Hyundai Sonata Review from Germany

1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.0

Year of manufacture1999
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission 2.0 Automatic
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.0 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance48000 kilometres
Previous carVolkswagen Vento


Good reliability and very comfy


Nothing within 2 years. Compared to the previous cars I had (VW, Opel) this is amazing. Most other cars have at least some minor problems during this term.

General Comments:

I now understand why Hyundai dares to give 3 years of warranty whereas the European brands only give you one year. On nearly 50,000 km I have not had the smallest problem.

Concerning comfort, this car has far more comfort items than the average car has, and also the driving is better than average. Benzin consumption is acceptable.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 19th December, 2000

Average review marks: 9.0 / 10, based on 1 review