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2018 Genesis G80 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2018 Genesis G80


2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class


Seating Capacity

311 hp


241 hp
293 lb-ft


273 lb-ft

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A midsize luxury sedan is a great choice for the folks who desire an upscale driving experience. The new 2018 Genesis G80 competes against the most prestigious nameplates on the market. A number of premium features are now available, including adaptive LED headlights and a 17-speaker sound system. Not only is the Genesis G80 an extraordinary value, but it also delivers a spectacular performance on the road.

Over the years, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class has also proven itself to be an elite luxury sedan. Drivers appreciate its outstanding build quality. Let’s see how the 2018 Genesis G80 fares against the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.


The 2018 Genesis G80 has an impressive engine lineup. Even the G80’s base V-6 engine develops a muscular 311 horsepower. For 2018, Hyundai has released a high-performance Sport trim. The combination of a turbocharged V-6 engine and a lowered suspension makes the G80 Sport 3.3T incredibly fun to drive. Meanwhile, the top-of-the-line V-8 engine churns out 420 horsepower. Expect the Mercedes E-Class to give you far less performance for your money. The base E-Class produces 70 less horsepower, which puts it at a big disadvantage to say the least. In order to rival the G80’s performance capabilities, E-Class buyers must upgrade to a more expensive trim. Furthermore, the Genesis G80 is backed by one of the most extensive powertrain warranties in the segment. While Genesis provides 100,000 miles of protection, Mercedes only covers you for 50,000 miles.


When shopping for a new luxury sedan, interior space is probably among your key concerns. Your family will certainly appreciate the G80’s full-size cabin. It offers more overall passenger room then the new Mercedes E-Class. While behind the wheel of the new Genesis, drivers will enjoy an extra 4.4 inches of legroom. There is also significantly more storage space in the G80’s trunk. Like the new Genesis G80, the Mercedes E-Class has a first-class interior. However, the G80 comes loaded with a greater number of luxuries. Only the G80 provides standard leather upholstery and heated front seats.


Expect the 2018 Genesis G80 to earn another five-star safety rating. Genesis also anticipates that the new Genesis will be chosen as a Top Safety Pick+ by the IIHS. The sedan’s high-strength frame enables it to provide superior impact protection. Powerful brakes make the new G80 an even more worthy family hauler. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class also ranks among the most secure cars in the segment. In regards to safety technologies, both of these cars offer a lengthy list of advanced driving aids. Unfortunately, the E-Class does not come standard with nearly as many safety innovations. You will be forced to pay extra for technologies such as automatic braking and blind-spot monitoring.

Although the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a fine luxury sedan, it doesn’t come close to matching the 2018 Genesis G80’s outstanding value. The new G80’s strong performance and smooth styling push it another step ahead of the competition. To experience the new G80 in person, contact Pohanka Hyundai of Fredericksburg to schedule a test drive.

MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at MSRP refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.

All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

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