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Genesis announces pricing for 2017 Genesis G80 mid-luxury sedan

ABR Staff Writer Published 03 August 2016

Genesis has announced the pricing for the new 2017 Genesis G80 mid-luxury sedan, which offers refined performance, human-focused technology and first-class quality.

Genesis represents a progressive step forward with a new approach to luxury, focused on providing world-class safety, unprecedented convenience and an exclusive customer experience.

Starting at $41,400, the G80 standardizes advanced safety technology with a suite of active safety features for superior passenger and vehicle protection. Even more, like all Genesis models, the G80 carries an unparalleled Genesis Experience and industry-leading warranty. The 2017 Genesis G80 is manufactured in Ulsan, Korea and will be available next month across the United States.

Genesis brand US general manager Erwin Raphael said: "The launch of the Genesis brand is an exciting time and opportunity to pioneer change and rethink luxury within the automotive space.

"The ultimate luxury is time, and it is our goal to not only develop best-in-class products, but also create a stress-free ownership experience through thoughtful and personalized processes."

The Genesis G80 is incredibly well-equipped in every configuration and is powered by either a 3.8-liter V6 or 5.0-liter V8 engine. To meet the needs of consumers, the V6 engine offers the option of a sophisticated AWD system, known as HTRAC, which broadens the luxury sedan's appeal in the snowbelt regions throughout the U.S.

The G80 provides an unrivaled standard suite of active driver safety technologies unsurpassed in the mid-luxury segment. These features cover the full spectrum of safety, from driver aids to prevent accidents to total occupant safety, and even the safety of other drivers on the road.

Standard Advanced Safety & Technology Highlights:

Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)

Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA)

Lane Keep Assist (LKA) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW)

High Beam Assist

Pre-safety seat belt and nine airbags

Smart Cruise Control with Stop/Start capability

Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Vehicle Hold

8-inch touchscreen navigation system with rearview camera

The G80 3.8L also offers Premium and Ultimate equipment packages to provide customers with additional luxury and convenience features such as a panoramic sunroof, full color heads-up display, and a 17-speaker Lexicon® premium audio system. The top of the line G80 5.0L comes fully equipped with larger 19-inch wheels, quad exhaust tips and illuminated door sill plates.

To further differentiate itself within the luxury space, the Genesis G80 will launch with exclusive customer programs to truly elevate the ownership experience.

From valet service appointments scheduled using the Genesis mobile app, to complimentary maintenance and Genesis Connected Services, the Genesis Experience is designed to provide time-saving conveniences that in total no other luxury brand offers. These programs will be applied to all future Genesis models.

3 years/36K miles Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance

3 years/36K miles Complimentary Valet Services

3 years Complimentary Genesis Connected Services including Connected Care, Remote, and Guidance

3 years Complimentary SiriusXM Travel Link (Traffic & Data)

3 years Complimentary Map Care – map updates

Best-in-Industry Warranty with Enhanced Roadside Assistance and Concierge Services



Source: Company Press Release