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2013 Hyundai Equus vs. Its Competition

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Toyota has spent more than 20 years building up its Lexus brand, with standalone dealerships and products that really take on the German stalwarts, yet in just a short time Hyundai is surprisingly close with the Equus.

The LS is, like the Equus, a little benign in most ways compared to brash, scene-stealing luxury sedans like the Jaguar XJ ad Audi A8 L, and it doesn't come close to threatening the cachet of the Mercedes-Benz S Class, yet Like the Equus, the LS is still a little benign compared with uberluxury sedans like the Jaguar XJ, a stunning piece of glitz with much less rear-seat head room than it once had.

The big German sellers are in the same size class, but it's hard to think of someone stepping down from the BMW 7-Series or the Mercedes-Benz S-Class into an Equus if they're at all brand-snobbish--and the same holds true for the Audi A8, which has fab features like Google Earth maps, but a completely forgettable look.

2013 Hyundai Equus2013 Hyundai Equus2013 Audi A8 L 4-door Sedan 4.0L Angular Front Exterior View2013 Audi A8 L2013 BMW 7-Series2013 BMW 7-Series2013 Jaguar XJ2013 Jaguar XJ2013 Lexus LS 460 F Sport by Five Axis2013 Lexus LS 4602013 Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTec 4Matic2013 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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The 2013 Hyundai Equus is plush, powerful, and enough to impress all but the most discerning luxury-car shoppers.
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The 2013 BMW 7-Series is exceptionally fleet-footed for such a spacious, luxurious, and technologically advanced car.
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Swinging style and newfound traction and gas mileage make the 2013 Jaguar XJ a more complete offering than it's ever been.
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The new F Sport turns up the heat just a little bit, but you'll still savor the 2013 Lexus LS more for its interior appointments and luxurious long-distance comfort than for its performance.
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Covering its wide range of performance personalities, all with superb comfort and some of the world's top in-car tech, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S Class is one model you'll be as happy to be in as to be seen in.
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Gas Mileage     
15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy
Gas V8Supercharged Gas V6Turbocharged Gas I6Gas V6Gas V8Gas/Electric V6
EPA Class     
Large CarsLargeLarge CarsLarge CarMidsize carsLarge
Style Name     
4-Door Sedan Signature4-Door Sedan 3.0L4-Door Sedan 740i RWD4-Door Sedan RWD4-Door Sedan RWD4-Door Sedan S400 Hybrid RWD
Rear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Automatic w/Manual ShiftAutomatic w/Manual ShiftAutomatic w/Manual ShiftAutomatic w/Manual ShiftAutomatic w/manual shiftAutomatic
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