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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual GS 20 28 $16,571 $17,270
2-Door Coupe Automatic GS 20 27 $17,610 $18,370
2-Door Coupe Manual GT 17 24 $19,109 $20,170
2-Door Coupe Automatic GT 17 24 $20,138 $21,270
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 16 24 $21,174 $22,620
2-Door Coupe Automatic GT Limited 17 24 $21,313 $22,770
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$288 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line As good as 2008 Hyundai Tiburon is, its resale value is hurt by the poor quality of earlier models. It's important that you anticipate steep depreciation before committing.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg
EPA Classification Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.9
Second Hip Room (in) 44.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 34.1
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 99.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 173.0
Height, Overall (in) 52.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size P205/55VR16
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2898
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 3.2
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4
Fuel System MPI
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Trans Type 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05
Trans Order Code NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Body Style 2 Door Hatchback Coupe
Vehicle Name Hyundai Tiburon
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
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