1994 Hyundai Sonata Reviews

1994 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.0 SOHC from Korea

Model year1994
Year of manufacture1994
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 2.0 SOHC Manual
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 5 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 3 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.2 / 10
Distance when acquired260000 kilometres
Most recent distance280000 kilometres
Previous carKia Clarus

Faults:

It is very unreliable car, I had to fix it frequently since I bought it.

Engine and transmission oil leaks, and the engine noise is harsh to the ear.

General Comments:

This car accelerates well, and handles moderately.

Very roomy and comfortable seats are one of its good points.

Riding is smooth and comfortable.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 20th January, 2005

29th Nov 2005, 02:06

As far as leaks go... Its normal when you don't maintain your vehicle.

1994 Hyundai Sonata Sedan 2.0 from North America

Year of manufacture1994
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 2.0 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 0 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.8 / 10
Distance when acquired44353 miles
Most recent distance44500 miles
Previous carChevrolet Nova

Summary:

A good bargain for the price I paid for it and the mileage

Faults:

The back window power motors had to be replaced and the window washer does not work, but overall it's a good second car. Also the power sunroof does not operate when the up/down buttons are pressed.

General Comments:

The car is very good on the highway, has a good pick-up speed and climbs hills very well. My wife loves it.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 15th May, 2001

1994 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.0 from UK and Ireland

Year of manufacture1994
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission 2.0 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 2 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 3 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.4 / 10
Distance when acquired49890 miles
Most recent distance54870 miles
Previous carNissan Primera

Summary:

As a new car, probably a good deal

Faults:

Battery replaced after three months.

Brake calipers found to be seized, failed MOT test. Dealer did not know when a set would be available from Hyundai.

General Comments:

A lumpy ride at around town speeds, but great on the motorway.

Beware of second hand.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 13th July, 2000

Average review marks: 5.8 / 10, based on 3 reviews