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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD 3.8L 18 29 $35,659 $38,000
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD 3.8L 16 25 $37,978 $40,500
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD 5.0L 15 23 $47,665 $51,500
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$610 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2015 Hyundai Genesis is no longer just a great luxury-car value; it's a legitimate alternative to the heavyweights. The 2014 Lexus ES is an attractive package in its segment, and the hybrid model makes for a very compelling alternative to more expensive green luxury cars.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.7 100.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 55
Front Leg Room (in) 45.7 41.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 54.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35 40
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 37.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 196.5 192.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.3 62
Wheelbase (in) 118.5 111
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 64.1 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.3 15.2
Brakes
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 11
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 11.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.3 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.2 37.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P215/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18 P215/55VR17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 -
Engine
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 293 @ 5000 248 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.8 L/231 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 311 @ 6000 268 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.64 -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.66 3.30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 1.42
Trans Type 8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.56 -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 4.15
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Genesis Lexus ES 350
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.1 7.6 (Est)
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3549
Crash Test Ratings
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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