2005 Hyundai Tiburon

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13 reviews
Available Price Range $2,488-$6,616 Trims3 Combined MPG 22-27 Seats 4

Our Take on the 2005 Hyundai Tiburon

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort in GT
  • Road and tire noise in GT
  • Six-speed-gearbox operation
  • Recessed-gauge readability
  • Passenger space

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Available 17-inch tires
  • All-disc brakes
  • New GS base model


Our Expert Reviews

Some enthusiasts have sniffed at the 2005 Hyundai Tiburon SE, the sportiest entry in the sporty Tiburon lineup. They say it looks more like a junior GT car than a hard-core sport coupe. We say the Korean-built Tiburon is a fine offering in this segment, a vehicle that has managed to hold onto its looks despite hitting the market in 2002. The model we tested is an updated performance variant, wh... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.2 out of 5

Based on 13 reviews

Very good car for the money!

by Adrian from Florida on December 8, 2009

Before I write anything on my car, I wanna state the ratings i gave were based on what i think of the car, in comparison to all the other cars that you can find for what I paid. I have had my Tiburon... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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