The Truth About Cars » Hyundai Azera http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:00:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Hyundai Azera http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Hyundai Azera May Be Full-Size Segment’s Next Victim http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/hyundai-azera-may-be-full-size-segments-next-victim/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/hyundai-azera-may-be-full-size-segments-next-victim/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:06:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=867738 It’s hard out here for a full-size car. Sales are declining on a consistent basis, as crossovers and falling demand for V6 and V8 non-premium sedans eats into the once-proud full-size segment. Talk of Ford killing off the Taurus seems to float around, while at least half of all sales in the broader segment seem to go […]

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It’s hard out here for a full-size car. Sales are declining on a consistent basis, as crossovers and falling demand for V6 and V8 non-premium sedans eats into the once-proud full-size segment. Talk of Ford killing off the Taurus seems to float around, while at least half of all sales in the broader segment seem to go […]

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Hyundai’s New Large Sedan – Not For Us http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/hyundais-new-large-sedan-not-for-us/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/hyundais-new-large-sedan-not-for-us/#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 15:38:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=834081   Along with an updated version of the Grandeur (aka the Azera), Hyundai has revealed the new “AG” large sedan, which will be a flagship, but also slot below the Genesis and above the Grandeur. Technical specifications are unknown, but one thing is for certain: the AG will not be coming to North America. Hyundai […]

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  Along with an updated version of the Grandeur (aka the Azera), Hyundai has revealed the new “AG” large sedan, which will be a flagship, but also slot below the Genesis and above the Grandeur. Technical specifications are unknown, but one thing is for certain: the AG will not be coming to North America. Hyundai […]

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Review: 2013 Toyota Avalon Limited (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/review-2013-toyota-avalon-limited-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/review-2013-toyota-avalon-limited-video/#comments Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=484895 The Avalon has been something of a caricature since it wafted on stage in 1994. The stretched Camry was low on soul, devoid of style and soft of spring. In short, it was the Buick that wouldn’t leave you stranded. Since then Toyota has struggled to divine a mission for their full size sedan, a […]

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The Avalon has been something of a caricature since it wafted on stage in 1994. The stretched Camry was low on soul, devoid of style and soft of spring. In short, it was the Buick that wouldn’t leave you stranded. Since then Toyota has struggled to divine a mission for their full size sedan, a […]

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Chart Of The Day: Full-Size Sedan Freefall http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/chart-of-the-day-full-size-sedan-freefall/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/chart-of-the-day-full-size-sedan-freefall/#comments Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:43:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481933 Recent talk of Chevrolet attempting to convert the 2014 Impala from 75 percent fleet sales to 70 percent retail sales seemed like an improbable figure. Judging the success of any new car is a crapshoot for most of us, but one thing is for sure; the full-size sedan segment as a whole, is declining. Over […]

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Recent talk of Chevrolet attempting to convert the 2014 Impala from 75 percent fleet sales to 70 percent retail sales seemed like an improbable figure. Judging the success of any new car is a crapshoot for most of us, but one thing is for sure; the full-size sedan segment as a whole, is declining. Over […]

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Comparison review: 2013 Lexus ES 350 vs. Hyundai Azera http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/comparison-review-2013-lexus-es-350-vs-hyundai-azera/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/comparison-review-2013-lexus-es-350-vs-hyundai-azera/#comments Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:55:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=461509 Even when stacked up against other Lexus models, the front-drive ES has long been considered boring. Yet the Camry-based sedan has been a best-seller for Lexus and in its segment. For this reason, it has become a benchmark; just as every compact sport sedan targets the BMW 3-Series, every upper-midsize near-luxury sedan targets the ES. Well […]

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Even when stacked up against other Lexus models, the front-drive ES has long been considered boring. Yet the Camry-based sedan has been a best-seller for Lexus and in its segment. For this reason, it has become a benchmark; just as every compact sport sedan targets the BMW 3-Series, every upper-midsize near-luxury sedan targets the ES. Well […]

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Review: 2012 Hyundai Azera (vs. LaCrosse and Taurus) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/review-2012-hyundai-azera-vs-lacrosse-and-taurus/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/review-2012-hyundai-azera-vs-lacrosse-and-taurus/#comments Tue, 29 May 2012 17:22:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=446613 Derek’s capsule review of the 2012 Hyundai Azera gave the car a resounding “meh”. My own impressions weren’t going to be quite so positive, but then something happened: I test drove the Buick LaCrosse and refreshed 2013 Ford Taurus. Suddenly a $37,000 Super Sonata didn’t seem such a bad way to go. (N.B. Photos of […]

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Derek’s capsule review of the 2012 Hyundai Azera gave the car a resounding “meh”. My own impressions weren’t going to be quite so positive, but then something happened: I test drove the Buick LaCrosse and refreshed 2013 Ford Taurus. Suddenly a $37,000 Super Sonata didn’t seem such a bad way to go. (N.B. Photos of […]

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Capsule Review: 2012 Hyundai Azera http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/capsule-review-2012-hyundai-azera/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/capsule-review-2012-hyundai-azera/#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2012 16:57:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=432868 Hyundai’s press materials list the 2012 Azera’s competitors as “…traditional large sedan sales leaders such as Maxima, Lacrosse, Avalon and Taurus.” But those cars were on the minds of exactly no one at the Las Vegas launch of the 2012 Azera. Only the Lexus ES350, the market’s leading 4-wheeled sensory deprivation tank, was on the […]

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Hyundai’s press materials list the 2012 Azera’s competitors as “…traditional large sedan sales leaders such as Maxima, Lacrosse, Avalon and Taurus.” But those cars were on the minds of exactly no one at the Las Vegas launch of the 2012 Azera. Only the Lexus ES350, the market’s leading 4-wheeled sensory deprivation tank, was on the […]

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Choose Your Cruiser: 2011 Azera or 2011 Avalon? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/choose-your-cruiser-2011-azera-or-2011-avalon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/choose-your-cruiser-2011-azera-or-2011-avalon/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2010 23:49:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344997 Hyundai and Toyota have done the math, and they know Americans almost always prefer big, crude and comfortable over slick, trim and stylish. In hopes Impala-ing this fat part of the mid-sized sedan market, Toyota and Hyundai have refreshed their Avalon and Azera sedans for 2011, and the results are… well, frankly, we can’t tell.

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Hyundai and Toyota have done the math, and they know Americans almost always prefer big, crude and comfortable over slick, trim and stylish. In hopes Impala-ing this fat part of the mid-sized sedan market, Toyota and Hyundai have refreshed their Avalon and Azera sedans for 2011, and the results are… well, frankly, we can’t tell.

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