2012 Hyundai Equus Ultimate

Matt Tierney

2012 Hyundai Equus Ultimate

MSRP (with destination): $59,650
PRICE AS TESTED: $66,650

ENGINE:
5.0-liter DOHC V-8
Horsepower: 429 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque: 376 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm

TRANSMISSION:
8-speed automatic

DRIVE:
Rear-wheel

WHEELS AND TIRES:
19-inch aluminum wheels
245/45VR-19 Continental ContiProContact front tires
275/40VR-19 Continental ContiProContact rear tires

FUEL ECONOMY (city/highway/combined):
15/23/18 mpg

CURB WEIGHT:
4524-4643 lb

CAPACITIES: Doors/Passengers: 4/5
Cargo: 16.7 cu ft
Legroom (front/rear): 45.1/38.9 in
Headroom (front/rear): 38.7/37.7 in
Towing: N/A

EXTERIOR/INTERIOR COLOR:
Black Noir Pearl/Black

STANDARD FEATURES:
Acoustic-laminated windshield and side windows
Power rear sunshade
Automatic dual-zone climate control
Lexicon surround sound system
Navigation
Electronic parking brake
Leather-wrapped dashboard w/real wood accents
Bluetooth
Power tilt-and-telescopic steering column
Heated, wood-trimmed, and leather-wrapper steering wheel
60/40-split reclining and heated rear seats
Heated and ventilated front seats
Driver's seat massage system
Premium leather seating surfaces
Adaptive cruise control
Keyless entry and ignition
Power sunroof
Rearview camera
Front and rear parking sensors
Xenon HID headlights
19-inch chrome aluminum wheels
Electronic air suspension w/two-mode continuous damping

OPTIONS ON THIS VEHICLE:
Ultimate- $7000
50/50-split reclining rear seats
Right rear seat w/leg support and massage system
Cooled rear seats
Rear seat entertainment w/8-inch monitor
Rear console refrigerator
Rear power headrests w/manual tilt
Rear illuminated vanity mirrors
Front cornering camera
Power trunk lid
Power rear side-window sunshades

KEY OPTIONS NOT ON THIS VEHICLE:
None

ADDITIONAL SPECS:
Thanks to a new 5.0-liter V-8, the 2012 Equus has gained an extra 44 hp and 43 lb-ft of torque over the previous version, which was powered by a smaller V-8.

COMPARE TO:
Acura RL, Audi A8, Lexus LS460, Mercedes-Benz S-class

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