Hyundai XG300 Models and XG300 History

The Hyundai XG300 displaced the Sonata as the Korean brands flagship in 2001. Known in South Korea as the Grandeur or Grandeur XG, the 2001 Hyundai XG300 featured a healthy amount of refinement and standard equipment. Targeted as a competitor to the entry-level sedans produced by Acura, Lexus and Buick, the XG300s advantage was value. The front-wheel drive sedans exterior equipment included standard 15-inch aluminum wheels, four-wheel disc brakes and traction control.

 

Inside the five-passenger interior of the base 2001 Hyundai XG300, occupants will find automatic climate control, CF player, front and side airbags and keyless entry included as high-end comforts. The top-trimmed 2001 Hyundai XG300 L model added heated seats, power sunroof as well as a steering wheel appointed in wood and leather. Other imaginative features found inside the XG300s cabin consists of concealed front cupholders and a coin drawer. Powered through a 3.0-liter V-6 from Hyundai Sigma engine family, the 2001 XG300 sedans motion was influenced by 192 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque.

 

A five-speed automatic transmission featuring Shiftronic manual control provides a smooth transition of power. With 0 to 60-mile per hour acceleration times measured in 9.8 seconds, the XG300 also performed well in regards to fuel efficiency. Overall fuel mileage for combined city/highway driving is 23 miles per gallon of gasoline. The premium sedans name changed to the XG350 in 2002 reflecting on the increased engine displacement size.

New and Used XG300 Prices, Hyundai XG300 Model Years and History

The 2001 Hyundai XG300 is a full-size sedan that features two trims equipped with luxurious amenities far out-reaching the sub $30,000 price tag.