2008 Hyundai Tiburon Customer Reviews

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What customers liked
Styling, Braking, Power
What they didn't
Cargo Space, Power, Technology and Entertainment

2008 Tiburin

The car looks good but very uncomfortable for distance - has blind spots due to sitting so low to the ground. The power is not what you would expect when you see the car.

Would recommend to a friend

'08 Tiburon

Great car, great service, the sales experience was better than I expected and the staff are great. I love my car, sporty looking without the gas guzzling.

Would recommend to a friend

Solid and Fun

The 2008 Hyundai Tiburon SE V6 is one of just a few choices in the midpriced sports coupe segment. It is more affordable, has excellent build quality, and good looks that are muted enough to last and strong enough to get noticed. For a V6, the Tiburon leaves something to be desired in the power department. It does not have the kind of torquey pull you want to feel when you slam on the gas. Downshifting doesn't seem to make a big difference on the high end either. But power is there where and when you need it. Just don't expect it to give you a big thrill. Suspension is RIGID and taking ridges and bumps at an angle will lift one of the corners into the air easily. Nevertheless, Electronic Stability Control keeps the Tiburon pointed straight. The tight body and heavy curb weight gives the car some authority as you cruise down the road, even in a heavy crosswind. Common complaints about the lack of rear seat space... why would you buy a sports coupe? Trunk is small as well but has a wealth of discrete storage compartments. The engine compartment affords plenty of working space for modders and maintenance as does the inside of the center control panel. Projector headlights give a clear cutoff and are easy to aim without any tools. The SE V6 has a dual tip exhaust that gives a tone and hum that rivals higher end racers, subtle enough to be stock, but satisfying on startup. Overall, the Tiburon is plenty fun to drive, feels safe and runs strong. It is not as fast or powerful as other more expensive cars, but it will run and it will last. CONS: It IS small and does not give you a lot of space... but if you're commuting in this car, it shouldn't be a big deal... enough space for the weekly groceries at least. The stock clutch is weak and does seem to want to slip even though it engages just fine. Upgrade with a heavier clutch when its ready for a change.

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Holy ****

This is an amazing car the mileage is great , and dont let he horse power fool you this baby can MOVE .im also lovin the two tone man i want this machine

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I'M LUSTING

I AM A SPORTS-TUNER GUY AND FOR SURE THE TIBURON HAS ALWAYS BEEN AN UNDERESTIMATED CAR BECAUSE OF THE KOREAN INNOVATIONS. "KEEP IN MIND!" REGARDLESS IT IS STILL AN ASIAN MUSCLE-CAR! SO JUST BECAUSE JAPAN DIDN'T DESIGN IT DOESN'T MEAN IT WONT HANG WITH THE ELITE! I'M PUTTING MY RAM(NEON) ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK FOR THIS CLASSY TUNER SO! RELIABILITY IS SET IN STONE!

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Excellent value

I was greatly surprised by the car. The ride is comfortable and the car is extremely nimble. Turns are tight and the freeway rides are now fun. I highly recommend that you go for the manual transmission on this model. You get the power out of the engine and the car responds more efficiently. Fuel economy is as advertised by the manufacturer. If you want an automatic transmission you should go for the six-cylinder version. Be ready to spend more at the pump, of course. Overall, I'm extremely pleased since you get a lot of value for you money.

Would recommend to a friend

This car ROCKS!

I absolutely LOVE my Tiburon - it's a GREAT CAR - and a GREAT value!

Would recommend to a friend

Tiburon

The Hyundai Tiburon is a great car, looks great, and rides well. The only two downsides: a) major blind spots b) poor quality entertainment and navigation systems.

Would recommend to a friend

2008 Tiburon SE V6

Awesome car. Everything about is great except for two things: a little underpowered and not too crazy about the front bumper. Other than that, I love love love this car. Hard to beat the price for what you get. Looks like a $40k coupe. I get complimented all the time. BUY THIS CAR!!!

Would recommend to a friend

hyundai tiburon se

Excellent value. Although not a high performance car, it is enough to have fun with and not get into too much trouble.

Would recommend to a friend

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