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2007 Hyundai Tiburon SE V6 Review

Fast and Affordable Coupe

2007 Hyundai Tiburon SE V6 in Vivid Blue: A fun and economical sports car.

In short: A fun and economical sports car.

It's easy to take a carefree zip around town in this coupe, with its sporty style, V6 engine and wallet-friendly price. Options like a leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual chrome-tipped exhaust and red leather seat bolsters will make drivers feel like they're living life in the fast lane without breaking the bank.

2007 Hyundai Tiburon SE V6 Interior, with Red Leather Seat Bolsters, Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel and Aluminum Foot Pedals

2007 Hyundai Tiburon 2.7L V6 DOHC 24V Engine

2007 Hyundai Tiburon SE V6 Rear with Dual Chrome Tipped Exhaust and Body-Color High Rear Spoiler

Warranty/Service: Five-year/60,000-mile new vehicle warranty, ten-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, seven-year/unlimited-mile anti-perforation warranty, five-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance.

Base Price: $22,095 / As Tested: $23,680

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: 2-door coupe
Transmission: 6-speed manual

Engine: 2.7-liter V6 DOHC 24V
Horsepower: 172 hp
Torque: 181lb-ft

99.6 in
173/69.3/52.4 in
Turning circle: 35.8 ft
Curb Weight: 2,986 lbs

Suspension: track tuned sport

Safety: four airbags, standard electronic stability control, front seat pretensioners and force limiters, tire pressure monitor

Brakes: ABS with Brake Assist and cross-drilled brake rotors

EPA City: 18 mpg
EPA Highway: 26

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(Updated: 06/29/10 NW)