Want a sporty car that’s worth getting excited about? If so, meet the 2016 Hyundai Genesis, which has the power and performance to match its sleek exterior styling. The base version of this fantastic car gets a 6-speed manual transmission, a 348-horsepower 3.8L V6 engine and rear-wheel drive. The sum total is a driving experience that would leave most driving enthusiasts impressed. Three different trim levels for the new Genesis catar to different price points, preferences and driving styles. These trims include the 3.8, 3.8 R-Spec, and 3.8 Ultimate. Want to learn more about the new Hyundai Genesis? Read on for more information about each trim option.

2016 Hyundai Genesis trim levels:

  • 3.8
  • 5.0 Ultimate
  • 3.8 R-Spec
  • 3.8 Ultimate

2016 Hyundai Genesis Sedan 3.8

Despite being the base level, the 3.8 trim still has many great standard offerings. To begin, this model has the option to pair the sport-tuned suspension with an 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC® with downshift rev-matching. The exterior boasts staggered 18-inch alloy wheels and projector headlights. Inside, you will find cloth seating surfaces with leather bolster and cloth insert seats. By using the 6-inch color display audio system, you will be able to listen to your favorite songs through the 6-speakers of the 170-Watt audio system. It’s a lot of fun bundled at a great price.


  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Cloth seating surfaces

2016 Hyundai Genesis Sedan 5.0 Ultimate

Want a sedan that blows your hair back? If so, the Genesis Sedan 5.0 Ultimate is your answer. Featuring everything found in the 3.8 trim, the 5.0 Ultimate trim level also includes everything from Hyundai’s Signature and Tech packages. These perks include a panoramic sunroof, blind-spot detection, parking guides, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control, parking sensors, upgraded leather upholstery and more. But the crown jewel of this trim is the upgraded 5.0-liter V8 engine for a more thrilling ride. This trim also gets driver-selectable suspension options, illuminated door-sill plates and enhanced trim accents.


  • 5.0-liter V8
  • Panoramic sunroof and other interior upgrades
  • Bonus safety features

2016 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec

This track-tuned trim gets the sporty Genesis Coupe ready for racing. The feature upgrades from the basic 3.8 include a front camber adjustment bolt, a Brembo braking system and Torsen limited-slip rear differential. These definitely add to the race-like performance of the mid-level trim option. You will also find 19-inch alloy wheels to enhance the exterior. To further complement the sportier version of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe, the interior includes black leather bolster with black cloth insert seats and sport seat bolsters. At this trim level, the audio system and display continue to remain the same as the offering on the 3.8.


  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Track-tuned suspension
  • Sport seat bolsters

2016 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Ultimate

The top trim of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe does not disappoint. Now including a rear spoiler, aero wiper blades, and HID Xenon headlights with auto leveling, the upgraded exterior appearance adds to the sporty vibe of this car. Similar to the mid-level 3.8 R-Spec, the 3.8 Ultimate has staggered 19-inch alloy wheels and a race-like ride with a track-tuned suspension. These features are complemented by the front camber adjustment bolt, Brembo® braking system and Torsen® limited-slip rear differential.

The upgraded interior features of the 3.8 Ultimate – like the 10-speaker 360-watt Infinity premium audio system – give this performance vehicle the feeling of a high-end luxury car. Along with a power tilt-and-slide sunroof, you will be surrounded by comfort with the leather seating surfaces that include two-stage heated front seats. As the driver, you will also enjoy a seat with power slide, height adjustment and lumbar support and aluminum foot pedals. The features of the 3.8 Ultimate trim level definitely give the Hyundai Genesis Coupe the perfect blend of performance and luxury.


  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Navigation system with 7-inch touchscreen and NavTraffic
  • Rear Parking Assistance System


With three trim level options available for the Hyundai Genesis Coupe, you will be sure to find the right grouping to fit your driving habits. Since each model boasts a 348-horsepower 3.8L V6 engine under the hood, you will get all the power you need whether you choose the 3.8, 3.8 R-Spec, or 3.8 Ultimate. By reviewing the drivetrain, suspension, exterior, interior, and technology features presented above, this decision should be just a little bit easier. Pick your Hyundai Genesis Coupe model and begin driving in style today.