Auto Review: 2010 Genesis 3.8L

The 2010 Genesis 3.8L features a 6-speed automatic transmission with 290 horsepower at 6,200 rpm. The fuel economy is 18 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway, making it comparable to similar vehicles in the same class. The gas engine also showcases multi-port fuel injection. With 24 valves, this Hyundai vehicle offers dual overhead cam / twin overhead cam.

2010 Hyundai Genesis 3.8L

Cargo volume is 16 cubic feet. Passenger volume is estimated at 109 cubic feet by the EPA, but the manufacturer says 109.4 cubic feet.

The driveline is rear wheel drive and the steering is rack and pinion with independent struts on the front and the rear.

Seating 5 passengers easily, the Genesis offers 40.4 inches of head room for front passengers and 37.7 inches of head room in the rear. Front passengers get 54.9 inches of hip room while the rear passengers get 54.3. More importantly, leg room is 44.3 and 38.6, respectively.

The safety conscious driver will be glad to know that Hyundai’s airbag system is top of the line. As a standard, the Genesis comes with driver and front passenger airbags, a passenger airbag cutoff switch and sensor, a front side airbag and a second row side airbag, and side head curtain airbags. Other standard safety features include:

  • Side guard door beams
  • Child safety door locks
  • Trunk anti-trap device

For theft prevention the 2010 Genesis 3.8L features valet lockout and locking fuel filler door or gap as standard features and wheel locks as an option.

A premium navigation package and a technology package are options that you can use to make your 2010 Genesis special as well. Other standard features include:

  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • ULEV II emissions
  • iPod and USB audio input jacks
  • Front fog lights and automatic headlights
  • Compass
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Keyless entry
  • Tilt steering
  • Leather seats
  • And a lot more

The 2010 Genesis 3.8L has a lot to offer the discriminating driver.

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