Hyundai XG

Hyundai Grandeur
ManufacturerHyundai Motor Company
Production1986–present
PredecessorHyundai Granada
ClassMid-size (1986-2005)
Full-size (2006-present)
Body style(s)4-door sedan
LayoutFF layout


The Hyundai Grandeur (Hangul:) is a Hyundai automobile introduced in 1986. The third generation vehicle was marketed as the Hyundai XG in North America, while the fourth generation model was renamed the Hyundai Azera in North America, Asia (outside South Korea and Japan), South Africa, and Chile. The Grandeur nameplate is utilized worldwide.

First generation (1986–1992)

First generation
Also calledMitsubishi Debonair
Production1986–1992
AssemblyUlsan, Korea
Engine(s)2.0 L I4
2.4 L I4
Length4865 mm (0 in)
Width1725 mm (0 in)
Height1450 mm (0 in)


The first Grandeur was a rebadged Mitsubishi Debonair that was produced by Hyundai. Initially launched with Mitsubishi-sourced 2.0L SOHC MPI engine also used in 1st generation Sonata. 2.4L SOHC MPI engine had added in 1987 and V6 3.0L engine model launched in 1990 to compete with Daewoo Imperial.

Second generation (1992–1998)

Second generation
Also calledMitsubishi Debonair
Production1992–1998
AssemblyAsan, South Korea
Engine(s)2.0 L I4
2.5 L I4
Length4980 mm (0 in)
Width1810 mm (0 in)
Height1445 mm (0 in)


The New Grandeur and the third generation of the Mitsubishi Debonair were the products of a joint development between Hyundai and Mitsubishi Motors. Mitsubishi was responsible for the powertrain, and Hyundai was responsible for the body and trim design. Production of the car began in September 1992 and ended in 1998.

The "New Grandeur" came in various trim levels and 4 engine variations (4-cylinder 2.0L and three V6 engines (2.5L, 3L, and 3.5L).

Although it was not exported outside the home market, the second generation Grandeur was success in Korean domestic market as the flagship sedan of Hyundai lineup. For a long time, this model was sort of status symbol in Korea.

Third generation (1998–2005)

Third generation
Also calledHyundai XG300
Hyundai XG350
Production1998–2005
AssemblyAsan, South Korea
Engine(s)3.0 L Sigma V6
3.5 L Sigma V6
Transmission(s)5-speed automatic
Wheelbase2750 mm (108.3 in)
Length4875 mm (191.9 in)
Width1825 mm (71.9 in)
Height1420 mm (55.9 in)
RelatedKia Amanti


The Grandeur XG was a mid-size luxury car. In some other markets, namely North America, it was called the Hyundai XG. It shared a platform and engines with the Kia Amanti.

XG300

The XG300 debuted in 2000 with a 3.0 L Sigma V6.

It was called the XG30 in Europe and in Asian countries. It was produced from 2001 - 2003. A 2.5 litre model was also produced in some countries. The XG30 boasted many options available to only high end luxury models at the time such as the Mercedes E-class and BMW 5 series. The XG30 is also longer and wider than most of its rivals, and is just a fraction smaller than the Audi A6.

Performance-

Acceleration: 0-60 mph - 8.5 seconds Top speed: Power:

XG350

The XG350 name was used as of 2002 to reflect the new 3.5 L version of the Sigma V6. Has a L model too with more options like shiftronic, Heated seats, 210 Watt Infinity sound system with 6 Speakers & trunk mounted 8 Disk Cd changer. Wood and leather steering wheel, moon roof, 10 spoke alloy rims. and has around 200 hp (0 kW).

Fourth generation
Also calledHyundai Azera
Production2006–present
AssemblyAsan, South Korea
Body style(s)4-door sedan
Engine(s)3.3 L Lambda V6 (234 hp)
3.8 L Lambda V6 (265 hp)
Transmission(s)5-speed automatic & shiftronic
Wheelbase2780 mm (109.4 in)
Length4985 mm (192.7 in)
Width1850 mm (72.8 in)
Height1490 mm (58.7 in)
RelatedHyundai Sonata
Kia Optima

Fourth generation (2006-present)

The Grandeur TG is a full-size sedan introduced for the 2006 model year. A redesigned XG350, it shares a platform with the Sonata. It is sold as the Hyundai Azera in North America, China, Taiwan, Philippines, Iran, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, and Chile.

Being a step up from the Sonata, the Azera is priced at US$24,995 for a base model, US$27,495 for the Limited version, and $29,995 for the Ultimate Package. The flagship Azera will be the most luxurious sedan Hyundai is selling outside of Korea, China, and the Middle East, until 2008, when an all-new rear-wheel drive luxury sedan called the Genesis is released under the Hyundai name in North America to test the waters for a future luxury brand.

The Azera has a four-wheel independent suspension (multi-link in the rear) and uses the company's new 3.8 L Lambda V6, which produces 265 hp (196 kW). The power is sent to the front wheels through a five-speed automatic transmission with "Shiftronic" manual gear selection. Hyundai claims 6.0 s to accelerate to 60 mph (97 km/h) and a top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h). Fuel economy of 19 mpg (12.4 L/100 km) in the city and 28 mpg (8.4 L/100 km) on the highway is expected.

The 2.2 VGT CRDI diesel engine from the Santa Fe is also available in Europe.

The Limited trim level adds 17 in alloy wheels, heated front seats, leather seat-upholstery, and a power sun shade in the rear window. The Ultimate Package includes an enhanced audio system with 10 speakers and a 6 CD changer, a power sunroof, telescopic steering wheel, and rain-sensing windshield wipers.

The Azera was named "Best New Family Car (over CAN$35,000)" in the 2006 Canadian Car of the Year awards. Car and Driver notes that the Azera has slightly more rear legroom than a BMW 7 Series. The Azera also received numerous awards which include: Strategic Vision - 2007 Azera: The Azera was named the "Winner Strategic Vision’s 2007 Total Quality Index™ (TQI) for the large car segment"

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance “Best in Class” in the $25,000 to $30,000 category – 2007 Azera: Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 2007 Car Buyer’s "Best of 2007 Cars" March 2007.

Edmunds.com Editors Most Wanted - 2007 Azera: The Azera was named Edmunds.com Editor's Most Wanted Sedan Under $30,000

Consumer's Digest - 2007 Azera: The Azera was named "A Consumer's Digest Best Buy"

J.D. Power and Associates – 2006 Azera: The Azera was named "Most Appealing Large Car"

Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) – 2006 Azera: The Azera earned an overall “good” rating in the crash test for frontal offset impacts.

AutoPacific © - 2006 Azera: The Azera was named "Best in Class Vehicle Satisfaction Large Luxury Car

Strategic Vision - 2006 Azera: The Azera was named the "Winner Strategic Vision’s 2006 Total Value Award™ for Best Large Car Ownership Experience"

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