Used Car: 2012 Hyundai Azera Review
Automotive journalists agreed that the redesigned 2012 Hyundai Azera has a well-appointed interior, though some were disappointed with its ride quality.
The 2012 Hyundai Azera is ranked:
Reviewers said the 2012 Hyundai Azera’s V6 engine delivers strong acceleration, and they added that gear changes from the six-speed automatic transmission are quite smooth. The 2012 Azera gets an EPA-estimated 20/28 mpg, which is good for an affordable large car. Some test drivers wrote that the Azera’s ride can be unsettled over rough roads, while others mentioned that the steering could provide more road feel. However, they added that the front-wheel drive Azera has poised handling and responsive brakes.
Automotive journalists wrote that the 2012 Hyundai Azera’s attractive, high-end interior wouldn’t be out of place in a luxury car. Reviewers said the Azera’s front and rear seats are comfortable and roomy, though a few noted that some rivals have bigger back seats. The Azera has 16.3 cubic feet of trunk space, which is good for the class. The 2012 Azera’s standard features include a touch-screen navigation system, a rearview camera, leather upholstery, power-adjustable front seats, heated front and rear seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a cooled glove box, satellite radio, Bluetooth and HD Radio. Available features include a panoramic sunroof, a power rear sunshade, ventilated front seats and an Infinity audio system.
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Other Cars to Consider
Test drivers agreed that the 2012 Toyota Avalon has a very comfortable, controlled ride and a powerful V6 engine. They also said the Avalon has a quiet, well-built interior and one of the most spacious and comfortable rear seats in the class.
The 2012 Chrysler 300 is available with all-wheel drive, and an available eight-speed automatic transmission helps the 300 get good fuel economy for the class. Test drivers wrote that the 300’s ride is comfortable and composed, and they raved about its powerful available V8 engines.