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How Do I Change A Turn Signal Bulb On A Hyundai Genesis?
Why Wont My 2009 Genesis Start Or The Instrument Panel Light Up?
Dealer has reprogrammed FOB and replaced the Start Button but still no luck. Please help!
My 2009 Genesis 3.8 Map Light And Dome Lights Do Not Work, Once In A While ...
2012 Genesis Navigation
Is there a way to change the direction of the arrow on the navigation so that it's following the driving direction when looking at it and not sideways or down? Looked through all the settings, can'...
How Much Should It Cost For My Driver Heated Seat To Repaired? The Lights B...
When I turn on my driver heated seat. The yellow light comes on for about 15 seconds then the lights begin to flash. They continue to flash until the car is completely shut off.
Hyundai Genesis Overview
Is it a coincidence that Genesis got back together for a reunion tour just ahead of the launch of Hyundai's entry into the luxury sedan market, the Genesis? Can you say lucrative sponsorship tie-in? Just a suggestion. As it grows its reputation for solid, safe, and affordable vehicles, Hyundai is looking to kick it up a notch by offering a load of firsts: its first luxury sedan, its first rear-wheel-drive platform, and its first V8 engine.
The Hyundai Genesis will debut in early 2008, and feature a choice of a 3.3-liter V6, a 3.8-liter V6, or a 4.6-liter Tau V8 that will deliver 264 hp and 233 lb-ft of torque. All engines come with a six-speed automatic. Though it may not attract the consumers who go for Lexus, BMW, and Mercedes, the Korean automaker used those brands as guideposts when creating the rear-wheel-drive Genesis. While offering many of the same features (leather upholstery, a navigation system, a 17-speaker audio system, heated/cooled seats, adaptive cruise control), Hyundai doesn't plan to stray from its focus on affordability. The Genesis will be nearly half the price of comparable sedans, putting it in reach of the average family buyer.
Though exterior styling remains conservative, the rear-wheel-drive platform and V8 innovations signal a change in direction for Hyundai, which plans to branch out into both the luxury and performance sectors, depending on the success of the Genesis.