...an “Eco Indicator” will light up green when you’re driving “efficiently.”And despite a planned refresh for the model in the future, Hyundai still decided to give the Azera some aesthetic attention for 2011, with new front and rear fascia, re-styled alloy wheels, and redesigned rearviews and window trim. In fact, the trim got quite a bit of attention, with a new chrome grille and integrated dual tailpipes, as well as redesigned head-, tail-, and foglights. The Limited trim gets standard leather upholstery, heated front seats, and a sunroof – all options for the GLS. The Limited...
...Heated leather upholstery and a moonroof are optional. They're standard on the Azera Limited, which also includes luxuries like a power tilt/telescope steering wheel, power rear sunshade and upgraded Infinity stereo. A navigation system and Infinity surround-sound stereo are optional. Under the Hood The Azera GLS has a 250-horsepower, 3.3-liter V-6, while the Limited gets a 272-hp, 3.8-liter V-6. Thanks to improved airflow, both represent gains over last year's V-6 engines, which made 234 hp and 263 hp, respectively. With either engine, a new six-speed automatic transmission replaces last...
...The Azera rides comfortably enough, but you notice a lot of minor road imperfections that an Avalon would damp out entirely. (Avalon engineers must have Tempur-Pedic mattresses.) The Azera's suspension never allows the pavement to jar things, but other cars — including Hyundai's pricier rear-drive sedan, the Genesis — have it beat. The Azera GLS gets a 260-hp, 3.3-liter V-6, also with a six-speed automatic. Thanks to improved airflow, the 3.3-liter V-6 is up 26 hp versus last year, while the 3.8-liter is up 20 hp. Combined EPA gas mileage is 23 mpg for the 3.3-liter GLS and 22 mpg...
At first glance you may mistake it for a new Lexus ES, but pictured above is the brand new 2012 Hyundai Azera, which comes on the market with a premium look, a fuel efficient... read more November 16, 2011 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Hyundai’s Azera near-luxury sedan represents a significant milestone in the brand’s history, as it was the very first Hyundai model to creep above the $30,000... read more November 16, 2011 by Kurt Ernst
Officially, there’s no such thing as a 2012 Hyundai Azera. At least not yet, since the car is scheduled to make its official debut at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto... read more August 30, 2011 by Kurt Ernst 3
The 2012 Hyundai Azera has been out for pretty much all of 2011--in its home market of South Korea, under the name Grandeur. We'll be getting the U.S. version of the car at... read more July 26, 2011 by Nelson Ireson 2
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