Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash. Two engines power the Tiburon range. The usual instruments run down the center, with reasonable controls without bran-teasing challenges to figure out. Both had standard four-wheel disc brakes.
These facelifts have attempted to keep the car up to date with various safety improvements and a mixture of changes to exterior and interior styling. The armrest lid between the front seats was covered in stitched leather rather than the molded plastic found on lesser models. The V6 engine makes a modest 172 horsepower, but it also makes a nice throaty sound when you rev it to redline, 6500 rpm. Still, the accelerator is sensitive enough for any novice to rev-match like a pro. It does block visibility out the rear, which might be inconvenient because if you're always revving the engine to redline, you might want to keep an eye out for the cops. Archived from on 13 March 2007. Tiburon's wheelbase and overall length grew slightly compared to the previous version, increasing curb weight by about 200 lb 91 kg.
We can't say the same for the downshifts, at least not with heel-and-toe downshifting, because the gas pedal is quite a bit lower than the brake pedal. A five-speed manual transmission was standard, and a four-speed was optional. These items were supplied by the dealer upon collection of the new car. Both engines team with a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic with a manual-shift mode. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges.
These can all change from year to year and from market to market, so the variation is quite significant. Aluminium pedals and a sunroof were optional. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110. The redline on the tach is 6500, but the V6 will rev to 7000 before the rev limiter cuts the engine, and it sounds so good you often want to take it that far. Many cars have been modified aftermarket to be rebadged with Tuscani emblems. All are comprehensively equipped with the usual power gadgets, air-conditioning and stereo systems, not to mention a full complement of airbags and standard tire-pressure-monitoring systems.
Hyundai also released a new color for their 2006 Tiburon called Regatta blue, between Tidal Wave blue and Midnight blue, which is Metallic. The suspension is pretty firm on a choppy freeway, but not unbearably so, and it's reasonably comfortable over mere ripples. The transmission, suspension, brakes and bucket seats are all good. The restyled 2007 model sports a perky new look, and the optional V6 delivers brisk acceleration. Unfortunately, it also reverts to the Kenwood stereo and red leather and cloth seats, and it loses the automatic climate control and moonroof. This marks the second time the front-wheel-drive Hyundai Tiburon Coupe has received a face-lift since the current generation bowed in early 2002.
Safety As of this writing, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety had not crash-tested the Hyundai Tiburon. Walkaround The Hyundai Tiburon has nice, rakish lines. One notable difference is that the 1. In Greece and perhaps other countries, due to high taxation in hi-displacement engines, a 1. The body has undergone a makeover: front and rear fascia, headlights, taillights, hood, front fenders and twin exhaust tips are all new. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction.
The discs are cross-drilled to enhance cooling and theoretically yield better resistance to. It was available in a few foreign markets with engine choices of either 1. It was intended as a limited edition of 1500 units, though 1513 units were eventually produced. The gear-knob was of a unique design and had a chrome finish. The redesigned nose and the tail don't seem so sleek, however; they're rounded and nubile. Remedy Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge.
The restyled 2007 model sports a perky new look, and the optional V6 delivers brisk acceleration. Recall Date 2013-04-01 Description Hyundai Motor Company Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Hyundai launched a revised Tiburon in 2002 for the 2003 model year, giving it new styling, larger dimensions, and an optional. But take away the spoiler on the other three models, and there isn't much left to draw the eyes. The nicest thing about the Tiburon might be its throaty, hollow exhaust note. The electronic stability system is a willing companion — it permits some understeer and reigns things in only as the rear wheels start to slip.
Above the bumper there's one thin slit that might add mystery but doesn't demand a second glance. The six-speed gearbox was also standard on the V6 model. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. All-disc brakes and front side airbags were standard. A crevice down by the rocker panel accentuates the slope of the crease. And when you look into the rearview mirror, you see the high spoiler to remind you that the Tiburon is at least trying to be cool. This was fitted onto the bulkhead inside the engine bay.
According to the Hyundai Coupe F2 brochure, total on-the-road price was £17,999 as of July 1998. Some of our drivers objected to the near-dead pedal feel and abnormally high engagement. Its appearance was a revival of , popular during the 1960s and 1970s. Successive tweaks have had mixed results. This upgraded, limited edition included quilted leather interior with embroidered logos, stiffer sports suspension, quad exhaust exit pipes, a higher level rear spoiler and an anthracite finish to the alloy wheels.