2009 Hyundai Sonata Ratings

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Hyundai Sonata 2009
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    2009 Hyundai Sonata

    Great car for the price

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Hyundai Sonata

    Best ever

    Pros: It never has a problem and handles supurb.

    Cons: Hyundia does not import its PU

    At 74 years young this is by far the best small auto I have ever owned

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Hyundai Sonata

    Good but boring

    Pros: Ride

    Cons: does not take turns well

    I like my '09 Sonata, as it rides great, gets good MPG 30.3 a long trip and has great interior I have 35,000 miles already But it lacks handling precesion, and good 0-30 time, I belive the 2010 address observations.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Hyundai Sonata

    Transmission sours overall opinion

    Pros: engine - smooth and gets great gas mileage with performance

    Cons: Transmission issues

    3.3L engine with auto trans-will hesitate and then slam into gear 2nd and 3rd and will also slam into these gears when decelerating. Hyundai has a problem with the transmission and the dealers nit pick it. I just had mine in the shop and they updated the software -which should be a recall item. The care shifts better with the update but it's still a hard shift. I drove Pontiacs for years and couldn't tell when it shifted unless I watched the Tach (I got rid of two Bonnevilles this year because GM won't acknowledge they are as water tight as a sponge. Other than transmission I enjoy the car.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2009 Hyundai Sonata

    sonata LTD.

    Pros: V-6 ENGINE HAS GREAT EXCELERATION

    Cons: SRARE TIRE

    ALL THE BELLS & WHISTLES AS IN MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE CARS.COMFORTABLE RIDE AND PLENTY OF SEAT ROOM.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Hyundai Sonata

    Far above expectations

    Pros: performance

    Cons: No full sized spare tire

    The car performs like a sports car yet when driven like the 'family sedan', is very calm and will give anyone the feeling of a safe and friendly vehicle. Hyundai Service Personnel are by far the most cooperative I have encountered.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2009 Hyundai Sonata - GLS (M5)

    Pros: The USB port for music. All other car companies force you to buy expensive adapters to connect your MP3 player.

    Cons: Interior dash styling. Radio LED display is at an angle that makes reading it nearly impossible when it's sunny.

    Advice: Decided if the flaws are worth the cost savings over a Honda or Toyota.

    Highway mileage is as advertised. I've topped off at 33.8. Daily mix of city/hwy averages about 27. Not as solidly built as Honda or even Kia. Closing doors and especially the trunk gives a 'tinny' sound. I bought it with the 'Popular Package'. The Automatic headlights sensor isn't adjustable. The headlights & instrument panel lighs come on 10 minutes after you're no longer able to see the dashboard instruments. You can compensate by keeping the headlights on all the time. They turn off when you shut off the car. But, you paid for automatic headlights you can't use. The 10 year 'warranty' is debatable. If you miss anything on the maintenance schedule, it could void the warranty. I bought it for the price. It is a nice car to drive. Very comfortable for passengers and I don't regret the purchase. It will be paid off long before a Honda or Toyota would be, but I just needed to let everyone know that there are some flaws. You do get what you pay for.