The proper mix of electrical refinement and excessive luxurious.
2023 Genesis G80 Electrified
Class: Electrical Car
Colour: Capri Blue
Miles pushed: 221
|CG Report Card|
|Room and Consolation||A-|
|Energy and Efficiency||A|
|Match and End||A|
|Gas Economic system||A|
|Report-card grades are derived from a consensus of test-driver evaluations. All grades are versus different autos in the identical class. Worth grade is for particular trim stage evaluated, and will not mirror Shopper Information’s impressions of your entire mannequin lineup.|
|Huge & Tall Consolation|
|Huge & Tall consolation rankings are for entrance seats solely. “Huge” score primarily based on male tester weighing roughly 350 kilos, “Tall” score primarily based on 6’6″-tall male tester.|
|Engine Specs||365 horsepower|
|Engine Sort||2 electrical motors|
Battery capability: 87.2 kWh
EPA-estimate MPGe: 105 metropolis/89 hwy/97 mixed
EPA-estimated driving vary: 282 miles
Shopper Information vary estimate (ideally suited circumstances): 282+ miles
Base worth: $79,825 (not together with $1095 vacation spot cost)
Choices on check automobile: Particular paint ($575)
Value as examined: $81,495
The nice: Premium drive expertise, better-than-average battery vary, trendy and opulent cabin appointments
The nice: Spectacular energy, Glorious audio system, easy-to-use infotainment system
The not so good: Excessive worth, restricted trunk house
There are at present three EV fashions within the rising Genesis lineup, two of that are within the in style small-crossover phase, the GV60, and the GV70 Electrified. The third mannequin, the G80 Electrified, is a midsize sedan, a luxurious phase that doesn’t benefit from the adore it as soon as did. That could be a disgrace, because the G80 EV ranks amongst our favourite electrical luxurious autos.
In contrast to the GV60, which is a stand-alone EV mannequin, the G80 Electrified is a battery-powered model of the spectacular G80, which is powered by both a 4-cylinder or V6 gasoline engine.
And, in contrast to the traditional G80, which is offered in three trim ranges ranging in worth from about $50,000 to about $66,000 to begin, the Electrified is obtainable solely in a single, unnamed, very-well outfitted trim. Our check automobile got here to $81,495 together with the vacation spot cost and extra-cost Capri Blue paint. AWD is customary. No different choices can be found.
Energy comes from a pair of electrical motors which mix to provide 365 horsepower. The usual and solely battery has a reported capability of 87.2 kWh, good for an EPA estimated 282 miles of driving vary. And, you probably have entry to high-speed public charging, the G80 Electrified battery might be introduced from a 10-percent cost to an 80-percent cost in simply 22 minutes.
You possibly can learn our full assessment of the G80 Electrified in an earlier analysis. Price noting: There aren’t any modifications deliberate for the 2024 Genesis G80 Electrified. Right here we’d like to focus on 5 cool issues in regards to the GV80 Electrified we predict you may respect. Right here’s the checklist:
5 Cool Issues about 2023 Genesis G80 Electrified
It might appear counterintuitive to recommend that an $80,000 sedan represents good worth, however the G80 Electrified does simply that. We’ve stated this earlier than concerning Genesis cabins typically: The inside of the G80 wouldn’t disappoint in a Bentley or Rolls-Royce. Not solely are the supplies nearly embarrassingly opulent, however the meeting high quality is outwardly prime notch as nicely.
Whereas the G80 Electrified will not be really sporty, it’s rewarding to drive, within the traditional grand-touring custom. There’s ample energy, responsive steering, and better-than-average dealing with. Regardless that the G80 encompasses a helpful rear-seating space, it might not be flawed to contemplate it a modern-era Lincoln Mark V or Cadillac Eldorado. Besides that the G80 handles so significantly better than these vehicles did.
This writer is a giant man, and whereas the entrance door openings of the G80 are just a bit small for him, the in-cabin expertise is prime notch. Along with the commonly luxurious appointments, the seats are each coddling and long-haul supportive. Moreover, outward visibility in each path is great, decreasing commuting stress. Plus, the Lexicon audio system is so good music lovers will search for excuses to hit the street.
Greatest-Attainable EV Expertise
With 282-miles of EPA estimated vary, and a 187-kW cost fee, the G80 Electrified is among the many higher performing luxurious EVs obtainable right now. Although there are Hyundai/Kia EVs that may cost extra shortly, Genesis claims the G80 will go from a 10-precent state of cost to 80 p.c in simply 22 minutes. And, and that is key, this electrical Genesis is fast and easy working, enhancing the general premium-car expertise.
Like it or hate it, the G80 seems like no different automobile on the street. The consensus appears to be love, nevertheless. Each inside and outside the G80 seems sporty, premium, and substantial. A phrase of warning: Strangers in parking tons will ask you about your automobile. Till extra G80s hit the street, you may be appearing as an unpaid Genesis model ambassador.
2023 Genesis G80 Electrified Gallery
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