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    2019 Genesis G70 To Start From $35,895

      You could buy a 2018 BMW 320i for the same price


    This week, Genesis will begin selling the 2019 G70. A base model will set you back $35,895 with a $995 destination charge - the same price as the current 2018 BMW 320i.

    With the G70, you're getting a lot more car for the money. To start, there is a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder offering 252 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque - well above the 180 hp and 200 lb-ft in the 320i. This is paired with an eight-speed automatic. The list of standard equipment is impressive: 18-inch alloy wheels, push-button start, power front seats, 8-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto; adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, and lane keep assist.

    The model that will intrigue driving enthusiasts will be the G70 Sport. This is the only G70 model that will have a six-speed manual. There of course are some other goodies such as imited-slip differential, Brembo brakes with performance pads, a sport exhaust system, and Michelin PS4 summer tires. It will set you back $38,895.

    Those wanting more power will need to step up to the turbocharged 3.3L V6 with 365 horsepower that begins at $44,745 for the Advanced RWD. Stepping up to the V6 also nets you the Brembo brakes, leather upholstery, navigation, and full-LED headlights.

    All-wheel drive is a $2,000 option on all models except for the Sport with the manual.

    Genesis will be offering two launch edition models of the G70. The Design Edition will come with a forest green exterior with cream colored leather seats; and dark green coloring for interior panels. RWD models get 19-inch alloys with Michelin PS4 summer tires, while AWD models make do with a heated steering wheel. The Dynamic Edition gets unique suspension tuning, summer tires, performance brake pads, and a improved cooling system. Both models will come with the 3.3L turbo V6. Pricing for these models are $49,745 and $51,245 respectively. Genesis is only planning on building 400 of each model.

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    Genesis Announces 2019 G70 Pricing Starting At $34,900

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., September 19, 2018 – The 2019 Genesis G70 goes on sale this week with either a 2.0T inline four-cylinder turbocharged engine or a 3.3T V-6 twin-turbocharged engine. G70s equipped with the 2.0T engine are available in six generously equipped trim levels, including a special manual transmission Sport package, with a starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $34,900. The G70s equipped with the 3.3T engine are available in four generously equipped trim levels, plus two limited production Special Edition models, with a starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $43,750.

    G70 2.0T is offered in six trim levels: Advanced, Elite, Prestige, Dynamic, Sport and Sport M/T, while G70 3.3T variants are available in four trim levels: Advanced, Elite, Prestige and Sport. The two limited production Special Edition 3.3T packages: Dynamic Special Edition and Design Special Edition, will only be produced in quantities of 400 units each. Every G70 sedan comes standard with class-leading active and passive safety technology, refined interior appointments and driver-focused features.

    G70 Trim

    MSRP

     

    Launch Editions

    MSRP

    2.0T Advanced RWD

    $34,900

    Design RWD

    $48,750

    2.0T Advanced AWD

    $36,900

    Dynamic RWD

    $50,250

    2.0T Sport M/T RWD

    $37,900

    Design AWD

    $50,750

    3.3T Advanced RWD

    $43,750

    Dynamic AWD

    $52,250

    3.3T Advanced AWD

    $45,750

     

    MSRP excludes $995 destination charge.

     

    G70 Advanced 2.0T RWD: $34,900

    The list of standard features on the 252-hp, G70 Advanced 2.0T trim is competitive. Rear-wheel drive is standard; the AWD Package, available on all trim levels except 2.0T Sport with the 6-speed manual transmission, adds HTRAC all-wheel drive and a heated steering wheel.

