(3.0) 2 reviews
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 24
Engine: 137-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Hyundai Sonata


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There's one overwhelming reason for you to look at the redesigned 1997 Hyundai Sonata, which otherwise barely stands out in a crowded field of competent family sedans. Price. If you want to buy a mid-level Ford Taurus, Honda Accord or Toyota Camry with a V-6 engine and most of the options that come standard on the '97 Sonata GL, plan on spending well over $20,000. You'll only h... Read full review for the 1997 Hyundai Sonata

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Junker car!

by Non-Korean car enthuist from Ogden, UT on November 1, 2007

Maybe it was because we got it used....it only had 100 thousand miles this year(2007) but the transmission was shot, it wouldn't pass emmisions, interior features were lacking at best, at least the en... Read Full Review

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