2015 Hyundai Genesis Review

  • Performance
    3.7 of 5.0
  • Cost of Ownership
    4.2 of 5.0
  • Interior
    3.6 of 5.0
  • Reliability
    2.0 of 5.0
28 Sep 2014

Hyundai is a luxury car manufacturer that is known to introduce luxury cars at an affordable price. If you want a car that boasts high-end luxury features but are cost constrained, a Hyundai will be right for you. Not only are the features topnotch, vehicles manufactured by Hyundai are reliable and economical as well. The best thing about owning a Hyundai is that it looks amazing.

The classy appearance combined with outstanding features makes Hyundai vehicles quite desirable. One of the most loved rides in the Hyundai fleet is the Genesis. The car lives up to its name as it is the first of its kind. The company has made significant improvements to the latest model of the Genesis which makes it all the more appealing. Let’s look at the 2015 Hyundai Genesis in detail:

Engine Specifications

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis is not only exceptional in terms of luxury, but it delivers performance as well. There are two engine variants in the Genesis. Each of the engine variants generates immense power. The first engine variant is a V-type with six cylinders. The capacity of this engine variant is 3.8 liters. There is no doubt about the fact that this engine variant is rather impressive. But the second engine variant will leave you mesmerized. The 2015 Hyundai Genesis is also available with a powerful 5-liter V-8. There is no doubt these engines generate immense power. But the surprising aspect is that they are quite fuel-efficient.

Engine Performance

The 3.8-liter engine variant is quite powerful for its size. It is rated to produce an amazing 311-horsepower at 6000 RPMs. In addition, it produces 293 pounds of torque per feet. This engine as a direct gasoline injection delivery system, which makes is rather fuel-efficient. Driving within the city will give you anywhere between 16 and 18 miles per gallon. On the other hand, driving on the highway will give you 25 to 29 miles per gallon.

The gas mileage of the 3.8-liter engine depends on the drivetrain option you choose. The 5-liter engine variant generates a massive 420 ponies at 6000 RPM and 383 pounds of torque per feet. Thanks to the direct gasoline injection system, this massive engine gives 15 miles to a gallon in the city and 23 on the highway.

Transmission Options

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis is equipped with a single transmission option across all engines and drive train variant. The transmission of the Genesis is an 8-speed electronically controlled auto transmission. This transmission is equipped with a Shiftronic mode and also a manual shift mode. There are two drivetrain options with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis. The first is a rear-wheel drive and the second drivetrain variant is an all-wheel drive.

Interior Styling

The interior of the 2015 Hyundai Genesis defines class and style. It features state of the art design and the build quality is simply amazing. Each and every aspect from the stitching of the seats to the dashboard detailing is flawless. The design is not flashy or innovative, but it elegant. Legroom will not be a problem. The Genesis offers sufficient legroom at the front and rear seats. If you have a small family, this car should be perfect for you.

Exterior Design

The best thing about the 2015 Hyundai Genesis is the exterior design. There are many other cars that offer great features, but they do not appear as graceful as the Genesis. The design of the 2015 Hyundai Genesis has been changed completely. The best thing about the design of this sedan is the large grille. Even the headlamp design has been changed to match the large grille. This gives the all-new Genesis an aggressive appearance.

All in all, the 2015 Hyundai Genesis is a great ride. It offers class, power and economy at the same time.