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.
You'll Like The 2017 Genesis G80 If...
If you want a roomy luxury sedan with abundant power, safety features and amenities, the Genesis G80 grants it all for thousands less than competitors. Serving as icing on the cake is a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty and three years of complimentary maintenance.
You May Not Like The 2017 Genesis G80 If...
The 2017 Genesis G80 lacks the brand recognition and cachet of rivals like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5 Series and Audi A6. As a status symbol, the Genesis still has catching up to do with those entrenched European competitors.
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.........?
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.
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.
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.
My genesis, the good and the bad!!
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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