Also had steering wheel wraps replaced under warranty. Has a nice touch screen with navigation and FM/am/XM radio. The mileage is phenomenal (usually close to 40 mpg), and it is a quiet ride. ", "It appears that the noise is road/chassis or wind noise.". The heated seats and sunroof on my car is very nice. We would not purchase this brand vehicle again", "Whilst on an 8 hour car ride in the middle of summer the AC stopped working. still under warranty", "Had to replace transmission after owning for 12 months", "They installed a re-built transmission at 40,000 miles. I just do regular oil changing and I have not had any major issues it. I keep a fire extinguisher in the cabin, just in case a fire does break out. The car drives really smoothly. 2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid SE Hybrid I have had 2 previous Hyundai sonatas in the past 2013 & 2015 which I absolutely loved! Dealer can't find problem nor duplicate it", "Phone pairing is inconsistent. I love this vehicle. The dealer has had my Sonata a total of 26 days trying to figure out the problem, but continually told me that using a quart of oil every 1,000 miles is normal. When searching for a car I needed to make sure that the back seats had air vents that went to those passengers and this had that as well as heated seats. "transmission went out completely at less than 50,000 miles. $3,307 - $16,467 MSRP Range. Our Take on the 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Editor’s note: This review was written in October 2010 about the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. I think this is caused by a loose wire since the mechanism is on the trunk opening", "CD player skipped after playing about 20 minutes. ", "Mechanics could not determine the problem, so they replaced the entire steering column. Now I need to replace the front brakes because of loud grinding coming from the rotor", "After spending $1,000.00 on the brake system. (200 hp), 2.4-liter The engine failed while I was on vacation. Problem exist somewhere in the suspension but unsure where the problem lies. Very easily and cheaply replaced. A great investment automobile. ", "often the voice commands are not understood. Because of the engine problems I've had, I signed up for an online safety alert for any issues with the 2013 Sonatas and received one earlier this month about Sonatas catching fire due to a possible fault with the headlights. The dealership It is also roomy and comfortable. Had no lights except brake light in the rear window. Had the car towed to my mechanic the next morning and rented a car to get to work. It is great on gas, it is got some get up and go too! or I didn't use their terminology exactly and it cancels. I'll have to hit the cancel button, then turn it off and back on again before it'll begin to work. Edmunds' expert review of the Used 2013 Hyundai Sonata provides the latest look at trim-level features and specs, performance, safety, and comfort. 2013 Hyundai Sonata GLS Not the most comfortable car, but not totally uncomfortable. Reliable car but the upkeep is important! Bumps are harder when I hit potholes. Read consumer reviews from real 2013 Hyundai Sonata buyers. There has only been one recall on it and it was a safety feature regarding the seatbelts. ", "The transmission clunks when shifting from reverse to drive. The time in seconds that a vehicle takes to reach 60 mph from a standstill with the engine idling. The car is a disappointment to me. Then, on February 26, 2019, I repeated the process ... oil change and check the engine, as my friend still kept insisting that the vehicle was not idling properly. ", "minor bumps on the wheel causes mis alignment", "Both front anti-sway bar links needed to be replaced", "front coil spring broke, punctured tire. Love the sunroof and the other digital features. Two different dealers said it was Hyundai's problem and they had no solution, they only sell the cars and service them. I do wish that with it being the limited series that it had remote start and that the driver's seat had the memory to move back to the way the main driver likes it once the car starts. 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid review: Guilt-free excellence. The revised four-cylinder engine racked up impressive fuel economy of 27 mpg overall. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. I took the car to the dealership several times. ", "I've had to replace all of the exterior lights, headlights, taillights and the light over my rear license plate 3 times in the 6 years I've owned this vehicle. The cost to me and I have only had the car 1/1/2 years has been 600.00. also the mileage is not as advertised. 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