2017 Kia K900 vs. 2017 Genesis G80

2017 Kia K900 vs. 2017 Genesis G80

The Kia K900 and Genesis G80 both prove, quite handily, that a sedan doesn't need to have a huge price tag to check off the boxes needed to be considered a luxury model. Comparing the 2017 Kia K900 vs. 2017 Genesis G80 is one of the most difficult pieces of research compiled by the sales staff at Serra Trussville Kia. There are quite a few similarities between the two sedans, making them natural rivals in this segment of the automotive industry. However, the 2017 K900 has been updated with a few new systems and features that should give it a noticeable edge over the Genesis G80.

One of the areas where the 2017 Kia K900 was praised by independent reviews for being especially roomy when compared to other entry-level luxury vehicles, including the 2017 Genesis G80. Some of the elements that will catch a new buyer's eye include several leather-covered surfaces as well as seat upholstery, heated/cooled seats and a navigation-enabled infotainment system displayed on a seven-inch touchscreen. Additionally, the upper two trims of the 2017 Kia K900 can have the optional VIP Package added. The optional accessories added include adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking.

2017 Kia K900 2017 Genesis G80
3.8-liter, V-6 Engine 3.8-liter, V-6
311/293 Horsepower/Torque 311/293
Eight-speed automatic Transmission Eight-speed automatic
16 cu.-ft. Trunk space 15.3 cu.-ft.

K900 vs. G80: Performance specs

In terms of the performance, the 2017 Kia K900 and 2017 Genesis G80 are nearly identical. In fact, the Genesis sedan sources its engines from Kia. Under the hood of the base model of both vehicles is a 3.8-liter, V-6 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The shared powertrain makes 311 horsepower and 293 pound-feet of torque which drives the rear wheels to push the sedans forward. For a bit more power, Kia and Genesis owners can also opt to have an impressive V-8 engine. The same eight-speed transmission is used, but the power output for both sedans is boosted to 420 horsepower.

The long wheelbase for the 2017 Kia K900 provides for a comfortable passenger cabin
The trunk space in the 2017 K900 is one of the largest in the class

The interior of the 2017 K900 features many leather-covered surfaces
Back seat riders in the 2017 Kia K900 has lots of legroom

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