2019 Genesis G80Change year or vehicle
Key specs of the base trim
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- Comfortable seats
- Materials befitting a luxury vehicle
- Smooth power from base V-6
- Roomy backseat
- Plethora of standard safety features
- Not very exciting to drive
- Steering too vague
- Fuel economy
- Lack of USB charge points in backseat
Mid-size luxury sedan
Rear- or all-wheel drive
Standard 311-hp V-6 engine
V-8, twin-turbo V-6 available
Automatic emergency braking standard
Android Auto and Apple CarPlay standard
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What Is the 2019 Genesis G80?
The Genesis G80 mid-size luxury sedan slots between the G70 compact sports sedan and the full-size G90. The base version comes with a 311-horsepower, 3.8-liter V-6 engine, while the 3.3T Sport is powered by a 365-hp, twin-turbo V-6. The range-topping 5.0 Ultimate uses a 420-hp, 5.0-liter V-8. All three engines are available with rear- or all-wheel drive and team with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Competitors include the Lexus GS and Audi A6.
What's New on the 2019 Genesis G80?
A new 3.8 Sport Package for G80s with the 3.8-liter V-6 includes copper and dark-chrome exterior accents, different bumper styling and rockers, dual exhaust tips, special 19-inch wheels, sport pedals and a sport steering wheel. The G80's 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system has also been updated.
What Features in the 2019 Genesis G80 Are Most Important?
Performance-minded drivers should pay attention to the G80 Sport, which packs a respectable amount of power under the hood, aggressive looks and an adaptive suspension.
Standard active safety features include automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert, lane change assist, and adaptive cruise control with stop and go capability. Standard convenience features include a hands-free power-opening trunk lid, leather upholstery, heated front seats, a power-adjustable steering wheel and an 8-inch touchscreen navigation system. Luxury options include ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a panoramic sunroof, wireless device charging, rear sunshades, a heated steering wheel and a choice of Lexicon audio systems.
Should I Buy the 2019 Genesis G80?
The Genesis brand name doesn't have the cachet of established luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz and BMW, but the G80 nonetheless has many appealing attributes, like an upscale and roomy interior, comfortable front seats and a refined standard V-6. The driving experience emphasizes comfort over performance, but if value for your money is important to you, the G80 is worth a look because it delivers that in a big way.
Very good running vehicle.too of Low A pillar
Good vehicle.A pillar restricts Ingress,Both Passenger and drivers side.B pillar restricts backing up to see out on left side when turning head.All else seems to be ok. Read full review
Quitest vehicle I have ever owned
I test drove several iterations of the G80 and was most inpressed in the Sport version because of all the electronic extras are standard and it has the 3.3L Dual Turbo engine. This car exceeds my ... Read full review
The 2019 Genesis G80 currently has 0 recalls
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