2017 Genesis G80 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Caspian Black
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$27,888 - $39,507
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
16 City / 25 HWY
Horsepower
311-420
Seats
5

How 2017 Genesis G80 Ranks In Its Class

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.4 Overall Score
Performance 4.2Interior 4.2Comfort 4.2Value 4.6

Editor's Overview

Formerly known as the Hyundai Genesis, the G80 sedan is now part of Hyundai's luxury division, also named Genesis. Fitting its newfound luxury branding, the G80 comes with additional safety features and a slight price increase, though it still costs thousands less than more recognizable rivals like the BMW 5 Series, Audi A6, Lexus GS and Cadillac CTS.

Genesis G80 Models & Trims

chevronDown icon 3.8L $27,888 - $30,827
Horsepower: 311 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 5.0L Ultimate $35,812 - $39,507
Horsepower: 420 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

4.13
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You must be careful when setting the automatic stop feature. If you apply the brakes then you need to reset the automatic stop feature. If you forget.........?

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I do not find the passenger seat very comfortable. It is too small and crowded. I do not like the automatic stopping feature. My husband sets it for one car length, which I consider much too close. If a car is on your left side, an alert appears in the left rear view mirror, but not always. If I look over my left shoulder to see if anything is there, the car is built such that you cannot see.

Nancy S
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The most important thing, only because this was not known to me when I purchased, is that the rear seats do not fold down. This is not something that is an issue all the time and might not be a problem to some people, but I do find it odd that it isn't even an option, therefore very much limiting what you can carry/transport in the car as far as length.

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I really like my car and have been very happy with it since day one. It is very comfortable and stylish, with a nice look on both the inside and outside. The interior is comfortable and roomy, with plenty of space for passengers. The trunk is quite large, which is also a nice feature. The upgrades are high quality and I feel like I am driving a very luxurious car.

Kurt W
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My genesis, the good and the bad!!

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I love my Hyundai genesis. The only thing I do not like is it is terrible in the winter. It gets no traction and it will not go up hills. I love that it is a luxury car. My car is white with beautiful trim. I bought my car used so it had some miles. I also got into an accident and the bumper is off. Also the passenger door is bent a bit.

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$27,888 - $30,827
$35,812 - $39,507

Horsepower

Horsepower
311 (hp)
420 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Engine Type

Engine Type
3.8L GDI DOHC V6 w/Dual CVVT
5.0L GDI DOHC V8 w/Dual CVVT
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
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Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Standard

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional
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Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
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Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Standard
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Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Optional
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Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
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Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.7 (in.)
45.7 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 - 41.1 (in.)
39.4 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35 (in.)
35 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.2 (in.)
38.2 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.3 (cu. ft.)
15.3 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

CD Player
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Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
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Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
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Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
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Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/45VR18
P245/40VR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
118.5 (in.)
118.5 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.2 (ft.)
36.2 (ft.)

Length

Length
196.5 (in.)
196.5 (in.)

Width

Width
74.4 (in.)
74.4 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
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4567 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
311 (hp)
420 (hp)

Torque

Torque
293 (ft. lbs.)
383 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20.3 (gal.)
20.3 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
22 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

City

City
17 (mpg)
15 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
27 (mpg)
23 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Standard
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

HID Headlights
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Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
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Standard
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Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional
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Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
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Standard
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Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
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Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
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Standard
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Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
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Standard
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Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
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Standard
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Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
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Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Side
G
Roof Strength
G
Driver-side Overlap Front
G
G
Good
A
Acceptable
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Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags *
  • Blind Spot Detection Blind Spot Sensor
  • Forward Collision Mitigation and Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist Lane Keeping Assist *
  • Lane Keep Assist Lane Departure Warning *
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver Knee Airbag and Rear Side-Impact Airbag *
  • Restricted Driving Mode
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Back-Up Camera *
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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