    Performance

    · 2.0L I4 T-GDI (252HP/260lb-ft)

    (255HP/260lb-ft with M/T)

    · 8-speed A/T with paddle shifters & rev match

    · Shift-by-Wire

    · Idle Stop & Go (ISG)

    · MacPherson strut front & multi-link rear suspension

    · Ventilated front & solid rear disc brakes

    · Rack-mounted Motor-driven Power Steering (R-MDPS)

    · Intelligent drive mode


    Exterior

    · LED daytime running lights

    · LED taillights

    · Heated outside mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators

    ·18-inch alloy wheels with Michelin all-season tires (P225/45R18)

    · Hands-free smart trunk

     


    Interior

    · Proximity key with push-button start

    · Stainless steel front door sill plates

    · 12-way power driver’s seat including four-way power lumbar

    · Power windows with front and rear auto-up/down

    · 8-way power passenger’s seat

    · Electronic parking brake

    · 60/40 split-folding rear seat

    · Dual automatic climate control

    · Perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob

    · Auto-dimming rear-view mirror with HomeLink

    · Tilt and telescopic steering wheel

    · Leatherette seating surfaces

    · Illuminated front vanity mirrors with sliding sun visors

    · Rear seat folding armrest with cup holders

    · Front map light & pin light

    · Bluetooth® hands-free phone system

    · Rearview camera with parking guidelines

    · Steering wheel audio, cruise & phone controls


    Multimedia

    · HD Radio

    · 2 front USB ports; 1 rear USB port

    · 7-inch color LCD multi-information display

    · Genesis Connected Services telematics

    · 8-inch display audio screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, and rearview camera with parking guidelines


    Safety

    · Forward Collision Avoidance with Pedestrian Detection

    · Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go

     

    · Tire Pressure Monitoring System with tire pressure indicators

    · Lane Keep Assist

     

    · High Beam Assist

    · Driver Attention Warning

     

    · Blind-Spot Collision Warning with Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning

    · 7 airbags: dual front, front side, side curtain, and driver knee

     

     

    · Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) w/ESC & TCS

    · Hillstart Assist Control (HAC) / Brake Assist (BA)

     

    · Front seatbelt pre-tensioners

    · Automatic halogen headlights

             

    G70 Advanced 2.0T AWD: $36,900

    Includes all above-referenced G70 Advanced 2.0T RWD content plus:

    · HTRAC® AWD System

    · Heated steering wheel

     

    2.0T Elite: $39,900 ($41,900 with AWD)

    To the 2.0T Advanced trim level, G70 2.0T Elite adds:

    · Full LED headlights

    · Rain-sensing windshield wipers

    · Front passenger seat walk-in device

    · Integrated Memory System (IMS)

    · Front and rear parking sensors

    · Power tilt and telescopic steering wheel

    · Power-folding, auto-dimming exterior mirrors

    · Heated and ventilated front seats

    · Lexicon 15-speaker audio system with Quantum Logic Surround and Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology

    · Integrated navigation system with complimentary lifetime traffic updates

    · Leather seating surfaces

    · Sunroof

    · Genesis logo approach lights

    · Aluminum door and console trim

     

    2.0T Prestige: $44,900 (AWD only)

    G70 2.0T Prestige adds even more feature content:

    · Power driver seat cushion extension

    · Heads-up display (HUD)

    · Front passenger four-way power lumbar

    · Qi wireless charging pad

    · Nappa leather seating surfaces with luxury quilting

    · Surround-view monitor

    · Heated rear seats

    · Low Beam Assist

    · Dinamica microfiber headliner

     

     

    2.0T Dynamic: $43,900 ($45,900 with AWD)

    Aimed at drivers who want even more performance, G70 2.0T Dynamic adds:

    · Limited-slip differential (RWD only)

    · 19-inch alloy wheels with Michelin PS4 summer tires (F P225/40R19,  R P255/35R19)

     

    2.0T Sport: $44,900 ($46,900 with AWD)

    The pinnacle of performance is G70 2.0T Sport, which builds on feature content from G70 2.0T Prestige.

    · 19-inch alloy wheels with Michelin PS4 summer tires (F P225/40R19,  R P255/35R19)

    · Nappa leather seating surfaces with sport quilting (choice of red or gray contrast stitching with black interior)

     

    · Limited-slip differential (RWD only)

    · Dark chrome grille and daylight opening

    · Copper headlight bezel accents

    · Alloy pedals

    · Dark tint taillight covers

     

     

    2.0T Sport 6MT: $37,900

    G70 2.0T Sport 6MT comes standard with a 6-speed manual gearbox and even more performance-oriented equipment.

