2018 Hyundai Genesis G80

The Hyundai Genesis G80 is in a league of its own, and the 2018 model has only continued its legacy. Featuring updates such as a new infotainment system including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality, impressive style updates, 18-inch wheel design, and so much more. Most noteworthy from the latest model year is the introduction of the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport, which offers much more than just a stronger engine and a sexy trim. Think the Hyundai Genesis G80 models might be the right sedan for you? Read on to uncover the top myths and truths behind the latest Hyundai Genesis G80.

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MYTH: The 2018 is significantly more expensive than the 2017 G80 model.

Only if you decide to invest in the Genesis G80 3.3T Sport, which will cost $55,250 for RWD and $57,750 for AWD. As for the standard models, the starting MSRP is only $350 more than the 2017 models.

MYTH: There's no free maintenance, of course.

On the contrary, the 2018 G80 offers complimentary maintenance for 3 years or 36,000 miles. It also offers annual navigation updates, Genesis Connected Services, and even SiriusXM Travel Link updated travel data.

FACT: The 2018 Genesis G80 Sport has the Genesis G90's same engine.

True. You'll find the same 365 Horsepower twin-turbo 3.3 Liter V-6 engine in the G80 Sport, which was originally introduced with the Genesis G90 flagship sedan.

FACT: The Sport model is great for music lovers.

Considering how the Sport model is packed with the following features, it's easy to understand why this sedan would be great for serious music lovers. The Hyundai Genesis G80 Sport contains QuantumLogic surround sound, Clari-Fi music restoration technology, a Lexicon Premium sound system with 17 speakers, and even wireless device charging!

MYTH: You won't find many safety features in the 2018 G80 models.

The 2018 Genesis G80 comes equipped with more than just your standard safety features. It has blind spot detection, driver attention alert, pedestrian detection with automatic emergency breaking, a rearview camera, High Beam Assist, adaptive cruise control, a haptic steering rear, and even pre-active seatbelts.

FACT: The 2018 G80 can integrate with Amazon Alexa.

Drivers can use Amazon Alexa to remotely lock or unlock their car doors, remotely start their car, and even remotely adjust the climate settings using an Alexa-enabled device or Connected Services. Talk about high-tech!

MYTH: The 2018 Hyundai Genesis G80 is a luxury model.

Not quite. It is actually considered the entry-level model of Hyundai's newly created Genesis premium brand.

MYTH: The 2018 Hyundai Genesis G80 does not offer all-wheel drive.

For an additional fee, any model can be equipped with all-wheel drive. AWD is standard in the 2018 G80 Sport model.