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2019 Genesis G80 vs 2019 Audi A6

If you are preparing to take home a new executive or luxury car, your attention may be focused squarely on the 2019 Genesis G80. This is one of the newer vehicles in its class, and it has rightfully received ample attention from car buyers. From its alluring design elements to its robust performance capabilities and impressive technologies, the G80 rises to meet the highest expectations. The Audi A6 is another popular executive car that may be on your radar. The A6 has remained on the market since 1994 and has crossed through several generational improvements. While they are comparable on the surface, further review of the 2019 Genesis G80 against the 2019 Audi A6 reveals their stunning differences and indicates the model that may be well-suited for your upcoming purchase.

Charlotte NC - 2019 Genesis G80's Overview

Exterior - 2019 Genesis G80

While there are several midsize luxury or executive cars on the market today, the 2019 Genesis G80 has a gorgeous, flowing style that differentiates it with unrelenting appeal. The combination of the G80's profile and subtle side contouring add a sense of motion throughout the fluid design. The chrome accents and hexagonal chrome grille incorporate sophistication in the exterior. The G80 for 2019 also comes with a smart trunk, a panoramic sunroof, turn signal integration for powered and heated side mirrors, LED headlights, ribbon accent lights on the front end and other desired features. Compared to the G80's exterior, the Audi A6 for 2019 has a statelier profile with a sharp slope at the roof's rear. The headlights and taillamps have a rectangular shape, and the chrome grille carries from the base of the hood down to the lowest section of the front end.

Charlotte NC - 2019 Genesis G80's Exterior

Interior - 2019 Genesis G80 in Charlotte NC

A comparison of the G80 to the A6 begins inside their cabins. As a newer model in its class, the G80 has a sophisticated, fresh design that is defined by a quiet, spacious interior and an accomplished dashboard. The flowing horizontal elements throughout the dashboard are highlighted by the large display screen that has a prominent, central location. Woodgrain elements and aluminum trim accentuate the decadent style throughout the cabin. The G80's interior equipment includes a surround-view monitor, integrated smartphone apps, a navigation system, a Lexicon sound system featuring Clari-Fi technology, an automatic multi-zone climate control system, USB ports, mounted controls on the heated steering wheel, a heads-up display and additional features. In contrast, the 2019 Audi A6 has a busier look throughout the dashboard with numerous chrome accents.

Charlotte NC - 2019 Genesis G80's Interior

Mechanical - Genesis G80 specs in Charlotte

The 2019 Genesis G80 and the 2019 Audi A6 also vary considerably in the on-the-road experience they provide. If you decide to take home a new G80, you can choose between three powertrains that are each paired to an 8-speed Shiftronic automatic transmission. The most powerful engine in the G80 is a V8, 5.0-liter engine that delivers inspirational performance with 420 horsepower. The mid-range option is twin-turbo 3.3-liter engine with 365 horsepower. Performance for all of the G80's trims is boosted by all-wheel or rear-wheel drive, a solid steel frame, intelligent driving mode, anti-lock brakes, paddle shifters accessible on the steering wheel, rev matching and a few other features. The 2019 Audi A6 is available with two powertrains. The top option is a 3.0-liter, V6 turbo engine with quattro all-wheel drive, and it gives you 335 horsepower. The other A6 powertrain is a 2.0-liter turbo, I4 engine that caps out at 248 horsepower. Power steering, anti-lock brakes and other expected mechanical features are included in the 2019 Audi A6.

Charlotte NC - 2019 Genesis G80's Mechanical
Safety - 2019 Genesis G80 dealer

The differences between the 2019 G80 and the Audi A6 continue in the area of safety. The G80 has an extensive selection of advanced safety equipment included as standard features. Some of these are lane keep assistance, advanced side and front airbags with curtain bags, a tire pressure monitoring system, a blind spot collision warning, a forward collision alert with accident mitigation, a driver attention warning, rear row child safety equipment and other items. The A6 also has numerous safety features, and some of these are several airbags, Audi Connect, adaptive cruise assistance, a top-view camera system, multiple radar sensors, TPMS and a few other items.

The G80 and the A6 have several similarities, but they stand apart dramatically across their trims in their capabilities, features and style. With multiple powertrains available between these two cars, a smart idea is to stop by our Genesis dealership to appreciate the experience of the G80's three engine options. We are available to begin assisting with your new car selection and are excited to get you behind the wheel of a new G80 for a test drive. Schedule an appointment now, or stop by at your earliest convenience.

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