Compare 2012 Toyota Avalon vs 2012 Hyundai Azera

2012 Toyota Avalon
2012 Hyundai Azera
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4-Door Sedan
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
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 28 $29,864 $32,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,876
$29,864
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,195
$32,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$553 / month
$533 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
A classy, comfortable near-luxury sedan, the 2012 Toyota Avalon has a more modern look but traditional big-car handling and smooth performance. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.4 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.9 107.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 45.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
197.6 193.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.5 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
111.0 112.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 73.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.4 16.3
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)
11.1 x - TBD - 11.2 x 0.39
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)
11.7 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.10
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.9 36.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.22 2.90
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55R17 P245/45R18
Spare Tire Size
P215/55R17 T135/80D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R17 P245/45R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3572 3825
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
248 @ 4700 255 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Displacement
3.5L/211 3.3L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 6200 293 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 4.25
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.80
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.14 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.65
Trans Order Code
NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68 3.04
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/manual shift
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Avalon Hyundai Azera
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 0.95
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 MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 8.0
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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