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Hyundai Genesis Sedan Merced CA

The Genesis rear-wheel-drive (RWD), V-8 engine sedan will top the mainstream Hyundai lineup when it goes on sale in June. To be introduced in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show, the Genesis is designed to compete with more expensive luxury models.

Merced Hyundai
(209) 725-4000
1630 W 16th St
Merced, CA
 
Hyundai Maita
(916) 486-8000
2436 Auburn Blvd
Sacramento, CA
 
Keyes Hyundai
(818) 988-9222
5746 Van Nuys Blvd
Van Nuys, CA
 
Chico Nissan Hyundai
(530) 893-1777
575 Manzanita Ave
Chico, CA
 
Central Valley Hyundai
(209) 524-6811
4620 Mchenry Ave
Modesto, CA
 
Cardinale Way Hyundai
(951) 279-1220
2603 Wardlow Rd
Corona, CA
 
Folsom Lake Hyundai
(916) 351-8310
12565 Auto Mall Cir
Folsom, CA
 
Buena Park Hyundai
(714) 523-5600
6692 Auto Center Dr
Buena Park, CA
 
Cormier Hyundai
(310) 830-5100
2201 E 223rd St
Long Beach, CA
 
Northwood Hyundai
(707) 464-9780
421 US Highway 101 N
Crescent City, CA
 

Hyundai Genesis Sedan

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Critical Knowledge:
  • Luxury sport sedan built on a new rear-wheel-drive (RWD) platform

  • Choice of V-6 or Hyundai's first V-8 engine

  • Features include 17-speaker Lexicon stereo, adaptive front lights, smart cruise control

  • Goes on sale Summer 2008

  • Most expensive Hyundai starts at less than $30,000

Introduction
The Genesis rear-wheel-drive (RWD), V-8 engine sedan will top the mainstream Hyundai lineup when it goes on sale in June. To be introduced in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show, the Genesis is designed to compete with more expensive luxury models.

Hyundai press materials mention the BMW 5 Series and Infiniti M as engineering benchmarks, but also identify the Chrysler 300 and Pontiac G8 as the likely competitive set. Hyundai will emphasize the driving performance of the Genesis: three engine choices; two 6-speed automatic transmissions; 5-link independent suspension front and rear; a 53/47 front/rear weight distribution; and a stiffer body due to the use of high-tensile steel. Measuring 197 inches long and 73.3 inches wide, and riding on a 115.6-inch wheelbase, the Genesis is a bit larger than most midsize cars. Hyundai says its cabin is more spacious than a Mercedes-Benz E-Class or a BMW 7 Series. Wood trim on the instrument panel, leather heated and cooled seats, a windshield defogger with a humidity sensor, and rain-sensing wipers are among Genesis' standard features....

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