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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan SE FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD SE 19 29 $24,631 $26,700
4-Door Sedan FWD SEL 19 29 $26,660 $28,900
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 18 26 $28,368 $30,750
4-Door Sedan FWD Limited 19 29 $30,535 $33,100
4-Door Sedan AWD Limited 18 26 $32,243 $34,950
4-Door Sedan AWD SHO 17 25 $36,254 $39,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,096
$24,631
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,250
$26,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$538 / month
$445 / 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 Ford Taurus gets improved performance and is more of a technology and luxury flagship than ever--although its 'smaller inside' packaging continues to limit its appeal.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 38.100
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 39.000
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 55.800
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.900
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.0 102.200
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.800
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.900
Front Leg Room (in) 45.5 41.900
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 56.300
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.400
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 76.200
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 65.300
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.3 202.900
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 60.700
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 65.500
Wheelbase (in) 112.0 112.900
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.3 20.100
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.10 13.860 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 13.860 x - TBD -
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) 18.5 19.000
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.90 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 15.000
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 39.500
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/45R18 P235/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA TCK
Front Tire Size P245/45R18 P235/60R17
Spare Tire Size T135/80D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA TCK
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3825 4037
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
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
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 5200 254 @ 4000
Engine Order Code - TBD - 998
Displacement 3.3L/204 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 293 @ 6400 288 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.414
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.742
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.25 4.484
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.80 1.842
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39 2.882
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.65 2.872
Trans Order Code - TBD - 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.04 2.770
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Azera Ford Taurus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.827
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 1.102
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
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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