Compare 2012 Hyundai Genesis vs 2012 Chrysler 300

2012 Hyundai Genesis
2012 Chrysler 300
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4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L 18 28 $32,070 $34,200
4-Door Sedan V8 4.6L 16 25 $41,204 $44,500
4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L 17 25 $42,124 $45,500
4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L R-Spec 16 25 $43,044 $46,500
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4-Door Sedan V6 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD 18 27 $26,712 $27,670
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD Limited 19 31 $31,312 $32,670
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD 300S 19 31 $32,232 $33,670
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD Limited 18 27 $33,473 $35,020
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD 300S 18 27 $34,393 $36,020
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD 300C 16 25 $36,832 $38,670
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD 300S 16 25 $37,752 $39,670
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD Mopar 12 16 25 $37,752 $39,670
4-Door Sedan V8 AWD 300C 15 23 $38,993 $41,020
4-Door Sedan V8 AWD 300S 15 23 $39,913 $42,020
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD 300C Luxury Series 16 25 $40,052 $42,170
4-Door Sedan V8 AWD 300C Luxury Series 15 23 $42,213 $44,520
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD SRT8 14 23 $46,062 $47,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,070
$26,712
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,200
$27,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$570 / month
$461 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Genesis' impressive details and execution make it a pragmatic luxury-car choice, especially in the quick, plush V-6 version. Riper and more mature, the latest Chrysler 300 has classically handsome looks and in the right versions, big rear-drive fun.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large car Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 40.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 38.6
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 59.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57.7
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 56.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.4 106.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.8 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
196.3 198.6
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
115.6 120.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 75.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 16.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - 12.6 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 38.7
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TW1
Front Tire Size
P225/55R17 P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TW1
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBG
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R17 P215/65R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3971 3999
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.2 14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 160
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
291 @ 5100 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
- TBD - ERB
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
333 @ 6400 292 @ 6350
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 (Est) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 (Est) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 (Est) 18
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.66 3.59
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.41
Trans Type
8 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.16
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.55 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.39 2.19
Trans Order Code
- TBD - DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/manual shift
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Genesis Chrysler 300
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.7 0.5
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.0 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Short-Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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