Hyundai's 2011 Genesis midsize sedan continues to thrive in the rear-wheel drive marketplace where its elegant styling, premium appointments, and available V8 power define it as a leader in affordable luxury.
The Genesis delivers on premium appointments with wood-grain accents, dual-zone climate control, heated leather front seats, Blue Tooth hands-free phone interface and proximity activated key-fob with push-button start.
The base engine for the Genesis is a 290 horsepower 3.8-liter V6 while the up-rated trim boasts a 378 horsepower 4.6-liter V8. Both models send power to the rear wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission.
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Base MSRP for the 2011 Hyundai Genesis is $33,000. A V8-powered model starts at $43,000 The Genesis is backed by a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
With loads of standard luxury features, available V8 power and priced thousands below the competition, the 2011 Hyundai Genesis has changed the rules in the premium sport sedan game.