Compare 2011 Buick Lucerne vs 2011 Hyundai Azera

2011 Buick Lucerne
2011 Hyundai Azera
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4-Door Sedan CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 17 27 $28,540 $29,730
4-Door Sedan CXL 17 27 $31,804 $33,130
4-Door Sedan CXL Premium 17 27 $34,248 $35,675
4-Door Sedan Super 15 23 $42,681 $44,460
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4-Door Sedan GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 28 $24,230 $25,495
4-Door Sedan Limited 19 27 $27,952 $30,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,540
$24,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,730
$25,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$496 / month
$425 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Spacious, handsome, and unremittingly conservative, the 2011 Hyundai Azera is a great alternative for folks who think the company's Sonata is a bit risque.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
41.4 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
57.0 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 57.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.0 106.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 43.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
56.1 55.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.4
Length, Overall (in)
203.2 193.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.0 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
115.6 109.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.0 16.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 1.2 11.9 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.5 11.2 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42.2 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.20
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/55R17 P235/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
QCH NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55R17 P235/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QCH NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 198
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3735 3576-3708
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
237 @ 3200 233 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LGD G6DB
Displacement
3.9L/237 3.3L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
227 @ 5700 260 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 4.25
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.80
Trans Type
4 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.38 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 2.65
Trans Order Code
MX0 A6LF1
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 3.04
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Lucerne Hyundai Azera
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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