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Review of the 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige

2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige Review
2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige Review

This week, I had the opportunity to take a closer look at the 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige and was very impressed by its luxurious features. From its sleek exterior design to its impressive performance, there is a lot to appreciate about the Genesis G80.

After spending some time driving the G80, it’s clear that it excels in both safety and comfort, handling the road with ease and providing a delightful driving experience.


The exterior design of the 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige looks stunning in various colors. The car features sharp lines and a long hooded windscreen that adds to its overall elegance.

  • The G80 is equipped with LED quad headlights that grab attention.
  • An oversized diamond-shaped grille enhances the car’s aesthetics.
  • The front grille and air intake give the G80 a bold look.
  • New simulated vents provide both functionality and style.
  • Passive keyless entry is available for the front doors.
  • Standard 18 x 8-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires.
  • LED taillights at the rear offer a high-quality display.
  • Hands-free power trunk closing for added convenience.
  • Dual exhausts on both sides for a sporty appearance.
  • The rear quarters and fenders have a more athletic look.
  • A striking Genesis badge on the trunk lid.
  • The license plate is now positioned between the two exhaust tips.


The interior of the 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige is spacious, with wide-opening doors for easy access. The test model had black perforated leather seats that complemented the exterior color.

  • Power controls for door locks, windows, and mirrors on the door panel.
  • Power-adjustable front seats with lumbar support controls on the door.
  • A premium sound system for excellent audio quality.
  • Ample leg and headroom in the front seats with easy entry.
  • Spacious rear seats with firm support.
  • Generously sized seats for enhanced comfort.
  • Large windows for clear visibility from all angles.
  • Easy access to automatic climate control on the center console.
  • Convenient cup holders in the front and rear.
  • Rear seat controls for heated seats and rear window blind.


The 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige is powered by a turbocharged inline-4 gas engine paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. With 300HP and 311 lb-ft of torque, it offers robust performance.

It boasts a fuel efficiency of 26MPG combined, making it a practical choice.

Special Options/Package

The 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige offers two trim levels and the choice between rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. Opting for all-wheel drive adds around $2,200 to the Prestige model.


The 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige is packed with a comprehensive set of safety features for peace of mind on the road.

  • Back-Up Camera
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Rear Parking Aid
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assistance
  • ABS Braking System
  • Night Vision
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Brake Assist
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control


The 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige we reviewed is an elegant vehicle that comes with excellent features for an enjoyable driving experience. The starting MSRP for the 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T Prestige is $49,000.

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