Phil Long Dealerships Expands with Genesis of Colorado Springs

Exclusive Dealership for Southern Colorado Sells First Genesis G70

 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug 26, 2019 – Phil Long Dealerships has expanded its family of auto brands with the addition of Genesis, the luxury line by Korean manufacturer Hyundai. Genesis of Colorado Springs is the exclusive Genesis dealer for Southern Colorado. Located in Phil Long Hyundai of Chapel Hills, 1540 Auto Mall Loop, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, Genesis of Colorado Springs has a dedicated showroom display space, service advisors and customer service concierge.

Robert Brandt of Colorado Springs.
Genesis’ first customer who purchased a G70.

First delivery of 2019 Genesis models G70, G80, and G90 to the dealership occurred late last month.  On Monday, August 12, Colorado Springs resident Robert Brandt became the first customer of Genesis of Colorado Springs with the purchase of a G70.

The award winning G70 redefines the sports sedan with an unmatched combination of performance, design, and standard luxury features. A standard 2.0L turbocharged GDI 4-cylinder engine delivers an exhilarating 252 horsepower. An available 3.3L twin-turbo GDI V6 365-horsepower engine gives the Genesis G70 the ability to go from 0-60 miles per hour in 4.5 seconds.

The Genesis brand has received many accolades for its best-in-class standard horsepower and standard advanced safety features, such as the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Smart Cruise Control’s front-mounted radar, and Blind-Spot Collision Warning. For two years in a row, the Genesis Brand ranked #1 in Initial Quality by J.D. Power among all premium auto brands.

“We are excited to add Genesis of Colorado Springs to our family of dealerships”, said Kevin Shaughnessy, VP and Partner of Phil Long Dealerships. “Genesis has the kind of power, performance, and advanced standard safety features that takes the driving experience to new heights.”

Complementing the award-winning recognition of the Genesis Brand, Genesis models G70, G80, and G90 have also received numerous prestigious honors.

The Genesis G70 has been named the 2019 North American Car of the Year™.  Additional Genesis G70 Awards include:

  • 2019 Motor Trend Car of the Year®
  • #1 Ranked Compact Premium Car in Initial Quality by J.D. Power
  • 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with optional headlights
  • Best of 2019 –
  • 2019 Car of the Year
  • CNET Roadshow Shift Award 2019 Vehicle of the Year

Genesis G80 Awards:

  • 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with optional headlights
  • 2019 Women’s Choice Award®: Best Luxury Sedan Under $50K for Reliability and Overall
  • 2019 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 5-Star Overall Safety Rating

Genesis G90 Awards:

  • 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+
  • 2018 AutoPacific® Best in Class Vehicle Satisfaction Luxury Car

A Grand Opening celebration for Genesis of Colorado Springs is slated to occur in the upcoming months.


Genesis of Colorado Springs is the exclusive full-service Genesis dealer for Southern Colorado and a part of Phil Long Dealerships.  Opened in July, 2019, Genesis of Colorado Springs has in-demand inventory of three elegantly and expertly crafted sedans: the G70, G80, and G90. Our driver-centric focus continues making a memorable impression beyond Genesis owners.

We treat the needs of each individual customer with commitment and dedication. We know that our customers have high expectations, and as a premier brand dealer we enjoy the challenge of meeting and exceeding those standards each and every time.

Our experienced sales staff is eager to share its knowledge and enthusiasm with you. Contact us to schedule a test drive or to request more information by calling 719.666.3604.


Genesis and Genesis G70 received the lowest rate of reported problems among all brands and Compact Premium Cars in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study of new vehicle owners’ experience with their own vehicle after 90 days of ownership.

To qualify for 2019 Top Safety Pick+, a vehicle must earn good ratings in the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests.  It also must earn an advanced or superior rating for front crash prevention and a good headlight rating.

Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program.

Gina Sacripanti

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