Reviews 2017 Genesis G90

19:16  04 july  2017
19:16  04 july  2017 Source:   caranddriver.com

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The 2017 Genesis G 90 is the car for those who fall into the latter category. The full-size luxury sedan segment is filled with stalwarts that command high prices -- the Audi A8, BMW 7 Series and

In retrospect, it’s only logical that we eventually would find ourselves behind the wheel of a nearly $70,000 Hyundai. Loosely following the blueprint used by the trio of Japanese manufacturers that launched upscale divisions in the late 20th century, Hyundai’s newly minted Genesis is meant to put a little space between its upmarket offerings and the value-oriented fare it built its name on. Morphing the model name of its Hyundai Genesis coupe and sedan into a stand-alone brand also creates a place in which to move loyal customers as their income and tastes permit more upscale pursuits. With the G90 standing as the new brand’s top offering, we secured one for a 40,000-mile long-term test.

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Hyundai has a reputation for tilting the feature-content-to-price ratio in favor of the consumer, and its upscale Genesis division follows that formula. If you get a kick out of optioning a vehicle to the $100,000 mark, turn your attention elsewhere. For a segment-reasonable $69,050 base price, our G90 includes all the modern conveniences and then some: nappa-leather-upholstered, heated and cooled, multi-adjustable front seats (22-way driver, 16-way passenger); a leather-covered dash, steering wheel, and door panels with real wood accents; acoustic laminated glass; rear-side-window and backlight sunshades; a head-up display; adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability; a 12.3-inch infotainment screen; and a 17-speaker Lexicon audio system, just to name the highlights. The only way to inflate the G90 Premium’s sticker is to add $2500 for Hyundai’s HTRAC all-wheel drive. Or one can step up to the Ultimate trim, which costs an additional $1600 and replaces the Premium’s 365-hp twin-turbo 3.3-liter V-6 with a 420-hp naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V-8 (and again offers all-wheel drive for $2500).

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While $1600 for 55 ponies may seem like a bargain, the grunt portion of the deal isn’t as convincing. Whereas all 376 lb-ft of the turbo V-6’s torque is on the job as soon as 1300 rpm, the V-8’s 383 lb-ft don’t punch in fully until 5000 rpm.

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Matched with an eight-speed automatic transmission, our V-6 G90 seems to have hit the sweet spot. Early logbook entries agree that the combo pulls hard, shifts precisely, and sounds good doing so. Our initial assessments of the G90’s powertrain were confirmed at the test track, where it laid down a respectable 5.2-second zero-to-60-mph time and scooted through the quarter-mile in 13.8 seconds. Braking from 70 mph consumed 182 feet.

As for rolling stock, our Patagonia Blue G90 arrived sporting a quartet of hefty-looking 19-inch chrome aluminum wheels wrapped in Continental ContiProContact tires. The multilink front and rear suspensions utilize adaptive dampers, with mixed results. While the ride is supple, the handling and body movements can get a bit sloppy. We can think of several competitors that better manage the ride/handling/comfort equation, although the G90 never pretends to be anything but a competent luxury barge.

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Considering the G90’s cavernous and well-appointed interior, it’s only natural that the car would get the nod from those with a lot of highway miles to cover. Less than a week after arriving, the G90 was pressed into service to transport staffers to Virginia International Raceway for our annual Lighting Lap competition. Barely two weeks after its return, associate online editor Joseph Capparella climbed behind the wheel for a run to North Carolina, reporting an indicated 27 mpg for portions of the trip. In between highway jaunts, the G90’s enormous back seat, which is wide enough for three people even if they aren’t particularly friendly, makes it a top choice for lunch runs. Our overall fuel economy to date is 23 mpg, which falls on the sweet side of its 20-mpg combined EPA rating.

Although we have accumulated fewer than 5000 miles at this point, we are encouraged by the G90’s rock-solid reliability, coddling interior, and hushed ride. We’ll see how this story develops over the next 35,000 miles.

Months in Fleet: 1 month Current Mileage: 4738 miles

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Average Fuel Economy: 23 mpg Fuel Tank Size: 21.9 gal Fuel Range: 500 miles

Service: $0 Normal Wear: $0 Repair: $0

Specifications >VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

PRICE AS TESTED: $69,050 (base price: $69,050)

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The 2017 Genesis G 90 replaces the larger Hyundai Equus, which was also discontinued after the 2016 model year. The G 90 rides on a new

The 2017 Genesis G 90 will compete at the top of the premium luxury car segment with world-class technological innovations and the highest levels of refinement

ENGINE TYPE: twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve V-6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection

Displacement: 204 cu in, 3342 cc

Power: 365 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque: 376 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode

DIMENSIONS:

Wheelbase: 124.4 in

Length: 204.9 in

Width: 75.4 in Height: 58.9 in

Passenger volume: 113 cu ft

Trunk volume: 16 cu ft

Curb weight: 4717 lb

PERFORMANCE: NEW

Zero to 60 mph: 5.2 sec

Zero to 100 mph: 13.0 sec

Zero to 130 mph: 23.1 sec

Rolling start, 5–60 mph: 5.7 sec

Top gear, 30–50 mph: 2.8 sec

Top gear, 50–70 mph: 3.7 sec

Standing ¼-mile: 13.8 sec @ 103 mph

Top speed (governor limited): 147 mph

Braking, 70–0 mph: 182 ft

Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad*: 0.84 g

*stability-control-inhibited

FUEL ECONOMY:

EPA combined/city/highway: 20/17/24 mpg

C/D observed: 23 mpg

Unscheduled oil additions: 0 qt

WARRANTY:

5 years/60,000 miles bumper to bumper;

10 years/100,000 miles powertrain;

7 years/unlimited miles corrosion protection;

3 years/unlimited miles roadside assistance;

3 years/36,000 miles scheduled maintenance

Genesis G90 Luxury Car Sets New Record In Satisfaction Research .
Hyundai's new luxury division, Genesis, scores an overwhelming victory in winning AutoPacific's Vehicle Satisfaction Award research with the highest score ever by the new Genesis G90 luxury car. Lincoln is highest scoring premium brand. GMC highest scoring popular brand.Launching a new brand with an all new car is a huge challenge. Launching in the luxury space is even more of a challenge. Hyundai, the top Korean manufacturer, launched its Genesis brand in late 2015 and followed on with the 2017 Genesis G90 Luxury Car in 2016. Owners of the new Genesis G90 have rated their satisfaction with their car.

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