However, we could easily compensate for this using the throttle, brakes, and steering wheel, and get the rear end to come around and help the car turn in for the tight corners. Another high point on these is that if you like to work on engines, the 2. I did notice that my tires are quite worn and I will have to replace them in about 2 to 3 monthes. One thing I noticed were that the airbags did not deploy. I tore down the top end for an in-depth 100k miles service in my garage, with basic hand tools, and had it all back together in about 7 hours. Recall Date 2013-04-01 Description Hyundai Motor Company Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. That's another benefit of a V6 with strong torque, it works well with automatics.
In case of automatic transmission the values are shown for the manual mode, if such is available in the car. Manufacturer Info Sources: 1-800-826-2277 -. I tore down the top end for an in-depth 100k miles service in my garage, with basic hand tools, and had it all back together in about 7 hours. Once I did the car's response was completely different once good tires were on it. I can't even count how many times I have had to buy tires for the car! I came out with minor injuries.
I did not hit my head during the wreck. This thing eats tires despite the fact that the alignment is good. Though boasting only 172 horsepower, Hyundai's V6 delivers good low-end torque. Alas, a few too many pounds, ho-hum engine outputs and a less-than-athletic suspension keep it a few paces off the leading budget sport coupes. However, when driven in a relaxed manner, this Hyundai car performs capably and delivers a smooth ride.
Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110. The brakes was complicated for this car took it to two places they couldnt fix the brakes, and was costly. Hyundai's designers accented the front fenders with vertical louvers that look like shark gills. The V6 is powerful yet economical 20 mpg , which is a good thing with today's ever-changing gas prices! Side-impact testing returned a four-star rating. Design enhancements for 2005 included a new grille, lower fascia, headlights and fog lamps. More of a Cobra front grill. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog.
If you find a decent one, get it. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. Primary Use: Commuting to work This Is What Hyundai Wanted To Acchieve When They Created A Coupe From The Sonata — This is a sports coupe and should be treated as that. Primary Use: Commuting to work Its An Awesome Little Car — Awesome car! It's powered by a 2. Enjoyable performance, attractive pricing, and good build quality make the Hyundai Tiburon a compelling choice among sport coupes. Safety All Tiburons come standard with seat-mounted side airbags for front occupants. I get compliments on it all the time.
Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. That's the thing about Hyundai though! As an 18 year old this was a dream. Less than a year later, O2 sensor went out. The brakes was complicated for this car took it to two places they couldnt fix the brakes, and was costly. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Compelling pricing makes the Tiburon an attractive proposition.
Cons: How would you improve your 2006 Hyundai Tiburon? The standard Michelin Pilots provide excellent road handling. If you get lazy and forget to downshift as you putter around town, it's no problem as the 181 pound-feet of torque are available at low rpm. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. All four models enjoy a comprehensive list of standard features. Fiddle with the climate control knobs, and the silky fluidity with which they move would do a Honda proud. The power rack-and-pinion steering is precise, with just enough feedback for fast driving.
Have replaced the brakes, Sunroof no longer works, lock motor on driver side door went out, radiator hose started leaking at the thermostat housing, replaced the hose clamp and fixed it, a few days ago the radiator cracked in a spot that I still can't explain why. This car is a gas sucker. When the Tiburon is driven hard, it lacks the athleticism of its lighter weight competitors. Vehicle Overview Hyundai entered the sport-coupe market in 1997 with its first-generation Tiburon. When I would brake at times, I could feel my brake pedal stuttering. Hyundai freshened the front-end styling for 2005.
The dashboard sweeps across the width of the cabin with just a small instrument pod and two heater vents to break up its shape. Like all front-drive cars, it tended to understeer the front wheels lose grip before the rear wheels. Another poor thing is the clutch. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. The headlights do not light up the road pretty good. Buy a Pinto your repair bills will be cheaper.
Also I know had another additional to my family and this car was getting to small for my family. Surprised Hyundai doesn't promote it. Torque steer is a common phenomenon with high-powered front-wheel-drive cars and is usually experienced as a slight tug on the steering wheel during hard acceleration. I was sad because the love of my life was driving and depenable and still working. Torque steer is a common phenomenon with high-powered front-wheel-drive cars and is usually experienced as a slight tug on the steering wheel during hard acceleration. Storage space is quite decent, apart from the space taken up by the stereo's ground-pounding subwoofer. I've had it now about a week and so far I love pretty much everything about it, whoever had it before me put after market exhaust on it so it sounds like a completely different car.