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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GLS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GLS 18 26 $23,374 $24,600
4-Door Sedan Limited 17 26 $26,517 $28,550
4-Door Sedan XL (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XL 19 28 $24,414 $27,325
4-Door Sedan Touring 19 28 $26,423 $29,575
4-Door Sedan XLS 19 28 $27,829 $31,625
4-Door Sedan Limited 19 28 $30,504 $34,665
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,374
$24,414
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,600
$27,325
Monthly Payment Estimate
$410 / month
$455 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Hyundai Azera gives the Korean automaker a legitimate full-size sedan, with plenty of power, features, and room, but not much excitement. The 2008 Toyota Avalon is designed for a cushy, comfortable ride and impressive interior space above all else.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 38.2 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.9 106.9
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 59.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 58.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 109.4 111.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 192.7 197.6
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.6 14.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.20 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 36.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/55VR17 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/55VR17 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P215/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3629 3490
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 226 @ 3500 248 @ 4700
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Displacement 3.3L/201 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 234 @ 6000 268 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.30
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.42
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic w/OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.81 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. NA Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Azera Toyota Avalon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link Strut
 
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