Compare the Genesis G80 with the Lincoln Continental

The 2018 Genesis G80 vs. The 2018 Lincoln Continental


In the beginning, there were the established luxury sedans. Each different in their own way, they each offered the same kind of monotonous luxury. One prime example of those vehicles is the Lincoln Continental. Then came a Genesis: The Genesis G80. This vehicle has come onto the scene redefining the combination of sport, luxury, style, and value, and here at Gerald Genesis, we maintain a well-stocked inventory of Genesis G80 models from which to choose in a series of model trims that offer different levels of performance and luxury to best fit the needs and demands of your lifestyle.


Now, we also know that in order to truly understand how the Genesis stands out from the competition you have to spend time going around the Chicago area comparing vehicles until you have found that perfect match. So to save you time in your comparative search, we have gone ahead and compared our Genesis G80 against the Lincoln Continental in matters of cost, performance, interior quality, and safety.


2018 Genesis G80 Cost vs. 2018 Lincoln Continental Cost

Starting with costs, the Genesis G80 offers a better basic warranty than the Lincoln Continental, as well as better Corrosion/Rust Thru Protection and a better Roadside Assistance Program. The Genesis G80 is also the only one out of the two to come with a 10-year/100,000-mile non-transferable powertrain warranty. The Genesis G80 also boasts ALG's Highest Predicted Residual Value, retaining its value best in its class.


2018 Genesis G80 Performance vs. 2018 Lincoln Continental Performance

When it comes to a luxury vehicle, it is important to have a level of power to match the level of style and luxury. The Genesis G80 packs a standard 3.8-liter V6 engine which delivers more horsepower and more torque than the Lincoln Continental's 3.7-liter V6 while also match the fuel economy. The Genesis G80 filters its power through a standard automatic eight-speed transmission while the Lincoln Continental only has an automatic six-speed transmission. While both luxury vehicles come with all-wheel drive, the Genesis G80 offers a more sporty appeal, offering rear-wheel drive while the Lincoln Continental features front-wheel drive. Regarding optional engine features, the Genesis G80 is available with a 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 and a 5.0-liter V8. Both of which offers more horsepower and more torque than the Lincoln Continental's available 2.7-liter twin-turbo V6.


2018 Genesis G80 Interior Quality vs. 2018 Lincoln Continental Interior Quality

Above all else, a luxury sedan is judged by its interior. The Genesis G80 offers a more spacious interior for its passengers than the Lincoln Continental. The Genesis G80 also features available Full-Grain Leather Seats with three levels of heating and cooling, and an infotainment system with an available 9.2-inch high-definition touchscreen, with Google POI Search, Android Auto(™), and Apple CarPlay(™).


2018 Genesis G80 Safety vs. 2018 Lincoln Continental Safety

A luxury vehicle should also have a level of safety to match its levels of luxury and performance. The Genesis G80 stands out from the Lincoln Continental by offering a better Overall Rollover Crash Test Rating, and a standard engine immobilizer. Technology-wise the Genesis G80 also stands out with its Genesis Connected Service Package. The Genesis G80 also earned a 2018 NHTSA Five-Star Overall Safety Rating, and a 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ when LED Headlights with Dynamic Bending Lights are included.


Discover the 2018 Genesis G80 at our Dealership Today

But it is one thing to see how this new standard of luxury stands up to an iconic one like the Lincoln Continental through online research, and it is another to experience that next-level driving experience and know for sure if it is the superior luxury sedan for your lifestyle. The only way to do that is to get behind the wheel and experience that luxury and performance for yourself. So, visit our dealership for a test drive today. We proudly serve the current and aspiring Genesis drivers of the Greater Chicago Area including those drivers of North Aurora, Aurora, IL, Naperville, and Wheaton, IL.  If you have any questions regarding our current inventory of Genesis G80 models, please feel free to contact us directly either by email or over the phone for more information.


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