2018 Genesis G80 Review

There's nothing quite like driving a luxury car, and our team at Genesis of Savannah wants to help you find your personal favorite. If you're looking for something distinct and different, you may just want to read this 2018 Genesis G80 car review.

In it, you'll learn what the G80 brings to the table in terms of performance, technology, and safety. The more you know, the better you'll be able to judge whether this luxury midsize car is perfect for your daily drive near Savannah, Pooler, or Hinesville. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us!

2018 G80: Performance Specs

The 2018 G80 is fine-tuned for performance, and it shows in the powerful engine lineup. The base engine is a 3.8L V6 engine, and it generates up to 311 horsepower and 293 lb-ft of torque. With power like that, you can get up to speed on the freeway without issue.

Of course, there's always more power available. Daredevils will like the optional 5.0L V8 engine, which offers up to 420 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. In the new G80 Sport trim, you'll find a 3.3L twin-turbo V6 engine with 365 horsepower and 376 lb-ft of torque on tap.

Whichever engine you pick, you'll benefit from the 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC® technology. It delivers smooth-shifting performance in automatic mode, but you can switch into manual mode for a sportier drive. Use the steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters for your convenience!

Top Safety Features & Ratings

Especially if the Genesis G80 is primed to be your personal family sedan, you'll want to ensure that it has all the proper safety credentials before you trust it with your loved ones. The G80 excels in that arena and has earned plenty of accolades, including:

These are highest honors available from their respective organizations. The G80 performed extremely well in independent crash tests for each organization, and their passive safety systems are designed to reduce risk of injury to the driver and passengers.

Adaptive Cruise Control: helping you keep pace with highway traffic.You'll also find an impressive list of standard driver-assist features, designed to help prevent or mitigate road accidents. The full suite includes:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring: making lane changes safer and easier.
  • Lane Keeping Assist: helping you avoid drifting out of your lane.

Advanced Technology Features

One of the perks of driving a luxury car is the breadth of technology features available to you. The Head-Up Display can help you keep all the most essential vehicle information right in front of your face. You can view speed, safety info, and navigation directions, each projected on the windshield for your convenience.

Ever need to open the trunk while your hands are full? You won't need to miss a beat with the standard hands-free smart trunk. All you need to do is approach the trunk with the key fob in your pocket, and the trunk will open after three seconds. You can pack up all your bags and items much more easily!

Experience the 2018 Genesis G80 the Right Way

There's only one way to experience the 2018 Genesis G80 properly, and that's from behind the wheel. If you liked our car review and live near Savannah, Pooler, or Hinesville, we invite you to schedule your test drive at Genesis of Savannah. Take this luxury midsize car for a spin and see what it can do!

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Genesis of Savannah

7011 Abercorn St
Directions Savannah, GA 31406

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  • Monday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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  • Monday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Parts Dept. Hours

  • Monday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Sunday Closed

Service Dept. Hours

  • Monday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday Closed