2017 Genesis G80

2017 Genesis G80
MSRP range
$41,400 - $54,550
New
Used

Pros

  • More affordable than similarly equipped luxury sedans
  • Roomy and high-quality interior that stays very quiet at highway speeds
  • Excellent crash test scores
  • Long warranty coverage

Cons

  • Rear seat headroom is a little tight for this class
  • Doesn't soak up road bumps as well as competitors
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Top consumer reviews

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From German Luxury to Korean Luxury
Mike M, 9/28/2016
This is week two of driving my new 2017 Genesis G80. For years I have been driving German cars. About 6 weeks ago, I test drove a 2016 Genesis and was so impressed. I was looking for three things in my next car, very comfortable and supportive seats, all wheel drive and a good sound system. Let me start with the Lexicon Surround Sound in the Genesis. What a fantastic sound system. If you are not familiar with Lexicon, let me suggest you google it. The seats are extremely comfortable and very adjustable. There are so may other goodies in my model which has the Ultimate package. This model has a crisp, clear heads up display. The fit and finish is superb, the car is supremely quiet. Genesis has done a nice job of making all of the controls extremely intuitive. You have well marked buttons, a touch screen interface and the round knob - take your pick, they all work in harmony. While I miss the German three-pointed star on the hood, I don't miss it that much :-). This is a beautiful car and if you are looking for quality and value, the new Genesis offers both.
A lot of car for the money.
Rick, 10/26/2016
I have owned many nice cars in my life time of driving BMW, Infinity, Mercedes and a couple of Cadillacs and I have to admit after saying to my self many times " I WILL NEVER OWN A HYUNDAI " I finally broke down and bought the 2017 Genesis G80 and I am so so happy I did. It is NOT a perfect car BUT, for the money and quality of ride NOBODY can come close.
Goodbye Lexus, Hello Genesis? What? Yes!
Hank, 12/22/2016
After 17 years of owning Lexus vehicles, I switched to the new Genesis G80. This is car is impressive. Tons of gadgets and features that enhance the drive. Power and acceleration is great too. Car includes 3 years of maintenance and 3 years of connected services. Frankly, Lexus is falling behind and Genesis is pulling out all the stops to gain a customer base. That's the best time to get one of these cars.
2017 Genesis G80 - POW!
Cyber_Dad, 4/9/2017
2017 Genesis G80 Review: I've had my G80 for over 2 weeks now. All I can say is WOW! I love the power, comfort, tech features and all the included warranties. I've test driven most of the mid-size luxury cars over the past 2 months, and was completely surprised by the Genesis G80. Driving up and down the SF Bay Area is suddenly fun, especially on 280! Everyone that's been in my G80 has been impressed by the plush interior, the quality leather, and the huge back seats. I love all the thoughtful features included in my G80 - automatic vehicle hold, which eases the stress of your commute in stop-and-go traffic, innovative hands-free trunk, which opens automatically if it detects your smart key as being nearby for more than 3 seconds. I also have piece of mind with the 10YR/100K Miles warranty. Additionally, the included "Valet Service" will pick up my car while they leave me with a Genesis loaner. This is very convenient, I'd never have to drop off my car for any service. The 311 horses under the hood gives me the power I need to drive up and down the Peninsula. In the past, we've owned the Lexus LS, Acura RL, and recently been test driving other German luxury cars. For us, it boiled down to value and how beautiful the car is. Other Genesis cars are coming, and Luc Donckerwolke (formerly with AUDI and BENTLEY) is in charge of the entire Genesis designs. We feel we've gotten a lot for our dollar with the G80 purchase. If you're in the market for a mid-size luxury sedan, do yourself a favor and test drive the G80. Thanks me later ;). Cheers!
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Features & Specs

MSRP
$41,400
MPG
18 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
311 hp @ 6000 rpm
MSRP
$43,900
MPG
16 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
311 hp @ 6000 rpm
MSRP
$54,550
MPG
15 city / 23 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
420 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat4 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover5 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover9.5%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

2017 Genesis G80 for Sale

Genesis G80 2017 3.8 4dr Sedan AWD (3.8L 6cyl 8A)
New 2017
Genesis G80
3.8
Annapolis Genesis
52.7 mi away
MSRP$44,905
Est.Loan: $670/mo
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Dealer Notes
Not all customers qualify for all rebates. Price includes: $500 - Genesis Military Program. Exp. 09/04/2018
Genesis G80 2017 3.8 4dr Sedan AWD (3.8L 6cyl 8A)
New 2017
Genesis G80
3.8
MSRP$49,815
Est.Loan: $735/mo
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More about the 2017 Genesis G80

Eight years ago, Hyundai made a serious upmarket push with the debut of the Genesis sedan. The company had established itself as a maker of value-packed, well-made vehicles and felt the time was right to dip its tires into the luxury-sedan pool. It was an effort to raise its game and its image with the American consumer.

The spacious Genesis, which was more than a step up from the company's respected but mainstream Sonata sedan, could be had with V6 or even V8 power and boasted a well-trimmed cabin. The Genesis earned praise for its refined performance, comfortable and quiet ride, and generous standard features list. Crazy as it sounded then, Hyundai was offering a viable alternative to much pricier American, Asian and German luxury sedans. Indeed, the success of the Genesis gave Hyundai the confidence to launch its even larger and more luxurious Equus sedan a few years afterward.

This year, Hyundai is taking a page from the Toyota/Lexus and Nissan/Infiniti playbooks by spinning off the Genesis as its own luxury brand. The G80 is the model formerly known as the Genesis sedan. The flagship Equus becomes the G90.

The 2017 Genesis G80 has some changes to go along with its new name. Some formerly optional equipment, such as a power-adjustable steering wheel, lane-departure warning and blind-spot monitoring, are now standard. New this year and also standard are Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which allow users to operate certain smartphone functions, such as navigation and audio, via the car's touchscreen. Oddly, this feature is deleted if you opt for the G80's posh Ultimate package. The larger touchscreen is not compatible with the smartphone-linking technology. 

As before, the value proposition is strong. The 2017 Genesis G80 is essentially without peer at its price point. Even the base version provides perks that, in addition to the those already mentioned, include xenon headlights, a navigation system and adaptive cruise control. Trim levels again correspond to whether the G80 is powered by a 3.8-liter V6 (G80 3.8) or 5.0-liter V8 (G80 5.0). All-wheel drive is optional for the V6. The EPA fuel mileage estimates range from 18 mpg combined 15 city/23 highway) for the V8 to 22 mpg in combined driving (18 city/28 highway) for the V6.

It's true that the 2017 Genesis G80 doesn't have the long-standing status of pricier rivals, but it also doesn't require you to tap into your home's equity to acquire a genuinely fine luxury sedan. If you share that sentiment, Edmunds can help you find the ideal 2017 Genesis G80.

2017 Genesis G80 Overview

The 2017 Genesis G80 is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include 3.8 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A), 3.8 4dr Sedan AWD (3.8L 6cyl 8A), and 5.0 Ultimate 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A).

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