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2012 Hyundai Genesis 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2012 Audi A6
     
4dr Sdn V6 3.8L
  • 4dr Sdn V6 3.8L
  • 4dr Sdn V8 4.6L
  • 4dr Sdn V8 5.0L R-Spec
E350 Luxury Sedan
  • E350 Luxury Sedan
  • E350 Sport Sedan
  • E350 Luxury BlueTEC Sedan
  • E350 Sport BlueTEC Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Luxury Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E550 4MATIC Sport Sedan
4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Prestige

Prices

MSRP $34,200 $50,490 $49,900
Invoice $32,070 $46,956 $46,408
Avg. Paid $19,979 $32,742 $36,928

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 9.0 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.7 9.2 9.1
Performance 8.5 8.4 8.3
Interior 8.9 8.4 8.4
Operating Cost 7.7 7.3 7.6
Safety 10.0 10.0 10.0
Reliability 3.5 5.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful V6 and V8 engines
  • Spacious rear seats
  • Good trunk space for the class
  • Exceptional reliability rating
  • Lavish interior
  • Powerful V6 and V8 engines
  • Spacious rear seat
  • Powerful supercharged V6
  • Excellent fuel economy with base engine
  • Quiet, beautifully crafted interior
Cons
  • Vague steering
  • Firm ride in R-Spec model
  • Not as sporty as some rivals
  • Little steering feedback

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.8L/231 Gas V6 3.5L/213 Supercharged Gas V6 3.0L/183
MPG 18 City / 28 Hwy 20 City / 30 Hwy 19 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 115.6 113.1 114.7
Length, Overall (in) 196.3 191.7 193.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 75.9 73.8
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 57.7 57.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3971 4045 4045

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Optional Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Optional Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 109.4 - TBD - 97.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 37.9 37.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 41.3 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.8 57.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.2 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6 35.8 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 56.9 56.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 - TBD - - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.9 15.9 14.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Optional Standard
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional Standard
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional Standard
Heated Rear Seat Standard Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Optional Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Optional
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard Optional Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Night Vision Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Supercharged Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Supercharged Gas V6
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.5L/213 3.0L/183
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 333 @ 6400 302 @ 6500 310 @ 5500-6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 291 @ 5100 273 @ 3500-5250 325 @ 2900-4500
Transmission Automatic w/manual shift Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 36.0 36.2 39.0

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 (Est) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 (Est) 30 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.3 23.5 19.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link Trapezoidal-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard Standard