2020 Hyundai Genesis G80  RealSafeCars89Safety Rating

#7 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#24 of all 2020 vehicles


The Genesis G80, which Hyundai introduced in 2017, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). The Hyundai Genesis G80 has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 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 2020 Hyundai Genesis G80 has a score of 89, implying a 0.031% chance of driver death (2.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Hyundai Genesis G80 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0306% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.4961%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0306% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.4961% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Hyundai Genesis G80 is 36% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Hyundai Genesis G80 is 40% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9965Cadillac CT5Lexus ES-350Toyota AvalonNissan MaximaINFINITI Q50INFINITI QX60Volvo S90Lincoln ContinentalAcura MDXLexus RXHyundai Genesis G80Lincoln MKZComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Hyundai Genesis G80 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 99. The 2020 Hyundai Genesis G80 is safer than the 2020 Cadillac CT5, the 2020 Lexus ES-350, the 2020 Toyota Avalon, the 2020 Nissan Maxima, the 2020 INFINITI Q50, the 2020 INFINITI QX60, and the 2020 Lincoln MKZ and less safe than the 2020 Volvo S90. It is about as safe as the 2020 Lexus RX, the 2020 Acura MDX, and the 2020 Lincoln Continental.

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