2018 Hyundai Azera - Interior Exterior and Drive
Hyundai Grandeur is a business-class sedan that was designed in accordance with current trends. Dynamic, manageable, reliable, it combines luxury and relatively low price for a car of this class. The debut took place at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2005. A little later, the model was introduced overseas, where it received the name Azera. By the way, Grandeur (translated from English) means grandeur, greatness. Justifying so much the pathetic name, the sedan was rewarded with a strict, classic silhouette. Each bend and exterior line is made with a claim to solidity and respectability. Only in the design of the back of the designers allowed themselves a fraction of frivolity - large lanterns with LEDs connected by a jumper, look unusual. Aristocratic Grandeur style is manifested in the details: high precision assembly, elegant lines, chrome door handles. The design of this sedan has a sloping roof and a shortened luggage compartment, and thanks to the impressive wheelbase (2780 mm), it was possible to provide passengers with a maximum of space.
Salon - at the level of the best world samples. The decoration used high-quality materials that are successfully combined and create a cozy atmosphere. For example, metallized panels or an elegant wooden strip encircling the cabin around the perimeter at a level just below the window line. The scales of the devices are modestly decorated, but thanks to the bright contrast illumination they are easy to read at any time of the day. The driver’s seat is high, ergonomic and with an exhaustive range of adjustments. Comfortable chairs have effective lateral support. Rear sofa comfortably accommodate three passengers. Grandeur offers a solid supply of space in the knees and overhead. The excellent soundproofing of the cabin allows you to feel the richness of the Infinity music system. The volume of the luggage compartment 470 liters.
The range of engines consists of two engines: a six-cylinder V-shaped 3.3 liter power unit with a capacity of 235 liters. with. (the body is made of aluminum) for the European market and 3.8 L V6 24V (265 hp, 350 Nm) for the American. Later, a turbodiesel will be offered for Europe. In Korea, a version with a budget engine of 2.7 L V6 24V (192 hp, 255 Nm) is being sold. The gearbox is a new 5-speed automatic.
Electronic equipment supplied to Russia includes electronic directional stability control, anti-skid system, ABS and electronic brake force distribution. Special attention should be paid to the fact that vehicles with a stiffer suspension are delivered to Europe and Russia than to the domestic market and in the USA.
The car is equipped with 8 airbags. He received the highest rating in crash tests for a forward biased blow from the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
In 2007, the car has undergone some changes in the direction of improvement. The choice of the buyer offers two configurations: SE and Limited. The SE model has fabric upholstery, climate control in two zones, a driver's seat that changes position in four directions, electric windows, electric mirrors, central locking with remote control covered with leather and a retractable steering wheel with control buttons, AM / FM / CD audio system / MP3 driven on wheels, two-level center console in front and 16-inch wheels. The premium SE package adds the ability to install a sliding and retractable sunroof, built-in stereo, 6-disc changer and heated front seats.
Limited Options offer a richer equipment: leather seats (front heated), wooden and leather-covered steering wheel, an electrically controlled rear folding sunscreen, 17-inch wheels and Michelin tires. The Limited Limited Package adds the possibility of an electric hole in the roof and built-in stereo. The maximum package includes all the same plus, adjustable pedal force, changing its position of the steering wheel, the memory system of the driver's seat, mirrors and steering column, sensitive to rain jibs, as well as folding external electric mirrors with new in 2007 integrated turn signal indicators.
Manufacturer's warranty includes full repair coverage for five years or 120,000 kilometers. The guarantee for perforation corrosion of the body is seven years without mileage limitation.
Hyundai Grandeur delivers to its owners not only an unsurpassed atmosphere of comfort, but also serves as a worthy confirmation of their status.