Many people have the desire to own luxurious vehicles that have stood a test of time. A variety of the automobile companies has incorporated new designs and technology in their latest cars. Hyundai Company is a popular automobile industry with an assembly at Ulsan, South Korea. The 2017 Genesis G80 is one of their best luxury automobiles. It has undergone a series of upgrades from the previous versions to give it a stunning outlook. The Genesis G80 combines the overall refinement with quality interiors. It was formerly known as Hyundai Genesis before it acquired a new name, Genesis G80.
It has a revised package content and additional standard features. Several features in the 2017 Genesis G80 are now standard equipment from last year’s Tech and Signature packages. The new Premium package is bundled with the remaining options. All G80s that have the standard touchscreen have the smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Genesis G80 has a strong value proposition like the rest models of the Hyundai. However, it is considered to be more upscale than the other Hyundai offerings. Every new brand now incorporates the name ‘Genesis’ and this model has acquired additional standard features.
There is a roomy cabin in the 2017 Genesis G80 and has more volumes in its interior compared to many rival sedans. The rear seat legroom has abundant space and remains a bit of a premium. Although the front seats can be adjusted easily, they are not more comfortable compared to the long haul found in its rivals. There is no visible interior piece from the outside because of the materials on the seats, dash and doors are as good as any in the same class. A minimalist approach was taken by the developers in designing the center console and dashboard. This brings an exclusive airiness to the cabin.
There are several safety standards that have been incorporated in the 2017 Genesis G80. They include antilock brakes, active front head restraints, antilock brakes, a vehicle locator and a remote door unlocking and remote start. It also comes with on-demand road assistance, stolen vehicle slow down/ recovery and the SOS button. The lane departure warning and intervention, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert are some of the standard advanced safety features.
Performance and mpg
There are two choices of the 2017 Genesis G80; 3.8-liter V6 and 5.0-liter V8. Both of them are paired with steering wheel mounted shift paddles that are paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The V8 is rear-drive only while the G80 powered by the V6 engine can be fitted with optional all-wheel drive although it has a standard rear-wheel drive.
The 2017 Genesis G80 has Xenon headlights that have automatic high-beam control, 18-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, a rearview camera, adaptive cruise control and a lane departure warning and intervention.
The acceleration of 2017 Genesis G80 makes both engines feel strong. The V8 engine is usually referred to as the ‘smooth operator’ because of it is a more low-end punch. The Genesis G80 is competitive compared to other luxury sedans because of the V8 engine. Most individuals will also be satisfied with the V6 engine performance.