2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec

Matt Tierney

Like David, I love the idea of the Genesis coupe, but I'm not really a fan of its execution. The engine sounds very buzzy, the gearbox is far from silky, and the ride quality, at least of this R-Spec example, is quite rough. And after my 25-mile commute, my elbows ached considerably, since there are no armrest soft points to speak of. On the plus side, though, Hyundai's 2.0T offers plenty of passing power. Plus, this sporty coupe's back seats provide easier access for baby duty than all current pony cars except possibly the Dodge Challenger.

Rusty Blackwell, Copy Editor

The old adage "you get what you pay for" definitely applies here and, anytime you discuss Hyundai and Kia.In my opinion, cars built by these companies are for people who want a "deal". that is, they want the real thing but they are willing to settle for 2nd best because it saves them a few thousand dollars. I would rather have my 07 Honda Civic Si than this or ANYTHING H or K offers. If I can "really" afford the real thing, why should I pay to have a placebo? No, if I can only afford to spend a certain amount of money I prefer to get the best available instead of settling for something less. Over the long haul I believe my money is better spent in reliability, resale and peace of mind. For too long Americans have been willing to settle for 2nd best in many areas to their hurt spiritually, nationally and in many other ways.

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