They were unsettled by its tendency to power oversteer, and its. Personally, I would have liked a little less power assistance in the steering, but many people will buy the Genesis more for its value-oriented luxury than for its handling prowess, so I can understand why Hyundai tuned it the way it did. Even taller adults might be pleasantly surprised by how much room there is. Both engines are rated to run on regular fuel, but premium gas gives the V8 a slight power and torque boost. It represents an ambitious reach toward Lexus and Mercedes-Benz territory, a car designed to catapult the fast-growing South Korean automaker into the luxury segment. It is really great car when driving for long periods of time. In the end, the Genesis is yet another example of Hyundai doing what it does best: bringing value to a segment of the market, in this case the luxury sedan segment.
This is not to say the Hyundai doesn't relish a twisty road. The recall began on December 24, 2013. The design of the dash is simple, which makes operation of the climate control system easy. Currently the Hyundai Genesis has a score of 9. We expect Genesis to offer good residual value versus the domestic competition but not rise to the level of the top luxury imports. Recall Date 2013-04-01 Description Hyundai Motor Company Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal.
Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Front seats have ample cushioning, and the back seat has truly adult-sized room; you can cross a leg over knee and still have enough room between it and the front seatback. Based on the car's sleek, stylish appearance overall, I suspect many who investigate further will. Didnt wNt to give 1 star but i couldn't move forward without make a star selection. The curb weight of the coupe is 3,389 lb 1,537 kg for the V6 and 3,294 lb 1,494 kg for the 4-cylinder. Our other car is a Toyota Avalon but it doesn't get driven much.
Resale value, an important factor in overall cost of ownership, is also open to question on the new Genesis, since the model is blazing a trail for Hyundai in an image-conscious segment. Recall Date 2013-04-01 Description Hyundai Motor Company Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Hyundai got the chassis tuning just about right, they said. With 375 horsepower, it never seems to run out of energy. The car runs good and looks beautiful plus i have a 2 year warranty on my engine and transmission. Crash-test results for the Genesis weren't available at time of publication but will be added here when the sedan has been tested.
Though the symbol's absence here there is one on the trunklid misses an opportunity to tell onlookers that the Genesis is a Hyundai, the flip side is that it might intrigue large-sedan shoppers and prompt them to take a closer look. Went in today and selected a car and while the salesman was about to pull the car out for a test drive, our original salesman came running out to say that car was sold. Th is cable can only be purchased at your local Hyundai dealer. Like the automatic in the V-8 sedan, it's responsive and smooth. Several of the reviews also pointed to the tasteful but derivative nature of the design.
And they are buy here pay here so the owner will work with you as long as your true to ypur word. Unfortunately for the Genesis's rivals, the outlook doesn't appear any rosier. The automatic shifts smoothly and feels well-matched to the V-8. Two models of the 2009 Hyundai Genesis will be offered; the Genesis 3. Credit goes to the Genesis's extensive use of high-strength steel -- Hyundai claims it is applied to 74 percent of the body -- which creates a structure that is stiffer in twisting and bending, according to Hyundai, than the E's. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. The Genesis Coupe arrived in dealerships on February 26, 2009, as a 2010 model.
Upon entering the American market, several car magazines reviewed the Genesis Coupe favorably, praising its drive feel, engine response and interior finishes. Transmission choices include an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle-shifters or a 6-speed manual transmission. The 4-cylinder turbocharged engine shares many components with the Mitsubishi Evo X. From 0 to 60, it's quicker than both. Millen's V8 engine is running with mostly stock internals and its original Hyundai's 5. Model Years Types Theta 2. Additionally, they noted that the cabin stays quiet, even at highway speeds.
That's a huge discrepancy in price for a minor disparity in excellence-ideal for Hyundai, not so much for Lexus. Do not shop at this location. While hard to distinguish from the outside except for their different wheels, the V6-powered Genesis 3. Backseat passengers also enjoy spacious accommodations, particularly when it comes to legroom. Vehicle Details To our practiced eyes the interior of the Hyundai Genesis is almost shockingly good.
Seating space is also a strong point, especially in back where the Genesis is much more spacious than most sport sedans, and acoustic laminated glass helps cut down road and wind noise. Several drivers also noted abrupt throttle tip-in, making smooth getaways tricky. Hyundai eschewed the massive expense associated with that gambit and stuck with its by-now familiar approach: bargain pricing versus the competition, lots of standard features, competitive quality. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
The base 2009 Hyundai Genesis comes with a 290-hp, 3. Side-curtain airbags for front and back occupants, front side airbags, rear side airbags, and active front head restraints are included, along with electronic stability control and anti-lock brakes. Standard features on both Genesis models include dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, a proximity entry system, a power sunroof, power heated side mirrors, heated leather seats, and a seven-speaker sound system. It's also easy to control downshifts using your right foot — depressing the gas pedal will make the transmission kick down for a quick pass around a slower-moving car. It's heavily reminiscent of the Infiniti M, especially in the center stack, where a wave of silver buttons controls the major functions there's also an iDrive-like controller that manipulates media and climate controls. The same was true of the seats and the derivative styling.