2017 Genesis G80 Sedan

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2017 Genesis G80 Sedan Overview

The standard features of the Genesis G80 3.8 include Lambda 3.8L V-6 311hp engine, 8-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), integrated navigation system, side seat mounted airbags, curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags, rear side-impact airbag, driver knee airbag, airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 18" aluminum wheels, cruise control, distance pacing, ABS and driveline traction control.

2017 Genesis
G80 Sedan

Starting at: $41,400

  • Manufacturer Offer

    Financing Offer : $500 cash back and 0.9% APR for 60 months on select Genesis G80 models

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    Applies to select new 2017 Genesis G80.

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    • Truth in Lending Act Disclosure: Down payment will vary with APR and credit. For example, 0.9% APR with $2,500 down payment provides for 60 monthly payments of $17.05 per $1000 financed for qualified buyers. 0.9% for a term of 24 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $42.06 per $1000 financed. 0.9% for a term of 36 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $28.16 per $1000 financed. 0.9% for a term of 39 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $26.03 per $1000 financed. 0.9% for a term of 42 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $24.2 per $1000 financed. 0.9% for a term of 48 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $21.22 per $1000 financed. 1.9% for a term of 72 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $14.71 per $1000 financed. The rates described are for estimation purposes only; you may not be able to finance at this rate.

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  • Manufacturer Offer

    Conquest Offer : $1,000 cash back on select Genesis G80 models

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    Applies to select new 2017 Genesis G80.

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    • Competitive Owner Coupon You must currently be a registered owner of a qualifying competitive vehicle to qualify for this cash. See your local dealer for program details and list of qualifying competitive vehicles. Offer cannot be combined with Valued Owner Coupon.

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  • Manufacturer Offer

    Lease: $399 per month for 36 months. $2,999 due at signing

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    Applies to select new 2017 Genesis G80.

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    • Lease a 2017 G80 4dr Sdn 3.8L V6 RWD for $399 per month for 36 months with $2,999 due at lease signing.

      Closed end lease for 2017 G80 4dr Sdn 3.8L V6 RWD (Model #B2402R65) available from April 3, 2018 through April 30, 2018, to well-qualified lessees approved by Genesis Finance. Not all lessees will qualify. Higher lease rates apply for lessees with lower credit ratings. Offer shown based on $2,999 due at lease signing (includes $399 first payment and $3,600 capitalized cost reduction). No security deposit required. MSRP $42,350 (includes destination, excludes tax, license, title, registration, documentation fees, options, insurance and the like). Actual net capitalized cost $35,477.81. Net capitalized cost includes $750 acquisition fee and includes credit for either $1,000 Valued Owner Coupon or $1,000 Competitive Owner Coupon. Dealer contribution may vary and could affect actual lease payment. Total monthly payments $14,364.00. Option to purchase at lease end $21,175.00. Lessee is responsible for third-party fees. Third-party fees vary by state or locality. Lessee is also responsible for insurance, maintenance, repairs, $.25 per mile over 10,000 miles/year, excess wear, and a $400 disposition fee. Disposition fee of $400 applies in all states except CO, IN, IA, KS, ME, OK, SC, WI, WV, & WY, where disposition fee is subject to state law limitations.

      CO, IA, KS, ME, OK, WV, & WY: The amount of 2 times the base monthly lease payment of $399, whichever is less.

      IN & SC: The amount of 3 times the base monthly lease payment of $399, whichever is less.

      WI: The amount of the base monthly lease payment of $399, whichever is less.

      Must take new retail delivery on vehicle from dealer stock by April 30, 2018.

      See dealer for warranty and lease details.

      Cannot exceed 10000 miles per year.

