2014 AZERA STARTING PRICE LOWERED BY $1,250 WHILE RETAINING COMPELLING DESIGN, PERFORMANCE AND SAFETY APPEAL

Posted on 06. Jan, 2014 by in Hyundai Canada

Reconfigured Content and Refinement Increase Appeal to Wider Range of Buyers

Sales Up 34 Percent Calendar Year-To-Date

COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 – Hyundai has lowered a starting cost on a 2014 Azera reward sedan to $31,000, a rebate of $1,250, while charity poignant new facilities and refinements to this award-winning model, that has seen a sales jump of 34 percent this year.

For 2014, Azera’s inexhaustible calm turn has been reconfigured to yield even some-more choice and boost interest for a full operation of customers. The new entry-level Azera comes versed with a new 6-inch tone LCD audio display, rearview backup camera, motorist blind-spot mirror, and 3 years of Hyundai’s Assurance Connected Care services. A new Limited trim now starts during $34,750, and receives a new 8-inch navigation element and new electroluminescent sign cluster with tone LCD outing mechanism and power-folding side mirrors, reflecting Limited indication customer preferences in a segment.

Azera also leverages a Blue Link telematics height by adding Assurance Connected Care, Hyundai’s industry-leading telematics services program. These services are customary on 2014 Azera sedans for 3 full years. This innovative tenure module provides Hyundai owners with an additional magnitude of active reserve and automobile caring services designed to boost assent of mind.

The 2014 Azera represents an modernized proceed to a normal reward sedan shred by delivering a absolute nonetheless fit powertrain, romantic pattern and oppulance facilities sum with Hyundai’s unchanging clever value proposition. Azera continues to offer business a tip levels of luxury, performance, and efficiency, all brought together in an innovative design.

AZERA MEETS THE MECHANICS OF FLIGHT

Azera’s Fluidic Sculpture pattern takes impulse from a mechanics of flight. The extraneous of a Azera is long, light and low. The unique, undulating beltline allows for a long, neat roofline accented by a third window and wraparound LED taillights. A monoform side form includes issuing lines in a behind entertain panel. The face is manly with a powerful, swift chrome grille and accessible HID headlamps that confederate accurate details. The position is finished by vast hole multi-spoke amalgamate wheels (standard 18-inch and accessible 19-inch).

The superb demeanour continues inside where Hyundai has total an upscale ambiance, interjection to a flow-through core fascia and instrument quarrel that creates a dual-cockpit front newcomer space. These issuing surfaces element a extraneous pattern and hang around a motorist and passengers.

ACCOMMODATING INTERIOR WITH STANDARD LEATHER

Azera offers lush appointments that opposition a excellent reward aspirant brands. It offers a ample cabin with some-more than 45 inches of legroom and 40 inches of headroom for front-seat passengers.

Hyundai focuses heavily on other interior details, such as an discretionary breathtaking sunroof, that allows some-more healthy light into a cabin and 3D Carbon interior accents. Other accessible oppulance apparatus includes a energy behind sunshade and primer behind side window shades. The side shades, not found on any other automobile in a Azera’s segment, can be conveniently tucked divided when not in use.

Given a functionality and pattern of a Azera, chair peculiarity and comfort is of impassioned significance to a feel of a car. Azera offers first-class seating for all passengers, charity leather seating as customary equipment. A 10-way energy motorist and eight-way front newcomer chair are also included. The driver’s chair has an discretionary pillow prolongation and an integrated memory element for a seat, steering circle mainstay and side mirrors, while a Azera’s meridian and chair heat controls keep occupants in sum comfort. Also for 2014, all models accept new motorist blind-spot mirrors, while Limited models supplement a new electroluminescent sign cluster with tone LCD outing computer, and power-folding side mirrors.

  • Ventilated front seats (Limited) – fans in a front chair behind and bottom cushions disseminate atmosphere by a seperated leather seats
  • Standard exhilarated front and discretionary exhilarated behind seats
  • Dual involuntary heat control standard
  • Second quarrel atmosphere vents standard
  • Cooled glove box standard

BEST-IN-CLASS SPECIFIC OUTPUT

With a introduction of approach injection, Hyundai didn’t have to boost a banishment of a V6 engine in a office of some-more power. The worldly Lambda II 3.3-liter direct-injected V6 engine is a heart of a Azera. It produces best-in-class specific outlay of 88.8 horsepower per liter, while also braggadocio a smallest banishment in a class. The engine’s high-pressure (over 2,200 psi) approach injection element increases energy and torque, while concurrently shortening fuel expenditure and emissions. The element eliminates a need for incomparable displacement, and increases a focus ratio from 10.4 to 11.5 in a office of larger thermal potency and energy output. The new engine also facilities all-aluminum construction, 4 valves per cylinder, piston cooling jets, drum timing chain, CrN Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) cloaking on a tip ring chamfer and Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT). A three-stage Variable Intake System (VIS) serve broadens a engines energy bend to urge a vehicle’s off-the-line acceleration and flitting performance. EPA-estimate fuel economy for a Azera is 19 mpg city / 29 mpg highway / 23 mpg combined.

The engine is corresponding to Hyundai’s in-house six-speed involuntary smoothness with SHIFTRONIC® primer control. This element offers well-spoken shifts and rigging ratios that ideally fit engine torque smoothness characteristics. Azera’s powertrain also has an Active Eco mode, that modifies engine and smoothness control for softened fuel economy.

OVERALL DIMENSIONS

The Azera rides on a 112.0-inch wheelbase, with an altogether length of 193.3 inches and breadth of 73.2 inches. These extraneous measure optimally distance Azera between a Sonata and Genesis models.

