2016 Genesis Coupe

2016 genesis coupe

New Features for 2016 Genesis Coupe

The 2016 Genesis Coupe is a true rear-drive Sport Coupe for everyday enthusiasts includes a 348-horsepower, 3.8-liter direct-injected Lambda V6 engine standard, ensuring its buyers maximum powertrain performance at a very affordable price point.

Highlights for 2016MY

  • 6-inch color center-stack display replaces dot-matrix display

Model Lineup

  • 3.8L Base – Affordable, core model including popular options
  • 3.8L R-Spec – A sharply-focused, tuner-ready performance model that focuses on providing true track capability while reducing non-essential equipment for cost and weight reduction
  • 3.8L Ultimate – The highest trim available that brings the most comfort and convenience options along with performance and safety equipment

Exterior Highlights

  • Aggressively designed front fascia, grille, headlights and fog lights
  • Hood shape with heat extractor cues
  • Muscular quarter panels
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Outside mirror illuminated turn signals
  • Xenon HID headlights
  • Rear combination lamps with LED lighting
  • Aggressive 18 and 19-inch alloy wheel designs with deep dimensional sculpting
  • Staggered-width gunmetal-finish 19-inch alloy wheels
  • Dual chrome asymmetrical exhaust tips
  • Rear parking assistance system

Powertrain Highlights

  • 3.8L Lambda GDI V6 engine with 348/344 horsepower with 295/292 lb.-ft. of torque when using Premium Unleaded/Regular Unleaded respectively
  • Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
  • 24 valves with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
  • Available 8-speed automatic transmissions with Shiftronic
  • Available 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission
  • EPA fuel economy estimates of 16 mpg city / 25 highway / 19 combined (8 A/T)
  • EPA fuel economy estimates of 16 mpg city / 24 highway / 19 combined (6 M/T)

Interior Highlights

  • Standard push button start and proximity key entry with alarm and panic
  • Supervision electroluminescent gauge cluster w/information display
  • Multi-gauge cluster
  • Driver side walk-in assist
  • Power driver seat slide and power lumbar on Ultimate
  • Blue Link telematics
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Tilt and telescoping steering wheel
  • High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Xenon headlights on Ultimate
  • Fully automatic temperature control
  • Rear Parking Assistance System on Ultimate
  • Outside mirror illuminated turn signal indicators

Comprehensive Safety Features

  • Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Six airbags
  • Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
  • Active front head restraints
  • Available HID Headlights and Backup Warning system

Multimedia Features

  • Advanced Infinity®-branded 360-watt premium audio system with HD Radio, 10 speakers, dual-voice coil subwoofer, and speed-adjusting volume control on Ultimate
  • USB/iPod auxiliary input jack
  • Standard Sirius XM satellite radio (90-day free trial XM)
  • Standard 7-inch touchscreen Navigation on Ultimate that integrates vehicle information into one location

3.8L Base / 3.8L R-Spec / 3.8L Ultimate .

3.8L Base

Model Codes

  • Black 6-speed M/T RWD - C0303R65
  • Black 8 speed A/T RWD - C0302R65
  • Gray 6-speed M/T RWD - C0313R65
  • Gray 6-spseed A/T RWD - C0312R65

Mechanical Features

  • 3.8L GDI DOHC V6 engine with Dual CVVT
  • 6-speed close-ration Manual transmission OR
  • 8-speed Automatic Transmission with SHIFTRONIC® and steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
  • Sport-tuned suspension and strut brace with low velocity control dampers
  • 18-inch alloy wheels w/P225/45VR18 Front tires and P245/45VR18 Rear tires

Safety Features

  • 6 airbags: Advanced dual front airbags with Occupant Classification System (OCS), front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, and roof-mounted side-curtain airbags
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
  • Electronic Stability Control ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • 4-wheel disc brakes with Brake Assist
  • Fog lights
  • LED Daytime running lights
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Active front head restraints
  • Hill Start Assist (6/MT only)

Exterior Features

  • Power door locks & outside mirrors
  • Heated outside mirrors w/turn signal indicators
  • Automatic headlights
  • Rear LED taillights

Interior Features

  • 6" color display (Gen 3.0C)
  • Proximity key with push button start
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass and HomeLink® integrated transceiver
  • Black cloth seats with seatbelt guide and front seatback pockets
  • Automatic temperature control w/outside temperature display
  • Power windows with auto-down/up
  • Electroluminescent gauge cluster with Information Display screen
  • Tilt & telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Cruise control
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone system
  • Trip computer
  • Floor mats

