2007 Hyundai Sonata Limited 4dr Sedan w/XM (3.3L 6cyl 5A)
Purchased this vehicle used with just under 35k miles on it about 2.5 years ago and have put about 25k miles on it since purchase.
The car is decently loaded... not as well as others but enough to keep the average person happy.
with everything designed to be functional more than luxurious... basically they're meant to go for the longhaul and/or help you not freak out as much do to the cost of the car.
The Platinum model I bought has plenty in it and isn't exciting (not my style) but I will say if proper maintenance is done it that it can be EXTREMELY reliable. I can't justify trading it because I've had no issues with it and for that I'm keeping it.
The V-6 in this car is pretty powerful and actually does very well on gas. I can average just under 25mpg's combined which I feel is great for the size of the vehicle.
The car has PLENTY of giddyup to it and enough room for 4 adults to fit comfortably.
Heated seats are a great option with the leather here in ND and they do only have one setting (scalding hot) but when it averages around 0 degrees you really can't complain.
The sound in this car is amazing as well. The Infinity sound system can pump out the jams on long trips with 1 very large shortfall... no AUX input to plug your phone in... HUGE mark against it for me but for most people driving shouldn't be a major issue
One thing I have found out and I've seen other people speak of it as well. On the ice going under 15mph I have to turn off the ESC otherwise when I make a left-hand turn the rear-drivers wheel brake kicks in and sends me in a spin.
Was a huge annoyance at first but it's become 2nd nature to me.
The lack of Aux input is a small drawback but there seems to be enough radio stations to keep me happy for the most part.
Some things in the car do feel cheap (volume knob, some interior plastics, etc.) for the price of the car you really can't complain... its a great value and if you can accept your trade is going to be low then I recommend it
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