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Does well in snow. Very responsive handling. One of the best slow cars to drive fast. Has never been in for a repair, only regular maintenance.
I love this car, it is getting old though. I was purchased in 2004, it has had many repairs in the last 2 years. But it still runs greatly with 110,998 miles on it.
I wanted the clean diesel to be greener & use less fuel. On the interstate at 70-75 I get around 50 mpg I drove the car for months in congested stop & go traffic, my average mileage ran between 32 to 34 miles a gallon. On rough roads it can be a little loud, but if I am listening to stock sound system, which sounds great, I do not notice it even at low volumes. The motor has a lot more get up and go than I was expecting from a diesel and it handles great in curves. I like it a lot!!
I get very good gas mileage. The only thing I don't like about my car - or the thing I dislike most is the fact that I have to take it to a mechanic to have the transmission fluid checked - there's no dip-stick in the engine which I find very annoying.
Hyundai has produced a very nice large front wheel drive car that nobody really knows about. it right in the middle of the Sonata & Genesis & thats the problem, with Sonata's more efficient 4 cylinder & near large car size and Genesis all wheel drive & luxury features it hard to find a spot for my beloved AZERA.. nice ride without a home.
Pros: Handling, performance w/ V6, fuel economy, technology Cons: choppy ride on rough roads, nav can be frustrating Fit and finish, performance, and appearance etc on this vehicle are excellent. 2013 is a much better vehicle than previous models.
This car has been very reliable and gets very good gas mileage.