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2017 Hyundai Equus reviewed

Reviewing the 2017 Hyundai Equus

The 2017 Hyundai Equus gets a hand-free truck that opens automatically just by standing next to it. Rest of the Equus is the same. When the news of making Equus came out, many doubted Hyundai’s ability to manufacture a car that will compete with some luxury sedans such as Mercedes-Benz, S-Class, BMW 7 Series. It was believed that Equus is solid, remarkable, comfortable and affordable.

The 2017 new Hyundai Equus’ price varies as per the features opted for. The new model got creamy leather, wood trim, trimmed headliner and body pillars. It has 17-speaker Lexicon sound system, a navigation system, ventilated and heated front seats and power rear shade. It also offers surround view parking camera and rear-seat entertainment system. Equus has excellent material in the cabin along with fine leather and wood work. However, in driving, steering, braking, and handling are not of standard.

Hyundai Equus is a 5.0 liter V8 that produces 429 horsepower and offers 367 pound-feet of torque. It has an 8-speed automatic and rear-wheel drive that is provided by a powertrain. Its EPA-estimated fuel economy is 18 mpg combines. It is 15 mpg in the city and 223 mpg on the highway. When driving on the highway, the Hyundai Equus hits as a large luxury sedan. Its ride is both soft and comfortable.

It uses some of the latest technology features. They are lane-department warming system, adaptive cruise control, a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert. The car also comes with the Hyundai’s Blue Link telematics system, a navigational system, Bluetooth phone connectivity, color 7-inch driver information display, real-time traffic information, and a 9.2-inch central display. Additional features include the 17-speaker Lexicon surrounded-sound audio system with satellite video, a six-CD changer, auxiliary audio jack, an HD radio, and a USB audio interface.

The safety features that the 2017 new Hyundai Equus on sale offers are antilock brakes, traction control, stability, front and rear and read side curtain airbags, front and rear parking sensors, a driver knee airbag and a rearview camera. Additional standard features include lane-departure, rear cross-traffic warning system, blind spot and pre-collision warning and preparation system, which uses the same sensors as used by the adaptive cruise control. Its standard Blue Link telematics system gives emergency assistance, geofencing, remote vehicle access and stolen-vehicle recovery.

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