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Selected Style 4-Door Coupe Automatic Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Coupe Manual Sport 16 22 $24,819 $26,795
4-Door Coupe Automatic Sport 16 23 $24,819 $26,795
4-Door Coupe Manual Grand Touring 16 22 $29,878 $32,260
4-Door Coupe Automatic Grand Touring 16 23 $30,526 $32,960
4-Door Coupe Manual R3 16 22 $29,904 $32,290
2-Door 2.0T Manual *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 2.0T Manual 21 30 $21,180 $22,250
2-Door 2.0T Automatic 20 30 $22,354 $23,500
2-Door 2.0T Manual R-Spec 21 30 $23,294 $24,500
2-Door 2.0T Automatic Premium 20 30 $25,410 $26,750
2-Door 3.8L Manual R-Spec 17 26 $25,142 $26,750
2-Door 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Blk Lth 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
2-Door 3.8L Manual Track 17 26 $28,862 $30,750
2-Door 3.8L Automatic Track 17 27 $30,257 $32,250
2-Door 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Brn Lth 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,819
$21,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,795
$22,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$447 / month
$371 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line For road or track, the 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is one of the best performance values on the market.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 44.1
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 56.0
Second Leg Room (in) 32.2 30.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 48.1 49.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.0 88.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 34.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 52.8 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 63.6
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 111.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 73.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 182.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.6 10.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.7 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 17.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.99 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 14.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA T135/90D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/45R18 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/45R18 P225/45VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3111 3294
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 212 @ 7500 210 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas Rotary Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 159 @ 5500 233 @ 2000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.3L/80 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 30
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.47
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 4.23
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.67
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mazda RX-8 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Independant
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Dual link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - .70
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - .94
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 5-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.8 7.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
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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