The Hyundai Genesis is a full-size luxury car produced by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai since 2008. It was initially introduced as a concept car in the 2007 New York International Auto Show. Hyundai has introduced the vehicle worldwide, known internally as the BH model, and markets the Genesis as a "premium sports sedan".
In the U.S., Hyundai sold about 22,000 Genesis (including coupe) in 2009 and just under 30,000 in 2010.
The Genesis has received a number of well-recognized automobile awards worldwide. Most notably, the Genesis has been named 2009 North American Car of the Year, the first for Hyundai. It also won the 2009 Canadian Car of the Year after winning its category of Best New Luxury Car under $50,000. Based on automotive journalist reviews, The Genesis received a score of 89% on Seven Car Garage, making it one of the best reviewed cars in its class.