Compare 2011 Hyundai Genesis vs 2011 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2011 Hyundai Genesis
2011 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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4-Door Sedan V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V6 18 27 $30,954 $33,000
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V8 17 25 $39,824 $43,000
Genesis Coupe 2-Door 2.0T Automatic 20 30 $22,354 $23,500
Genesis Coupe 2-Door 2.0T Automatic Premium 20 30 $25,410 $26,750
Genesis Coupe 2-Door 2.0T Manual 21 30 $21,180 $22,250
Genesis Coupe 2-Door 2.0T Manual R-Spec 21 30 $23,294 $24,500
Genesis Coupe 2-Door 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Blk Lth 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
Genesis Coupe 2-Door 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Brn Lth 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
Genesis Coupe 2-Door 3.8L Automatic Track 17 27 $30,257 $32,250
Genesis Coupe 2-Door 3.8L Manual R-Spec 17 26 $25,142 $26,750
Genesis Coupe 2-Door 3.8L Manual Track 17 26 $28,862 $30,750
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2-Door Convertible E 350 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class 2-Door Convertible E 350 RWD 17 25 $52,870 $56,850
E-Class 2-Door Convertible E 550 RWD 15 22 $60,264 $64,800
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 350 RWD 17 26 $45,430 $48,850
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 550 RWD 15 23 $51,568 $55,450
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury 4MATIC 17 24 $48,267 $51,900
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury BlueTEC RWD 22 33 $47,337 $50,900
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury RWD 17 24 $45,942 $49,400
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport 4MATIC 17 24 $48,267 $51,900
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport BlueTEC RWD 22 33 $47,337 $50,900
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport RWD 17 24 $45,942 $49,400
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 550 Luxury 4MATIC 15 23 $55,428 $59,600
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 550 Luxury RWD 15 23 $53,103 $57,100
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 550 Sport 4MATIC 15 23 $55,428 $59,600
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 550 Sport RWD 15 23 $53,103 $57,100
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 63 AMG RWD 13 20 $81,468 $87,600
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 350 Luxury 4MATIC 16 23 $52,266 $56,200
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 350 Sport 4MATIC 16 23 $52,266 $56,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,954
$52,870
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,000
$56,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$550 / month
$948 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
For road or track, the 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is one of the best performance values on the market. The 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan swings to the masculine side of the pendulum and sharpens its driving appeal in the process.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large car Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 32.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.4 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 48.9
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 42.0
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 70.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.8 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 3.0
Length, Overall (in)
195.9 185.0
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 55.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
115.6 108.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 11.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 12.7 x 1.3
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 - 11.8 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 22.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.93 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 35.3
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R17 P255/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55R17 P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3748 3948
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.5 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
264 @ 4500 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code
- TBD - NA
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 268 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 2.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
SHIFTRONIC NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 3.42/2.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.86
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Genesis Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
5-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
5-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 9.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4
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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