2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2011 Hyundai Azera GLS Competitors

$26k car, designed & built in Korea 20 city / 28 hwy 396-554 mile range, gas engine
260 hp 201 cu. in. V6 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other cars, the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS is also often compared to luxury cars, sports cars and truck and SUVs. The 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS's top rivals come from Toyota (such as the Camry XLE and the Corolla ) and Mercedes-Benz (such as the E350 and the CLS550)

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Azera GLS compared to other car competitors include: it is slightly sportier (13.8 lb/hp vs 19.2 lb/hp), has slightly more airbags (6 vs 5), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (396 miles vs 352 miles), gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (554 miles vs 500 miles) and has significantly more spacious front seats (58.9 ft3 vs 54.4 ft3).

However, on average it has worse traction (front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive), higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change (4 stars vs 5 stars), doesn't have navigation system (not available vs optional), doesn't have premium radio (not available vs optional) and lacks speed-sensitive volume.

2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Toyota Camry XLE
$30,605

Significant advantages of the Camry XLE (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Moon roof comes standard
  • Optional navigation system
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Camry XLE (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs 5 year
  • Much shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 52.9 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3

common strengths of the Camry XLE and Azera GLS

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Both have spacious back seats: 47.2 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3
  • Good highway range: 536 miles vs 554 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2012 Ford Fusion SEL

2012 Ford Fusion SEL
$29,555

Significant advantages of the Fusion SEL (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Optional entertainment system

Significant disadvantages of the Fusion SEL (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs 5 year
  • Much shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 429 miles vs 554 miles

common strengths of the Fusion SEL and Azera GLS

  • Both have spacious back seats: 45.9 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3
  • Both have power seats for the passenger
  • Both have power seats
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Fusion SEL vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2011 Toyota Corolla

2011 Toyota Corolla
$16,660

Significant advantages of the Corolla (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Better city mileage: 28 mpg vs 20 mpg
  • Better highway mileage: 35 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Many more cupholders: 8 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the Corolla (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Power windows not available
  • Worse brakes
  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs 5 year

common strengths of the Corolla and Azera GLS

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Corolla vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2012 Volvo S80 3.2

2012 Volvo S80 3.2
$38,425

Significant advantages of the S80 3.2 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Optional navigation system
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the S80 3.2 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Many fewer airbags: 4 vs 6
  • Much more cramped front seats: 52.6 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3
  • Significantly shorter-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 5 year

common strengths of the S80 3.2 and Azera GLS

  • Longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 5 year
  • Longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Both have power seats for the passenger
arrow Compare the 2012 Volvo S80 3.2 vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i

2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i
$20,720

Significant advantages of the Legacy 2.5i (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Many more cupholders: 8 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the Legacy 2.5i (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs 5 year
  • Much shorter basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Sluggish performance: 19.2 lb/hp vs 13.8 lb/hp

common strengths of the Legacy 2.5i and Azera GLS

  • Both have spacious front seats: 56.5 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3
  • Both have spacious back seats: 46.0 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2012 Hyundai Sonata SE

2012 Hyundai Sonata SE
$23,855

Significant advantages of the Sonata SE (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Better highway mileage: 35 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 648 miles vs 554 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Sonata SE (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Fewer airbags: 5 vs 6
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Sonata SE and Azera GLS

  • Very roomy front seats: 61.0 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3
  • Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 5 year
  • Fantastic basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
arrow Compare the Sonata SE vs the Azera GLS

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Azera GLS compared to luxury car competitors include: it costs less ($26,270 vs $49,725), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (396 miles vs 359 miles), gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (554 miles vs 506 miles), has significantly more spacious front seats (58.9 ft3 vs 52.4 ft3) and has slightly more spacious back seats (48.2 ft3 vs 41.3 ft3).

However, on average it lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has worse traction (front-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive), higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change (4 stars vs 5 stars), doesn't have moon roof (not available vs standard) and doesn't have entertainment system (not available vs optional).

2011 Mercedes-Benz E350

2011 Mercedes-Benz E350
$50,275

Significant advantages of the E350 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Optional navigation system
  • Entertainment system comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the E350 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much shorter basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 5 year
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 52.4 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3

common strengths of the E350 and Azera GLS

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Good highway range: 506 miles vs 554 miles
  • Good city range: 359 miles vs 396 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550
$72,175

Significant advantages of the CLS550 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Navigation system comes standard
  • Significantly more powerful: 402 HP @ 5,000 RPM vs 260 HP @ 6,200 RPM
  • Entertainment system comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CLS550 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much shorter basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 5 year
  • Much more cramped front seats: 51.3 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3

common strengths of the CLS550 and Azera GLS

  • Good highway range: 506 miles vs 554 miles
  • A standard folding rear seat on the {better} is a great way to free up space for road trips; requires optional upgrade on the {worse}
arrow Compare the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2011 Lexus ES 350

2011 Lexus ES 350
$37,600

Significant advantages of the ES 350 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Optional navigation system
  • Moon roof comes standard
  • Leather comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the ES 350 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much shorter basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 5 year
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 52.3 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3

common strengths of the ES 350 and Azera GLS

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 27 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Good highway range: 500 miles vs 554 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus ES 350 vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2011 Audi A6 Premium

2011 Audi A6 Premium
$46,075

Significant advantages of the A6 Premium (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Navigation system comes standard
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 633 miles vs 554 miles

