2001 Hyundai XG300Change Vehicle
of the 2001 Hyundai XG300 base trim shown
The woman who asked that question was driving an Acura Legend, and she had just pulled into a parking space next to me at the hardware store.
I think this same question will be asked by a lot of folks, and the answer Ð "It's a Hyundai" Ð will be as surprising to them as it was to the Acura lady. An even bigger surprise is the fact that the XG300 lists for $23,499 and is loaded with the same level of amenities one usually finds in entry-level luxury cars costing at least $10,000 more.
Hyundai is undergoing a significant product revolution, moving upscale with the new XG300 luxury sedan and the Santa Fe SUV. Both vehicles are attracting considerable attention because they are a shift away from the basic transportation vehicles that launched Hyundai initially, but also because they offer a lot of vehicle for the price. More importantly, they are going a long way to dispel Hyundai's past reputation of questionable build quality. The new models seem to be solid and well-constructed, and to prove the company has faith in them, they have warranties longer than most high-dollar luxury brands: five-years or 60,000 miles and 10 years, 100,000 miles on the powertrain.
The XG300 won't startle you with its styling. The nose, with an upright chrome grille and projector beam headlights, bears a vague resemblance to the previous Infiniti Q45. From the back, the styling is more generic, but some will like it because styling ... Read more
"Excuse me, but what's an XG300?" The woman who asked that question was driving an Acura Legend, and she had just pulled into a parking space next to me at the hardware store. ... Read more
A strong engine, supple ride, responsive handling, luxury interior, decent styling and a dynamite stereo. And it's a Hyundai. Go figure. Despite its lame name, the XG300 is an ... Read more
The Detroit News's view
The 2001 Hyundai XG300 sedan is the most expensive Korean-built vehicle ever sold in the United States - the first head-to-head competitor with such near-luxury Japanese-brand ... Read more
Good car for the bucks.
I drove to Las Vegas, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Los Angeles. This car is comfortable for a long trip. The leather seats provide comfort and the drive is smooth. Read full review
LOVE MY 2001 XG 300 !!!!!!
Bought new in2001, LOVE this car still driving it, has serviced my family very well 16 years...I am looking for a used one right same 2001 xG300, If you can find one for me I will be very HAPPY..... Read full review