Hyundai

Hyundai Genesis

Price $43,600 – $62,600
Fuel consumption 9.4 – 17.3 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 74%(view ratings)
With a more attractive price than its rivals, the Genesis holds its own in the luxury sedan segment. Offering an equipment level that's tough to match, it’s winning over buyers with sophisticated lines and a meticulous cabin. The basic versions are powered by a 3.8-litre 311-horsepower 6-cylinder, while the most powerful Genesis features a 5.0-litre 420-horsepower V8.

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Special Events2015 Hyundai Genesis: All-Wheel Drive Now Comes Standard
Charlevoix is one of the most beautiful regions of Quebec, and it’s also an ideal place to test drive the most recent versions of the 2015 Hyundai Santa FE XL and Genesis equipped with all-wheel drive. Mother Nature did her part by dumping a thick layer of powdery snow during …
First Drives2015 Hyundai Genesis: Genesis of a Future Success!
Launched in 2009, the first generation Hyundai Genesis was never a commercial success. Its primary raison d’être was to change the public’s perception of Hyundai and, in my view, this objective was at least partially attained. Hyundai has just released the second generation of its luxury sedan, and this vehicle …
Test Drives2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec: Sportiness and comfort
Hyundai has come a long way since it arrived in Canada. Not only are its products on the verge of becoming the benchmark in certain segments, but the automaker has also managed to radically transform its image, leaving behind its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of inexpensive but poor quality …
First Drives2012 Hyundai Genesis: Not the flavour of the month
It was highly acclaimed after its 2009 launch, winning the Canadian Car of the Year and North American Car of the Year titles. And the 2012 versions will offer more powerful engines, including a 429-hp V8. But even with this added vigour and new 5.0 R-Spec name, the Hyundai Genesis …
First Drives2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: First the sedan, now the coupe
When Hyundai launched its luxury rear-wheel-drive sedan at the beginning of 2009, no one at the manufacturer would have expected it to gain such recognition, as it took home both Canadian Car of the Year and North American Car of the Year honours. Not too shabby for a manufacturer that …

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NewsHyundai unveils G90 sedan, first in Genesis luxury lineup
Just five short weeks after announcing plans to spin off its Genesis nameplate into a luxury sub-brand , Hyundai has pulled the cover off a production version of the all-new G90. The first of six new Genesis models Hyundai plans to launch by 2020, the G90 shows off Equus-like proportions …
NewsGenesis G90 shows off Hyundai luxury brand's design style
Hot on the heels of announcing a new standalone luxury brand , Hyundai has unveiled the first in its Genesis lineup, the range-topping G90 sedan. Renderings of the show a design language that is familiar for the brand, reflecting that of the current Genesis sedan , and even the smaller …
NewsHyundai launching Genesis standalone luxury brand
Weeks after unveiling a new performance sub-brand , Hyundai announced it will transform its Genesis nameplate into a new global luxury brand. Genesis "will deliver 'human-centered' luxury through a range of new models that feature the highest standards of performance, design and innovation," according to Hyundai. The rollout will begin …
NewsHyundai Motor’s New Luxury Brand Will be Called Genesis
Hyundai wants to compete with the world’s most recognized luxury brands, and has created a new brand help them move upmarket. The brand will be called Genesis. Hyundai already sells a luxury sedan and a sports coupe by that name in their product line-up, but that will soon change. According …
NewsHyundai Set To Announce The Creation Of A Luxury Sub-brand
According to news agency Reuters, Hyundai is about to announce its intention to create a new luxury brand in order to round up its premium vehicles. Hyundai Motor currently builds the Genesis sedan and the Equus, while Kia builds the K900 and the Cadenza. This new brand will likely be …
NewsHyundai teases new Genesis concept with Vision G Coupe
There may be a new coupe joining Hyundai's Genesis lineup. Hyundai released photos of its new Vision G Coupe Concept this week, which shows off what looks like a two-door that borrows less from the sporty Genesis Coupe and more from the luxurious Genesis sedan. The automaker called the Vision …
NewsA $17.35 Million Fine For Hyundai
You would have thought that other manufacturers would look at GM’s mismanagement of its ignition switch recalls and decide that they did not want to face similar problems. The solution is simple: when it comes to safety, be honest. Don’t try to cut corners to save a few dollars, in …
NewsThe End for the Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T
While the Hyundai Genesis Coupe was (and still is) an excellent car, its basic architecture harks back to the bygone era of 2009. Even with an important upgrade in 2013, the car is still due for a complete makeover soon. Usually, this means that the manufacturer will slowly drop variants, …

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Review: 2015 Hyundai Genesis
When Hyundai launched the Genesis sedan in 2008, it shocked the automotive world. The Genesis won North American and Canadian Car of the Year awards, and earned praise from auto journalists everywhere, including Motoring TV friend David Booth, who said back in 2008 that with his eyes closed he could …