Genesis G80 vs the Competition

The Genesis G80 vs. The Competition

In the world of luxury sedans, there are already a plethora of options that all have fallen into a status quo, and here at Parkway Genesis, we believe that status quo should be broken. That's why we maintain a well-stocked inventory of Genesis G80 luxury sedans. In its sleek style, elegant and spacious interior, powerful engine, the Genesis G80 rides among its competition, providing a whole new level of power, luxury, comfort, and value. Now, we also want to provide you with a car-buying search that's quick and easy, so to help save you time we've compared our Genesis G80 against six of its competitors in matters of performance, interior comfort, and safety. If you have any more questions regarding our current inventory of Genesis G80 vehicles, please feel free to contact us directly either by email or over the phone for more information.


The Genesis G80 vs. The Audi A6

When put side-by-side, the Genesis G80 provides a more enjoyable ride than the Audi A6. For one thing, the Genesis G80's base 3.3-liter V6 twin turbo engine provides far more horsepower and more torque than the Audi A6's 2.0-liter I4 turbo engine. The Genesis G80 provides more passenger space than the Audi A6 and fits more airbags than the Audi A6. The Genesis G80 also offers a longer basic and longer powertrain warranty than the Audi A6, and it comes with Genesis Connected, allowing you to enjoy the drive farther knowing you are taken care of.


The Genesis G80 vs. The BMW 5 Series

The driving experience of the Genesis G80 also beats that provided by the BMW 5 Series. The Genesis G80 has a better basic and better powertrain warranty than the BMW 5 Series. Its base model features a standard 3.3-liter V6 Twin Turbo that packs far more horsepower and more torque than the BMW 5 Series' base model's 2.0-liter I4 Twin Turbo. In regard to passenger space, the Genesis G80 offers the more spacious interior compared to the BMW 5 Series, and the Genesis G80 packs an infotainment system fitted with Genesis Connected. The Genesis G80 also packs more airbags than the BMW 5 Series and comes standard with an engine immobilizer.


The Genesis G80 vs. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Starting with cost, the Genesis G80 offers a better basic warranty, as well as a better powertrain warranty and better corrosion/rust thru protection than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Under the hood, the Genesis G80 packs a much larger engine at the base level compared to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class that provides more horsepower and more torque. Inside, the Genesis G80 provides more passenger space for its five passengers than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and the Genesis G80 is packed with a Genesis Connected Infotainment system. Safety-wise, the Genesis G80 packs more airbags than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.


The Genesis G80 vs. The Lexus GS

Like the previous three comparisons, the Genesis G80 offers a better basic warranty, as well as a better powertrain warranty and corrosion/rust thru protection. Under the hood, the Genesis G80 again offers the bigger engine on the base model compared to the Lexus GS, offering more horsepower and more torque. Looking inwards, the Genesis G80 offers a more spacious interior than the Lexus GS. In matters of safety, the Genesis G80 comes with the brand-exclusive Genesis Connected communication system.


The Genesis G80 vs. The Infiniti Q70

Despite having a slightly smaller engine, the Genesis G80's base 3.3-liter V6 Twin Turbo unleashes more horsepower and more torque than the Infiniti Q70's base 3.7-liter V6 engine. The Genesis G80 also offers more passenger space as well as more trunk space than the Infiniti Q70. The Genesis G80 offers a better basic warranty and a better powertrain warranty than the Infiniti Q70. Safety-wise, the Genesis G80 packs more airbags as well as Genesis Connected.


The Genesis G80 vs. The Cadillac CTS

Once again, the Genesis G80 offers more than its competition. It offers a longer basic warranty, as well as a better powertrain warranty and corrosion/rust thru protection than the Cadillac CTS. The Genesis G80 packs a bigger basic engine that unleashes more horsepower and more torque than the basic engine offered by the Cadillac CTS. Regarding the interior, the Genesis G80 offers more passenger space, as well as more cargo space than the Cadillac CTS. While the Cadillac CTS offers OnStar, the Genesis G80 is packed with Genesis Connected.


Genesis G80 vs Lincoln Continental

 
  • Powertrain and Performance: While both models run on powerful V6 engines, the Genesis G80 commands a bit more capability in powertrain, speed, and handling than the Lincoln Continental. The V6 engine of the G80 generates 211 total horsepower and 293 pound-feet of torque, whereas the Lincoln Continental generates 305 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of engine torque. Both come standard with an electronically-controlled automatic transmission with overdrive, however, the eight-speed SHIFTRONIC® transmission of the G80 has about two more speeds to offer over the six-speed transmission of the Lincoln Continental. The Genesis G80 also features rear wheel drive, which offers considerably more traction and handling to match this sedan's speed capabilities. The Lincoln Continental features front-wheel drive, which does not offer as much traction.
  • Size and Interior Space: If you're looking for a more spacious sedan, the Genesis G80 has got your back there, with about 108 cubic feet of passenger volume, which gives each row about 38-41 inches of head room and 35-46 inches of leg room. The Lincoln Continental, by contrast, has about 106 cubic feet of passenger volume and is outmatched in terms of its available headroom with 38-39 inches between the first and second rows. Despite having the larger wheelbase and interior, the Genesis G80 is also the more lightweight of the two sedans, weighing in at 4,195 pounds over the 4,224 pounds of the Lincoln Continental.
  • Warranties: After you purchase your new Genesis G80, you'll want to know that it is well-protected from any potential damage on the road ahead. After all, accidents do happen, regardless of how safe your driving is. The Genesis G80 is covered under a Basic Warranty for 60 months/60,000 miles (whichever comes first) as well as a Powertrain Warranty for 120 months or 100,000 miles. With the Lincoln Continental, their Basic Warranty will cover you for 48 months or 50,000 miles and their Powertrain Warranty will cover you for 72 months or 70,000 miles.

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