Volvo S60 vs Hyundai Genesis

2019 Volvo S60
2019 Volvo S60
$35,800MSRP
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2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Hyundai Genesis
$38,000MSRP
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2019 Volvo S60
$35,800MSRP
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2015 Hyundai Genesis
$38,000MSRP
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Overview

MSRP

$35,800

MSRP

$38,000

Average price

$22,417

Average price

$12,621

Listings

4541

Listings

605
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

8.3 out of 10

Expert reviews

8.5 out of 10
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Standard advanced safety features
  • Excellent value for money
Cons
  • Unintuitive technology
  • Poor ergonomic design

Reviews Summary

The Volvo S60 competes with the likes of the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Audi A4, Lexus IS, and Infiniti Q50. But the S60 wasn't always so competitive. In fact, dating back to 2000, it was kind of its own thing, the closest competitor being Saab. Well, Saab is no more, and Volvo woke up, realizing it had to make a sedan with mass appeal. From a visual standpoint, it’s hard not to find the S60 appealing.

Reviews Summary

Have you ever seen a sports or action movie in which the protagonist makes a first attempt at a goal early in the movie, fails, then embarks on a training montage, only to succeed in the end? The lesson is that sometimes the first attempt isn’t the best, but if the desire is there, it will eventually lead to victory—but only after addressing one’s shortcomings. That is the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.

In 2007, Hyundai brought a concept for the Genesis to the New York International Auto Show and stunned onlookers, not for the car’s design (though it was attractive), but because of the car’s stated goal: Hyundai was getting into the luxury game. The Korean bargain brand? Building a luxury car? The automaker was building highly competent products, but it still came as a shock.

Fast-forward to 2014, and the shock has worn off. The Genesis was joined by the Equus, an even higher-end product. But in this time, the Genesis started to feel dated compared to its more aggressively styled siblings. By 2014 the Genesis was feeling almost anonymous. And that all changed for the 2015 model year.

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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

2.0L 250 hp I4

Engine

3.8L 311 hp V6

Drive Train

FWD

Drive Train

RWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

250 hp @ 5500 rpm

Horsepower

311 hp @ 6000 rpm

MPG City

24

MPG City

18

MPG Highway

36

MPG Highway

29
2019 Volvo S60
2019 Volvo S60
$35,800MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Hyundai Genesis
$38,000MSRP
Overview
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2019 Volvo S60
$35,800MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2015 Hyundai Genesis
$38,000MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$35,800
$38,000
Average price
$22,417
$12,621
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.5
4.6
Expert reviews

8.3 out of 10

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8.5 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Standard advanced safety features
  • Excellent value for money
Cons
  • Unintuitive technology
  • Poor ergonomic design
Summary
The Volvo S60 competes with the likes of the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Audi A4, Lexus IS, and Infiniti Q50. But the S60 wasn't always so competitive. In fact, dating back to 2000, it was kind of its own thing, the closest competitor being Saab. Well, Saab is no more, and Volvo woke up, realizing it had to make a sedan with mass appeal. From a visual standpoint, it’s hard not to find the S60 appealing.

Have you ever seen a sports or action movie in which the protagonist makes a first attempt at a goal early in the movie, fails, then embarks on a training montage, only to succeed in the end? The lesson is that sometimes the first attempt isn’t the best, but if the desire is there, it will eventually lead to victory—but only after addressing one’s shortcomings. That is the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.

In 2007, Hyundai brought a concept for the Genesis to the New York International Auto Show and stunned onlookers, not for the car’s design (though it was attractive), but because of the car’s stated goal: Hyundai was getting into the luxury game. The Korean bargain brand? Building a luxury car? The automaker was building highly competent products, but it still came as a shock.

Fast-forward to 2014, and the shock has worn off. The Genesis was joined by the Equus, an even higher-end product. But in this time, the Genesis started to feel dated compared to its more aggressively styled siblings. By 2014 the Genesis was feeling almost anonymous. And that all changed for the 2015 model year.

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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
2.0L 250 hp I4
3.8L 311 hp V6
Drive Train
FWD
RWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Horsepower
250 hp @ 5500 rpm
311 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG City
24
18
MPG Highway
36
29
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