2017 Genesis G80 priced from $42,350

Hyundai is charging a premium for its high-end midsize sedan now that it’s placed under the Genesis brand. The 2017 Genesis G80 is priced $2,650 greater than its predecessor, the Hyundai Genesis.

A 3.8-liter V-6, bringing 311 hp and 293 lb-ft of torque, rollovers as the base engine. Rear-wheel drive is conventional on the base design costing $42,350, and four-wheel drive includes an extra $2,500. Designs powered by 4 wheels instantly acquire heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel.

Although the Genesis G80 might look practically similar to the old design, the greater cost gives you more than simply a fancier badge. Automatic emergency situation braking, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, blind area caution, high beam assist, and the rest of Hyundai’s safety suite are now conventional across the range. Also conventional is an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system having Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.

A Premium package, that is priced at $4,750, includes LED fog lights, a 14-speaker Lexicon surround sound system, parking sensing units, ventilated pole positions, and a power tilt-and-slide scenic sunroof. If you purchase the Premium package, you can likewise add the Ultimate Package for another $4,200. That’ll offer you updated leather seats, a full color head-up display screen, a bigger 9.2-inch touchscreen, a 17-speaker sound system, power trunk lid, and other updates.

Along with the V-6, the G80 provides a 5.0-liter V-8 engine rated at 420 hp and 383 lb-ft. Costing from $55,500, the G80 5.0 with the upgraded engine is just available in rear-wheel-drive configuration. It comes conventional with its own Ultimate Package, which resembles the one on the 3.8 model however also includes 19-inch alloy wheels, quad exhaust tips, as well as illuminated door sill plates.

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