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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Base FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD Base 25 36 $30,393 $31,660
4-Door Sedan FWD Leather 25 36 $32,515 $33,870
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium 1 17 27 $33,873 $35,285
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium 2 17 27 $35,236 $36,705
4-Door Sedan FWD Touring 17 27 $37,670 $39,240
4-Door Sedan AWD Leather 17 25 $34,593 $36,035
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium 1 17 25 $35,961 $37,460
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,096
$30,393
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,250
$31,660
Monthly Payment Estimate
$538 / month
$528 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Hyundai Azera is still a good value, but now it offers real design appeal, confident performance, and a true luxury-car ambiance. The 2013 Buick LaCrosse hits the mark for comfort, sophistication, and refinement in a large sedan—and its 36-mpg rating is icing on the cake.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.0 100.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.0
Front Leg Room (in) 45.5 41.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 40.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 38.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.3 196.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 59.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 112.0 111.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 61.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3 10.8
Brakes
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 12.4 x 0.9
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 1.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 15.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 38.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.90 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/45R18 P235/50R17
Spare Tire Size T135/80D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA RAF
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45R18 P235/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA RAF
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3825 3774
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.2 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement 3.3L/204 2.4/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 293 @ 6400 182 @ 6700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 5200 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code - TBD - LUK
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.80 1.91
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39 2.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.65 2.96
Trans Order Code - TBD - MHH
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.04 2.64
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.45
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.25 4.58
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Azera Buick LaCrosse
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0 6.3
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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