2018 Genesis G80 vs. Its Competition

2018 Genesis G80 Sport

The Lincoln Continental places a similar emphasis on luxury at all costs, with an extensive range of standard and optional extras, but a much larger backseat.

The Cadillac CTS is big and comfortable, but it’s inarguably more dynamic while boasting a more modern look.

The BMW 5-Series is a star in this class, offering a perfect blend of performance and comfort.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a technological marvel with a trick semi-autonomous system Genesis can’t match (yet).

The Audi A6 remains one of the most elegant offerings in the segment, but offers a broader range of customization for shoppers.

2018 Genesis G80 Sport2018 Genesis G80
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2018 Audi A62018 Audi A6
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2018 BMW 5-Series2018 BMW 5-Series
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2018 Cadillac CTS2018 Cadillac CTS
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2018 Lincoln Continental2018 Lincoln Continental
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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E400 Coupe)2018 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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Quick Specs
8.3
Plush, safe, and well-equipped, the 2018 Genesis G80 remains a pure luxury sedan, even as rivals get increasingly sporty.
7.0
The 2018 Audi A6 is a conservatively styled, but handsome mid-size luxury sedan. It lacks the bells and whistles others now offers, but holds firm to its foundation as a competent performer.
7.8
The 2018 BMW 5-Series expands the sedan's already-excellent lineup to include an efficient plug-in hybrid and an uber-quick V-8.
7.5
The 2018 Cadillac CTS puts German rivals on handling notice.
7.7
We’re not fans of mismatches, but the 2018 Lincoln Continental’s lithe road manners and retro theming pair awfully well.
8.3
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class goes to excess--the right kinds of excess--to preserve its best-of status.
MSRP From     
$41,750$49,700$52,650$46,495$45,160$52,950
Gas Mileage     
15 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Regular Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4Turbocharged Gas I4Premium Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Large CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-SizeLarge CarsMid-Size Cars
Style Name     
3.8L RWD2.0 TFSI Premium FWD530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo RWDPremiere FWDE 300 RWD Sedan
Drivetrain     
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
SedanSedanSedan4 Door SedanSedanSedan
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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