/2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan U.S. Price and Specs

2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan U.S. Price and Specs

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Hyundai confirmed MSRP of the 2012 Genesis Sedan for the V6, V8 and the V8 R-Spec models. This well-equipped luxury sedan starts at just $34,200.

The latest Genesis comes with tweaked styling and improved powertrains. You can have it with a 333-hp V6, 385-hp 4.6 liter V8, or the 5.0 liter 429-hp R-Spec engine. All Genesis models are now coupled with a new in-house eight-speed transmission including SHIFTRONIC manual shift capability. All models also benefit from uprated suspension.

As for the safety features, 2012 Genesis adds daytime running lamps to all models. Further, Genesis offers a newly developed Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), available on the 3.8 Technology package, 4.6 and 5.0 R-Spec models. Braking is also improved on both the 3.8 and 4.6 models. The 3.8 model front rotor size increases from 12.6 inches to 13.0 inches, while adding higher performance 4-piston brake calipers, and the 4.6 model front brake rotors increase from 13.0 inches to 13.6 inches for greater fade resistance.

Here’s pricing, specs, and options and equipments of all models in the range:

Model Engine Transmission MSRP
Genesis 3.8 4.8-liter GDI V6 8-speed A/T with SHIFTRONIC $34,200
Genesis 4.6 4.6-liter V8 8-speed A/T with SHIFTRONIC $44,500
Genesis 5.0 R-Spec 5.0-liter V8 8-speed A/T with SHIFTRONIC $46,500
$850 freight charge not included

Genesis 3.8 Standard Equipment

2012 Genesis will also increase its impressive list of standard equipment, adding headlight LED accents and daytime running lights (DRLs) and outside mirror puddle lamps.

Genesis 3.8 Premium Package

The 3.8 Premium Package will now offer newly developed power-folding outside mirrors. For 2012, the 3.8 Premium package will also include rearview camera, DVD navigation system with seven-inch touchscreen, XM NavTraffic, and 18-inch Hyper Silver split-spoke alloy wheels.

Genesis 3.8 Technology Package

The 3.8 Technology package will continue to satisfy tech-savvy buyers, adding a Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), thin-film-transistor LCD gauge cluster readout and heated rear seats.

Genesis 3.8 Standard Features

3.8-liter GDI DOHC V6 with Dual CVVT with 333HP
Eight-speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC®
Front & rear independent five-link suspension
SACHS® Amplitude Selective Damping (ASD) shock absorbers
17-inch alloy wheels with P225/55R17 tires
Four-wheel disc brakes with Brake Assist
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS) and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Advanced dual front airbags with Occupant Classification System (OCS), front and rear seat-mounted side-impact airbags, and roof-mounted side-curtain airbags
Electronic active front head restraints
Automatic headlights with Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Headlight LED accents / Fog lights
Acoustic laminated windshield and front windows
Heated dual power outside mirrors with turn signal indicators and puddle lamps
Leather seating surfaces with Power and heated front seats
Power windows with front auto-down/up with pinch protection
Electroluminescent gauge cluster
Proximity key with push-button start
Leather-wrapped steering wheel with tilt
Steering-wheel-mounted cruise control and Audio controls
Dual automatic temperature control
Electrochromic auto-dimming inside rearview mirror with compass
HomeLink® integrated transceiver
AM/FM/XM®/CD/MP3 audio system with 7 speakers
iPod®/USB and MP3 auxiliary input jacks
Bluetooth® hands-free phone system
Carpeted floor mats

3.8 Premium Package (02) MSRP: $4,800

– Power tilt-and-slide glass sunroof

– Tailored leather-wrapped dash and door trim inserts

– Integrated memory system (IMS)

– Power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel

– Power rear sunshade

– Rain-sensing wipers with auto defogger windshield

– Lexicon® 14-speaker surround sound audio

– DVD Navigation system with 7-inch touchscreen display

– XM NavTraffic® with 90-day trial

– 18-inch Hyper Silver split-spoke alloy wheels with 235/50R18 V-Let Michelin tires

– Rearview camera

– Power-folding outside mirrors

3.8 Technology Package (03) MSRP: $4,000

REQUIRES Premium Package

– Lexicon® 17-speaker 7.1 Discrete audio system w/HD Radio®

– Ultimate Navigation system with 8-inch display

– Six-disc DVD changer

– Driver Information System (DIS) with multimedia controller

– Bluetooth® hands-free phone system with integrated display

– Smart cruise control

– Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)

– TFT LCD Cluster Display

– Electronic parking brake with automatic vehicle hold

– HID Xenon, adaptive (auto-cornering) headlights

– Ultra-premium leather seating surfaces

– Front and rear parking assistance system

– Cooled driver seat

– Heated Rear Seats

Genesis 4.6

(In addition to or in place of Genesis 3.8 TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE equipment):

4.6-liter DOHC V8 with 385HP (premium fuel) / 378HP (regular)
Electro-Hydraulic Power Steering (EHPS)
Chrome lower bodyside moldings
Electrochromic auto-dimming outside mirrors
Illuminated door sill plates
Woodgrain-trimmed leather steering wheel

Genesis 5.0 R-Spec

(In addition to or in place of Genesis 4.6 equipment):

5.0-liter GDI DOHC V8 with 429HP
19-inch Premium Machined Finish alloy wheels with P235/45R19 tires
Unique headlamps w/dark chrome inserts
Sport-tuned suspension calibration
Unique R-Spec embroidered floor mats
R-Spec rear deck lid badging
Delete: Woodgrain from leather steering wheel

Port Installed Options

Suggested Retail

iPod® cable


Emergency roadside kit


Wheel locks


Sunroof wind deflector


Composite cargo tray


Bridgestone® performance tires


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