The 2018 Genesis G80 comes equipped with a 3.3-liter V6 that makes 365 hp @ 6000 rpm horsepower and 376 lb.-ft. @ 1300 rpm of torque. The car takes 4.95 seconds to reach 60 MPH from a standstill while it is able to run a quarter-mile in 13.55 seconds.

The Genesis also offers another engine. It is an 3.8-liter V6 that spills out 311 hp @ 6000 rpm horsepower and 293 lb.-ft. @ 5000 rpm of torque. This powertrain is available with the 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A) and helps the car to reach from 0-60 MPH in 4.95 seconds. The Genesis G80 Sedan covers the quarter-mile run in just 13.55 seconds.

The Genesis also offers another engine. It is an 5-liter V8 that spills out 420 hp @ 6000 rpm horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. @ 5000 rpm of torque. This powertrain is available with the Ultimate 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A) and helps the car to reach from 0-60 MPH in 4.95 seconds. The Genesis G80 Sedan covers the quarter-mile run in just 13.55 seconds.

2018 Genesis G80 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
Sport 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl Turbo 8A)4.9 sec13.5 sec180 ft.
Sport 4dr Sedan AWD (3.3L 6cyl Turbo 8A)5 sec13.6 sec180 ft.
4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A)5 sec13.6 sec180 ft.
4dr Sedan AWD (3.8L 6cyl 8A)5 sec13.6 sec180 ft.
Ultimate 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A)5 sec13.6 sec180 ft.
Ultimate 4dr Sedan AWD (5.0L 8cyl 8A)5 sec13.6 sec180 ft.
Considering the acceleration figures, the 2018 Genesis G80 isn't the best performer amongst the competitors and takes its time to reach 60MPH from naught. Even in the quarter-mile run, the car is an average performer and won't pin any excitement meter around. The fastest car of the lot is 2018 Cadillac CTS which is just a tad bit quicker than the 2018 Genesis G80 and does the 0-60 MPH run in 3.7 seconds. It also reaches the quarter-mile mark faster than the 2018 Genesis G80.

2018 Genesis G80 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Genesis G804.9 - 5 sec13.5 - 13.6 sec180 ft.-
2018 Infiniti Q504.5 sec13.8 sec169 ft.-
2018 Infiniti Q704.4 sec14.1 sec179 ft.-
2018 Acura TLX5.7 - 6 sec14.2 - 14.5 sec-118 ft.
2018 Lexus GS 3505.7 sec14.7 sec173 ft.-
2018 Lincoln Continental5.4 sec14.9 sec-111 ft.
2018 Cadillac CT65.1 sec12 sec157 ft.-
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class5.9 sec14.6 sec163 ft.-
2018 Cadillac XTS6.4 sec13.6 sec-121 ft.
2018 Genesis G905 - 5.3 sec13.6 - 13.9 sec180 ft.-
2018 Acura RLX5.8 sec14.3 sec168 ft.-
2018 BMW 5 Series6 sec12.3 sec-80 ft.
2018 Lexus IS 3504.5 sec13.7 sec-112 ft.
2018 Cadillac ATS3.8 sec14.2 sec-129 ft.
2018 Cadillac CTS3.7 sec11.6 sec-121 ft.
2018 Volvo S905.9 - 6.7 sec14.5 - 15.3 sec-112 ft.

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2017 Genesis G80 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 8A)5 sec13.6 sec180 ft.
4dr Sedan AWD (3.8L 6cyl 8A)6.6 sec15 sec180 ft.
Ultimate 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 8A)5 sec13.6 sec180 ft.

2017 Genesis G80 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Genesis G805 - 6.6 sec13.6 - 15 sec180 ft.-
2017 Genesis G905 - 5.3 sec13.6 - 13.8 sec180 ft.-
2017 Lexus ES 3507 sec15.1 sec158 ft.-
2017 Buick LaCrosse5.8 - 7 sec14.4 - 15.6 sec170 ft.-
2017 Infiniti Q704.4 sec14.1 sec179 ft.-
2017 Kia Cadenza6.7 sec14.5 sec-126 ft.
2017 Lexus GS 3505.7 sec14.7 sec173 ft.-
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class5.9 - 6.2 sec14.5 - 14.7 sec163 ft.-

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