The vehicle's radio and ignition glow green, i thought that was pretty cool.
I bought my vehicle used, so it's obviously going to have a few problems. BUT the breaks worked fantastic, the engine runs so smoothly, and it makes me feel safe when I ride in it. It is a very reliable good running car. It has low miles when I got it, but my sister has the same car, many many more miles and it runs just as good. The only issue is the person that had it before me did not mount the radiator right so under pressure it busted. That's not the cars' fault though.
The safest, smoothest, and simplest first car.
The car rides smooth, clean, and effortless. No real serious problems experienced in over 100, 000 miles, unless you cause them yourself. The Sonata is a reliable car that I would recommend young teens to drive for a first car. It is safe. I managed to clip a trailer hitch with my front bumper and there was minor damage to the hood and bumper. Parts are relatively cheap to replace and fix yourself. A pretty diy type of vehicle.
Still going strong after over 200, 000 miles. With minimal maintenance.
My Hyundai has been very reliable, great on gas mileage, as well as minimal maintenance. Comfortability is excellent, roomy back seat allows good leg space and ample trunk space. Back windows only go down halfway which is a good safety factor for children. I now have over 200, 000 miles and still rolling strong with no apparent signs of stopping. I hope this does not jinx me!
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Moderate Overlap FrontA
Driver-side Overlap FrontN/A
Driver & front passenger front & side impact airbags w/passenger presence detection system
Front driver side 3-point ELR seatbelt
Front passenger side 3-point ELR/ALR seatbelt
Front seat belts w/height adjustable anchors, belt pretensioners w/force limiters
(3) rear 3-point ELR/ALR seat belts
(3) child safety seat anchors
Rear child safety door locks
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Some passenger vehicles contain a fuel tank assembly valve that may not close properly. If a vehicle with a fuel tank assembly valve that is not properly closed were to roll over, fuel may spill. Spilled fuel in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Dealers will install an additional fuel tank assembly valve. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during May or June 2004. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151.
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