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2015 Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai grabbed our attention with its first-generation Genesis. Now, with this second-gen model, the company's job is to keep it. The 2015 Genesis, known internally as "DH," wisely follows in the footsteps of its predecessor, a model that showed the automaker's naked ambition, putting it on the map of not just bargain hunters, but the upwardly mobile, too. The outgoing Genesis proved Hyundai was capable of producing a premium car of superior quality, complete with a plush interior, handsome looks and a relatively sporty driving demeanor, all for the sort of cut-rate price the brand built... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
3.8L V6
Power:
311 HP / 293 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$38,000
As-Tested Price:
$52,450
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    Report: Hyundai to recall 27,500 Genesis sedans over brake issue
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    Following an investigation launched by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration earlier this week, Hyundai will reportedly recall 27,500 Genesis sedans due to braking problems. Roughly 40,000 Genesis sedans from the 2009 model year were originally under investigation, but this official recall affects vehicles from 2009 to 2012. A Hyundai ...

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    Report: 2009 Hyundai Genesis under investigation for brake problems
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    According to The Detroit News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into 40,000 Hyundai Genesis sedans due to reports of brake problems. All of the vehicles in this probe are from the 2009 model year. NHTSA has reportedly received 23 complaints from owners citing increased brake pedal travel and reduced braking ...

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    Official: Next Hyundai Genesis to get HTRAC all-wheel drive
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    Hyundai's Genesis sedan has been quite the sales success since it first launched in 2008 as a 2009 model, but its rear-wheel drive nature has limited its sales appeal in cold-weather states versus competitors like Audi, BMW, Cadillac and Mercedes-Benz, all of whom have offered all-wheel drive in their lineups for years now. We've been hearing that Hyundai ...

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    Spy Shots: 2015 Hyundai Genesis appears uncovered [UPDATE]
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    Hyundai gave us a tease of its second-gen Genesis sedan courtesy of the HCD-14 Genesis Concept displayed at this year's Detroit Auto Show, and while we've seen numerous spy shots of the car testing since (both on and off the track), all were heavily camouflaged. That all changed today when the South Korean site bobaedream.co.kr posted an image of the new ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Hyundai Genesis reveals new skin on 'Ring
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    The launch of the next-generation Hyundai Genesis is drawing closer and closer, and this latest set of spy shots gives us our best look yet at the Korean automaker's new sedan. Caught testing on the Nürburgring, we're not only getting a better look at the finer details of the Hyundai's exterior, but this set of photos gives us a clear view inside the ...

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    Report: Hyundai refining dealer strategy for premium models
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    Automotive News reports Hyundai is set to give its sales strategy for premium vehicles a once-over. Moving forward, each of the automaker's five North American regions will have a premium product operations manager. Those managers will all report directly to a senior group manager based at the Hyundai headquarters in California. To begin with, the group ...

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    Spy Shots: Next Hyundai Genesis caught shooting through the snow... with all-wheel drive?
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    Hyundai is still working on getting its next-generation Genesis sedan ready for production, and while these spy shots don't reveal much more of the car's new design than what we saw back in December, our spy photographer did manage to catch an important detail being added to the big sedan. In addition to its rumored 10-speed automatic transmission, it ...

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    Video: Hyundai shows us two more Super Bowl commercials
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    Hyundai is gearing up to show five commercials during this year's Super Bowl, and you've probably already seen one of them called Don't Tell that's been airing on television for weeks now. The Korean automaker has released two of the other four ads, though it looks like it might keep the headlining ad for the three-row Santa Fe, called Epic PlayDate, ...

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    Report: Hyundai mulling four-door coupe model, V8 or V6 turbo for next Genesis Coupe
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    Hyundai is showing no signs of slowing down, with plenty of new product in the pipeline. This, according to a recent Automobile magazine interview with John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai Motor America. Krafcik admits the Korean automaker is considering adding a four-door coupe to its lineup, possibly sharing some design elements of the HCD-14 Concept (shown ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Hyundai Genesis spied for the first time
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    Don't let those Kias in the back of this photo fool you – the camouflaged car you're looking at here is the next-generation Hyundai Genesis. Remember, we've already seen Kia's new rear-wheel-drive flagship – the oh-so-suavely named Quoris – so this big roller is indeed the successor to Hyundai's Genesis sedan. Codenamed "DH," the ...

