Obtain the midlevel SE trim. The SE includes a sport-tuned suspension for better handling. Don’t worry about a stiff ride, although SE is still relatively comfortable on the road. The SE is also a good bargain considering all of the safety and tech equipment you receive for the money. Finally, the SE can be acquired with a wide range of options, to help you pick and choose which ones are right for the budget.
Crossover SUVs might be all the rage, but there is still something to be said for the tried-and-true midsize sedan. Exhibit A: the Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive . Coming off a redesign just a year ago, the Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive is really a spacious, fuel-efficient sedan with plenty of standard safety equipment and a lot of options to decide on from.
As has been the case for a time, you will get the Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive with a four-cylinder engine or even a more powerful V6, or you may get the miserly Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive Hybrid. On the highway, the Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive is comfortable and compliant. Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive also offers two sporty versions that infuse the Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive with a bit of extra personality. Inside, the Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive offers a simple yet feature-packed cabin, particularly if you opt for one of many upper trim levels. There are plenty of options to select from along the way.
The Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive can be as competent while they come. It’s well-priced generally, and modern feature content makes it supremely simple to drive. If you’re looking for something with much more class and space than a small sedan, the Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive might you should be the sedan for you.
The Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive is the beds base trim. It includes a relatively light load of features that includes 16-inch steel wheels, automatic LED headlights, cloth upholstery, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a rearview camera, keyless entry, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, navigation (GPS Scout Link), Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa connectivity, one USB port, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a six-speaker sound system.
Standard on every Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive Safety Sense, which is a suite of driver assistance features including adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure alert with steering assistance, and automatic high beams.
On another rung up the ladder is the LE.It adds a power-adjustable driver’s seat, 17-inch alloy wheels, a 60/40-split folding back seat and an automobile alarm. For a sporty dynamic, look at the SE.It adds a sport-tuned suspension, revised steering calibration, 18-inch wheels, simulated-leather upholstery (SofTex) seats and paddle shifters.
You can consider the XLE and the XSE trim levels as versions of the LE and the SE, respectively, with a variety of additional comfort and convenience items. Highlights include larger wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, a head-up display, blind-spot monitoring, keyless ignition, a power-adjustable front passenger seat, extra USB ports, a larger 8-inch touchscreen, and wireless smartphone charging.
Lots of the features on the upper trim levels could be put into the reduced trim levels as options. Other notable options include a sunroof, a JBL speakers coupled with an integrated navigation system, a head-up display, and a top-down parking camera system.
As sedans go, the Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive stuff-hauling credentials are pretty solid. The cargo area is large and opens wide, plus the back seat is easy to fold down to fit longer items. There are enough cabin storage options to create most people happy. Loading a vehicle seat is straightforward, too.
Cabin storage is good however, not stellar. The forward center console bin is ideal for concealing items but has a hard, slippery floor, so they slide around noisily. The console bin at your elbow is just a decent size, and you can find modest door pockets in the leading and rear that are great for small water bottles only.
The Kia Genesis 2019 First Drive has a large trunk, and the 60/40-split folding back seat with trunk-mounted release handles ensure it is easy to expand the space. Loading groceries or luggage is helped out by the wide opening and a low liftover height.
Child safety seat accommodation
It’s quite simple to mount a vehicle seat, with obvious and readily available lower anchors and package tray-mounted tether point, both under plastic covers. There’s enough room so your front seat do not need to be scooted completely forward.