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2011 Hyundai Genesis - Review


out of 10

When Hyundai announced plans to go high-end with a full-size luxury sedan to take on the likes of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7-Series, most people smiled politely and nodded or laughed into their hands. Now, with the Hyundai Genesis Sedan on them market, those doubters are left with a meal of crow. MotorAuthority rates the 2011 Hyundai Genesis at 8 out of 10.

Though the 2012 model ups the engine ante with a potent 429-horsepower version of its 5.0-liter Tau V-8, the 2011 Genesis is still a viable option for those that don't need over-the-top power. The 2011 model is no slouch, either: the 4.6-liter V-8 generates 385 horsepower, and the 3.8-liter V-6 rates 290. Either engine offers pep, while the 385-horsepower V-8 is downright quick. The V-6 scores 60 mph in just 6.2 seconds, while the V-8 gets the job done in 5.3.

Hyundai didn't skimp on the details to deliver a well-styled, powerful sedan. Inside the Genesis' cabin, you'll find plenty of leather, high-end plastics (as...

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