I didn’t really do any research on the Genesis Coupe before I went to the Hyundai dealer, but a couple different friends suggested it and the dealership was convenient, so I stopped in. They only had 2 on the lot, one was an automatic and the other was an R-Spec with a manual, both turbo 4 cyl. The R-Spec comes with the sport tuned suspension, limited slip diff, and Brembo brakes.
The saleswoman I had was clueless but friendly. She went over everything really thoroughly with me “The powertrain warranty covers the engine AND transmission!” She didn’t know how to drive a stick, so we had to wait for someone to bring the car around. She was totally fine on the test drive, though. It turned out she thought I was like 22, and I thought she was like 22, but we were the same age and she was fun to talk to once we figured out we were both not newbies.
This car seems like a good compromise for people who like fun little RWD cars but also want something that’s at least a little bit practical. There’s decent amount of trunk/hatchback space and the back seat would be usable for short distances. The car I drove had red leather seats, which I was a big fan of, being that I love colored interiors, particularly red.
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