If you’re choosing the 2020 Hyundai Azera over the nearly equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as well skip proper to the 2020 Hyundai Azera. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer inside materials, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2020 Hyundai Azera happens to be considered one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Hyundai Azera presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction if you need it most.
The 2020 Hyundai Azera, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo area is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Hyundai Azera’s ride and driving experience start to fall in keeping with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2020 Hyundai Azera’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further price. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Hyundai Azera are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Hyundai Azera also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Hyundai Azera recent by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Hyundai Azera, which pushes the 2020 Hyundai Azera into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as well, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.