2012 Hyundai Equus

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What's New for 2012:
  • New V-8 engine
    • New 8-speed automatic transmission
      • Power sunshades for rear side windows standard on all models

        Exterior Features
        The Hyundai Equus is a 4-door, full- luxury sedan offered in two trim lines--Signature and Ultimate. Nineteen-inch wheels are standard.

        Interior Features
        The 2012 Hyundai Equus seats 4-5 passengers, depending on the rear-seat configuration, and offers 16.7 cubic feet of trunk space. The base Signature trim comes equipped with a long list of amenities, including leather upholstery, adaptive cruise control, rearview camera, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated seats, navigation system, and Bluetooth connectivity. The upgraded Ultimate trim replaces the rear bench seat with two reclining bucket seats and a center console featuring a mini refrigerator, and adds a rear-seat DVD entertainment system. A premium 17-speaker sound system is standard on both trims.

        Optional Features
        Hyundai does not offer stand-alone options or additional package groups for the 2012 Equus. The Signature trim comes standard with Equipment Package 1 and the Ultimate has Equipment Package 2 as standard.

        Under the Hood
        All 2012 Hyundai Equus models are fitted with a 5.0-liter V-8 engine rated at 429 horsepower. A new 8-speed automatic transmission delivers the power to the rear wheels.

        Fuel Economy
        EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2012 Hyundai Equus are 15/23/18 mpg (city/highway/combined).

        Standard safety features of note on the Hyundai Equus include active front head restraints, lane-departure warning system, and driver-side knee air bag.

        To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not tested the 2012 Hyundai Equus. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Equus received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for both frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection.


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