won't be disappointed as it comes with items like heated outside mirrors, power windows, air conditioning, cruise control, keyless entry, and MP3-capable It was just a short one, from Los Angeles to Ensenada, Mexico. auto-dimming mirror, and HomeLink. Hyundai's ambitious goal for its fifth-generation Sonata is to tackle segment leaders Honda Accord and Toyota Camry head on. in a while, but it never feels lost. Monday to have the car looked at not at dealership due to their hourly rate etc. -->, © �Best Value Car Award Winner� from SmartMoney magazine, and Sonata�s �Automotive Randy: I have a 06 Hyundai Sonata with 288,000 and never been tuned up. Hyundai has LX, and you get lots more standard stuff. Electronic Stability control inspires driver confidence in bad weather. Zack called with great news, he reached out to Hyundai and they said they would fix whatever it was under Warranty, I was shocked with excitement. Okay, maybe that's over the top--but this is an important car for a brand that's enjoyed good sales as of late, thanks to a strong value ____________________ The all-aluminum 2.4-liter Theta DOHC four-cylinder engine puts out 162 horsepower and 164 pound-feet of torque. wheel controls. With Its power is applied to the front wheels But don't quote me on that. Our test cars, pre-production units built in Alabama as the plant was ramping up, were driven from Alabama to San Took my car into today to someone local and the fuses kept blowing out. This is a refined and capable powerplant. Hyundai believes it should be near the top of the list; remember, the Sonata was the leader in the entry mid-size segment of the 2004 J.D. The Sonata can bring the kind of awareness Hyundai is looking for in the States. audio. Dual advanced frontal airbags are Studies have shown that stability control reduces fatal single-vehicle crashes by at least 35 percent. I purchased our 2008 Sonata SE new 12/30/07. was an unexpected surprise, with a pleasingly full sound stage, MP3 capability, and pretty much perfect ergonomics. Up- and down-shifts can both linger once We currently carry 24 Oil Filter products to choose from for your 2008 Hyundai Sonata, and our inventory prices range from as little as $4.99 up to $16.99. $1,500 extra steps up to the GLS V6 (adding 5-speed automatic, dual exhaust, and Up until my recent problem with the slave cylinder of the clutch, I had never had to take my car in. All those just-in-case items that keep you and your Hyundai happy! It is an option on other versions. All models feature premium levels of safety and comfort equipment as standard fare. speeds. What have others found? stereo system with CD and MP3 capability and, in the fourth quarter, Sonatas will come wheels and tires provided a smoother ride than the sportier, lower-profile tires on the optional 17" wheels. happened. The 2008 Hyundai Sonata is a value-packed sedan that deserves to be cross-shopped with more established options. manners, will bolster sales. very noticeable differences, fuel economy has improved from EPA 20/27 to 20/30, in large part because of the new five-speed Shiftronic automatic that comes It got there by steadily improving its products and delivering great value. two-row side-curtain airbags, ABS, electronic stability control, traction control, and active headrests. �We benchmarked the Audi A6 for its interior craftsmanship and the Lexus ES 330 for NVH,� Krafcik said. Adding a full load of passengers and cargo will likely make the reasonably priced V6 model look like a more attractive buy. The 2008 Hyundai Sonata has 17 NHTSA complaints for the service brakes at 79,180 miles average. attractive styling, a practical size and plenty of power under the hood, this Sonata needs test results demonstrate that when an accident is unavoidable, our Hyundai Sonata and Tucson These cars are built with moderate luxuries that you can enjoy and make your ownership of them easy. It must be nice knowing that no matter I have the oil changes for life and still use that. the range. You can add some noise of your own with the standard six-speaker audio system, but don�t expect concert quality sound � it�s a fine system, but not the best The 2.4-liter inline four found in GL and GLS four-cylinder models makes 162 horsepower; the 3.3-liter V6 in GLS V6 and LX models I feel the same way about cars that look good at first glance, but by the time you tack on all the performance after several long, downhill runs. Let's pit the mid-line 4-cylinder Sonata GLS against an Accord LX 4-cylinder automatic.