by pscarguy57 on Nov 23, 2011 Vehicle: 2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 4dr Sedan
I have really enjoyed owning my Sonata GLS.
The few problems with the car Hyundai covered the costs of repair under their 5 yrs/60,000 mile warranty. And they extended that warranty by 2 yrs/24000 miles because of the horse power class action.
The car is quiet, rides smoothly and is a good size, not to big, but carries four adults in comfort.
I added after market leather interior, and wood trim for the dash, door/arm rest.
And Chrome TSW 16 inch wheels, looks great with the bright silver paint.
I have 76000 miles on my car. I am the second owner of this vehicle, I bought the car with 9,000 miles on the odo.
Still after nine years of ownership I still really love driving my Sonata.
by Metry on Sep 4, 2010 Vehicle: 2000 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan
Well. i got my hyundai sonata from this man who said he bought it from a lady who had it for years, APPARENTLY, she didn't take care of it. I end up getting spark plugs, diff. fuel lines, fuel pump, catalytic converter and many tires. Paint is fading. Transmission is slipping. got my bushings & tie rod replaced on the passenger side, JUST A LOT. luckily i didn't have to pay for anything but the fuel pump (: STILL A LOT OF WORK. I'm ready to switch cars.
by roger khan on Oct 13, 2009 Vehicle: 2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 4dr Sedan
I bought used, while driving I would smell gas, so I popped the hood on inspection I saw that the fuel line that run to the fuel rail was leaking gas, I went to the junk yard to get one but the car I inspected had the same problem. I then had to pay $110 for a new line which is a foot long, the pully separated, paint fades on the hood, trunk and roof and front Windows are broken also inside the trunk were the spare tire goes is all roten out. Just like all the people who has had problem with this car I Wonder how do these cars past inspection. I called hyundia and informed of the problem "I am just glad the car did not blow up on me"so to all those who is thinking buying a Hyundai don't.
by cabbie on Sep 11, 2009 Vehicle: 2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 4dr Sedan
This car has had the following parts replaced. Sun roof motors(2X), Drivers side window(2X), Antenna Motor, Pwr stearing hose busted, Breaks and rotors every 27,000(3X),Transmission Seals, Every sensor under the hood, the oxy.sensor(3X)They said that doesn't qualify for lemon law. It has to break 4X. The Radio, The Battery died in 03. the exhaust rotted out - they wanted 1500.00 to replace that. The car now has 90,000 Mi. My mechanic told me that I need a new motor. Hyundai will not replace the motor because we are not the Original Owners. DO YOUR SELF A FAVOR BUY A FORD !!!
by Gab on Aug 15, 2009 Vehicle: 2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 4dr Sedan
I bought my Sonata in 2006 at 38K. Since then, I've only had problems. I fixed most of them myself, but someone who can't would have spent a lot on those repairs. I'm only at 90K now and I changed the transmission, the alternator, spark plugs and spark plug wires (all of them 2 times), both windows motors, 2 suspension, suspension bushings, catalyser (it was under warranty, it's a 2500$ part), changed 3 wheel bearings, changed the battery, alternator strap, the wholes gas and break pipes under car, gas filter, and a lot more. I just received a letter (we're in middle 2009 now) from Hyundai. It is a re-call for the subframe, it has to be replaced because it is dangerous. Manufacture problems.
by dependable vehicle on May 28, 2009 Vehicle: 2000 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan
I've had this vehicle for approximately 9 years and it has been a good value for the money. I've never had any problems with it and will definitely buy another one when the time comes. The only drawback that I can think of is the manual shift, 4 cylinder doesn't have much power. Other than that, I love the car.