For 2014, Hyundai drops the Azera's price by nearly $1,300, reconfigures some of its content, and adds a new base model that includes a 6-inch color LCD audio display, a rearview camera and a driver's blind-spot mirror. The Limited trim gains a new 8-inch navigation system and power-folding side mirrors.
For 2011, improvements to both V6 engines provide more power and better fuel economy, while a new six-speed automatic replaces last year's five-speed unit. Other minor enhancements include revised front and rear fascias, new alloy wheels and the addition of Hyundai's EZ Lane Change Assist one-touch triple turn signal stalk.
To further differentiate the Limited trim from the base GLS, many of last year's Ultimate package features are now part of the Limited's standard equipment roster. Additions include a power tilt/telescopic steering wheel, integrated memory function for the driver's seat, mirrors and steering wheel, as well as a wood-trimmed steering wheel and door pulls.
Hyundai excels at offering more style, more features and more power for less money than the competition. With the 2015 Azera luxury sedan, the company's outdone itself. While one look might have you believing the Azera is a $50,000 high-end European luxury car, the truth is it costs about the same as a nicely equipped Honda Accord or Toyota Avalon. The Azera sedan delivers great power and impressive fuel economy, as well as cutting-edge safety systems such as Blind Spot detection, Lane Change Assist and Forward Collision Warning. While it may not be as sporty as a Nissan Maxima or Volkswagen CC, for the way the majority of people drive their cars, Hyundai's 2015 Azera luxury sedan is more than sufficient.