    · Multi-plate type limited-slip differential

    · Sport exhaust system

    · Brembo braking system with

    performance brake pads

    · Manual parking brake

    · 19-inch alloy wheels with Michelin PS4 summer tires (F P225/40R19,  R P255/35R19)

    · Aluminum door & console trim

     

    · Full LED headlights

    · Heated and ventilated front seats

    · Power driver seat cushion extension

    · Integrated Memory System (IMS)

    · Alloy pedals

    · Power tilt and telescopic steering wheel

    · Lexicon 15-speaker audio system with Quantum Logic Surround and Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology

    · Tire Mobility Kit (TMK)

     

    3.3T Advanced: $43,750 ($45,750 with AWD)

    Standard features on the 365-hp/376lb-ft, G70 3.3T Advanced generously reinforce its sport-sedan image, adding to or replacing content on G70 2.0T Advanced. Rear-wheel drive is standard.

    · Multi-plate type limited-slip differential

    · Power tilt and telescopic steering wheel

    · Brembo braking system

    · Dual exhaust

    · Sport-tuned suspension

    · Steering with variable gear ratio

    · Alloy pedals

    · Integrated Memory System (IMS)

    · Full LED headlights

    · Integrated navigation system

    · Genesis logo approach lights

    · Aluminum door and console trim

    · Leather seating surfaces with heating and ventilation

    · Power driver seat bolster

    · Power driver seat cushion extension

    · Front passenger seat four-way power lumbar

    · Front passenger seat walk-in device

    · Power folding, auto-dimming outside mirrors

    · 19-inch alloy wheels with Michelin PS4 summer tires (F P225/40R19, R P255/35R19); all-season tires for AWD models

    · Lexicon 15-speaker audio system with Quantum Logic Surround and Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology

     

    G70 Advanced 3.3T AWD: $45,750

    Includes all above-referenced G70 Advanced 3.3T RWD content plus:

    · HTRAC® AWD System

    · Heated steering wheel



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    The problem I see with this car is the interior, it looks like it belongs in a Sonata and not a luxury car.  I have not sat in one of these, I have sat in the G80 and G90 and the materials and build quality have a discount feel to them.  They want BMW money for the G70 but you aren’t getting  BMW interior and build quality and you aren’t getting the BMW badge.  And yes the badge matters.

    They probably need a $5k price cut as the car is now, but I imagine there will be incentives on these and you’ll get dealers selling at $5k off sticker which could make it a good buy.

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    The problem I see with this car is the interior, it looks like it belongs in a Sonata and not a luxury car.  I have not sat in one of these, I have sat in the G80 and G90 and the materials and build quality have a discount feel to them.  They want BMW money for the G70 but you aren’t getting  BMW interior and build quality and you aren’t getting the BMW badge.  And yes the badge matters.

    They probably need a $5k price cut as the car is now, but I imagine there will be incentives on these and you’ll get dealers selling at $5k off sticker which could make it a good buy.

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    Probably a better value than the Bimmer, and reliability as well.  Bimmers are a nightmare when it comes to the cost of maintenance and repair.  They're over engineered, and it seems everyone has one.  With the Genesis at least you get to be unique, and this car looks better in my opinion

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    Probably a better value than the Bimmer, and reliability as well.  Bimmers are a nightmare when it comes to the cost of maintenance and repair.  They're over engineered, and it seems everyone has one.  With the Genesis at least you get to be unique, and this car looks better in my opinion

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    1 hour ago, dfelt said:

    Is that a Rebadge of the MB CLA?

     

    THat's an insult to the Genesis G70.  The CLA is an inferior car for more money (interior aside).

    1 hour ago, dfelt said:

    Is that a Rebadge of the MB CLA?

     

    THat's an insult to the Genesis G70.  The CLA is an inferior car for more money (interior aside).

