Cheap-to-own luxury car: 2012 Hyundai Genesis

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7 cheapest-to-own large, luxury sedans
  • 2012 Hyundai Genesis 3.8

  • 2012 Price: $34,200
  • True cost to own: $56,235
  • Fuel economy MPG: 19 city, 29 highway

The listed price is for the entry-level 2012 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 -- a value that puts other luxury sedans to shame.

In shopping for a luxury car, the biggest hurdle Genesis poses may be that it's a Hyundai. However, once you forget about its pedigree, concentrating instead on its overwhelming level of standard content, well-appointed cabin, passenger comfort and competent performance, you might be sold even without considering its low cost of ownership.

Its 333-horsepower, 3.8-liter V-6 and eight-speed automatic transmission deliver solid fuel economy and zesty acceleration.

Standard features include full power accessories, dual-zone automatic climate control, eight air bags, keyless start and entry, leather seating and a seven-speaker audio system with a USB/auxiliary input jack for your music-playing device.

It also has a full range of up-level options found on luxury cars, costing tens of thousands more.





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