2017 Genesis G80 Review Info

2017 Genesis G80 is not entirely new model. sub-brand of its luxury vehicles, Hyundai unveiled under the name of Genesis. The first Genesis model, called Genesis G90, is an enhanced version of Hyundai Equus model. Next in line is the Hyundai Genesis sedan, which thanks to the new labels will carry the name of the 2017 Genesis G80. This mid-sized sedan was launched a few months ago, at the automobile fair in Busan. Version Genesis G80 model for North America will soon arrive. From model intended for South Korean market, differs by offering power units.

2017 Genesis G80 vs Hyundai Genesis

The second, a new luxury model Genesis brand, not drastically changed in comparison with the base variant of the Hyundai Genesis model. Minor changes concern the details. Redesigned grille, front bumper and appearance of lighting groups. In the opinion of many, the Hyundai Genesis is a model of to whom, for now, the changes are not necessary. This would mean that these small details, including the name of the new G80, are not significantly modify the model. The vehicle is still modern and appealing, because the 2015 MY was fully promoted.


2017 Genesis G80 Specs

2017 Genesis G80 is set to rear-wheel drive platform. Strong steel is basically of the vehicle. Two engines will be offered on the South Korean market, and at the US market. The same engine offered is a 3.8 L V6 twin-turbo engine with 311 hp and 293 pound-feet of torque. On the domestic market, the other one on offer  is a 3.3 L V6 GDI with 365 hp and 510 Nm of torque. In the US market, the offer will supplement the 5.0 L V8 engine that develops 420 hp at 383 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will be combined with the eight-speed automatic gearbox. Although the platform of the Genesis G80 model is designed for rear-wheel drive,  model with a V6 engine will be offered with AWD. The company unfortunately did not give a statement on the 2017 Genesis G80 Sport model, which a few months ago was announced, but about his appearance at the US market for now does not know anything.

The list of standard equipment on the 2017 Genesis sedan G80 is very long. The appearance of the interior 2017 G80 compared to the Hyundai Genesis model has not changed. Supplemented with a number of tech features. Primarily dominated by 8-inch infotainment system with Apple and Android Auto CarPlay, a larger 9.2-inch screen and a Lexicon audio system with 17 speakers, are offered as an option. Standard safety features includes automatic emergency braking, blind spot detection, lane keep assist and a rearview camera. Electronic adjusted seats and dual-zone air conditioning are also part of the standard package.

Genesis G80 interior

Price of 2017 Genesis G80

Unfortunately, Hyundai has not given official notice of the price of the new model luxury brand Genesis. Given that the 2015 Hyundai Genesis was offered on the market for slightly less than $ 39.000, similar market value is expected in the new Genesis G80 sedan model. Competitors in the market of luxury sedans, Genesis G80 model will be found in models such as the Cadillac CTS, Audi A6, BMW 5-Series, Jaguar XF and Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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