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#2 of 11 Nicky
Jan 29, 1998 (12:00 am)
You're one step ahead of me - I'm going to the dealer next month for an FX. I have read mostly very good reviews about this beautiful car but have yet to meet anyone who owns one.
You will probaby own your Tib when you read this: how was your experience at the dealers'? Are you 100% happy you took the step? Where did you here about this 2K deductible (or did you buy a 1997 model?)
Prices and rebates are different here in Canada, but the car is the same and I WANT ONE! Your experience can give me good ideas on how to handle the purchase (it's my first time buying a car...) BTW, I want to do a 24-month lease on the FX. Good idea, bad idea?
So, should I go ahead and do it?...
Hoping for a reply soon!
#3 of 11 carlady
Jan 30, 1998 (3:19 am)
We've got a lot of information here on the site, including an Edmund's Review of the Tiburon that I think you'll find useful. This information may help you weigh the lease/purchase decision. And please, come back and let us know what you decide to do!
Feb 25, 1998 (5:30 am)
I bought a '97 Tiburon FX loaded almost a year ago
and It's been great. I have had zero problems, it's just as tight and rattle free as it was last year. You should feel confident with your purchase
#5 of 11 jolen
Mar 28, 1998 (6:45 pm)
I'm looking at buying a Hyundai Tiburon. I love the car, but I have never heard anything good about Hyundai and reliability. Has anything changed? Advice?
#6 of 11 Coupe or Hatch?
Apr 02, 1998 (5:27 am)
I'm getting conflicting info on whether this is a coupe or a hatch. Is the rear window part of the trunk (hatch) lid? THAT's what I call a hatch.
There is room for disagreement, particularly if you are responsible for marketing the car. Accura calls their 2 door hatch a 3 door coupe.
#7 of 11 jjayj
Apr 08, 1998 (6:18 pm)
The Tiburon is really a hatchback.
The back window is a part of the trunk.
After the past saga (see topic 245 in coupes forum), the car seems to be running fine.
Just had the 15,000 oil change and tire rotation.
#8 of 11 HFitz
Apr 15, 1998 (7:34 pm)
Then wouldn't that make the Camaro a hatch too? manuf. calls it a coupe. But the back window is part of the trunk. Hmmmm
#9 of 11 ...now that's a hatch!
Apr 30, 1998 (1:30 am)
To amplify my earlier definition on "What constitutes a hatch??"
If you can open the hatch and drop a (NIB) New-in-Box 40" color TV in the rear compartment then ""THAT'S A HATCH""
Bruce. Edmunds host
May 25, 1998 (3:14 am)
it is a hatchback, and could have been built as one, but I am glad they didn't. It has very spacious cargo space because of the hatchback configeration. If it were a coupe, the only difference would be that you couldn't fit as large things into the back. But the car is called the Hyundai Coupé here in Europe and Australia. I have had mine for a year next month, and would buy one again (and will come next design). For more info check out my site at:http://www.rhi.hi.is/~kthr I am constantly improving it, so chech back again
Jul 20, 1998 (6:46 pm)
are there any tiburon owners here?\