2015 Hyundai Genesis Starts at $38,950

With the redesigned 2015 Hyundai Genesis offering more luxury, technology, and style than its predecessor, it’s no surprise that the new model costs more than its predecessor. In 3.8L rear-wheel-drive form, the 2015 Genesis starts at $38,950 with destination, representing a $2830 increase over last year’s model.

Hyundai divides the new Genesis into two models: the Genesis 3.8L and the Genesis 5.0L. 3.8L models are powered by a 3.8-liter, direct-injection V-6 estimated to make 311 hp, and 5.0L models are powered by a 5.0-liter, direct-injection V-8 estimated to make 420 hp. New for 2015 is the addition of an optional HTRAC all-wheel-drive system for 3.8L models. This system costs $2500 and also includes heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel, and headlight washers as standard. The 5.0L model is available only as a rear-wheel-drive model and starts at $52,450 with destination.

The Hyundai Genesis sedan’s higher starting price accompanies a long list of standard luxury features, including power front seats, leather, pushbutton start, navigation, rain-sensing wipers, and Hyundai’s BlueLink infotainment system. The 3.8L model is also available with a number of optional packages.

The $4000 Signature Package adds a panoramic roof, blind spot detection, HID headlights, ventilated front seats, and a power rear sunshade; the $3500 Technology Package adds premium leather, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, a park assist system, and a seven-inch LCD gauge cluster; and the $3500 Ultimate Package adds matte wood trim, a head-up display, premium navigation, and a Lexicon surround sound audio system.

This same Ultimate Package is the only available option on Genesis 5.0L models, and V-8 Ultimate models also add an electronically controlled damping system for the suspension. All 5.0L models also come standard with the Technology Package and gain larger 19-inch alloy wheels, LED fog lamps, quad exhaust tips, and matte finish wood and aluminum trim inside.

All in, a fully-loaded Hyundai Genesis 5.0L will carry a price of $55,700, which sounds pretty reasonable to us given the high feature content, luxurious interior materials and upmarket styling of the new Genesis. The similarly-equipped Kia K900 V-8 costs $10,700 more, not to mention V-8 luxury sedan competitors like the BMW 550i and Mercedes-Benz E550, both of which carry starting prices over $60,000.

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis goes on sale nationwide later this month.

