This car is great! Even more so because it's a manual transmission and nobody can drive it but me
I absolutely love that I found one with a manual transmission. It's fast it's comfortable at handles well. The tinted sunroof is awesome. In fact the only thing I don't like about it is that the wiring in it is messed up so the air conditioner doesn't work properly, but I bought it used and it came that way, so I knew what I was getting into
The 03 Hyundai Tiburon gt is a great and reliable car.
Great vehicle however has some electrical problems that seem to be not just mine and the sunroof apparently seems to get off track and is not able to close causing it to jam up and have to be replaced. The vehicle is a good strong powerful vehicle and a smooth ride also hold great to the curves the slap shift feature is great.
Could be better, could be worse.
It is been mostly reliable, and I am only recently having problems, but they're significant problems, so I cannot give it a higher score than somewhere in the middle. Problems include: electrical (passenger side door and window do not work) and overheating. There's also a lot of road noise (not a quiet drive at all).
On certain passenger cars and sport utility vehicles, the rear brake tubes pass behind the front suspension crossmember. Two steering gearbox mounting brackets are welded to the crossmember. On vehicles equipped with an antilock brake system (ABS), the rear brake tubes could contact both steering gearbox mounting brackets. On vehicles that are not equipped with ABS, the rear brake tubes may contact only the left mounting bracket. Contact between the rear brake tubes and the steering brackets could cause wear and corrosion that could result in brake fluid leakage. Fluid leakage could result in reduced braking capability, increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will reposition the rear brake tubes so they do not contact the mounting brackets, install brake tube clips to control the location of the rear brake tubes, and apply anti-corrosion material to the tubes in the areas where contact with the mounting brackets may have occurred. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during the third quarter of 2003. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151.
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.
On certain passenger vehicles, the left lower instrument panel bracket was not installed. If this bracket has not been installed, there may be an increased likelihood of injury, or increased severity of injury, in a frontal crash.
Dealers will inspect the vehicles to determine if the bracket has been installed. If the bracket has not been installed, the dealer will install the left lower instrument panel bracket. The manufacturer reported that owner notification was expected to begin during April 2002. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151.
On certain passenger vehicles, the driver seat belt buckle wiring could be damaged by interference with the driver seat cushion height adjuster mechanism. Damaged wiring could cause the seat belt warning lamp or the air bag wiring lamp to illuminate. It could also cause the air bag to open, preventing air bag deployment. Nondeployment of an air bag could increase the risk or severity of injury in a crash.
Dealers will install a new driver seat belt buckle, if necessary, and will place a protective cover over the driver seat belt buckle wiring to prevent damage from occurring. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during January 2003. Owners should contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151.
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