2021 Genesis G80 pricing and specs: new diesel option added to Mercedes E-Class, BMW 5 Series and rival Audi A6 – Car News


Genesis Australia added a third engine option to the second-generation G80 lineup, with the large sedan getting its first turbo-diesel unit.

The new rear-wheel-drive (RWD) 2.2D variant is powered by a 154 kW / 442 Nm 2.2-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine, which is mated to an eight-speed torque converter automatic transmission, just like the rest. of the G80 Range.

Priced at $ 87,900 plus highway costs, the 2.2D sits between the entry-level gasoline 2.5T ($ 84,900) and the flagship 3.5T ($ 99,900), which are rear-wheel-drive and rear-wheel drive, respectively. all-wheel drive (AWD).

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For reference, the 2.5T uses a 224 kW / 422 Nm 2.5-liter single-turbo four-cylinder, while the 3.5T has a 279 kW / 530 Nm 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6. an all-electric variant, dubbed the G80 Electrified, is expected locally early next year.

Standard equipment of the 2.2D includes variable-ratio steering, twilight-sensing LED lights, rain-sensing wipers, 19-inch alloy wheels, auto-folding exterior mirrors (with heating and lighting) puddle), keyless access, rear sun visors and hands-free power trunk lid.

The new 2.2D rear-wheel drive variant is powered by a 2.2-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine with 154 kW / 442 Nm.

Inside, a panoramic sunroof, push-button start, 14.5-inch touchscreen multimedia system, augmented reality (AR) satellite navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, a radio digital, a Lexicon audio system with 21 speakers, an 8.0-inch multifunction screen, a 12.0-inch head-up display, a wireless smartphone charger, two-zone air conditioning (with a 6 , 0 inches), power steering column, 12-way power front seats (with heating and cooling), quilted leather upholstery, open-pore wood trim and mood lighting.

Advanced driver assistance systems extend to autonomous emergency braking (with intersection assistance and pedestrian and cyclist detection), lane keeping and steering assistance (with functionality of emergency), adaptive cruise control, high beam assist, driver attention alert, active blind spot monitoring (with cameras) and rear cross traffic alert, panoramic vision cameras, front and rear parking sensors, assist with security exit, rear occupant alert and tire pressure monitoring.

The 2.2D is available with a Deluxe Package ($ 13,000), which includes soft-closing doors, 3D digital instrument panel, second-row entertainment system, three-zone climate control, heated steering wheel , an adjustable driver’s seat, heated and cooled exterior rear seats, quilted nappa leather upholstery, suede headliner, rear AEB and remote park assist.

While the competitor’s lineup of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5 Series and Audi A6 comes with a five-year / unlimited-kilometer warranty and five-year roadside assistance warranty, the 2.2D does rider alone with its maintenance intervals (every 12 months or 15,000 km), ie 5,000 km more than that of the 2.5T and 3.5T. In any case, the first five visits are free.

2021 Genesis G80 Price Before Road Costs

Variant Transmission Cost
2.5T Automatique $ 84,900
2.2D Automatique $ 87,900 (NEW)
3.5T Automatique $ 99,900

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