Vernon Criss
I just Bought the New Genesis.  I have owned three before and this one shows the tightwads at Hyundai gave up on comfort features in the back seat and little things and cover them with plastic instead of leather.  This will be my last one.
Marc Hamady
No.
Bertus Uys
$30K SOUNDS RIGHT
Ali Bhosele
Hi Chrysler-BMW mixed ice cream
Bertrand Grenier
On dirait une Mercedes Classe S, c'est vraiment un copié-collé... A ce prix la autant acheté une classe S
Strantzias Stefanos
For Hyundai ?? No way!!for Meecedes maybe...but not for Korean car...
Bryant Matthews
Yes I would and live the equus
Richard K. Nevels
NO Way!
Andhika Dewa
Hmmmmmm.....maybe
Mark Work
its a Hynundai -- nope
Pratik Chilkey
Thodi sasti ho gayi..
Gerald King
No. it's a carbon copy of the real thing, Mercedes Benz S Class.
Jacques René Delange
Ugly
Jerry Bean
No, but I might wait a couple of years and buy one used for a fraction of the price. Hyundai and Kia have come a long way since the 90's and now build some awesome cars. Depreciation is a problem for those who buy new as it was for Honda and Toyota a generation ago.
Argyris Rallis
Not for a Hyundai!
Kyree S. Williams
^Right. It's actually European cars that depreciate like rocks, namely Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. How else do you explain a $60K 5-Series retailing for $27K just two and a half years later with average use?
Kyree S. Williams
That new Kia K900 looks like a real treat.
Kyree S. Williams
^Really, I wouldn't say that. The XG350 and first-gen Azera weren't exactly luxury cars. Hyundai's real foray into luxury only began as early as MY2009, with the first-gen Genesis. So they're quite new at it. This one does succeed in being quite a bit more compelling than its predecessor.
Craig Jackson
Nope. Id take my Acura TL SHAWD WAY over this Korean Heap.
Chuck KidneyStone
Nope, I'll take a Ford Taurus SHO first
Hayden Lorell
55K....for a Hyundai.... I think not
Francis Tudo
Read your mail while driving with https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.maildriving
Daryn Parfitt
Hyundai just doesn't have the heritage to command such a premium, I'm sure it's a fantastic car to own but where will its residual value be once purchased.
Joe Lussier
$40K yes, $55K no.
Warran Wesley
Hyundai should stick it where the sun don't shine....
Mircea Floricel Morariu
stiati ca cablaju e produs la bistrita romania
Dale Clark
55,000 for Korean carp I don't think so
Robert Lopez
Im sure that is that same thing that was said in the 1980's regarding Honda, Toyota and Infiniti. When I bought my Acura Legend in 1986 for $22,000 everyone thought I was crazy to spend that kind of money on a Honda ($48,000) in todays dollars. Then got blasted for spending $38K on a LS400 in 1989 ($70K today dollars) for a Toyota!! This is like comparing the Corollas, CVCC Civics of the early 70's to just 18 years later would have Lexus and Acura. I think Hyundai is on the right track and will be in the competition for this class of car - if they begin doing something original rather than just pull the best from other brands.
Robert Lopez
Im sure that is that same thing that was said in the 1980's regarding Honda, Toyota and Infiniti. When I bought my Acura Legend in 1986 for $22,000 everyone thought I was crazy to spend that kind of money on a Honda ($48,000) in todays dollars. Then got blasted for spending $38K on a LS400 in 1989 ($70K today dollars) for a Toyota!! This is like comparing the Corollas, CVCC Civics of the early 70's to just 18 years later would have Lexus and Acura. I think Hyundai is on the right track and will be in the competition for this class of car - if they begin doing something original rather than just pull the best from other brands.
Franco Sartore
Nope!!! It's worth half of that in the 1st year....
James M. Gibson III
The New Roller!
Robert Lopez
Thats getting to be the cost of any car equipped like that. Its a great price for what you get and Hyundai as come a long way since the 80's Excel! I did consider this car before ending with my new MB S550. I think Hyundai is making great progress, but not ready to make that change just yet. I buy for a 10 year haul, maybe in 10 years Hyundai will be a strong leader and be real competition for MB, Audi, Acura, Lexus, However, I would rather spend $60k on this than anything GM or Ford is producing in this price range.
Anthony Descat
C'est dingue comment lesjaponais peuvent copier les voitures d'Europe. Ils prouvent qu'ils ne sont pas capable de dessiner eux meme leurs voitures et les rares fois ou ils le font c'est vraiment... spécial ! la preuve avec cette Hyundai à la calandre d'une Mercedes Classe S, aux phares d'une BMW Série 7, à l'arrière d'une BMW Série 3 GT, et à l'embleme d'une Aston Martin...
Alex Pancamo
Sure, it's already better than a Mercedes.
Jeff Stein
Nice option for a car service that used to buy fleets of Town Cars. Looks like a fine ride to the airport.
Leon Dorsey
Yes. I have a 2009 4.6 and love it!
Joseph Paradise
Anyone who'd spend that kind of money on a Hyundai is a fool. You can have so much more for 55k and not be embarrassed.
Oscar Flores
Guauuuuu nice. Yo rente uno hace un mes y que belleza de autos
Brent Hicks
Not worth it rather have a bmw dont like korea and dont trust em
Michael Anderson
Until hyundai fixes their numb steering issues, no
Steven Matthew Myers
Of course not. It's a graceless, ugly monster!
Robert May
Robby Robinson: more reliable than a Lexus GS? Highly doubt that.
Alexander Stewart
Prestige could always be passed down, everyone said the same thing about Lexus 20 years ago...Hyundai only started doing luxury about 8 years ago.
Robby Robinson
Genesis is the most reliable in it's class
Robby Robinson
you should do some research Genesis has best in class resale.
Robby Robinson
I have a 2011 and will trading it on a new model...best money every spent...perfect reliability. After driving German for years and dealing with issue after issue....this is a great car.
Darren Songfreid
Yes. It looks upscale.
Michael A Jones
This is screaming Mercedes-Benz.
Rranjith Kanool
the king
Veer Singh
Melange de 508 et Aston Martin pfff

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