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2018 Genesis G70

2018 Genesis G70
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The luxury brand’s answer to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class

The Genesis brand was introduced in 2015 as Hyundai’s premium division. The name was derived from the Hyundai Genesis, the company’s full-size sedan, which became the Genesis G80 after the rebranding. Before the G80 debuted, the newly-founded brand introduced the G90, a redesigned, more luxurious version of Hyundai’s range-topping sedan, the Equus. Come 2017 and Genesis introduced its third sedan. Called the G70, it is aimed at the premium compact market, which is currently populated by offerings like the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Cadillac ATS.

Part of the company’s plan to roll out several new models by 2020, the G70 is Genesis’ last effort in the car market for the time being, as the Korean brand wants to focus on launching a full SUV lineup too. The G70 is slated to go on sale in the U.S. later in 2017 with at least two engines, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder in the base model, and a 3.3-liter V-6 in the Sport versions. A diesel is also available in Korea, but we might not see it cross the pond to North America anytime soon. Much like the larger G80 and G90, the G70 comes with a solid package of standard features and promises to deliver best-in-class safety, but more on that in the review below.

Continue reading to learn more about the Genesis G70.

 

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2019 Genesis G70 - Driven

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2019 Genesis G70

2019 Genesis G70

Almost as good as the German competition... for $10k less!
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Korean specs carry over to the state in all the right ways!
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2018 Genesis G70

2018 Genesis G70

The luxury brand’s answer to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class