2009 Hyundai Genesis outscores Lexus ES 350 as Consumer Reports’ top-rated “Upscale Sedan”

The 2009 Hyundai Genesis has outscored four rivals to become Consumer Reports top-rated vehicle in the “Upsacle Sedan” category beating out the Lexus ES 350. The Genesis which achieved an “Excellent” overall road test score, outranking 20 cars from competitors including the Pontiac G8, Lincoln MKS and the Acura TL

“The Hyundai Genesis rivals high-end luxury sedans but costs considerably less,” said David Champion, senior director of Consumer Reports’ Auto Test Center in East Haddam, Connecticut. “Its luxurious and spacious interior and quietness far transcend its relatively modest price.”

The Acura TL ad Nissan Maxima also received scores of Excellent while the G8 and the LKS received scores of Very Good. Other models in this class that will make their market debut in 2009 include the redesigned Audi A6 and the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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Source: Consumer Reports