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    2 hours ago, dfelt said:

    Is that a Rebadge of the MB CLA?

     

    Huh????  The CLA is just a FWD transverse engine generic.  This has a RWD platform.   And M-B has platform sharing w/ Nissan/Infiniti, not Hyundai/Genesis.   Maybe you need new glasses, looks nothing like the CLA.

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    The new A-class sedan which is a size smaller than this has a better interior, and all they have shown is the 200 hp version but the 300 and 400 hp versions are coming next year and will be faster than a G70, I don’t know about handling.  

    But this is Genesis’s C-class competitor and the difference is drastic.  First off the C-class has a better interior than a G90 and the C43 will out perform this thing and they have a C63.

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    The new A-class sedan which is a size smaller than this has a better interior, and all they have shown is the 200 hp version but the 300 and 400 hp versions are coming next year and will be faster than a G70, I don’t know about handling.  

    But this is Genesis’s C-class competitor and the difference is drastic.  First off the C-class has a better interior than a G90 and the C43 will out perform this thing and they have a C63.

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    The compact premium sports sedan is really crowded..Genesis is joining a market that has Alfa Romeo, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lexus, Mercedes...

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    I don't know about the materials or fit and finish, but the interior looks very attractive from the photos.   The exterior is clean, doesn't try and copy BMW or MB.   Automobile or Road & Track had a good write up of it this month, sounds like it drives quite well.

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    1 hour ago, Drew Dowdell said:

    This is a fantastic package at that price and Genesis knows it. Cadillac better be paying attention.

    i don't think Caddy thinks they are competing in the 'same space' as 'Genesis' but i think you are right to a fair degree.

    ALthough, the Genesis becomes the new 'challenged credit' luxury car king.  And some Sonata buyers will get shifted / moved to these when the inventories swell if that is what happens.  Hyundai will have enough leeway with easy credit and big discounts to move these eventually if they don't catch right away.

    I mean, luxury has become fairly faceless in the car biz anyways.  BMW and MB stay strong with long term uppity identity but I doubt too many Infiniti buyers or even a subset of Lexus buyers who may be fickle, for example are that snobbish about it that they wouldn't switch to Genesis in a drop of a hat if they saved a few grand.  As long as it is still a 'luxury brand'.  And 'Asian'.

    But i would say this, if one is looking for luxury then why not just go find a deeply discounted Alfa Romeo>?

     

     

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    1 hour ago, Drew Dowdell said:

    This is a fantastic package at that price and Genesis knows it. Cadillac better be paying attention.

    i don't think Caddy thinks they are competing in the 'same space' as 'Genesis' but i think you are right to a fair degree.  I just wonder if Cadillac just flat out avoids competing.

    ALthough, the Genesis becomes the new 'challenged credit' luxury car king.  And some Sonata buyers will get shifted / moved to these when the inventories swell if that is what happens.  Hyundai will have enough leeway with easy credit and big discounts to move these eventually if they don't catch right away.

    I mean, luxury has become fairly faceless in the car biz anyways.  BMW and MB stay strong with long term uppity identity but I doubt too many Infiniti buyers or even a subset of Lexus buyers who may be fickle, for example are that snobbish about it that they wouldn't switch to Genesis in a drop of a hat if they saved a few grand.  As long as it is still a 'luxury brand'.  And 'Asian'.

    But i would say this, if one is looking for luxury then why not just go find a deeply discounted Alfa Romeo>?

     

     

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    I love it.  If I was looking for another sport sedan to replace mine I think this would be one of my top choices.  To me it looks much better inside and out than the Kia Stinger as well.

    12 hours ago, smk4565 said:

    The new A-class sedan which is a size smaller than this has a better interior, and all they have shown is the 200 hp version but the 300 and 400 hp versions are coming next year and will be faster than a G70, I don’t know about handling.  

    But this is Genesis’s C-class competitor and the difference is drastic.  First off the C-class has a better interior than a G90 and the C43 will out perform this thing and they have a C63.