Multimedia Features

  • 360-watt Infinity® AM/FM/XM®/CD/MP3/HD Radio® audio system with 10 speakers
  • iPod®/USB and MP3 auxiliary input jacks

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3.8L R-Spec

Model Codes

  • 6-speed M/T RWD - C0333R65

Standard Equipment

  • Includes in addition to or in place of 3.8L Standard Equipment:
  • 6-speed Close-ratio Manual Transmission
  • Track-tuned suspension w/low velocity control dampers
  • 19-inch alloy wheels w/Summer tires
  • Brembo® braking system
  • Torsen® Limited-slip differential
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Front camber adjustment bolt
  • Black leather bolster / black cloth insert seats and seatbelt guide
  • R-Spec aggressive seat bolsters
  • R-Spec badge

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3.8L Ultimate

Model Codes

  • Black 6-speed M/T RWD - C0353R65
  • Black 8-speed A/T RWD - C0352R65
  • Brown 6-speed M/T RWD - C0363R65
  • Brown 8-speed A/T RWD - C0362R65

Standard Equipment

  • Includes in addition to or in place of 3.8L Standard Equipment:
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Heated front seats
  • Power driver seat slide and power lumbar
  • 360-watt Infinity® AM/FM/XM®/CD/MP3 audio system with 10 speakers
  • Navigation system with 7-inch touchscreen and XM NavTraffic® (90-day trial)
  • Blue Link Hyundai Telematics system
  • Illuminated door sill plates
  • Power tilt-and-slide glass sunroof
  • Aluminum pedals
  • Rear spoiler
  • Metal grain trim w/chrome interior accents
  • 6-speed Close-ratio Manual Transmission(carbon synchronizers) OR
  • 8-speed Automatic Transmission with SHIFTRONIC® and steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
  • 19-inch alloy wheels w/Summer tires
  • Brembo® braking system
  • Track-tuned suspension
  • Torsen® Limited-slip differential
  • Front camber adjustment bold
  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) Xenon headlights
  • Aero wiper blades
  • Rear parking sensors

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These videos follow the Hyundai Five-Point Walkaround format and show the functions, benefits and operation of key Genesis Coupe features.



An overview of the 2016 Genesis Coupe, including trim levels, major mechanical features, and exterior design highlights. You’ll also learn about unique Genesis Coupe features like frameless side glass that retracts automatically when the door is opened, summer tires, front camber adjustment bolts, Brembo brakes and more.



Watch and learn about such Genesis Coupe engineering features as:

  • Hood insulator
  • Longitudinally-mounted engine
  • Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
  • Variable intake system
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Electronic Stability Control with driver-selectable 3-stage ESC control
  • Traction Control System
  • Torsen limited-slip differential

Driver's Side


How to operate these Genesis Coupe features:

  • Proximity key
  • Push-button start/stop
  • Heated power-adjustable side view mirrors
  • Driver's door controls
  • Power driver's seat
  • Rear seat access
  • Tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel
  • Electroluminescent gauge center
  • Steering wheel controls
  • Bluetooth® phone pairing
  • Headlights and fog lights
  • Multi-gauge cluster
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink® and compass
  • Blue Link®
  • Navigation system

Cargo Area


Learn about access to Genesis Coupe’s cargo area, folding rear seat, and compact spare tire.

Rear Seat


A complete tour of the Genesis Coupe’s rear seat area, including walk-in rear seat assist, storage areas, emergency and automatic locking seatbelt retractors, and LATCH anchors.

Front Passenger Seat


A guide to Genesis Coupe’s amenities and luxury features, including:

  • Glove compartment
  • Airbags
  • Front seat active head restraints
  • Occupant Classification System
  • Power windows and door locks
  • Center console
  • Automatic climate control
  • Heated seats
  • Multi-information display
  • Audio systems
  • iPod®/USB/auxiliary inputs
  • Sunvisors
  • Overhead console
  • Power tilt-and-slide sunroof
 Engine 3.8L

Lambda 3.8L (3778 cc)

