2018 Genesis G80 vs 2018 BMW 5 Series Atlanta GA

2018 Genesis G80


2018 BMW 5 Series

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Features & Specs

2018 Genesis G80

2018 BMW 5 Series

Standard torque

293 lb-ft

258 lb-ft

Standard horsepower



Blind spot detection



Smart Cruise Control w/ Stop/Start



2018 Genesis G80 vs 2018 BMW 5 Series near Marietta, GA

Are you seeking a luxury car? If so, perhaps the 2018 Genesis G80, or the 2018 BMW 5 Series, or both, have come to mind. The Genesis G80 was once known as the Hyundai Genesis. The 2018 Genesis G80 will get a you a lot for your money, while the 2018 BMW 5 Series offers great premium features. For the 2018 model year the BMW 5 Series sheds its available 5 Series Gran Turismo trim, while the Genesis G80 obtains a new Sport trim. Continue reading to learn all about how the 2018 Genesis G80 and the 2018 BMW 5 Series compare!

2018 Genesis G80 Power & Handling

Coming standard on the 2018 Genesis G80 is a 3.8-liter V6 engine that produces 311 horsepower @ 6,600 rpm. For torque you will get 293 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm. For fuel economy on this engine expect up to 27 mpg highway and 19 mpg city with rear-wheel drive. There is an available 3.3-liter twin-turbocharged V6 that comes on the Sport trim. It produces 365 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm and 376 lb-ft of torque @ 1,300-4,500 rpm. Then there is an attainable 5.0-liter V8 that manufactures 420 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm and 383 lb-ft of torque @ 5,000 rpm.

2018 BMW 5 Series Power & Handling

The 2018 BMW 5 Series offers a four-cylinder turbo engine that produces 248 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, which is shy of the Genesis G80's standard output. Fuel economy numbers are good. Every 5 Series model has an eight-speed automatic transmission. The M5 Series may travel up to 16 miles on electricity alone with the 530e model. The 5 Series offers a start/stop system.

2018 Genesis G80 Features & Design

The car's three main trims are Standard, Premium and Ultimate. Even the Standard trim has tons of fantastic features, so no need to worry about that! Standard Automatic Emergency Braking detects stopped or slow vehicles ahead, then will engage automatic braking to stop for you. There is standard Smart Cruise Control w/ Stop/Start. It has a front-mounted radar to detect the distance from the car ahead. Blind-Spot Detection is also standard, and it alerts the driver when there is an object in the way of a lane change.

2018 BMW 5 Series Features & Design

Up to five people may fit inside the 2018 BMW 5 Series. The car offers Remote Control Parking, meaning your car can park itself; no need for you to do any work except to step outside the vehicle and let the car do everything. This car has four doors. Do not get the 2018 BMW 5 Series if money is important, as the price may scare you.


As we have indicated above, the 2018 Genesis G80 and the 2018 BMW 5 Series may both be vehicles you are considering. Due to the BMW's price, we highly recommend the Genesis over it! Contact us at your convenience here at Genesis of North Atlanta to discuss the 2018 Genesis G80! Our phone number is (877) 232-2241! When you are ready to come down to check out our inventory, we may be found at 2878 Barrett Lakes Blvd NW in Kennesaw!

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