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    Video: Red Bull Rube Goldberg machine uses Ram trophy truck, Hyundai Genesis
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    Red Bull is one of those companies with its fingers in every corner of the sports world. It's easy to forget just how far those sponsorship dollars have spread since the brand's early days, but a clever new video showcasing some of the brightest stars of the Red Bull family is out to remind us there's nowhere the energy drink manufacturer won't ...

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    SEMA: Hyundai Genesis Coupes from ARK Performance and Cosworth at SEMA
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    Hyundai has brought along two high-performance Genesis Coupes to the SEMA Show to augment is huge fleet of Velosters, Elantras and other modified Korean goodies. We've already dropped the knowledge on both the Cosworth Genesis Racing Series Concept (above, right in blue) – tuned by Cosworth, as you can probably tell – and the Genesis Coupe ...

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    Official: 2013 Hyundai Genesis ditches 4.6L V8, gains eight-inch nav and 64GB SSD
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    The Hyundai Genesis sedan may have been given a full mid-cycle refresh just last year, but we've now learned that some more changes are in store for the 2013 model. Sure, the car looks exactly the same (because it is), but there are indeed some tweaks both under the hood and inside the cabin. First and foremost, kiss the 4.6-liter Tau V8 goodbye. ...

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    Report: Hyundai working on 3 Series-fighter for 2015
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    According to Automotive News, Hyundai is working on a smaller rear-wheel-drive car aimed squarely at the BMW 3 Series. Reportedly dubbed "RK" internally, this new model will not launch until 2015 at the earliest, according to the report. Details on this new entry-level performance sedan are slim, with Automotive News only reporting that the new model ...

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    Report: Hyundai working on "Fluidic Precision" design for next Sonata
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    Hyundai North America CEO John Krafcik recently told Automobile magazine that it's popular "fluidic sculpture" design language won't stand still as it evolves with Hyundai's lineup in the coming years. "You'll see even more maturity with the new Santa Fe, and future cars will feature something we're internally calling Fluidic Precision, where the forms ...

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    Video: Hyundai pits 2013 Genesis Coupe against... an archer?
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    In a surprise move, the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe has shaken up its segment by adding an arrow to its competitive set – that's right, as in "Bow and...". Trying to answer the question of whether the 348-horsepower two-door can go faster than a bow-powered arrow, the company put an archer and bulls-eye in one lane of a runway and a Genesis Coupe in ...

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    Official: Hyundai announces standard brake-override for all models
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    Always looking for ways to one-up its Japanese competitors, Hyundai has announced that a brake override system will be standard equipment on its full line of vehicles, starting this month. Truth be told, every 2012 Hyundai model save for the Elantra Touring already had a brake override system fitted. So why the announcement, and why now? Well, other than ...

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    Official: Kia K9 launches in Korea, export model to get new name
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    We so wanted to lead this post with a Jim Belushi joke. Alas, the Kia press release announcing the launch of its rear-drive flagship in Korea today specifically clarifies that the K9 will be renamed for other markets. While Kia says the large sedan rides on "its own platform," we know enough about the auto industry to posit that much of that platform is ...

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    Official: Hyundai shows Millen's updated-for-2013 Genesis Coupe drift car
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    Hyundai has once again partnered up with Rhys Millen, this time to create a new 2013 Genesis Coupe fit to take on Formula Drift. The specially prepared two-door boasts more then 600 horsepower thanks to careful tweaking by the minds at RMR. That's a far cry from the 274 hp served up by the stock 2.0-liter turbo four, and so far, Millen is keeping the ...

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    Comparo: 2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan vs. 2012 Chrysler 300S [w/video]
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    Battle Of The Budget-Friendly Full-Size RWD Luxury Sedans The Hyundai Genesis Sedan and Chrysler 300S are much more alike than they are different. Why compare a Hyundai to a Chrysler? At first glance, this matchup may seem rather preposterous, but a logical argument says this rivalry has been in place for more than a decade. In 2002, Chrysler and ...

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