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  • Air conditioning
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Front dual zone A/C
  • Memory seat
  • Steering wheel memory
  • Speed control
  • Distance pacing cruise control
  • Power windows
  • 1-touch down
  • 1-touch up
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Illuminated entry
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Telescoping steering wheel
  • Auto tilt-away steering wheel
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Driver vanity mirror
  • Passenger vanity mirror
  • Garage door transmitter - HomeLink
  • Emergency communication system
  • Navigation system
  • Front beverage holders
  • Rear beverage holders
  • Overhead console
  • Driver door bin
  • Passenger door bin
  • Rear door bins
  • AM/FM radio - SiriusXM
  • CD player
  • MP3 decoder
  • Internal memory capacity (GB) - 5 GB
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Speakers - 7
  • Turn-by-turn navigation directions
  • Wireless phone connectivity - Bluetooth
  • 1st row LCD monitors - 2
  • Primary LCD size - 8.0"
  • Basic warranty - 60 months/60,000miles
  • Powertrain warranty - 120 months/100,000miles
  • Corrosion perforation warranty - 84 months/ unlimited distance
  • Roadside assistance coverage - 60 months/ unlimited distance
  • Maintenance warranty - 36 months/36,000miles
  • Max seating capacity - 5
  • Front seats - bucket
  • Power driver seat
  • Power 4-way driver lumbar support
  • Power passenger seat
  • Front center armrest - w/storage
  • Power 4-way passenger lumbar support
  • Heated front seats
  • Rear seats - bench
  • Rear seat center armrest
  • Leather upholstery
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Engine displacement - 3.8 L
  • Engine horsepower - 311hp @ 6,000RPM
  • Engine torque - 293 lb.-ft. @ 5,000RPM
  • Engine bore x stroke - 96.0mm x 87.0mm (3.78" x 3.43")
  • Compression ratio - 11.50 to 1
  • GVWR - 2,440kg (5,379lbs)
  • Exterior length - 4,991mm (196.5")
  • Exterior body width - 1,890mm (74.4")
  • Exterior height - 1,481mm (58.3")
  • Wheelbase - 3,010mm (118.5")
  • Turning radius - 5.5m (18.1')
  • Front legroom - 1,161mm (45.7")
  • Rear legroom - 889mm (35.0")
  • Front headroom - 1,044mm (41.1")
  • Rear headroom - 970mm (38.2")
  • Front hiproom - 1,415mm (55.7")
  • Rear hiproom - 1,392mm (54.8")
  • Front shoulder room - 1,481mm (58.3")
  • Rear shoulder room - 1,450mm (57.1")
  • Passenger volume - 3,050L (107.7 cu.ft.)
  • Interior cargo volume - 433 L (15 cu.ft.)
  • Interior maximum cargo volume - 433 L (15 cu.ft.)
  • Rear cargo - trunk
  • Power door mirrors
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Auto-dimming door mirrors
  • Turn signal indicator mirrors
  • Tailpipe finisher - chrome
  • Door mirrors - body-color
  • Bumpers - body-color
  • Bodyside moldings
  • Engine liters - 3.8
  • Cylinder configuration - V-6
  • Horsepower - 311hp @ 6,000RPM
  • Torque - 293 lb.-ft. @ 5,000RPM
  • Number of valves - 24
  • Variable valve control
  • Variable intake manifold
  • Engine location - front
  • Recommended fuel - Regular Unleaded
  • Transmission - 8 speed automatic
  • Mode select transmission
  • Manual-shift auto - SHIFTRONIC
  • Drive type - rear-wheel
  • Fuel economy combined - 22mpg
  • Fuel tank capacity - 20.3gal.
  • Fuel economy city - 18mpg
  • Fuel economy highway - 28mpg
  • 4 wheel disc brakes
  • ABS brakes
  • Brake assist
  • Dual front impact airbags
  • Dual front side impact airbags
  • Overhead airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Rear side impact airbag
  • Occupant sensing airbag
  • Panic alarm
  • Perimeter/approach lights
  • Ignition disable
  • Security system
  • Electronic stability
  • Traction control
  • Anti-whiplash front head restraints
  • Adjustable head restraints - driver and passenger w/tilt
  • Four wheel independent suspension
  • Front anti-roll bar
  • Rear anti-roll bar
  • Power steering
  • Speed-sensing steering
  • Alloy wheels
  • Front tires - 245/45VR18.0
  • Rear tires - 245/45VR18.0
  • Wheel size - 18"
  • High intensity discharge headlights - Bi-Xenon
  • Fully automatic headlights
  • Delay-off headlights
  • Auto high-beam headlights
  • Variably intermittent wipers
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Speed sensitive wipers
  • Rear window defroster
  • Front reading lights
  • Rear reading lights
  • Display - analog
  • Tachometer
  • Compass
  • Outside temperature display
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Trip computer
  • Lane departure - active
  • Blind spot sensor - Blind Spot Detection warning
  • Forward collision - mitigation
  • Rear collision - Rear Cross Traffic Alert warning
  • Exterior parking camera rear


  MSRP Engine Transmission City/Hwy mpg
3.8 2017 Genesis G80 Sedan 3.8 Search New $41,400   311-hp 3.8L 6-cyl  8-spd auto  18 / 28  
3.8 2017 Genesis G80 Sedan 3.8 Search New $43,900   311-hp 3.8L 6-cyl  8-spd auto  16 / 25  
5.0 Ultimate 2017 Genesis G80 Sedan 5.0 Ultimate Search New $54,550   420-hp 5.0L 8-cyl  8-spd auto  15 / 23  


Driving Impression

New Car Test Drive

Because the 311-horsepower base V6 engine responds heartily, paying so much extra for a V8 provides little benefit in terms of performance. Although the V8 sounds good, added engine weight makes the car feel more nose-heavy.

