2012 Hyundai Genesis officially starts at $34,200*


The newly revised 2012 Hyundai Genesis sedan is official set to hit dealerships as we speak at a starting price of $34,200, not including the $850 destination charge.

The Genesis received a minor facelift and some other small interior changes with a improvement in the engine bay.

The base Genesis 3.8 sedan comes with a direct-injected 3.8-liter V6 producing 333 horsepower and 291 pound-feet of torque, which is about 43 hp and 27 lb-ft of torque more than previous model. The revised engine is mated to a new eight-speed automatic transmission to provide up to 29 miles per gallon on the highway.

And the Genesis 4.6-liter V8 set you at $44,500, which produces 385 hp and 333 lb-ft of torque, and it is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Lastly is the top-of-the-line 2012 Hyundai Genesis that starts out at $46,500, which is equipped with a 5.0-liter engine producing 429 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission as well. Hyundai claims the 5.0 R-Spec model able to provide a fuel return of 16/25 mpg city/hwy, respectively.