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2014 Hyundai Genesis vs. 2014 Toyota Avalon Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Hyundai Genesis than in the Toyota Avalon, due to the Hyundai Genesis's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Hyundai Genesis will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Avalon.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Genesis as you will with the Toyota Avalon, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Hyundai Genesis or the Toyota Avalon, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Hyundai Genesis is much higher than that for the Toyota Avalon.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Genesis is much wider than the Toyota Avalon, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Genesis takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Avalon.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Genesis transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon.

Handling
The Hyundai Genesis has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Avalon, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Genesis is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Avalon.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Genesis and the Toyota Avalon. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Hyundai Genesis as you will in the Toyota Avalon.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Genesis than that of the Toyota Avalon.


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2014 Hyundai
Genesis

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MSRP*: $35,200 - $47,400
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2014 Toyota
Avalon

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MSRP*: $31,340 - $39,650
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.23% As low as 1.34%
City MPG: 15 - 18 21
Highway MPG: 23 - 27 --
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $32,996 - $43,870 $28,206 - $35,686

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