• (4.8) 49 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,806$9,426
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 23
  • Engine: 263-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2006 Hyundai Azera

Our Take on the 2006 Hyundai Azera

For some time, Hyundai has indicated it would launch a new flagship sedan to replace its XG350, but a name for the replacement model hadn't been mentioned. But in March 2005, the South Korean automaker announced that the new sedan would be called the Azera. Rather than a face-lift of the XG3... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Pending further review

Notable Features

  • New for 2006
  • 3.8-liter V-6
  • Eight standard airbags
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Three trim levels

2006 Hyundai Azera Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

Any lingering doubts about whether Hyundai is still producing tinny, cheap-looking automobiles should be blown away by the 2006 Hyundai Azera, a bona fide luxury liner in the sedan segment. The tested Azera Limited is a whole new ballgame, but its price remains old-school Hyundai -- starting at an almost outrageously low $26,835.If I had been blindfolded and tossed into the driver's seat ... Read full review for the 2006 Hyundai Azera

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Consumer Reviews


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An Impressive Luxury Car Bound to Impress

by A Driver Who Wants It All from San Diego on June 16, 2006

Quiet and powerful, the 2006 Azera impressed me from the get-go. Stirling exterior design is matched by interior quality and comfort. Boasting outstanding standard features, the Limited model with t... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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2006 Hyundai Azera Safety Ratings

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IIHS Ratings

Based on Hyundai Azera Limited

Moderate overlap front

IIHS Ratings

Based on Hyundai Azera Limited

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Left Leg/Foot
Overall Front
Right Leg/Foot
Structure/safety cage
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Hyundai Azera Limited

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

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Overall Rollover Rating
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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