2016 Hyundai Azera

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Key Specs

of the 2016 Hyundai Azera. Base trim shown.

  • Body Type:
  • Combined MPG:
    23 Combined MPG
  • Engine:
    293-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission:
    6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
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Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Generous standard features
  • Gas mileage
  • Roomy cabin
  • Contemporary styling

The Bad

  • Lazy gas-pedal, transmission response
  • Subpar leather quality
  • Some visibility issues

Notable Features of the 2016 Hyundai Azera

  • Adaptive cruise control now available
  • Hands-free automatic trunk opening standard
  • Navigation system standard
  • 293-hp, V-6 engine standard
  • Heated leather seats standard

2016 Hyundai Azera Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

Hyundai's five-seat Azera full-size sedan competes with the Toyota Avalon, Chevrolet Impala, Chrysler 300 and Ford Taurus. This quasi-luxury front-drive sedan slots between the brand's Sonata midsize sedan and Genesis luxury car, and it is mechanically related to the Kia Cadenza. It's powered by a 3.3-liter V-6 engine.
New for 2016
The Limited trim level gains adaptive cruise control with stop/start capability and an electronic parking brake.
Significant Standard Features

  • 293-horsepower, 3.3-liter V-6 engine
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Power-folding heated side mirrors
  • Remote keyless entry with push-button start
  • Leather upholstery with heated front and rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • 60/40-split folding backseat
  • Hands-free trunk opening
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Navigation system with 8-inch touch-screen
  • Infinity premium stereo
  • Backup camera
  • Blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Power rear sunshade, manual side-window shades
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic high-beam headlights
Vehicle Overview

Hyundai's five-seat Azera full-size sedan competes with the Toyota Avalon, Chevrolet Impala, Chrysler 300 and Ford Taurus. This quasi-luxury front-drive sedan slots between the brand's Sonata midsize sedan and Genesis luxury car, and it is mechanically related to the Kia Cadenza. It's powered by a 3.3-liter V-6 engine.
New for 2016
The Limited trim level gains adaptive cruise control with stop/start capability and an electronic parking brake.
Significant Standard Features

  • 293-horsepower, 3.3-liter V-6 engine
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Power-folding heated side mirrors
  • Remote keyless entry with push-button start
  • Leather upholstery with heated front and rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • 60/40-split folding backseat
  • Hands-free trunk opening
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Navigation system with 8-inch touch-screen
  • Infinity premium stereo
  • Backup camera
  • Blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Power rear sunshade, manual side-window shades
  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic high-beam headlights

Latest 2016 Azera Stories

Consumer Reviews

Exterior Styling
(4.8)
Performance
(4.8)
Interior Design
(4.9)
Comfort
(4.8)
Reliability
(4.9)
Value For The Money
(4.7)

What Drivers Are Saying

(5.0)

luxury on a budget

by Meathead1986 from Minot, ND on June 1, 2018

purchased this with 11k on it a year ago and haven't been dissapointed at all. Styling - Beautiful styling inside and out with curves, leather and HID lights up front and LEDS almost all the way ... Read full review

(4.0)

Lacking in Tech/Safety Features compared to Honda

by amit from TX on June 1, 2018

Azera Limited is not worth it given the high MSRP. Accord touring will be a better car, which has better safety features which is more important than some luxury features. Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2016 Hyundai Azera currently has 0 recalls

IIHS Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2016 Hyundai Azera Base

IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal, or poor.

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
good
Overall Rear
good
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
good

Moderate overlap front

Chest
good
Head/Neck
good
Left Leg/Foot
good
Overall Front
good
Restraints
good
Right Leg/Foot
good
Structure/safety cage
good

Other

Roof Strength
good

Side

Driver Head Protection
good
Driver Head and Neck
good
Driver Pelvis/Leg
good
Driver Torso
good
Overall Side
good
Rear Passenger Head Protection
good
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
good
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
good
Rear Passenger Torso
good
Structure/safety cage
good
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Azera received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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