2019 Hyundai Genesis G80  RealSafeCars91Safety Rating

#4 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#14 of all 2019 vehicles


The Genesis G80, which Hyundai introduced in 2017, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Hyundai Genesis G80 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2017. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 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 2019 Hyundai Genesis G80 has a score of 91, implying a 0.028% chance of driver death (2.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Hyundai Genesis G80 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.028% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.1948%, meaning the average driver has a 0.028% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.1948% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Hyundai Genesis G80 is 42% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Hyundai Genesis G80 is 46% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9862INFINITI Q70Cadillac XTSNissan MaximaLexus ES-350Cadillac CTSToyota AvalonLexus RXHyundai Genesis G80Lincoln ContinentalLexus RCHyundai Genesis G70Lincoln MKZComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Hyundai Genesis G80 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 98. The 2019 Hyundai Genesis G80 is safer than the 2019 INFINITI Q70, the 2019 Cadillac XTS, the 2019 Nissan Maxima, the 2019 Lexus ES-350, the 2019 Cadillac CTS, the 2019 Toyota Avalon, the 2019 Lincoln MKZ, and the 2019 Hyundai Genesis G70. It is about as safe as the 2019 Lincoln Continental and the 2019 Lexus RX.

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