Compare 2013 Lexus ES 350 vs 2013 Hyundai Azera

2013 Lexus ES 350
2013 Hyundai Azera
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4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 21 31 $34,068 $36,370
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $30,096 $32,250
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Invoice Price
$34,068
$30,096
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,370
$32,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$606 / month
$538 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Larger but leaner, the 2013 Lexus ES gains a hybrid model and some very attractive new styling to stave off strong new competition. The 2013 Hyundai Azera is still a good value, but now it offers real design appeal, confident performance, and a true luxury-car ambiance.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
40.0 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 40.3
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.1 107.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.0 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 45.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
111.0 112.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
192.7 193.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 63.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.2 16.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.10
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)
11.0 x - TBD - 11.2 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.90
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.8 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36.5
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R17 P245/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55R17 P245/45R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/80D17
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3549 3825
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
248 @ 4700 255 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
N/A - TBD -
Displacement
3.5L/211 3.3L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 6200 293 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.458 3.04
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.608 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.300 4.25
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.420 1.80
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.713 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.148 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.900 2.65
Trans Order Code
N/A - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus ES 350 Hyundai Azera
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Dual-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 5
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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