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Hyundai's full-size Azera sedan, a competitor to the Toyota Avalon and Ford Taurus, was completely redesigned for the 2012 model year. The front-drive sedan slots between the Sonata family sedan and Genesis luxury car. With its redesign the Azera adopted Hyundai's fluidic styling and a direct-injection V-6 engine.
New for 2013
There are no significant changes for 2013.
The Azera looks like a larger Sonata, complete with similar chrome strips running from the headlights to the base of the A-pillars. The distinction comes in back, where a red strip joins the Azera's taillights but raises them off the trunk for a floating effect. Exterior features include:
The five-seat cabin features a broad dashboard whose center controls splay into its upper reaches. Standard features include heated front and rear seats, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control and a 7-inch touch-screen navigation system. On the audio front, the Azera gets a standard iPod/USB-compatible CD stereo with Bluetooth phone control and audio streaming. The Azera also comes standard with Hyundai's Blue Link telematics system. Interior features include:
Under the Hood
The Azera's direct-injection, 3.3-liter V-6 engine teams with a six-speed automatic transmission. Mechanical features include:
Safety features include:
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