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*Increased driving comfort without compromised handling

*Optimized road surface contact

*Standard are 245/45R18 tires on 18-inch Hyper Silver alloy wheels. There is an optional 19-inch Hyper silver alloy wheel fitted with 245/40R19 tire.

Advanced standard safety technologies: part of hyundai’s assurance commitment and it starts with the seats

Azera has an exceptional level of standard safety features for the large car segment, placing emphasis on what are perhaps the most important part of the car - the seats. Hyundai engineers have developed an impact-reducing seat system, which eliminates the need for active front head restraints through optimization of seat back structure to further absorb impact.

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

VSM works to control two effects: first is the unwanted pull in one direction when the car accelerates or brakes on a split-mu surface (slippery on one side, dry pavement on the other). VSM detects this natural pull and applies steering input in the required direction. VSM counters the pull and automatically provides eight Newton meters of counter- steering. The second is the counter-weight effect that occurs during a violent lane change or cornering maneuver: VSM counter steers in the opposite direction to stop the back of the car from stepping out of line.

Azera features nine airbags including dual front, front and rear seat-mounted side-impact, front and rear side curtain airbags and a driver’s knee airbag.

The Azera also features a state-of-the-art braking package. The package includes four-wheel disc brakes (12.6 inch front and 11.2 inch rear) and an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) including Brake Assist, which provides maximum braking force when a panic stop is detected, and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), to automatically adjust the braking force to front and rear axles based on the vehicle’s load conditions.

Additionally, Azera offers impressive passive safety features including a Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system for children’s seats and three-point seatbelts for all positions.

Advanced connectivity and standard navigation

Touch-screen navigation with integrated backup camera is standard on all Azeras, which are pricey optional features on all other cars in the segment. This easy-to-use unit can be controlled via seven-inch WVGA touchscreen or voice-activation by a headliner-mounted microphone. The system features 8GB of flash memory and comes matched with a sound system that plays compact discs, accesses digital music files via Bluetooth streaming audio or allows driver and passengers to access their personal listening devices through the iPod/USB/auxiliary inputs. Bluetooth audio wirelessly streams music from select mobile phones to the head unit. In addition, Bluetooth-enabled phones allow drivers to look up a local restaurant and call for reservations before plotting the route.

Azera is available with two audio systems. Standard is a Dimension AM/FM/Satellite Radio/CD/MP3 audio system with seven-speakers and iPod/USB/auxiliary input jacks. An Infinity 550-watt, Logic 7 audio system with 12 speakers, including an eight-inch subwoofer and external amplifier is available. An XM Satellite Radio interface is also integrated into the head unit and features channel logos and XM Data services, such as XM NavWeather, XM Stock Ticker and XM Sports Ticker. Azera also offers standard HD Radio technology.

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

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