Normally-aspirated V6

Cam design DOHC with Dual CVVT
(Mechanical Valve Lash Adj.)
Configuration Longitudinal
Block/Head composition Aluminum/Aluminum
Horsepower @ RPM 348@ 6400 (Premium)
344 @ 6400 (Regular)
Torque (ft.-lbs.) @ RPM 295 @ 5100 (Premium)
292 @ 5100 (Regular)
Bore & Stroke (mm) 96.0 x 87.0
Compression ratio (:1) 11.5:1
Ignition Electronic
Induction system Gasoline Direct Injection/ Variable
Timing Chain S
Motor Mounts Hydraulic
Exhaust Dual Exhaust
Sound generator Standard
Recommended fuel 87 Octane Unleaded
or Premium

 Engine 3.8L
Drive configuration Rear Wheel Drive
Clutch (Dry plate) S
6-speed manual (1st-3rd triple-cone   synchronizers) S
8-speed electronic automatic with lockup
torque converter & Paddle-shift SHIFTRONIC™
Limited-slip differential (Torsion type) R-Spec / Ultimate model
Gear ratios (:1) 6MT/8AT
1st 3.848 / 3.964
2nd 2.317 / 2.468
3rd 1.623 / 1.610
4th 1.233 / 1.176
5th 1.000 / 1.000
6th 0.794 / 0.832
7th -- / 0.652
8th -- / 0.565
Reverse 3.985 / 2.273
Final gear ratio 3.538 / 3.909

 Electrical 3.8L
Starter rating 1.7 Kw
Alternator rating 130 amps
Battery rating 64AH

 Braking System 3.8L
12.6 inch ventilated rotors S
13.4 inch Brembo ventilated rotors R-Spec & Ultimate model
Floating calipers
Single piston (60mm), floating drums
Fixed red calipers
4-piston (42mm), fixed drums
R-Spec / Ultimate model
12.4 inch solid rotors S
13.0 inch ventilated rotors R-Spec / Ultimate model
Floating calipers
Single piston (43mm), floating drums
Fixed red calipers
4-piston (32mm + 28mm), fixed drums
R-Spec / Ultimate model
Power Assisted hydraulic
Dual-diagonal, split circuit
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) w/ Traction Control System (TCS) S
ABS w/ Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (4-channel system) S
Parking Brake Drum-in-Hat
Hill Start Assist S

 Steering 3.8L
Type Rack & pinion
Hydraulic Power Assisted S
Overall ratio 13.8
Turning circle (feet) 37.4
Turns (lock to lock) 2.7

 Suspension 3.8L
Type Suspension - Front Dual-link MacPherson Strut
Gas Charged Shocks
Type Suspension - Rear 5-link Independent Monotube Gas Charged Shocks
Stabilizer bar - Front
(Standard / R-Spec / Ultimate)
23mm / 24mm
Stabilizer bar - Rear
(Standard / R-Spec / Ultimate)
19mm / 20mm
Torsen-type Limited-slip differential R-Spec / Ultimate model
Front Strut Tower Brace w/low velocity control dampers S
Sport Suspension Calibration S
Track Suspension Calibration R-Spec / Ultimate model

 Body / Chassis 3.8L
Type Unibody
Materials - Primary composition Advanced High Strength steel
 Wheels and Tires 3.8L
18-inch 18 x 7.5J (front)
18 x 8.0J (rear)
Aluminum alloy wheels
Euro flange wheel lip


19 x 8.0J (front)
19 x 8.5J (rear)
Aluminum alloy wheels
Euro flange wheel lip
Dark graphite finish
R-Spec/ Ultimate
Tires - Staggered Fitments Front: 225/45VR18 91V
Rear: 245/45VR18 96V
High Performance
All Season
Bridgestone Potenza RE92A
Front: 225/40YR19 89Y
Rear: 245/40YR19 94Y
High Performance

Summer Compound*Bridgestone Potenza RE050A
*not for snow/ice conditions
Spare tire - temporary type T135/90D17
(steel wheel)
(aluminum wheel)

 Lights 3.8L
Headlights Projector beam Halogen S
High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights Xenon, auto leveling Ultimate
Rear LED Taillights S
Automatic headlights Automatic headlamp On/Off control S
Front fog lights S
LED Daytime Running Lights S

 Outside Mirrors 3.8L
Dual power, body color
manual folding side mirrors
Heated S
Side mirror illuminated turn signal indicators S

 Moldings and Trim 3.8L
Bumpers (5 MPH) Body color S
Door handles Body color S

 Moldings and Trim 3.8L
Solar control glass Heat and UV reflecting S
Rear window defroster w/timer S

