1993 Hyundai Sonata Consumer Review: Not so hot

1993 Hyundai Sonata - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

2 Total Reviews

GLS Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

Build Quality
Reliability Value
Not so hot
By Ryan Usher on


1993 Hyundai Sonata GLS 4dr Sedan


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.

Best Features

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.

Worst Features

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.
Recommend (0) (0)

Are you the author of this review?

Update Your Review
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.


Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.