Purchased in April 2005, has over 100,000 miles and has been truly reliable. Maintenance and repairs costs have been typical and for things any car would require like new tires, battery, brakes, etc. Have been pleased with Hyundai and would recommend anytime.
Overall it's performed well and been comfortable to drive although I've been good about regular maintenance and I'm sure that helps. Am currently in the market for a new vehicle because I think it's time and not sure if I want another Hyundai. My decision has nothing to do with the car but because the closest dealer is now about 30 minutes from where I live. I've driven quite a bit on Los Angeles freeways (over 100,000 miles) and the car is still doing well and gets good mileage. Most maintenance has been typical - new tires - brakes - oil, filter and fluid changes so I've been pleased. The one complaint I have is a fair amount of paint chipping/peeling around the door handles and bumpers. I was told it was because of the hot temperatures but believe it was a defect in the painting process and finishing. If it was because of the heat, then why is the paint only problematic in those places rather that the hood and trunk?