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Hyundai Azera, Sedan
#1053 of 1119 Re: EMISSION CONTROLS [mvls1]
Feb 16, 2009 (9:10 am)
2007 Limited owner Colorado 46K. You will love it on the road. 28MPG or more. plenty of power and room.
#1054 of 1119 Re: EMISSION CONTROLS [mvls1]
Feb 17, 2009 (5:50 pm)
mvls1, if your are seriously considering an azera you should read the threads regarding the azera suspension problems on this site and others. I don't have any problems with the seat. They are comfortable enough. The problem is the suspension does nothing to suppress imperfections in the road so every bump is felt in the seat. This is the only problem I have with the car. To me it is an enigma. One of the best cars and one of the worst I have owned all wrapped up in one.
#1056 of 1119 Re: EMISSION CONTROLS [richardcot]
Feb 25, 2009 (8:24 pm)
To mvls1 I own a 2008 Azera Ltd.. I consider the comments of richardcot to be his own personal nature.
This is a great car so don't let his comments sway you on your choice.
There a lot of owners on this board & other boards that do not share his comments.
#1057 of 1119 OOOPs ...Maybe I didn't get such a great deal?
Mar 10, 2009 (5:22 am)
I had no intention of buying a new car 9 months ago (July). I took my wonderful cherry red 1999 Hyundai Tiburon in for service ....... and saw the 2008 Azera. Needless to say - a salesman made a bee-line to me - and I stated - forget it - I just dropped my Tib off for service - NOT looking for a new car! When I went back to pick up my Tib - I had some wait time ...... and started admiring the Azera again. Same bee-line - same salesman .... again I said NO WAY. Long story short - I ended up going back to just check out the numbers. Keep in mind - I loved my Tib - so I didn't have to have a car and they knew it (they wanted it as a trade in - in the worst way - it looks brand new). Anyway - I live in northern VA - close to Washington, DC and everything is higher here. The car is a 2008 Limited with the Navigator package. It is gold (a 2009 color) with beige leather seats. It came with the floor mats, and a trunk cargo container. It has a sun roof and all the bells and whistles. The only thing it did not come with was blue tooth - and I didn't care about that.
The list price was about 32,000.00. We negotiated and this is what we got:
The wheels traded UP - to BEAUTIFUL chrome wheels.
Lifetime replacement tires (only from wear - not from damage)
First oil change and first inspection free
2 Hyundai sports shirts (the kind the salesman wear) since they wouldn't give us the ones off their backs (lol).
Price WITH Title, Taxes and Tags - and all other Fees = $28,000.00
I love the car ...... and this was 9 months ago - but perhaps I should have waited until the 2009 came out..... OH WELL .... like I said ..... love the car! AND I STILL HAVE MY BELOVED TIBURON....
#1058 of 1119 press request
by kirstie_h HOST
Mar 11, 2009 (6:43 am)
A national business reporter is looking to speak to consumers who purchased a Hyundai because of the Assurance Program (or Assurance Program Plus). Please send your daytime phone number to ctalatiedmunds.com by Friday, March 13, 2009.
Mar 11, 2009 (8:48 am)
Two weeks ago I purchased a used 2008 Azera w/5100 miles (rental) black inside and out, limited with everything but nav for $20.6K. Got my own financing based on a new car rate from Cap One. Done alot of on-line research and thought this was the best deal I could get. Overall I'm very pleased with the car, the ride and the gas mileage. Also, I put on four OEM mud guards that cost me $51.43 from Delray Hyundai.
#1060 of 1119 Re: Best deal I could get [SilverBullet00]
Mar 11, 2009 (8:34 pm)
Boy. Killer deal. Congrats, and welcome to the board!
#1061 of 1119 END OF THE AZERA?
Mar 12, 2009 (4:34 pm)
I visited my local dealer today to check out the 2009 Azera compared to 2007/2008. Surprisingly I was told that 2009 would be the last year for the Azera. When I asked them what their source was for this information they said that their regional representative had confirmed it. Can anyone confirm that this is true?
I am currently considering purchasing an Azera and am wondering how discontinueing production will effect owners of this model. Since it was only introduced in 2006 that would mean only 4 model years of production would exist. Questions that come to mind are,
1. Will after market product/parts continue to be available and if so, for how long?
2. Would any additional parts ie: improved shocks/springs ever become available?
3. How would the resale market hold up?
Anyone else have thoughts on this situation?
I actually thought that this deserved to be a new topic if true, but I couldn't find a way to start a new topic. Is it even possible for us members to do?
#1062 of 1119 Re: END OF THE AZERA? [mvls1]
Mar 13, 2009 (3:19 am)
"I was told that 2009 would be the last year for the Azera."
Miserable sales for a great vehicle. C/Y '08 monthly sales average was 1,205 units. '09 ytd monthly average is slightly over 300 and is the slowest seller in the lineup.
Genesis sedan is now averaging around 1,200 + monthly units. Simple redistribution.
Azera was the logical larger sedan upgrade over Sonata in terms of Hyundai consumer loyalty. (as Avalon is over Camry) Upgrading from Sonata to Genesis is huge.