2021 Genesis G80 vs. Its Competition

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Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The redesigned 2021 Genesis G80 will once again take on German sedans and their dizzying array of options and body styles.

The refreshed 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class can be had as a sedan or wagon, and likely a coupe and convertible.

The 2020 BMW 5-Series can be had as a plug-in hybrid or sick M5 performance version, but the turbo-6 in the M40i is quite nice, as are the latest tech features.

Don’t forget the 2020 Audi A7, or the first U.S.

arrival of the A6’s heart-pumping companion wagon, the RS 6 Avant.

The 2020 Volvo S90 graces the bunch with the most sophisticated style, while the 2020 Cadillac CT5 is a new take on an old dog, fitting somewhere between the defunct ATS and CTS.

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Quick Specs
The 2021 Genesis G80 drops the mic with fastback style and fast-forward features.
The 2021 Audi A7 heaps luxury into a svelte shape like a great tuxedo.
The 2021 BMW 5-Series pushes all the right buttons for mid-size luxury shoppers. And there are a lot of them.
The 2021 Cadillac CT5 adds Super Cruise to its luxury credentials.
Made as a sedan, wagon, coupe, and convertible with four different powertrains, the 2021 Mercedes E-Class has wide appeal.
The 2021 Volvo S90 and V90 argue for luxury-car status with rational performance and style.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
18 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Turbocharged Gas I4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Turbo/Supercharger Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Large CarsMidsize CarsMidsize CarsMid-SizeMidsize CarsMidsize Cars
Style Name     
2.5T RWDPremium 55 TFSI quattro530i Sedan4-Door Sedan LuxuryE 350 RWD SedanT6 AWD Momentum
Rear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sedanquattro SportbackSedanSedanSedanSedan
Automatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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