2017 Genesis G90 Review

Hyundai Motor Company has very fast crossed path from position to make cheap models for everyone to point that it sounds Genesis, a division for luxury sedan buyers. For that reason, the 2017 Genesis G90 becomes a premium car with great dimension. New flagship sedan also provides new user experience and gives new values for potential customers. Perhaps a story about Genesis creates confusion in the understanding of new car division and differences compared to Hyundai Genesis. However, it will single out from other models and presents replacement for former Hyundai Equus model. We had insights in exterior dimensions and concluded that Genesis G90 will be a little bit longer and wider. As follows, the overall length is 204.9 inches; width is 75.4 inches, height 58.9 inches, and G90 rides on 124.4-inch long wheelbase.

To sum it up, Korean star comes with beautiful exterior and interior design in combination with quality materials and smart technologies. Is there enough luxury for you? Let’s go to see all details and then you can make the final verdict. We think that 2017 Genesis G90 prepared to fight with German competitors such as Mercedes S-Class, BMW 7-Series, and Audi A8.

2017 Genesis G90-front view

2017 Genesis G90 New Design Language

According to words of Luc Donckerwolke and Peter Schreyer, who are head people for design in Genesis, you can expect new design language.  The 2017 Genesis G90 will be prestigious thanks to “Athletic Elegance” language. It has an athletic body and elegant lines ready to surpass all challenges which come from competition. In any point of the body, you can recognize sports spirit. For example, sedan adopts front grille from Hyundai Genesis and its dimensions are huge. Further, the LED headlights are larger and extend deeper into the bumper. But that is not all because the long hood is available with smooth surfaces and new wing badge in the middle of the edge.

Car profile is different from what you saw before in Hyundai line. It shows muscles everywhere where it is possible. Just look at shoulders and haunches. Further, it has stylish big wheels and glass surfaces with a slope rear window. Finally, rear end recalls a Bentley when we talk about the bumper and vertical taillights.

2017 Genesis G90-interior

2017 Genesis G90 Retained Equus Interior Design

If you worry that 2017 Genesis G90 has lost Equus design then you are wrong. It is especially visible in the cabin. Everything that you see looks luxurious with soft-touch materials and new colors. The seats are covered with Nappa or Alcantara leather while they also have ergonomic functions. One of the amazing things is power-adjustable driver’s seat with 22-ways of change. Now, there is no doubt that interior offers comfort, especially with more than enough headroom and legroom. For occupants who seat in the rear row, there are fold-down armrest and options for an entertainment system and climate. Further, the storage capacity amounts 15.7 cubic feet and presents average in the segment. On the dashboard, there is 12.3-inch infotainment display available, 17-speaker Lexicon surround-sound system, Bluetooth, and much more.

2017 Genesis G90 Safety Features

 The list of safety features for 2017 Genesis G90 is too long so we conclude that safety won’t be an issue. As follow, we will tell you just most important systems such as soft-close doors, an adaptive suspension, blind-spot monitoring and Genesis Connected remote vehicle access. Some of them are standard, and others are additions for better protection. For example, the last one is designed for emergency calling in case of an accident. Furthermore, the carmaker pays attention to its “eyes” (rear-camera system).

2017 Genesis G90 Specification

The large sedan will be powered by the two advanced engines. First one is a turbo 3.3-liter V6 that produces 365 horsepower, while the second is 5.0-liter V8 with 420 horsepower. An eight-speed automatic transmission with an electronic joystick will give you simple feel for management. Genesis puts in brochure two options, the rear-wheel, and all-wheel drive. According to EPA fuel economy was rated at 19 mpg combined (16 city/24 highway) with rear-wheel drive, while with AWD is a little bit worse. And it’s for 1 mpg.

2017 Genesis G90 Price

Depending on what you want, between two different engines and drive options, depends on the final price. In the first case, you can pay $60,000, and the second option costs around $80,000.

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