    You must be joking ..

    2019-genesis-g70-interior.jpeg

    merc_c-class_2018_51.jpg

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    14 hours ago, smk4565 said:

    The new A-class sedan which is a size smaller than this has a better interior, and all they have shown is the 200 hp version but the 300 and 400 hp versions are coming next year and will be faster than a G70, I don’t know about handling.  

    But this is Genesis’s C-class competitor and the difference is drastic.  First off the C-class has a better interior than a G90 and the C43 will out perform this thing and they have a C63.

    The A-Class is a FWD platform and a little bird told me they suck.  The A-Class, while much improved over the previous generation, is not that much improved to be competing in the G70, Q50/60, 3/4-series playground.   The C-Class is only good when you option it up into the $50s... otherwise you're getting plastic seats (still a possibility at $50+k) and none of the interesting finishes.

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    2 hours ago, ykX said:

    I love it.  If I was looking for another sport sedan to replace mine I think this would be one of my top choices.  To me it looks much better inside and out than the Kia Stinger as well.

     

    The G70 is on the same platform as the Stinger, isn't it?  Thought I read that somewhere. I like the interior..

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    26 minutes ago, Cubical-aka-Moltar said:

    The G70 is on the same platform as the Stinger, isn't it?  Thought I read that somewhere. I like the interior..

    Yes, I believe you are correct.

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    29 minutes ago, Cubical-aka-Moltar said:

    The G70 is on the same platform as the Stinger, isn't it?  Thought I read that somewhere. I like the interior..

    It is on the same platform but it is shorter and probably slightly lighter.  I believe they share engines as well.  Plus I think it looks better than Stinger and have better interior.

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    I had to remove the Genesis press release from being embedded in the story because it was causing HTML issues on the site.  If you wish to read the original press release, I placed a link at the end of the story. 

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    18 hours ago, dfelt said:

    Is that a Rebadge of the MB CLA?

     

    Are you confusing Genesis with Infiniti?  Infiniti has a rebadge of the GLA.... and it's much more attractive than the Benz original.

     

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    16 minutes ago, Drew Dowdell said:

    Are you confusing Genesis with Infiniti?  Infiniti has a rebadge of the GLA.... and it's much more attractive than the Benz original.

     

    My response was that when I first read this and I am very excited by the cost per features of this car, but the first thing it reminded me of was an MB CLA when I looked at it.

    I do think that the Korean brands tend to take heavily from the Germans in their style. The coupe sedan look is just so blah as MB especially seems to make all their cars look the same.

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    This could be competition for Cadillac but I think more so Acura or Infiniti.  Really the luxury segment has 2 segments, German: Porsche, Audi, Mercedes, BMW, (Rolls, Bentley, Lambo under German control too) and those that want discount Luxury and are not paying German pricing, this is where Cadillac, Infiniti and Genesis come in.  

    But the previous 2 Genesis cars that undercut the competition way more in price than a G70 aren’t selling at all.  The G90 is like 60% the price of an S-class and doesn’t sell, so how is pricing a G70 at 90% of a C-class make any sense?  G70 might be a decent car but it doesn’t have enough motor to stand out and the interior still looks weak to me, like worse than the ATS which is dated and has a bad interior. 

