The 2017 Hyundai Genesis is available in four trim levels that include the 3.8 Standard, 3.8 Premium, 3.8 Ultimate, and 5.0 Ultimate. With very few options available for the Genesis, each trim level adds a little more to the level of luxury of this mid-sized sedan. Both the 3.8 Premium and 3.8 Ultimate are powered by a 3.8-liter V6 that produces 311 horsepower and 293-pound feet of torque. The estimated mileage of both models is 18/28 mpg, city/hwy, and 22 mpg combined. The Genesis 5.0 Ultimate is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 that produces 420 horsepower and 383-pound feet of torque. The estimated mileage is 15/23 mpg, city/hwy, and 18 mpg combined. All models have an eight-speed, shiftable automatic driving the rear wheels. That is unless you opt for the all-wheel drive that is available on all models of the Hyundai Genesis. Continue reading to find what the 2017 Hyundai Genesis has to offer.
2017 Genesis 3.8 Premium
The sleek Hyundai Genesis is well equipped in all trim levels and the 3.8 Premium offers height adjustable, eight-way power front driver and passenger seats with lumbar support and multi-level heating. The seating is clad in supple leather, the rear seat area has a folding center armrest and rear ventilation ducts for the comfort of your passengers. All four windows have a one-touch up and down, power feature. Hands-free entry makes entering your car easy and heated mirrors quickly de-fog or de-ice. The convenience features of the Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Premium include adaptive cruise control, keyless ignition, an overhead console with storage, and a tilting and telescoping steering wheel with cruise, audio and shift paddles within easy reach. Other conveniences include memory settings for two drivers that include the steering wheel settings. The AM/FM stereo pipes music through seven speakers, and has 36 months of satellite radio service is included.
“I have been driving a Hyundai Genesis for the last few years and needed a new one. I upgraded to the Genesis 3.8 Premium with all-wheel drive, which has been a great feature on the wintry roads of Colorado.” Sam C.
“After considering other luxury sedans, I test drove a Genesis 3.8 Premium and found that it had the luxury and value of cars that cost thousands more.” Alexander M.
“My new Genesis 3.8 Premium is comfortable, drives well and has all of the features that I was looking for in a new car.” Song Lee C.
2017 Genesis 3.8 Ultimate
The only difference between the 2017 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Premium and Ultimate is the added luxury features and with so many standard features, there is not much to add. All models get an 8.0-inch infotainment system with touch screen, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. Bluetooth connectivity and streaming offer easy use of all of your electronics. On the 3.8 Premium, the upgrades include an improved stereo system, sunroof, ventilated front seats, softer leather upholstery, and a rearview backup camera. Other features include a universal remote that can control your garage doors and security system from the comfort of your car. Adaptive cruise control, all wheel disk brakes, with anti-lock and lane control will help keep you safe.
“Buying a Genesis has been a different experience than buying from other dealers. The cars are the same, overall, only the features are different. The Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Ultimate with all-wheel drive had everything I wanted.” Liam O.
“Compared to other cars of this size, the 2017 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Ultimate is value priced.” Matt Q.
“I needed a car to shuttle my mother across town and wanted a car that was comfortable and room. The 2017 Hyundai Genesis has filled that need, perfectly.” Ellen J.
2017 Genesis 5.0 Ultimate
The biggest difference between the Genesis 3.8 and Genesis 5.0 is the V8 power plant. Available in either rear wheel drive or all-wheel drive, the Genesis 5.0 Ultimate is the top of the line trim level. Premium leather upholstery ventilated and heated eight-way power seats with lumbar support and a driver seat, thigh extension makes the perfect driving position easy to find on the Genesis 5.0. The stereo system is the next big difference and the 2017 Genesis 5.0 Ultimate is equipped with a 528-watt stereo system that pumps sound through 17 Lexicon premium speakers, real-time Satellite radio, and surround sound.
“After driving the Hyundai 3.8 Ultimate and the 5.0 Ultimate, I opted for the power of the V8. Although the horsepower is not much more, I found it to be more responsive than the V6 powered Genesis.” Mavis M.
“There are several V8 powered mid-sized sedans with available with all-wheel drive but the 2017 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 Ultimate is priced thousands of dollars more and I had a hard time justifying paying more for the pricey badging.” Wallace M.
“I have always driven mid-size sedans and when searching for a replacement for my current car, I test drove the Genesis 5.0 Ultimate and feel in love. It is comfortable and quiet on the highway, with enough power to get on the highway, quickly.” Fern B.