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2015 Hyundai Genesis vs. Its Competition

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2015 Hyundai Genesis  -  First Drive, April 2014
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The 2015 Hyundai Genesis lands between the E-Class and the S-Class—as well as between the BMW 5-Series and 7-Series—in size.

Yet it's priced about in line with the smaller Mercedes-Benz C-Class, BMW 3-Series, and Audi A4.

And it's only offered in ten different build combinations—which makes it quite a different animal than the luxury sedans from Europe, which can be optioned in countless combinations of stand-alone extras.

Most of these rivals have an advantage in that they're offered in one, or several, high-tech green powertrains, with hybrid or clean-diesel variants.

The ES 350 is more of a comfort-oriented sedan, while the GS 350 lands on the other side, as more of a sport sedan.

Meanwhile, the Genesis is a surprisingly strong rival to the Acura RLX—at a better price.

We'd also consider the Cadillac CTS, Chrysler 300, and Nissan Maxima to be rivals.

2015 Hyundai Genesis  -  First Drive, April 20142015 Hyundai Genesis2015 Acura RLX2015 Acura RLX2015 Audi A62015 Audi A62015 Lexus ES 3502015 Lexus ES 3502015 Lexus GS 3502015 Lexus GS 3502015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E550 4MATIC)2015 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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The 2015 Hyundai Genesis is no longer just a great luxury-car value; it's a legitimate alternative to the heavyweights.
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The 2015 Acura RLX is an understated luxury full-sizer that puts emphasis on unique technical solutions instead of all-out style and flair.
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The 2015 Audi A6 may look a little sedate, but it's a brilliant performer–thanks to its diesel-driven TDI, the supercharged A6, or turbocharged S6 versions.
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The 2015 Lexus ES is the one of the best luxury cars for those who still have practical considerations like back-seat space and ride comfort; and the 300h Hybrid model is quite the counterpoint to much more expensive 'green luxury' models.
The 2015 Lexus GS family offers a classic, conservative sport-sedan profile -- and enough performance to please most -- but overlays it with as much luxury and technology as you please.
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The 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class lineup is many vehicles in one, with comfort and luxury across the board and sporty manners for those who want them.
MSRP From     
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Gas Mileage     
15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Regular Unleaded V-6Premium Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded V-6Premium Unleaded V-6Twin Turbo Diesel I-4
EPA Class     
Large CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size Cars
Style Name     
4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L RWD4-Door Sedan4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus4-Door Sedan4-Door Sedan RWD4-Door Sedan E250 BlueTEC Luxury RWD
Drivetrain     
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
SedanSedanFrontTrak SedanSedanSedanSedan
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
 
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