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      The EX features leatherette upholstery, a 10-way power seat for the driver, and heat/ventilation for those sitting up front. I found the seats to be very easy to find a comfortable position, along with providing excellent support for long trips. The back seat is mixed with a decent of legroom, but headroom being somewhat at a premium due to an optional sunroof for those above six-feet.
      All Fortes come with an 8-inch touchscreen as standard with Kia’s UVO infotainment system. Navigation is only available on the EX if you order the Launch Edition package. The current incarnation of UVO is starting to look somewhat old in terms of the interface. It cannot be beaten for the overall ease of use with large touchpoints, simple menu layout, and physical shortcut buttons underneath the screen. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration is standard across the board.
      Power comes from a 2.0L four-cylinder engine pumping out 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The base FE gets a six-speed manual, while higher trims use a CVT. The powertrain goes about its business surprisingly well around down with the engine providing decent pull and the CVT mimicking an automatic transmission. But this powertrain falters when you need to get up to speed quickly. The engine runs out of steam when going above 60 mph and there is a noticeable drone coming from the CVT.
      Fuel economy in the 2019 Kia Forte EX is rated at 30 City/40 Highway/34 Combined. My average for the week landed around 33.
      The Forte really shines when it comes to ride quality. Despite having a slightly stiffer ride compared to the last-generation model, the sedan glides over most bumps with no issue. Road and wind noise were about average for the class, and could easily be drowned out by turning up the volume slightly. Handling is about average for the class with a slight amount of body lean and steering providing decent weight.
      To sum up, the large effort Kia has put into the 2019 Forte shows. The combination of styling, a long list of features, balance between ride and handling, and a surprising base price make it a real threat in the compact car class. The only item that needs to be addressed is the engine - ten extra horsepower and torque could make the difference. 
      How I would configure a 2019 Kia Forte 
      While the EX Launch Edition does provide some desirable features such as adaptive cruise control, QI wireless charging, and a Harman/Kardon audio system, I would drop down to the mid-level S. At $20,290, you’re getting a lot of equipment such as 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, forward collision warning with automatic braking, and keyless entry. I would add the $1,200 S Premium Package to get LED headlights, automatic high beams, and a power sunroof. With destination, the price comes to $22,415. Alternatives to the 2019 Kia Forte
      Hyundai Elantra: Mechanically similar to the Forte, albeit with a face that will scare small kids. Two turbo engine options - one focused on the economy while the other is for sport - might be attractive to some. Honda Civic: Drives slightly better than the Forte and offers more body styles. But lower reliability scores and confounding infotainment systems may cause you to look elsewhere. Chevrolet Cruze: While it lacks a number of features found on the Forte, it does offer a slightly smoother and quieter ride. Plus, dealers are starting to push a lot of cash on the hoods to get them moving.   
      Disclaimer: Kia Provided the Forte, Insurance, and One Tank of Gas
      Year: 2019
      Make: Kia 
      Model: Forte
      Trim: EX
      Engine: 2.0L Multi-Port DOHC Inline-Four
      Driveline: Front-Wheel Drive, CVT
      Horsepower @ RPM: 147 @ 6,200
      Torque @ RPM: 132 @ 4,500 
      Fuel Economy: City/Highway/Combined - 30/40/34
      Curb Weight: 2,903 lbs
      Location of Manufacture: Pesqueria, NL, Mexico
      Base Price: $21,990
      As Tested Price: $26,220 (Includes $895.00 Destination Charge)
      Options:
      EX Launch Edtion - $3,210.00
      Carpeted Floor Mats - $125.00
    • By Drew Dowdell
      Porsche Reports April U.S. Retail Sales
       
      First four months up 2.7 percent ahead of new Macan, 911, electric TaycanAtlanta, Georgia. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced April retail sales of 5,018 vehicles. The total was an increase of 5.0 percent from March but down 9.9 percent from a record April 2018. The primary reason for the year-over-year decline was the transition to the new Macan, the best-selling Porsche model that is due in U.S. dealerships this month.

      U.S. retail sales in the first four months were 2.7 percent ahead of the same period in 2018, which itself was the seventh record retail year in a row for PCNA. 

      “We are already feeling the excitement for the refreshed Macan and later this year for the eighth generation of the iconic Porsche 911,” said Klaus Zellmer, President and CEO of PCNA. “In September we will unveil the first all-electric Porsche, the Taycan, so all in all we have a thrilling year to look forward to along with our 191 U.S. dealer partners.”

      April results were driven by strong demand for the new Cayenne, with a notable 86.1 percent increase compared to April 2018. The mid-engine 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman together were up 1.3 percent from a year ago. 

      Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) sales in the U.S. totaled 1,975
      vehicles in April, up 9.4 percent year-over-year.
       
