2010 Genesis
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New for 2010

Smart Cruise Control available on Technology
   package - Using the vehicle's braking and
   throttle systems, SCC automatically manages
   vehicle speed to maintain a time gap (following
   distance) set by the driver.

Electronic Parking Brake w/Automatic Vehicle
    Hold available on Technology package - EPB
    allows for the parking brake to initiate
    automatically when the vehicle stops then goes
    off as soon as the gas pedal is pressed,
    preventing the vehicle from rolling while in

Autonet touch-screen Navigation System                              Smart Cruise Control
    standard on 3.8L w/Premium Navigation
   Package and 4.6L Base models.

Bluetooth System w/Integrated Display and
    Phonebook Transfer - Bluetooth w/increased
    functionality now integrated with the audio
   system on non-Technology package models.

Turn signal lever - EZ Lane Change Assist
   Standard - Slight movement (halfway downward
   or upward) of the turn signal indicator lever will cause
   the side repeater lamps to blink three
    times and automatically go off.

Ultra-Premium Leather seating surfaces - Standard on
   Genesis 3.8L w/Premium and Technology package.

Sunglass Holder - Standard feature
Complimentary subscription to XM satellite radio and                  EZ Lane Change Assist
   NavTraffic on Technology package - changed from 1 year
   to 90 day trial subscription
•  Packaging changes - See "Compare Trim Level" Section
   for complete package descriptions.

As Hyundai’s flagship vehicle, Genesis proudly showcases several innovations as well as many standout segment advantages.

Hyundai Firsts Specific Segments
V8, RWD for North America
Highest specific output (HP/liter) V8
Most powerful engine -- 375HP, a winner of Ward’s 10 Best Engines for 2009
Premium and regular V8 fuel ratings
HID Xenon headlights
Best V8 fuel economy among large Sedans (non-premium and premium models)
Active Front Lighting System
Electronic active front head restraints
HD Radio® technology
Extraordinary cabin volume
Navigation with a multimedia controller
1st non-premium brand to offer factory- installed HD Radio® technology
Rearview camera
Cooled driver seat
Automatic windshield defogger
Hyper silver alloy wheel
ZF® 6-speed transmission  
Smart cruise control  
Electronic parking brake w/automatic vehicle hold  
EZ lane change assist

Genesis was voted the 2009 North American Car of the Year for its unprecedented performance, comfort, safety, luxury and value

The Genesis 4.6L V8 engine won Wards 10 Best Engines for 2009


Genesis offers two navigation systems: a 7” touchscreen version and an 8” version with Multi-media Controller and Driver Information System (DIS).

Touchscreen Navigation Multi-Media Controller Navigation
Touchscreen operation Controller/joystick operation
7" display 8” display
Single disc DVD 6-disc DVD changer
Bluetooth streaming audio 40-gig hard-drive based
Navigation / audio / bluetooth Driver information system
Shared Features
Rear backup camera
Text-to-speech feature
XM® Satellite Radio & NavTraffic® with 90-day trial subscription


Among its competitive set, the 2010 Genesis 3.8 has the largest displacement and has higher horsepower and torque ratings.

3.8L V6 Engine and transmission
• Displacement: 3.8L Lambda V6 with dual CVVT
• Peak horsepower: 290 @ 6200
• Torque (lb.-ft.): 264 @ 4500
• 6-speed Aisin automatic transmission with
• Fuel capacity: 19.3 gallons
• Weight distribution: front to rear (%) 52:48
• Fuel economy: 18 city/27 highway

Among its competitive set, the 2010 Genesis 4.6 has higher horsepower and torque ratings than its primary competitors.

4.6L V8 Engine and transmission

• Displacement: 4.6L Tau V8 with dual CVVT
• Peak Horsepower: 385 @ 6500 w/Premium fuel
• Torque (lb.-ft.): 333 @ 3500 w/Premium fuel
• Horsepower: 378 @ 6500 w/Regular fuel
• Torque (lb.-ft.: 324 @ 3500 w/Regular fuel
• 6-speed ZF automatic transmission
• Fuel capacity: 20.3 gallons
• Weight distribution: front to rear (%) 54:46
• Fuel economy: 17 city/25 highway


Genesis offers high technology
features new to the Hyundai brand - HID Xenon and adaptive front headlights.

• HID Xenon headlights
  with auto-leveling and
  Adaptive Front Lighting
  System (AFLS) is
  available with the
  Technology package
  on both the 3.8L
  and 4.6L.

• AFLS equipped-
  headlamps matches light
  distribution with the
  vehicle's turning angle so
  that upcoming curves and   intersections receive
  maximum illumination.

• Headlamp leveling
  system keeps the
  illumination parallel
  to the road surface
  regardless of the
  vehicle's tilt.
Product Links
Accessory Brochure    Quick Reference Guide (includes Sched. Maint.)    

Genesis DIS QRG   Nav Unit Owner's Manual    Genesis eBrochure  

Genesis Competitive Comparison Tool   Fast Facts    Genesis Microsite  

Video Reference Guide  

Product Overview

2010 Genesis offers an unprecedented combination of premium performance, technology, safety and quality

Premium Performance
•  1st V8 performance sedan offered by a non-luxury Asian automaker providing more than
   300 HP (0-60 mph in 5.3 seconds*); 385 HP or 81.5 HP per liter
•  Hyundai's first high-performance 3.8L V6 engine with dual variable valve timing
•  6-speed SHIFTRONIC® transmission (V6 - Aisin; V8 - ZF)

Technologically advanced
•  528-watt Lexicon® 7.1 discrete audio system with 17 speakers
•  1st popular brand to offer HD Radio® (High Definition) technology
•  State-of-the-art navigation system with joystick control
•  HID (High Intensity Discharge) Xenon headlights with dynamic auto-leveling
•  Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFLS)
•  Standard Bluetooth® hands-free phone system

Class-leading standard safety technologies
•  Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS) and Anti-lock Braking
   System (ABS) with Brake Assist
•  Electronic active front head restraints
•  Eight airbags
•  5-Star NHTSA Crash test Rating: Front and side impact, rollover

Quality & reliability, backed by America’s Best Warranty™

*Source: Car and Driver

Why They Buy

•  PREMIUM COMFORT & TECHNOLOGY - Genesis is years ahead of its time and unrivaled
   among near luxury sedans -- challenging the status quo, raising expectations, and
   transforming premium 'nice to have' offerings into 'the well-deserved must have.'

•  PREMIUM PERFORMANCE - Among it's competitive set, the 2010 Genesis 3.8L V6 has the
   largest displacement and has higher horsepower and torque ratings. The Genesis 4.6L V8 has
   higher horsepower and torque ratings than its primary competitors.

•  WELL BUILT - Premium comfort and convenience, quality & reliability and backed by
   America's Best Warranty™.

•  SAFE AND SECURE - 8 airbags, Electronic Stability Control with Traction Control
   System, ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist, Active front head
   restraints, Active Front lighting system, Front and rear parking assistance sensors w/rear
   backup camera and rain sensing wipers.

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