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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD 3.8L 18 29 $35,659 $38,000
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD 5.0L 15 23 $47,665 $51,500
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD 3.8L 16 25 $37,978 $40,500
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 19 29 $44,361 $47,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $46,456 $49,950
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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 GS has more distinction and better handling to match improved connectivity; even so, it's still playing catch-up.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
EPA Classification Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 41.1 38
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.7 99
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 45.7 42.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in) 64.1 62
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 196.5 190.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.3 62.6
Wheelbase (in) 118.5 112.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.3 14.3
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 13.1
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 12.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.3 17.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.2 37.4
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18 P225/50VR17
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 80
Displacement 3.8 L/231 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 311 @ 6000 306 @ 6400
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 293 @ 5000 277 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Trans Type 8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.56 0.68
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 2.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40 2.72
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.46
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.64 0.82
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.66 4.60
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.62
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 1.86
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Genesis Lexus GS 350
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.4 (Est) 8.0
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3795
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