2017 Hyundai Genesis G80  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#2 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#11 of all 2017 vehicles


The Genesis G80, which Hyundai introduced in 2017, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Hyundai Genesis G80 packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 has a score of 90, implying a 0.029% chance of driver death (2.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0286% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.2682%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0286% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.2682% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 is 40% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 is 44% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9862Hyundai AzeraCadillac XTSINFINITI QX50Cadillac CTSToyota AvalonAcura MDXHyundai Genesis G80Volkswagen TouaregLincoln MKXVolvo S90Lexus ES-350Audi A6Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 98. The 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80 is safer than the 2017 Hyundai Azera, the 2017 Cadillac XTS, the 2017 INFINITI QX50, the 2017 Cadillac CTS, the 2017 Toyota Avalon, the 2017 Audi A6, and the 2017 Lexus ES-350. It is about as safe as the 2017 Lincoln MKX, the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg, and the 2017 Acura MDX.

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