After taking top honors for the North American Car of the Year at the 2009 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, it’s no surprise that the Hyundai Genesis has also claimed to top prize from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).
The Genesis appears to be the right car for the times, a well-priced luxury sedan from an automaker known more for well-built entry-level economy cars. In other words, the Genesis is all about value.
Coming standard with a 310hp V6, the Genesis also features an optional 375hp 4.6-liter V8.
This marks the first time Hyundai or any Korean automaker has won the AJAC Car of the Year award.