      Model April Sales Year-to-Date 2019 2018 2019 2018 ALL 911 655 804 3,549 3,315 ALL 718 612 604 1,277 1,956 ALL PANAMERA 992 1,026 2,690 2,942 ALL CAYENNE 1,645 884 7,204 4,171 ALL MACAN 1,114 2,252 5,322 7,140 GRAND TOTALS 5,018 5,570 20,042 19,524
    • By Drew Dowdell
      Quarterly:
      Ford Motor Company - Not reported
      General Motors Co. - Not Reported
      Tesla - Not Reported
      FCA has announced that beginning October 2019, they will be reporting sales quarterly

      Monthly:
      Audi of America -  Down 21% for the month, Down 8.7% for the year
      BMW of North America -  Down 2.9% for the month, Down 2.1% for the year
      FCA US LLC -  Down 6% for the month, Down 4% for the year
      Genesis Motor America - 
      Honda Motor Co. -  Up 0.1% for the month,  Up 1.5% for the year
      Hyundai Motor America -  Up 0.7% for the month, Up 1.7% for the year
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - 
      Kia Motors America - Up 1.6% for the month, Up 5.9% for the year
      Mazda North American Operations - Down 14.5%  for the month, Down 15.4% for the year
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Down 14.6% for the month, Down 10.7% for the year
      Mitsubishi Motors North America -  Down 12.9% for the month, Up 12% for the year
      Nissan Group - Up 9.0% for the month, Down 8.4% for the year
      Porsche Cars North America Inc. -  
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 7.7% for the month, Up 5.5% for the year
      Toyota Motor North America - Down 4.4% for the month, Down 4.8% for the year
      Volkswagen of America -  Up 8.7% for the month, Up 3.9% for the year
      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - Up 0.4% for the month, Up 7.1% for the year

      Brands (Quarterly):
      Buick -  Not Reported
      Cadillac -  Not Reported
      Chevrolet - Not Reported
      GMC - Not Reported
      Ford - Not Reported
      Lincoln - Not Reported
      Tesla - Not Reported

      Brands (Monthly):
      Acura - Down 1.7% - 11,687 MTD / 48,072 YTD
      Alfa Romeo - Down 14% - 1,584 MTD / 5,870 YTD
      Audi - Down 21% 15,024 MTD / 63,139 YTD
      BMW - Up 1.4% - 23,816 MTD / 97,704 YTD
      Chrysler - Down 37% - 9,987 MTD / 40,578 YTD
      Dodge - Down 24% - 31,262 MTD / 141,779 YTD
      Fiat - Down 34% - 931 MTD / 3,145 YTD
      Genesis - 
      Honda - Up 0.2% - 114,088 MTD / 447,490 YTD
      Hyundai - Up 0.7% - 55,420 MTD / 203,005 YTD
      Infiniti - Down 5.2% - 8,491 MTD / 42,806 YTD
      Jaguar - 
      Jeep - Down 8% - 76,325 MTD / 289,129 YTD
      Kia - Up 1.6% - 51,385 MTD / 187,981 YTD
      Land Rover -
      Lexus - Down 1.3 - 21,360 MTD  / 88,151 YTD
      Mazda - Down 14.5% - 19,702 MTD / 90,535 YTD
      Mercedes-Benz - Down 15.7% 22,949 MTD / 94,120 YTD
      Mercedes-Benz Vans - Down 4.7% - 2,682 MTD / 10,158 YTD
      MINI - Down 29.8% - 2,621 MTD / 11,526 YTD
      Mitsubishi - Down 12.9% - 6963 MTD / 49,030 YTD
      Nissan - Up 10.7% - 87,207 MTD / 418,743 YTD
      Porsche - 
      Ram Trucks - Up 25% - 53,811 MTD / 190,824 YTD
      Smart - Down 8.6% - 85 MTD / 316 YTD
      Subaru - Up 7.7% - 57,288 MTD / 214,042 YTD
      Toyota - Down 4.8% - 162,506 MTD / 639,431 YTD
      Volkswagen - Up 8.7% - 31,309 MTD / 117,181 YTD
      Volvo - Up 0.4% - 8,367 MTD / 30,425 YTD