 Other 3.8L
Front windshield wipers Variable intermittent
Aero wipers (enhanced wiping performance at higher speed) Front windshield Ultimate
Spoiler – Body Color Ultimate
Sunroof w/sunshade Power glass, tilt/sliding Ultimate
Genesis Coupe Badge Upper-left deck lid S
3.8 Badge Upper-right deck lid S
R-Spec Badge Upper-right deck lid
(below 3.8 badge)
R-Spec only
 Seating 3.8L
Capacity 4
Seating Surfaces
Black Cloth Base
Gray Leather Bolster w/Gray Cloth Inserts Base
Black Leather Bolster with Black Cloth Inserts/Red Stitching R-Spec
Black Leather Ultimate
Tan Leather Ultimate

 Front Seats 3.8L
 Power Driver seat slide w/height adjustment and
 power lumbar support
 Heated front seats Ultimate
 Driver & Passenger side walk-in assist S
 Driver's Lumbar support (Power) Ultimate
 Front seat headrests (Up/Down/Tilt Adjustable) S
 Active front head restraints (Anti-whiplash) S

 Rear Seats 3.8L
Folding seatback with trunk release S

 Audio and Navigation 3.8L
Mobis AM/FM/CD/XM/MP3 audio system (170-watts)
with 6 speakers
6" Color display (Gen 3.0C)
Infinity® 360-watt AM/FM/HD Radio®/CD player/MP3 audio system w/10 speakers (in 8 locations), including DVC subwoofer, 8-channel external digital amplifier and diversity antenna, 7 inch touchscreen navigation system Ultimate
iPod®/USB/Auxiliary input jacks(Inside center console) S
XM Shark-fin antenna (roof-mounted) S
HD Radio® Ultimate
Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls
(Volume up/down, Mode, Seek up/down)
Bluetooth® hands-free phone system S

 Steering Wheel 3.8L
Black leather-wrapped S
A/T Paddle-shifters S (A/T)
Manual tilt and Telescopic wheel S
Steering wheel audio controls Volume up/down, Mode, Seek up/down S

 Steering Wheel 3.8L
Air conditioning (Non-CFC) / heater/defogger Fully automatic temperature control S
Outside temperature Display S
Cabin air filter S
Rear window defroster Electronic w/timer S

 Instrumentation 3.8L
6" Color display (Gen 3.0C) (Audio, HVAC, Clock, Outside temp) Base / R-Spec
Tachometer Analog S
Coolant temp / Fuel level Analog S
Odometer LCD digital S
Trip computer (Dual trip odometer, Range, Avg. MPH, Avg. MPG) S
Clock LCD digital S
Electroluminescent gauge cluster with information display screen S
Adjustable Blue Illumination level S

 Instrumentation 3.8L
Blue Link Mobile Telematics system Ultimate
Cruise control S
Power windows Dual illuminated auto-down/up S
Power door locks Dealer installed
Auto-locking availability
Driver's door inside lock override S
Remote keyless entry system w/panic (1 press opens driver, 2 opens all) S
Proximity key with push button start S
Remote release for hood, trunk and fuel filler door S
Front Center console w/Storage and armrest S
Cup holders Dual - Center console S
Driver's footrest S
Power points (2) Center console and center stack S
Inside rearview mirror Day/Night S
Electrochromic auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink® and compass (located on inside rearview mirror) S
Glove box w/light S
Front seatback pockets S
Seatbelt guides Driver & passenger S

 Lights 3.8L
Front courtesy light Overhead Ultimate
Map lights S
Glove compartment light S
Trunk light S
Illuminated key ignition S
I/P switch illumination (Hazard) S

 Other 3.8L
Keys 2 with remote S
 Passenger Restraint System 3.8L
NHTSA (NCAP) crash ratings Frontal (Driver) 5-Star
Frontal (Passenger) 4-Star
Side Impact (Driver) 5-Star
Side Impact (Rear passenger) Not tested
Rollover 5-Star
Advanced Airbags (6) Driver & Front Passenger S
Side-impact (seat-mounted) S
Side air curtain S
Occupant Classification System (OCS) Passenger airbag system is dependent upon the pressure pattern applied to the right front seat cushion by a seated occupant or a child restraint seat. It is not activated by a specific weight of the occupant. S
Active front head restraints (Anti-whiplash) S
Front seat belts with pre-tensioners and force limiters (ALR/ELR) S
Rear seat belts ALR/ELR System S
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) For 2 rear seats S

