2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Price, Value, Ratings & Reviews | Kelley Blue Book (2024)

There’s no other coupe/sedan twosome more dissimilar than the Hyundai Genesis siblings. The four-door Genesis is an entry-luxury sedan that starts at about $34,000, the two-door version is a less-lavish sports coupe that starts at about $23,000, and they look nothing alike inside or out. But we’re fans of both. Available with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine or powerful V6, the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is a viable alternative to a wide range of otherwise-unrelated cars that includes the Honda Civic Si, Ford Mustang and Infiniti G Coupe.

Used 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Pricing

Used 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe pricing starts at $6,319 for the Genesis Coupe 2.0T Coupe 2D, which had a starting MSRP of $22,750 when new. The range-topping 2010 Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track Coupe 2D starts at $6,741 today, originally priced from $31,250.

Original MSRP

KBB Fair Purchase Price (nat'l average)

2.0T Coupe 2D

$22,750

$6,319

2.0T R-Spec Coupe 2D

$24,500

$5,963

3.8 Coupe 2D

$25,750

$7,111

2.0T Track Coupe 2D

$27,500

$5,909

2.0T Premium Coupe 2D

$27,500

$6,393

3.8 Grand Touring Coupe 2D

$30,750

$6,179

3.8 Track Coupe 2D

$31,250

$6,741

The Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price for any individual used vehicle can vary greatly according to mileage, condition, location, and other factors. The prices here reflect what buyers are currently paying for used 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe models in typical condition when purchasing from a dealership. These prices are updated weekly.

Driving the Used 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

The 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe rides too harsh for some – which is exactly the kind of thing a performance-seeking buyer wants to hear. For those who would gladly trade some highway comfort for better handling and road-feel, the Genesis Coupe is at its very best when being tossed back and forth down a canyon road or around a racetrack. We had a chance to drive the 2.0T model with a manual transmission and the V6 with an automatic, and found both responsive. The shifting action of the manual transmission wasn’t as refined or precise as we would have liked, but the unit worked well overall. The Genesis Coupe is fun to drive and can give more expensive coupes an honest run for their money.

Interior Comfort

The 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe features a simple and sporty interior, surrounding driver and passenger with a symmetrical wraparound arching dash. The front seats hold firmly and are comfortable even for longer rides; the small rear seat is at its best while hosting children and smaller adults. The interior doesn’t radiate the same premium vibe as the exterior, but it’s appropriate for the price range.

Exterior Styling

The 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe wears the boldest, sportiest sheetmetal ever penned by the Korean automaker. Although the styling is aggressive, it’s a look we think will withstand the test of time.

Favorite Features

Sleek Styling
Is there a more boldly styled sports coupe available for under $25,000? The 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is fun to drive and all, but it’s the sharp sheetmetal that really sets it apart.

Track Trim
What’s better than a sports car? A sportier one. The 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe can hang with some serious competition as is, but with a limited-slip differential, tighter suspension and bigger brakes, the Track and R-Spec trims are even more formidable.

Standard Features

At the starting sticker price, the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe features a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, six-speed manual transmission, 18-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth phone connectivity, air conditioning, power windows/locks/mirrors, auto headlights, AM/FM/CD/MP3/iPod/USB audio and remote keyless entry. Safety features for the Genesis Coupe include six airbags, electronic stability control (ESC) with traction control, ABS, electronic brake force distribution (EBD) and brake assist.

Factory Options

A fully-loaded 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe features a 3.8-liter V6, six-speed automatic transmission, navigation system, 10-speaker premium audio system, power sunroof, keyless entry and start, backup warning system, auto climate control, heated leather seats and power driver’s seat. Opting for Track or R-Spec trims nets a combination of the following: Limited-slip differential, track-tuned suspension, Brembo brakes, 19-inch alloy wheels and HID headlights.

Engine & Transmission

The 2.0-liter turbocharged engine has plenty of power throughout the rev range and operates smoothly with no hint of turbo lag. The 3.8-liter V6 is even silkier and more powerful, but the added weight forces a compromise in handling. Both engine choices offer their own advantages, and buyers will find either well-suited for daily and performance driving. The automatic transmission for the 2.0T is a five-speed, while that for the V6 is a six-speed.

2.0-liter Turbocharged In-line four
210 horsepower @ 6000 rpm
223 lb.-ft. of torque @ 2000 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 21/30 (manual), 20/30 (automatic)

3.8-liter V6
306 horsepower @ 6300 rpm
266 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4700 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 17/26 (manual), 17/27 (automatic)

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