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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 28 $29,876 $33,195
4-Door Sedan Limited 19 28 $32,792 $36,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,864
$29,876
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,000
$33,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$553 / 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. A classy, comfortable near-luxury sedan, the 2012 Toyota Avalon has a more modern look but traditional big-car handling and smooth performance.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 55.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 59.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.0 106.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 45.5 41.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 112.0 111.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 193.3 197.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3 14.4
Brakes
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 11.7 x - TBD -
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) 11.2 x 0.39 11.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.90 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 36.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45R18 P215/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45R18 P215/55R17
Spare Tire Size T135/80D17 P215/55R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3825 3572
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
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
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 5200 248 @ 4700
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Displacement 3.3L/204 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 293 @ 6400 268 @ 6200
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.04 3.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.25 3.30
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.80 1.42
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39 4.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.65 1.90
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Azera Toyota Avalon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 - TBD -
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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