Compare 2021 Genesis G80 vs 2021 Volkswagen Arteon

2021 Genesis G80
2021 Volkswagen Arteon
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2.5T AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
G80 2.5T AWD 22 30 $47,692 $50,850
G80 2.5T RWD 23 32 $44,739 $47,700
G80 3.5T AWD 18 26 $58,378 $62,250
G80 3.5T RWD 19 27 $55,426 $59,100
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SE FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Arteon SE FWD 22 32 $35,478 $36,995
Arteon SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 20 31 $45,068 $46,995
Arteon SEL R-Line 4MOTION 20 31 $41,616 $43,395
Arteon SEL R-Line FWD 22 32 $39,890 $41,595
Pricing
Invoice Price
$47,692
$35,478
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,850
$36,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$848 / month
$617 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Genesis G80 drops the mic with fastback style and fast-forward features. The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon is a compelling sedan with good features, but it's overshadowed by premium sedans that are even better.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.8 96.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 40.2
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 37
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 -
Length, Overall (in)
196.5 191.4
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
118.5 111.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 73.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 13.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 39
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P245/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P245/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
311 @ 1650 258 @ 1950
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5800 268 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 32
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA QA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 5.59
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.53
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.99
Summary
Vehicle Name
Genesis G80 Volkswagen Arteon
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 7.0
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3686
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2021 Genesis G80
  • 2021 Genesis G80 available; 2022s orderable
  • Lease: From $479 for 36 months
  • Rebate: $1,000 conquest/loyalty bonus
  • Finance: From 0.0% APR for 60 months
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