This was my first car, and the two yeas
I owned it were an exercise in
frustration. When the thing was working,
it drove pretty well. Handling and
brakes were decent. The interior was
uncomfortable, and at least half of the
controls stopped working within six
months. Fuel economy was so-so. My main
problem with this car was the terrible
reliability, I had it in the shop eight
times in two years, and for some big
problems: Transmission, alternator,
starter, and finally the engine failed,
costing me a total of twice the price I
paid for the car, before I called it
quits and donated it to charity.
I could have had a less-stylish car for
my first. There really wasn't anything
really great about it, and it wasn't in
total running shape often enough for me
to get any enjoyment out of it.
I understand Hyundais are better cars
now, but my experience with the 93
Sonata soured me enough that I don't
think I will ever buy another car from
that manufacturer again.
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