car. Everything always works as it's supposed to and I really like the look of it. The seats are roomy and comfortable and there is even room behind the driver seat while I am driving (I am 6' 2") which has been a problem with other cars. I can also fit in the back seat without folding myself into a pretzel.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Most fun appliance we've ever owned.  Mid-size sedans are generally boring but this is really good.

Cons: None so far

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2012 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWDReview
kdburtch writes:
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Surprising. — This is a great car all around. It gets great gas milage but also has plenty of get up and go. The cargo space is great and the back seat is comfortable. I really have no complaints with this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Comfortable ride, Great space, Great power.

Cons: n/a

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2012 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWDReview
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Best Car Altogether In It's Class. — Rare to find a stylish new car with all the needed basics for 25k new. Look no futher than the Hyundai Sonata. Spacious, but a fuel miser. Handles wonderfully, and has a sporty body and nice interior. All internal functions are easily accessible from the drivers seat. Bluetooth makes hands free operation of your cell phone easy. Only required preventive maintenance thus far.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: See review.

Cons: 2.4 liter engine produces just enough power to get out of it's own way. Much better on the highway, than on city expressways where you sometimes need to get over quickly.

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2012 Hyundai Sonata SE FWDReview
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In Style — 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 exhaust give it that meaner look. I think I want to lower it just a bit to make it look more aggressive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Love the looks and styling of my car.

Cons: Road noise is a killer but I installed dyna-mat and all is well.

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2012 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWDReview
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If I Buy Another Sedan There Is No Doubt I Will Buy Sonata Again. — Super gas mileage. It coasts a lot. 6 speed trans is nice. Very quiet inside. XM too:) Feels waaay light. Trunk is ok. Lower profile with alloys was worth it. Looks expensive. I average 28-29 but I live in a city with a lot of grade(hill). I will buy again, and again. 260,000 on my Elantra:) I am 6'2" and the back seat is very nice. I bought the carry my son because he will be over 6'. Funny side note: Koreans refer to Japanese as the lazy people.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Best car ever!  Feels light, are the tires filled with helium?

Cons: My black carpet always looks dirty:(

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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

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

Review By Guru9LDJRL

Ive only had for a short while but I love this car!! Nice, sleek and so far been fun to drive. 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 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

Review By Guru9R1M7H

I really loved my Sonata overall until at 89,000 miles the transmission had to be replaced. The service department in my area is so bad I decided to never buy another Hyundai product. 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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