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2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 Sedan Review


The Genesis G80 is the re-branded name of Hyundai Genesis, which is a life-size luxury sedan, produced and sold by Hyundai, the leading car making company in South Korea. It is the four-door sedan, which was first offered to the public in 2008 and it is now the second-generation model in its lineup. This five-passenger model was introduced at the 2007 Intercontinental Motor Show held in New York in concept form and it was referred to as the BH version internally. The Korean automaker is going to redesign this model for the model year 2017 with the new name, 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80. The new Genesis G80 is expected to come with a capacious back-seat space, stylish inside design and quality materials, more user-friendly controls, and a quieter cabin than the renowned brands, such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus, and Audi.

2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 Exterior

The 2017 Genesis G80 comes with a sleeker body and its fashionable look articulates a uniquely innovative external design. It comes equipped with a vital geometric outside element, an arresting hexagonal grille in the front, and with a stylish crease pronunciation. The automaker has paid more attention to making the body of the vehicle more capacious, rather than to its surface details. The front part of the new vehicle will not only come with dual-xenon HID headlamps, LED daytime running lights, and LED mist lights, but it will also come equipped with semi-luster chrome components. The athletic outside styling of the new Genesis G80 is highlighted by the smooth C-pillar, whereas the general silhouette is emphasized by the combined surfaces, and communicative, fluid stripes.
Around rear, the 2017 model comes with an active rear design with a feeling of visual width and stability. This is because of the sculptural visuals with complete-LED and decorated wrap-around tail lamps.

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The new sedan will be offered with a set of 18 x 8.0 inches sized polished alloy wheels, bounded by P245/45R18 sized all season tires. It comes equipped with a set of the four-wheel independent suspension system with the stabilizer bar in the front and at the back.
The 2017 Genesis G80 colors include:
 Caspian Black.
 Casablanca White.
 Empire State Gray.
 Manhattan Brown.
 Ibiza Blue.
 Montecito Blue.
 Parisian Gray.
 Pamplona Red.
 Santiago Silver.

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The luxury sedan will be constructed with the body length of 196.5 inches, the width of 74.4 inches and with the height of 58.3 inches. It comes with the wheelbase length of 118.5 inches, ground clearance of 5.3 inches, and with the curb weight of 4138 pounds (approx 1881 kg).

Hyundai Genesis G80 2017 Interior

The cabin of the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 is designed to be curvaceous and to offer a comfortable sitting space for five occupants. The simplified switchgear and the instrument cluster guarantee an open touch and instinctive design. Quite a lot of latest elements have been incorporated to offer the passengers a user-focused experience. These internal elements comprise the interconnection of the upper instrument cluster and the B-pillar with the headliner, and the middle stack with the console.

This time, the cabin of the next generation Genesis G80 comes with three different design principles in the major areas of the cabin that concentrate on safety, intuitiveness, and simplicity. Furthermore, the cabin comes with seven interior color options that include Beige leather and premium leather, Black leather and premium leather, Gray leather and Premium leather, and Ivory Premium leather. The most favorable cabin ergonomics has been accomplished through a specifically designed laboratory device that scrupulously implements and evaluates effortlessness of control and reaches.

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Some of the improved interior features available inside the cabin of the new 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 include authentic matte-finish and aluminum wood accents, adaptable cushion extensions for the seat of the driver, vivid dashboard surfaces, heated seats at the back seat row, power bolsters, 12-way power seats in the front and a four-way power lumbar.
Some of the instrumentation features available with the new vehicle include a clock, outside temperature display, compass, trip computer, and a tachometer.

2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 Interior

Some of the comfort and convenience features that come with the new 2017 Genesis G80 include:
 Adjustable cruise control.
 Electrochromatic inside back view mirror
 Front and back cup holders.
 Electric power steering.
 Inside air filtration
 Seatback storage in the front.
 Turn signal in mirrors
 Front and back door pockets
 Overhead console with storage
 Climate control
 Tilt and telescopic leather-covered steering wheel
 Back view camera
 Comprehensive distant transmitter intended for security system, garage door, etc.
 Double illuminating vanity mirrors
 Transmission, auditory and cruise controls on the steering wheel.

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Due attention has also been paid by Hyundai to offer the necessary safety to the new vehicle and its inhabitants by providing the most modern safety features, such as:
 Disaster braking support.
 Two numbers of front and back headrests.
 Automatic delay-off headlights.
 Dual airbags mounted in the front, back, and sides.
 Daylight running lamps.
 Stability control.
 Four-wheel ABS.
 Traction control.
 Tire pressure monitoring.
 Rear door kid safety locks.

The cabin of the new vehicle comes with the passenger volume of 123.0 cubic feet and the cargo capacity of 15.3 cubic feet. The new vehicle comes with the fuel tank capacity of 20.3 gallons.

Engine

For the model year 2017, the new Hyundai Genesis G80 2017 comes equipped with two different powertrains according to the power needs of the buyers.
First, the new vehicle comes equipped with a V6 gasoline power unit with the displacement of 3.8 liters. This powertrain that comes with the triangular fuel injector feature and a manifold air-gap exhaust system, and a two-stage oil pump, and a uses three-phase variable ingestion system, generates the highest power of 311 ponies at 6,000 RPM and the maximum twist of 293 lbs per foot at 5,000 RPM.
The next optional powertrain will be a 5.0-liter capacity unit that uses an elevated-pressure direct booster, amplified compression ratio, a low-twist exhaust manifold, and improved manifold-injection mapping, generates the highest power 429 ponies at 6,000 RPM and the maximum twist of 383 lbs per foot at 5,000 RPM.

Both powertrains are mated to an eight-velocity mechanical transmission system to transmit the power to the back wheels, as the new vehicle comes with the rear-wheel drive system as standard. The vehicle will also be available with an optional all-wheel-drive system for those who would like to propel the power to all the wheels of the vehicle.
Both the engines offer the new Genesis G80 2017 a better acceleration that makes it attain the velocity from 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds and assists it to attain the top speed of 149 mph.
Regarding fuel economy, the new model vehicle offers the city mileage of 18 mpg and the highway mileage of 29 mpg.
Moreover, it will be offered with four different driving modes, such as Normal, Eco, Snow, and Sport to adjust the power and to handle the vehicle effectively is different road conditions.

Base price and the date of release

The date of release of the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 is expected to be the early part of 2017 with the initial price tag of $38,750.

2017 Genesis G80 photos

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