Significant disadvantages of the A6 Premium (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much shorter basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 5 year
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6

common strengths of the A6 Premium and Azera GLS

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 20 mpg
  • Fantastic highway range: 633 miles vs 554 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Audi A6 Premium vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2011 Lexus GS 350

2011 Lexus GS 350
$49,725

Significant advantages of the GS 350 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • Optional navigation system
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the GS 350 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much shorter basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 5 year
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 53.6 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3

common strengths of the GS 350 and Azera GLS

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus GS 350 vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2011 Lexus IS 250

2011 Lexus IS 250
$34,170

Significant advantages of the IS 250 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Significantly tighter turning radius: 33.5 ft vs 37.4 ft
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Better road traction: rear-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the IS 250 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much shorter basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 60,000 mile
  • Much shorter-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 5 year
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 34.4 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3

common strengths of the IS 250 and Azera GLS

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 27 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $34,170 vs $26,270
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus IS 250 vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Azera GLS compared to sports car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (20 mpg vs 17 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (28 mpg vs 23 mpg), gets much more from a tank of gas in the city (396 miles vs 290 miles), gets much more from a tank of gas on the highway (554 miles vs 409 miles) and has slightly more cargo space (16.6 ft3 vs 10.6 ft3).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger), is slightly more sluggish (13.8 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp), doesn't have moon roof (not available vs standard), doesn't have navigation system (not available vs optional) and doesn't have CD changer (not available vs optional).

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR
$34,770

Significant advantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Lancer Evolution GSR's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Rear spoiler
  • Speed sensitive volume

Significant disadvantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 246 miles vs 396 miles
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 334 miles vs 554 miles
  • Significantly fewer gears: 5 vs 6

common strengths of the Lancer Evolution GSR and Azera GLS

  • Both have spacious front seats: 54.6 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3
  • Inexpensive: $34,770 vs $26,270
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2011 Aston Martin Vantage

2011 Aston-Martin Vantage
$121,965

Significant advantages of the Vantage (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Significantly more powerful: 420 HP @ 7,300 RPM vs 260 HP @ 6,200 RPM
  • Sportier performance: 8.6 lb/hp vs 13.8 lb/hp
  • Optional navigation system

Significant disadvantages of the Vantage (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 274 miles vs 396 miles
  • Much worse highway mileage: 19 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 401 miles vs 554 miles

common strengths of the Vantage and Azera GLS

  • Both have power seats for the passenger
  • Both have power seats
arrow Compare the 2011 Aston-Martin Vantage vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2012 Honda Civic Si

2012 Honda Civic Si
$22,975

Significant advantages of the Civic Si (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Moon roof comes standard
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Rear spoiler

Significant disadvantages of the Civic Si (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 290 miles vs 396 miles
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 409 miles vs 554 miles
  • Much more cramped front seats: 50.7 ft3 vs 58.9 ft3

common strengths of the Civic Si and Azera GLS

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 31 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 20 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $22,975 vs $26,270
arrow Compare the 2012 Honda Civic Si vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2012 Hyundai Genesis 3.8

2012 Hyundai Genesis 3.8
$35,050

Significant advantages of the Genesis 3.8 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Optional navigation system
  • Optional CD changer
  • Optional entertainment system

Significant disadvantages of the Genesis 3.8 (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Folding rear seats not available
  • Much less ground clearance for rough terrain: 5.2" vs 6.4"

common strengths of the Genesis 3.8 and Azera GLS

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 29 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Fantastic city range: 367 miles vs 396 miles
  • Fantastic highway range: 560 miles vs 554 miles
arrow Compare the Genesis 3.8 vs the Azera GLS

compared to truck and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Azera GLS compared to truck and SUV competitors include: it is much sportier (13.8 lb/hp vs 22.1 lb/hp), has significantly more airbags (6 vs 5), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (396 miles vs 360 miles), has slightly more spacious front seats (58.9 ft3 vs 52.9 ft3) and has a significantly longer-lasting basic warranty (5 year vs 3 year).

However, on average it significantly less ground clearance (6.4" vs 8.4"), has slightly fewer seats (5 vs 8), has much less cargo space (16.6 ft3 vs 115.0 ft3), has worse traction (front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive) and doesn't have roof rails (not available vs standard).

2011 GMC Terrain SLE

2011 GMC Terrain SLE
$27,060

Significant advantages of the Terrain SLE (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Significantly more cargo room: 63.9 ft3 vs 16.6 ft3
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • Optional navigation system

Significant disadvantages of the Terrain SLE (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Less powerful: 182 HP @ 6,700 RPM vs 260 HP @ 6,200 RPM
  • Sluggish performance: 22.1 lb/hp vs 13.8 lb/hp
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack

common strengths of the Terrain SLE and Azera GLS

  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 29 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 20 mpg vs 20 mpg
  • Both have electronic stability control
arrow Compare the 2011 GMC Terrain SLE vs the 2011 Hyundai Azera GLS

2011 Buick Enclave CX

2011 Buick Enclave CX
$36,675

Significant advantages of the Enclave CX (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.4" vs 6.4"
  • Much more cargo room: 115.0 ft3 vs 16.6 ft3
  • More seats: 8 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Enclave CX (vs the Azera GLS)

  • Worse highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Significantly fewer airbags: 5 vs 6
  • Significantly shorter-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 5 year

common strengths of the Enclave CX and Azera GLS

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 24 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 40.4 ft vs 37.4 ft
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