 Passive Safety 3.8L
Energy-absorbing steering column S
Front and rear crumple zones S
5-MPH Bumpers S
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Low-line system with general indicator
Hood buckling creases and safety stops S
Bodyside reinforcements (side impact protection) S

 Active Safety 3.8L
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with
Traction Control System (TCS)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist S
Rear Parking Assistance System (sensors in rear bumper fascia) Ultimate

 Security 3.8L
Tamper-proof door lock key cylinder S
Steering wheel locks when key is removed S
Anti-theft System w/panic Integrated with remote keyless entry S
 Exterior (inches) 3.8L
Wheelbase 111.0
Overall length 182.3
Overall width (excluding mirrors) 73.4
Overall height 54.5
Overhang (Front) 32.9
Overhang (Rear) 38.4
Track Front 63.0
Rear 63.6
Minimum Ground clearance 5.1
Coefficient of Drag (Cd) 0.32

 Interior (inches) 3.8L
Front seat Head room (w/sunroof) 39.2
Leg room 44.1
Shoulder room 56.7
Hip room 56.0
Rear seat Head room 34.6
Leg room 30.3
Shoulder room 52.8
Hip room 49.2

 Weight (pounds) 3.8L
6-speed Manual (Base / R-Spec / Ultimate) 3514 / 3523 / 3600
8-speed Automatic (Base / Ultimate) 3538 / 3631
Weight Distribution (Front/Rear) 56 / 44%
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - MT / AT 4343 / 4409

 Capacities 3.8L
Fuel tank (gallons) - Use 87 Octane Unleaded Regular fuel 17.2
Engine oil (quarts) 6.5
Engine coolant (quarts) 4.9

 Volume (cubic feet) 3.8L
Passenger compartment 88.8
Cargo (trunk) 10.0
Total 98.8

 Fuel Economy / Emissions / EPA 3.8L
Fuel economy (City/Highway/Combined) 6-speed Manual 16 / 24 / 19
8-speed Automatic 16 / 25 / 19
EPA classification Subcompact
Emissions classification LEV-II (ULEV)
Smog score 5
Global warming score 4
Exterior Interior
3.8L Base



3.8L Ultimate
Black Cloth Gray Leather Bolster w/ Gray cloth insert Black Leather Black Leather Tan Leather
Casablanca White Pearl
Caspian Black Pearl
Santiago Silver Metallic
-- -- --
Empire State Gray Metallic
Tsukuba Red Solid
-- --
Ibiza Blue Pearl
 Model  Equip.  Model Code  Opt. Group  Note
3.8L Base - Black M/T C0303R65 01 --
3.8L Base - Black A/T C0302R65 01 --
3.8L Base - Gray M/T C0313R65 01 --
3.8L Base - Gray A/T C0312R65 01 --

 Model  Equip.
 Model Code 
 Opt. Group  Note
3.8L R-Spec - Black M/T C0333R65 01 --

 Model  Equip.  Model Code  Opt. Group  Note
3.8L Ultimate - Black M/T C0353R65 01 --
3.8L Ultimate - Black A/T C0352R65 01 --
3.8L Ultimate - Tan M/T C0363R65 01 --
3.8L Ultimate - Tan A/T C0362R65 01 --
Port-Installed Options (PIO) &
Dealer-Installed Options (DIO)
Part Number Comments
Camber Bolt 00118-2M001 R-Spec and Ultimate model (POM)
Rear Lip Spoiler U8340-2M0P0 YB6 - Caspian Black Excludes Ultimate
U8340-2M0P0 Y6S - Santiago Silver
U8340-2M0P0 U6G - Empire State Gray
U8340-2M0P0 YW6 - Casablanca White
U8340-2M0P0 WU6 - Ibiza Blue
U8340-2M0P0 GA - Tsukuba Red
Wheel Locks (18" and 19" tires) U8440-00500
All Weather Floor Mats U8130-2M100 (Front)
U8130-2M600 (Rear)
Cargo Mat, Carpeted U8125-2M000
Cargo Net U8170-2M000
Cargo Tray U8120-2M000
Applique bumper 2M027-ADUP0
First aid kit 00083-ADU00
Badge R-Spec U8200-2M000 R-Spec (PPOM)
Badge 3.8 8631-2M100 R-Spec only (POM)
Carpeted Floor Mats 2M014-ADU1 09P
(Black - Front & Rear set)
iPod Cable 08620-2L000

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