2003 Hyundai Tiburon
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TOP GEAR APPROVED!!

by from San Diego, Ca on May 12, 2009

Saw an Episode of Top Gear where they compared this vehicle to a Lexus is 430 sport coupe and said that for the price and considering the car maker the Hyundai Tiburon stays true to a what a sports ca...
Saw an Episode of Top Gear where they compared this vehicle to a Lexus is 430 sport coupe and said that for the price and considering the car maker the Hyundai Tiburon stays true to a what a sports car should be over the Lexus. I have to agree with such an elegant and yet so aggressive body style the Tiburon is still a very unique looking car always turning heads when going down the road. It has a very quiet exhaust and gentle acceleration while just cruising down to the store but press the throttle down a bit and you get a nice grumble that quickly grows into a deep muscle car roar emitting from the twin exhaust pipes all while throwing you hard into the leather bound bucket seats. If your looking for a best bang for your buck sport car with out the hassle of reliability issues the Hyundai Tiburon is that car.
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fun to drive!!!

by from Front Royal, VA on October 1, 2007

drives like a go-cart, nice inside and out, defiantly a good buy for the money, great on mountain roads, the back of the car doesn't have much room but the front seats are very comfortable, one big do...
drives like a go-cart, nice inside and out, defiantly a good buy for the money, great on mountain roads, the back of the car doesn't have much room but the front seats are very comfortable, one big down side is that it's not the easiest car to work on. seems to drive good in all weather. the trunk has a lot of room and the back seats fold down to give you even more. overall a really nice fun little car
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LOVE THIS CAR!!!!!

by from Chicago on November 30, 2009

I have nothing but great things to say. My tibby has over 140000 miles on it and stills drives like new! It competes with my friends 2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS Spyder and I spent a fraction of what h...
I have nothing but great things to say. My tibby has over 140000 miles on it and stills drives like new! It competes with my friends 2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS Spyder and I spent a fraction of what he did! I would recommend this car to ANYONE! It looks great, feels great, handles great. Plus it has a six-speed manual transmission! This car is AWESOME and I wouldn't trade it for the world!
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Best Sport Coupe for the Price

by from North Fort Myers, FL on April 20, 2015

I had been looking at one of these for years. I figured an older one with nearly 130,000 miles would never live up to expectations (or hopes), but it did! With a new paint job, it gets CONSTANT looks....
I had been looking at one of these for years. I figured an older one with nearly 130,000 miles would never live up to expectations (or hopes), but it did! With a new paint job, it gets CONSTANT looks. I'm 6'2, but fit quite comfortably in there. It has plenty of power, and a smooth ride! No complaints, it even has a decent set of cup holders!
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Head Turner

by from Visalia, CA on August 31, 2006

The 2003 Tiberon is the first of many cars I have owned where strangers would stop me to ask about the car. The design is sporty, sexy, and modern. It has been fun to drive and a great value. Othe...
The 2003 Tiberon is the first of many cars I have owned where strangers would stop me to ask about the car. The design is sporty, sexy, and modern. It has been fun to drive and a great value. Other than some problems with the sun roof (now resolved) it has been extremely reliable -- no mechanical problems. The sound system with the subwoofer is great. This is a great value for anyone who loves to drive.
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i love it :)

by from on June 27, 2010

This car is amazing...its cheap for an amazing caR! =) its really nice in the inside and the outside... people are always telling me compliments about the car and some people even ask me if I sell it ...
This car is amazing...its cheap for an amazing caR! =) its really nice in the inside and the outside... people are always telling me compliments about the car and some people even ask me if I sell it to them...it is a really nice car and the parts are cheap too
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Worth the wait

by from Greeville, SC on March 21, 2014

I bought this for my 16 year old son. People thought I was crazy trusting this kind of car to my son. He is one of the most cautious people and drivers I know. I was right but it backfired. He was afr...
I bought this for my 16 year old son. People thought I was crazy trusting this kind of car to my son. He is one of the most cautious people and drivers I know. I was right but it backfired. He was afraid of the car and the way it could attract tickets. I then realized this was the car I always wanted. I was right. This car performs like no other fast and smooth in the turns. Gets great gas mileage, and sounds oh, so good. I'm an old guy but getting in an out of this car is a breeze. Once you are in it fits so well. So speed, handling, economy, and it draws looks where ever I go. So what else? Visibility is surprisingly good.
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Fantastic car!!

by from Charlotte, NC on March 23, 2007

I have a 2003 model and love to drive it. It is so sporty and fun. I have never had any reliability issues even after 95,000 miles - this car is well built. My favorite part of the car is the sunro...
I have a 2003 model and love to drive it. It is so sporty and fun. I have never had any reliability issues even after 95,000 miles - this car is well built. My favorite part of the car is the sunroof, it makes warm weather driving really nice. I would buy again and again!
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The Best In The West (east, north, south)

by from Cape Cod, MA on August 25, 2010

I own the exact same car. It has been the best purchase I have ever made. I am a single woman and this is a problem free, reliable car and it looks really nice. Mine has 108,000 and don't you think I ...
I own the exact same car. It has been the best purchase I have ever made. I am a single woman and this is a problem free, reliable car and it looks really nice. Mine has 108,000 and don't you think I have just considered trading mine in for a lower miliage Tiburon? Yes I am thinking about it now. I am smitten with praise for this car and anyone who asks me "Hey how do you like the Hyundai?"....they get the full story of praise from me.
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Very good car

by from on November 21, 2011

Love it. The only problem is the gas mileage (18mpg)... but couldn't expect a great gas mileage on a v6... but the car is great. fun to drive and looks good.
Love it. The only problem is the gas mileage (18mpg)... but couldn't expect a great gas mileage on a v6... but the car is great. fun to drive and looks good.
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