2009 Hyundai Genesis Long-Term Road Test

2009 Hyundai Genesis: Found That Trunk Release!

July 28, 2009


Yesterday I posted about our 2009 Hyundai Genesis' lack of rear trunk release, and several of you kind commenters came forth to set me straight.

This morning I asked IL news correspondent and quasi-independent-third-party Mike Lysaght to verify or strike-down my perceived stupidity.

Sheepishly, Lysaght returned from the garage with photographic proof confirming my mistake.


Turns out, there is a long touch-pad on the right side of the trunk.

In his report, Lysaght tried to spin it for my protection, saying it worked best when pressed in the exact middle. (Note the indentation in the center.)

I think he was just being nice because I'm his editor.

Kelly Toepke, News Editor @ 11,374 miles

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