As a prior owners of a 2007 Hyundai Elantra (it is now ferrying my son around a streets of Ottawa) we was vehement to get behind a circle of one of a company’s upscale Genesis brand, a G80.
Genesis became a possess oppulance multiplication of Hyundai in 2016.
While we owned it, my 2007 Elantra was ideal for my needs. It started each morning, didn’t have any bells and whistles, got me where we was going and didn’t mangle down unequivocally often.
In fact, we was tender adequate that when it came time to get a new vehicle, my mother and we opted for a 2017 Elantra. Again, not many bells and whistles and it is a ideal distance for us.
After a week behind a circle of a G80, my eyes are now open to what Hyundai’s new oppulance multiplication has to offer drivers. This is a easily designed automobile that screams oppulance and style.
The Genesis G80 comes in 4 trims, Luxury, Technology, Sport and Ultimate.
My tester for a week was a Sport and while a cost competence seem a small high during $62,000, that gives we a automobile installed to a doorknob and a oppulance automobile that is labelled reduction that many of a competitors.
Push a start symbol and a 3.3-litre, approach injection, twin-turbocharged V6 engine comes to life though since a interior is designed to keep a sound out, we don’t hear much.
It’s usually when we put your feet on a gas pedal can we feel a twin-turbo come alive. Mated to an eight-speed involuntary transmission, a G80 can unequivocally pull we behind in your seat.
I have review a lot about how some reviewers found a G80 to be a complicated car, weighing in during some-more than 4,500 lb though we never once had a prodigy that a weight of a automobile was holding it back.
In fact, with all-wheel expostulate it always felt like we was in control and when a sleet hit, a G80 was some-more than able of doing a bad weather.
The 365 hp twin-turbo engine is one of a smoothest we have had a pleasure to expostulate and removing adult to speed on a highway was never an issue, even when a heat plummeted to wretched numbers. The G80 Sport provides 375 lb/ft of torque.
The interior of a G80 is light years forward of my Elantra. The Napa leather seats with incomparable than normal side bolsters and copper stitching were stylish and gentle and a lurch was laid out with a motorist in mind.
I have never been a fan of heads adult displays, anticipating them to worry my vision, though for some reason, a arrangement on a G80 didn’t worry me and it helped we could change a colour and distance to fit your tastes. we went behind and onward between an orange and immature and to my surprise, left it on a whole week we was in a car.
The 9.2-inch touchscreen navigation complement is one of a excellent I’ve seen and a controls for all a radio, navigation and settings are rubbed with a doorknob and buttons located only behind a shifter. It is unequivocally identical to what Mazda offers.
The shifter is unequivocally compress compared to other vehicles and to put a automobile in park, we pull a park symbol in front of a shifter.
Even after a week in a automobile we didn’t trust that a symbol had worked and we was always shaken removing out, fearful a automobile was going to hurl down my driveway.
The behind seats are ample and adults won’t have any complaints about sitting in a behind seats.
As remarkable earlier, a G80 Sport has a $62,000 cost tab though a list of customary facilities is endless. It includes: rearview camera and multi-view camera; windshield wiper deicer; blind mark detection; rear-cross trade alert; line change assist; energy tile and telescopic steering wheel; exhilarated and ventilated front seats; heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel; and unconstrained puncture braking and walking detection.
In addition, a Sport indication offers 19-inch wheels, a competition interior and extraneous package and framework enhancements including singular bumpers and darker window trim.
There are many some-more facilities accessible on a G80 that we can check out for yourself.
You should note a manufacturer recommends reward gas for a G80 so that is something to cruise when determining on a vehicle.
My week in a G80 has given me a oddity about what else Hyundai’s oppulance Genesis multiplication has to offer drivers.
For me, Hyundai built a automobile that fit my needs. My Elantra was affordable and got me from indicate A to indicate B.
The G80 showed me Genesis can build a automobile that is stylish and should interest to buyers who are looking for a some-more lush automobile during a cost that won’t mangle their bank.
It should come as no warn that Hyundai is creation vital inroads in Canada. Just demeanour during a series of Santa Fe’s and Elantras we see on a road.
The Genesis G80 will only supplement to a altogether corporation’s flourishing reputation.
2018 Genesis G80 Sport
BODY STYLE: Four-door sedan
DRIVE METHOD: All-wheel-drive
ENGINE: 3.3-litre, twin-turbocharged approach injection V6 with eight-speed involuntary transmission
FUEL ECONOMY: 13.8/9.7L/100km (city/hwy). Premium fuel recommended.
CARGO CAPACITY: 15 cu ft trunk.
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