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    • By Drew Dowdell
      Quarterly:
      Ford Motor Company - Not reported
      General Motors Co. - Not Reported
      Tesla - Not Reported
      FCA has announced that beginning October 2019, they will be reporting sales quarterly

      Monthly:
      Audi of America -  Down 21% for the month, Down 8.7% for the year
      BMW of North America -  Down 2.9% for the month, Down 2.1% for the year
      FCA US LLC -  Down 6% for the month, Down 4% for the year
      Genesis Motor America - 
      Honda Motor Co. -  Up 0.1% for the month,  Up 1.5% for the year
      Hyundai Motor America -  Up 0.7% for the month, Up 1.7% for the year
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - 
      Kia Motors America - Up 1.6% for the month, Up 5.9% for the year
      Mazda North American Operations - Down 14.5%  for the month, Down 15.4% for the year
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Down 14.6% for the month, Down 10.7% for the year
      Mitsubishi Motors North America -  Down 12.9% for the month, Up 12% for the year
      Nissan Group - Up 9.0% for the month, Down 8.4% for the year
      Porsche Cars North America Inc. -  
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 7.7% for the month, Up 5.5% for the year
      Toyota Motor North America - Down 4.4% for the month, Down 4.8% for the year
      Volkswagen of America -  Up 8.7% for the month, Up 3.9% for the year
      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - Up 0.4% for the month, Up 7.1% for the year

      Brands (Quarterly):
      Buick -  Not Reported
      Cadillac -  Not Reported
      Chevrolet - Not Reported
      GMC - Not Reported
      Ford - Not Reported
      Lincoln - Not Reported
      Tesla - Not Reported

      Brands (Monthly):
      Acura - Down 1.7% - 11,687 MTD / 48,072 YTD
      Alfa Romeo - Down 14% - 1,584 MTD / 5,870 YTD
      Audi - Down 21% 15,024 MTD / 63,139 YTD
      BMW - Up 1.4% - 23,816 MTD / 97,704 YTD
      Chrysler - Down 37% - 9,987 MTD / 40,578 YTD
      Dodge - Down 24% - 31,262 MTD / 141,779 YTD
      Fiat - Down 34% - 931 MTD / 3,145 YTD
      Genesis - 
      Honda - Up 0.2% - 114,088 MTD / 447,490 YTD
      Hyundai - Up 0.7% - 55,420 MTD / 203,005 YTD
      Infiniti - Down 5.2% - 8,491 MTD / 42,806 YTD
      Jaguar - 
      Jeep - Down 8% - 76,325 MTD / 289,129 YTD
      Kia - Up 1.6% - 51,385 MTD / 187,981 YTD
      Land Rover -
      Lexus - Down 1.3 - 21,360 MTD  / 88,151 YTD
      Mazda - Down 14.5% - 19,702 MTD / 90,535 YTD
      Mercedes-Benz - Down 15.7% 22,949 MTD / 94,120 YTD
      Mercedes-Benz Vans - Down 4.7% - 2,682 MTD / 10,158 YTD
      MINI - Down 29.8% - 2,621 MTD / 11,526 YTD
      Mitsubishi - Down 12.9% - 6963 MTD / 49,030 YTD
      Nissan - Up 10.7% - 87,207 MTD / 418,743 YTD
      Porsche - 
      Ram Trucks - Up 25% - 53,811 MTD / 190,824 YTD
      Smart - Down 8.6% - 85 MTD / 316 YTD
      Subaru - Up 7.7% - 57,288 MTD / 214,042 YTD
      Toyota - Down 4.8% - 162,506 MTD / 639,431 YTD
      Volkswagen - Up 8.7% - 31,309 MTD / 117,181 YTD
      Volvo - Up 0.4% - 8,367 MTD / 30,425 YTD
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