BEST-IN-CLASS FRONT HEAD AND LEG ROOM

Azera has best-in-class front conduct and leg room.

WORLD-CLASS WEIGHT EFFICIENCY

World-class weight potency is a module aim for all Hyundai models. This plan delivers superb fuel economy and opening simultaneously. At only 3,605 pounds, Azera is some-more than 300 pounds lighter than a Buick LaCrosse (3,990 pounds) and some-more than 400 pounds lighter than a Ford Taurus V6 (4,054 pounds). This priority on weight saving allows a Azera to broach a good multiple of agility, opening and fuel efficiency.

ENHANCED STEERING AND SUSPENSION

For 2014, Azera steering is extended for improved energetic feel and precision. Azera is propitious with a MacPherson strut front suspension, curl springs and a 24mm front stabilizer bar. The multi-link eccentric behind cessation enables accurate geometry for a reward float while enhancing agility. The pointing of a modernized front- and rear-suspension is maximized by Sachs Amplitude Selective Dampers (ASD), permitting tuning coherence during smaller check displacements for optimal tiny strike comfort.

The ASD cessation provides:

  • Improved float comfort with some-more body/wheel control
  • Increased pushing comfort but compromised handling
  • Optimized highway aspect contact

Standard are 245/45R18 tires on 18-inch Hyper Silver amalgamate wheels. There is an discretionary 19-inch Hyper-silver amalgamate circle propitious with 245/40R19 tire.

ADVANCED STANDARD SAFETY TECHNOLOGIES

Azera includes a Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) system, that optimally manages ESC (Electronic Stability Control) and a Motor-Driven electric Power Steering (MDPS).

VSM works to control twin effects: initial is a neglected teenager lift in one instruction when a automobile accelerates or brakes on a split-mu aspect (slippery on one side, dry cement on a other). VSM detects this healthy lift and relates steering submit in a compulsory instruction to conflicting a lift by automatically providing counter-steering force. The second is a counter-weight outcome that occurs during a remarkable line change or cornering maneuver: VSM conflicting steers in a conflicting instruction to assistance stop a behind of a automobile from stepping out of line.

Azera facilities 9 airbags including twin front, front and behind seat-mounted side-impact, front and behind side shade airbags and a driver’s knee airbag.

The Azera also facilities a state-of-the-art braking package. The package includes four-wheel front brakes (12.6 in. front and 11.2 in. rear) and an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) including Brake Assist, that provides limit braking force when a panic stop is detected, and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), to automatically adjust a braking force to front and behind axles formed on a vehicle’s bucket conditions.

Additionally, Azera offers considerable pacifist reserve facilities including a Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) element for children’s seats and three-point seatbelts for all positions.

ADVANCED CONNECTIVITY FUNCTION

  • Azera comes customary with 3 months of SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Real-time SiriusXM NavTraffic, NAV Weather®, Sports Ticker and Stock Ticker
  • Azera offers a clarity of digital HD Radio Technology
  • Standard Bluetooth hands-free phone element and auxiliary iPod/USB inputs

An eight-inch touch-screen navigation element with integrated backup camera is also accessible on Azera. This easy-to-use section can be tranquil around eight-inch WVGA touchscreen or voice-activation by a headliner-mounted microphone. The element facilities 8GB of peep memory and comes matched with a sound element that plays compress discs, accesses digital song files around Bluetooth streaming audio or allows motorist and passengers to entrance their personal listening inclination by a iPod/USB/auxiliary inputs. Bluetooth audio wirelessly streams song from name mobile phones to a conduct unit. In addition, Bluetooth-enabled phones concede drivers to demeanour adult a internal grill and call for reservations before plotting a route.

Azera is accessible with twin audio systems. Standard is an AM/FM/SiriusXM/CD/MP3 audio element with six-speakers and iPod®/USB/auxiliary submit jacks with a customary six-inch tone LCD touchscreen and rearview camera. This new LCD shade will also arrangement manuscript cover art from suitable media sources. An Infinity 550-watt, Logic-7 Surround Sound reward audio element with 14 speakers, including an eight-inch subwoofer and outmost amplifier, is customary on a Limited model. A SiriusXM Satellite Radio interface is also integrated into a conduct section and facilities channel logos and SiriusXM Data services, such as NavWeather®, Stock Ticker and Sports Ticker. Azera also offers HD Radio™ technology.

A Bluetooth hands-free phone element with voice recognition, address-book download and audio streaming comes as a customary feature.

HYUNDAI ASSURANCE CONNECTED CARE POWERED BY BLUE LINK®

Hyundai’s telematics services program, Assurance Connected Care, is customary for 3 years on a 2014 Azera. This innovative tenure module provides Hyundai owners with active reserve and automobile caring services around a Hyundai Blue Link telematics system. These services embody Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Automatic Diagnostic Trouble Code Notification, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle Car Care upkeep scheduling.

Hyundai also recently introduced an all-new mobile focus for a Blue Link telematics platform. This mobile app allows subscribers to remotely entrance several discretionary Blue Link facilities and services by concordant mobile devices. Completely redesigned, a app has been significantly extended from a prior chronicle and boasts a new user experience, faster navigation and innovative new features. Google Android and Apple iOS users can download a app currently from Google Play or Apple iTunes, respectively. A BlackBerry chronicle is also available.

Blue Link is an innovative telematics resolution that brings seamless connectivity for safety, use and infotainment capabilities and is offering in 3 packages: Assurance, Essentials and Guidance.

More sum per Hyundai Blue Link are accessible during www.HyundaiBlueLink.com.

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