2012 Hyundai Azera earns IIHS’ Top Safety Pick award

Along with the new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, the 2013 Hyundai Azera sedan earned Insurance Institute For Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick Award.

“The Azera was previously tested for front and side crashworthiness, the IIHS said in a statement. “It meets the criteria for the award by earning good ratings in a recent rear impact test assessing whiplash protection and a roof strength test to measure occupant protection in rollover crashes.”

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Refresher: Power for the 2012 Hyundai Azera comes from a Lambda II 3.3 liter Gasoline Direct Injection engine making 293-hp. Mated to a 6-speed automatic with Shiftronic, the 2012 Azera averages a fuel-economy of 20/29 mpg (city/highway) and 23 combined. Prices start at $32,000.

– By: Omar Rana