2009 Hyundai Sonata SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 5A)
Traded a '02 Elantra for a '09 Sonata. Nice step up. Got a great deal on the Sonata. It has every thing I wanted in a car. 4 cylinder performance is adequate. Of course more power would be nice but why sacrifice the fuel economy? I rented or test drove nearly all the competition and found the Sonata, all things considered, to be as good as any of them. When I factored in the price and warantee, the Sonata comes out ahead of the competition.
Interior design and quality. Audio system. The USB port is a great feature. A $12 ram drive can hold hours of music and with little risk of theft and is easily accessible with the radio controls. Interior space.
As others have mentioned, Suspension noise needs to be better controlled.