2017 Hyundai Azera: one step closer to premium

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A new four-door sedan built in the Hyundai Grandeur D-class platform. However, in contrast to its predecessor the new car is positioned as a higher premium vehicle more expensive than ordinary mid-size and is designed to compete with such popular German brand sedans like the BMW 5-Series, Mercedes-Benz E- class and Audi A6.

2017 Hyundai Azera release date

The release date of a new Azera expected in 2017.

Release date: 2017

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2017 Hyundai Azera price

The car is sold only in South Korea, the price depending on the configuration ranges from 39.9 to 45.9 million Korean won ($35,000 – $39,000). A similar price expected in the sale of the North American market.

2017 Hyundai Azera exterior

Painting used in the finishing of 2017 Hyundai Azera offers eight colors: white, red, even, gray, silver, blue, beige and dark brown.

Exterior Design of Hyundai Azera designed in corporate style and in many ways similar to the Hyundai Genesis sedan.

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2017 Hyundai Azera dimensions

Length of 2017 Hyundai Azera is an impressive 4970 mm, width of 1860 mm, 1470 mm height, 2845 mm wheelbase. Front track with standard tires 245 / 45R18 on alloy 18-inch wheels is 1606 mm and 1607 mm rear wheels. As an option, you can even order the tires Michelin 245 / 40R19 on alloy wheels with ten spokes.

2017 Hyundai Azera interior

Hyundai Azera of 2017  model year is a five-seater with a high level of comfort. Made with high quality leather, natural wood and aluminum. As for the front panel and the center console, its architecture is very much similar to the design of BMW interior. According to the manufacturer the cabin has improved sound insulation, double side windows, a very generous equipment, even for the basic configuration, and at least 9 airbags.

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2017 Hyundai Azera trim levels

2017 Hyundai Azera is offered in three trim levels. In the base there are 18-inch alloy wheels; xenon headlights; taillights with LED filling and fog lights; exterior mirrors with electric drive, automatic folding function, heating and LED repeaters; parking sensors in front and rear; leather interior with decorative inserts made of wood and aluminum; keyless access; start engine button; an electronic handbrake with the presence of a retention function at the start of the hill; nine airbags; multifunction leather steering wheel with heating and telescopic; rain sensors; light and pressure in the tires; electric power steering; cruise control; front power seat, heated and adjustable in 8 directions of the driver seat and 4-way of passenger one; all power windows; multimedia system with an 8-inch color touch screen with voice control, a rearview camera, navigation, support for Bluetooth, AUX, USB and twelve speakers.

The complete list of Premium trim adds a 4.6-inch multi-function color screen in the instrument panel, electric adjustment with memory positions of mirrors and seats, armrest for the second row passengers with a multimedia system with control unit and air conditioner.

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Exclusive trim level: it is replenished by dampers controlled by electronics, ECS-suspension system, warning of a frontal collision (FCWS), help system at the intersection (LDWS), the system warns the driver of lane departure, the system for monitoring blind zones, LED backlight of the interior, camera providing a panoramic view, sun screen on the rear window with electric drive. For the 19-inch alloy wheels and a panoramic sunroof, even in the top configuration customer have to pay.

2017 Hyundai Azera specs

Now consider the specifications of Hyundai Azera. The sedan is built on front-wheel platform with a fully independent suspension with MacPherson struts at the front and multilink in rear. Steering adds electric power with progressive characteristics, which depend on the speed of movement. All brakes are disc plus equipped with ABS and EBD, BAS, CBC, TCS safety systems.

Specifications of powertrain mounted on 2017 Hyundai Azera are following: under the hood there is one of the two 6-cylinder petrol engines can be installed – V6 GDI engine capacity of 3.0 liters, a maximum output of 270 horsepower and a torque peak of 310 Nm; and a second 294-horsepower 3,3 liter GDI with peak torque 346 Nm. Both power units are mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle also can be programmed to one of the modes of operation – Normal, Eco and Sport.

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Elegant full-size Hyundai sedan will be aimed to take place in higher class, providing a lot more features for driver and passengers.

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