Hyundai’s New-generation Azera launched in Oman
Azera large sedan was launched in Oman recently by OTE Group &
Hyundai Motor Company, offering buyers a car that is not only bigger
and significantly more advanced than the model it replaces, but will
also comes with a new a 3.0 Litre engine with 250PS power and matched
with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Designed and engineered
as the carmaker’s top-of-the range passenger sedan, the sixth
generation of the Azera is longer, wider, and taller than ever
before, and offers even higher levels of comfort and equipment.
Azera has been very successful for us in the Middle East, and Global
Headquarters in Korea has recognized the particularly high importance
of the model in the region,” said Mike Song, Hyundai’s Head of
Operations for Africa and the Middle East.
we look at buyers in this segment, we see clear demand for extra
power in the Middle East when compared with other markets
internationally. Hyundai has taken this feedback very seriously, and
our engineers have provided a unique specification that will give the
Azera even more appeal to the region’s customers.”
powerful, GCC-only engine is offered as part of a world-class package
that will set a new standard in its segment. Development has paid
close attention, to detail to create a perfect balance of ride
stability, responsiveness and comfort.
All-new Azera’s styling is the latest evolution of Hyundai’s
distinctive and confident design language. It is the second model
internationally to carry the brand’s new signature design element,
the ‘Cascading Grille’, giving the car a clearly premium
identity, while the rear combination lamps illuminate the full width
of the car, creating a revamped image while inheriting Azera’s
design DNA. From every angle, the design is perfectly balanced.
elegant bodywork is also stronger, with use of advanced construction
methods offering best-in-class rigidity. Torsional rigidity is
increased by 23.2 percent, and overall chassis rigidity by 34
percent, compared with the outgoing model. A stronger body creates
better ride comfort, better handling, and better noise reduction, as
well as a more durable and safer structure.
to detail is apparent throughout the All-new Azera. The interior
offers a luxurious space finished with premium materials, while
optimized ergonomics provide enhanced comfort and convenience. The
space is defined by an elegantly curved layout, while instruments and
controls are grouped horizontally for convenient and intuitive use.
touchscreen display is positions so it ‘floats’ high above other
minor controls and directly alongside the instrument cluster, where
the driver can see and use the screen more easily. The screen
supports mobile device connectivity for Android Auto and Apple
CarPlay, allowing safer operation of mobile phones. Advanced
connectivity also includes wireless mobile phone charging.
convenience features include a head-up display to help the driver
focus on the road ahead by showing essential information, such as
vehicle speed, on the windscreen, while the main instrument cluster
is a thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT LCD). Climate
control is improved, with separate dual-zone controls for driver and
passenger seats, automatic dehumidification and fog detection, and
high-performance filtration system to prevent fine dust particles
from entering the cabin.
All-new Azera represents Hyundai’s integrated approach to
technology,” said Mike Song. “We have not simply added features
because we can. We have thought very carefully about how they will be
used, and have incorporated this into the design from the beginning.
The floating screen is one example, re-thinking the traditional
dashboard design so that information and touchscreen commands are
located with the main controls. The screen is more convenient for the
driver to use, and safer.”
All-new Azera includes a selection of advanced safety features that
set best-in-class levels of occupant protection. Passive safety
elements include the high-rigidity body, nine airbags protecting both
front and rear occupants, and rear impact reduction system for the
All-new Azera is also equipped with Hyundai’s ‘SmartSense’
system, a collection of high-tech active safety features to help the
driver avoid a collision. Smart Sense includes Autonomous Emergency
Braking (AEB), Blind Spot Detection (BSD), Driver Attention Alert
(DAA), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Advanced Smart Cruise
Control (ASCC), and Around View Monitor (AVM). These cutting-edge
technologies work in harmony to automatically detect hazards and take
action to avoid an accident, raising industry-standard features such
as anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control to a higher
the All-new Azera, we are defining the future of the Hyundai brand,”
said Mike Song. “It leads its field in every respect, with superior
levels of engineering, beautiful, balanced design, a dynamic driving
experience, and the highest levels of passenger comfort and
protection. It is intended to be the best in its class, and we
believe it has achieved that aim.”
has a strong presence in the passenger vehicles category in Oman with
its wide range of Sedans and SUVs offered with various engine options
and trim options. Hyundai offers an array of sedans in Oman
including: Accent, Elantra, Sonata & Azera, while trend setters
for the modern youth continue to be the Veloster & Veloster
Turbo. Its ‘i’ series denotes the compact range designed to meet
smart mobility needs. Hyundai SUV range offers exciting style,
versatility, space and comfort. The line-up includes Creta, Tucson,
Santa Fe & Grand Santa Fe each designed to fulfill the practical
requirements while on - or off - the road.
Group is the distributor for Hyundai in Oman. With a nationwide
network of showrooms and service centers, OTE Group ensures that
Hyundai customers are never far from getting high quality service.
For more details please contact 800-50003.