2012 Hyundai Azera starts at $32,000 image

The South Korean based automaker Hyundai has recently announced the starting price of the 2012 Azera model, which has been set at $32,000 in the United States.

According to the car manufacturer, the 2012 model year Hyundai Azera is 5,500 USD more expensive than the previous version, but the added standard features to it apparently lead to this price increase. Hyundai says that the 2012 Azera is available with goodies like the hard drive based navigation, push-button start with proximity key, heated front and rear seats, the usual standard safety features along with the traction control, stability control, brake assist, nine airbags and 18 inch alloy wheels.

The Technology Package will also be available for the 2012 Hyundai Azera and for an extra $4,000, the vehicle will be equipped with panoramic sunroof, rear parking assistance sensors, interior ambient lighting, driver’s seat cushion extension, integrated memory seating system, power adjustable tilt and telescopic steering column, Infinity premium speakers, amplifier and subwoofer, HID xenon headlights, power rear sunshade and 19 inch alloy wheels.

Under the hood, the 2012 Hyundai Azera is powered by the 3.3 liter GDI V6 engine which is developing a total output of 293 horsepower. The automaker says that this engine is offering the best-in-class fuel economy of 20 / 29 mpg in city / highway, with an average of 223 mpg. The “new” Azera will go on sale in April and it will be placed between the Sonata and the new Genesis.