Lotus engineering originally helped set up the rear-wheel-drive V6 model, resulting in excellent highway composure. Even though the base sedan handles reasonably well, though, even that version feels a bit heavy at the front end.

Brakes aren’t especially firm, either, but steering is way better than might be expected. The variable-ratio electric power steering feels almost like that of an authentic sports sedan: neither unnaturally light nor excessively heavy.

The available air suspension with Continuous Damping Control can be switched from Normal to Sport mode. Though that version can smooth out some rough pavement, ride comfort and handling still fall short of the V6 model.

For driving on urban byways, boulevards and freeways, a G80 with the V6 engine is clearly appropriate.

Fuel economy is reasonable with the V6 and rear-wheel drive, EPA-rated at 18/28 mpg City/Highway, or 22 mpg Combined. All-wheel drive drops the estimate to 16/25 mpg City/Highway. Even less thrifty is the V8, EPA-rated at 15/23 mpg City/Highway, or 18 mpg Combined.

Walk Around

New Car Test Drive

Design influences from German luxury sedans, including Audi and BMW, can still be discerned in the G80. Though derived from Hyundai’s familiar hexagonal grille, the Genesis version has a smoother, more ornate appearance than those on the other Hyundai models.

Interior Overview

New Car Test Drive

Cabin space seems to be a little smaller than in some luxury competitors, and the interior isn’t quite as polished. Because of efficient layout, however, four adults can expect a comfortable experience. They can also get in and out of the G80 with comparative ease, and their heads shouldn’t be bothered by the headliner above. A somewhat upright profile and formal roofline translate to a cabin that seems airy rather than constricted.

Dashboard decor consists largely of sharp edges and horizontal straight lines, rather than curves or vertical elements. The center-positioned squarely shaped clock seems out of character. Audio and climate controls are located alongside and below the timepiece. Analog electro-luminescent instruments are used, instead of the screen-based gauges that have become so popular.

Passengers shouldn’t be troubled by noise or vibration, enjoying a quiet ride. Overall, the G80’s interior is on par with sedans that cost many thousands of dollars more.

Measuring 15.3 cubic feet, trunk space isn’t as voluminous as some buyers might prefer, and split-folding back seats are absent.

Evidence of budget constraints can be found only in minor details. For instance, while some luxury sedans use a damping mechanism for the console cover, Genesis designers turned to a simple hinge setup with rubber stops. Certain buttons and switches lack a prestige appearance, and the steering wheel could use a more comfortable grip.


New Car Test Drive

Abundant equipment in base form makes the V6-engine G80 an appealing choice for midsize luxury. In terms of comfort and quality, this Genesis sedan gets the elements right, though details could be better. Even if you add an option package, the final price is far lower than the point at which rival models begin.

Driving impressions by Aaron Cole­, The Car Connection. James M. Flammang contributed to this report.

Model Lineup

New Car Test Drive

The Genesis G80 3.8L ($41,400) comes with the V6, leather upholstery, heated power front seats, an 8-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity and streaming, Hyundai telematics, and hands-free trunk opening. Rear-wheel drive is standard. The G80 AWD 3.8L V6 ($43,900) includes all-wheel drive, heated rear seats, and a heated steering wheel. (Prices are MSRP and do not include destination charge.)

Options include a rearview camera, part of the Premium package that includes a panoramic sunroof, front/rear parking sensors, and ventilated front seats ($4,750). The Ultimate package ($8,950) upgrades further with softer leather seats, genuine wood trim, a head-up display, a 9.2-inch touchscreen with navigation, 17-speaker Lexicon audio, and a power trunk lid.

The Genesis G80 5.0L V8 Ultimate ($54,550) comes with the V8 engine and all the Ultimate features plus LED foglamps, 19-inch wheels, quad exhaust tips, and illuminated door sill plates.

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