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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Automatic 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2WD Automatic 20 29 $33,526 $35,705
4-Door Sedan 2WD Tech Automatic 20 29 $36,979 $39,435
4-Door Sedan 2WD Advance Automatic 20 29 $39,015 $41,635
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Automatic 18 26 $36,812 $39,255
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Tech Manual 17 25 $40,264 $42,985
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Tech Automatic 18 26 $40,264 $42,985
4-Door Sedan SH-AWD Advance Automatic 18 26 $42,300 $45,185
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,864
$33,526
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,000
$35,705
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$595 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line With real design appeal, confident performance, and a true luxury-car ambiance, the new 2012 Hyundai Azera brings far more sophistication to the showroom, but doesn't lose its carry-over attributes of comfort and value for the money. The 2012 Acura TL is a surprisingly well-rounded luxury sedan, with a host of advanced tech features, and in top SH-AWD trim morphs into a complete and compelling sport sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 45.5 42.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 38.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.0 98.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 193.3 194.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 112.0 109.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 74.0
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 63.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3 13.1
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.39 13.2 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) 12.6 x 1.10 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 38.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.90 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/45R18 P245/50VR17
Spare Tire Size T135/80D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45R18 P245/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3825 3726
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.3L/204 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 293 @ 6400 280 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 5200 254 @ 5000
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.80 1.49
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.65 2.10
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.04 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.07
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.56
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.25 3.36
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Azera Acura TL
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0 8.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
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 -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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