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2018 Genesis* G80 Oil Type

If you’re looking to upgrade from the conventional 2018 Genesis* G80 Oil Type for your 3.3 or 3.8 liter engine, AMSOIL’s Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil (7.3 quarts with filter) is a good choice. The proper viscosity for G80s with a 5.0-liter engine is AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil. When equipped with all-wheel drive, the 5.0-liter engine has an oil capacity of 9.7 quarts with the filter, but when equipped with rear-wheel drive, it has an oil capacity of 8.5 quarts with the filter.

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AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil

AMSOIL’s engineers crafted this premium motor oil from the highest quality 100% synthetic base oils available, selecting those with a high polarity because they provide a thick fluid layer that effectively separates metal surfaces.

AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-20.
AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil

This synthetic engine oil composition employs heavy-duty anti-wear and friction modifier compounds to further decrease wear in metal-to-metal contact zones for optimal engine life.

This one-of-a-kind synthetic engine oil provides more engine protection in your G80 against wear and horsepower loss than the industry norm, therefore prolonging the life of important engine components such as camshafts and pistons.

The 2018 Genesis* G80 lineup starts out with the 3.3T Sport sedan and its twin-turbocharged 3.3-liter V6 engine. It is equipped with a variable valve timing system, direct injection, double overhead cams (DOHC,) and 24 valves.

Its gasoline-powered V6 engine generates 365 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 376 lb-ft of torque at 1,500 rpm.

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A central limited slip differential, all-wheel drive, and an 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission make up the drivetrain.

The EPA estimates the fuel economy to be 17 mpg in the city, 24 mpg on the highway, and a combined average of 20 mpg.

The 3.3T Sport can accelerate to 60 miles per hour in only 5.4 seconds. Its top speed is 155 miles per hour.

The next engine in the series is the G80 3.8-liter V6. This engine is equipped with 24 valves, DOHC, variable valve timing, and direct injection. It is capable of producing 311 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 293 lb-ft of torque at 5,000 rpm.

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The powertrain is a shiftable 8-speed automatic gearbox with rear-wheel drive.

The G80 3.8 accelerates from zero to sixty miles per hour in 6.3 seconds. The maximum speed is 162 miles per hour.

According to EPA estimates, the vehicle will get 19 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway, and 22 mpg overall.

Last in the G80 lineup is a 5.0-liter V8 engine. This engine has double overhead cams (DOHC,) variable valve timing, and direct injection in addition to its 32 valves. It is capable of 420 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 383 lb-ft of torque at 5,000 rpm.

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All-wheel drive with a central limited-slip differential and optional rear-wheel drive are standard features of the drivetrain.

The 5.0-liter G80 can reach 60 mph from a standstill in 5.2 seconds. It is capable of running a quarter of a mile in a phenomenal 13.9 seconds. Maximum speed is 149 mph.

It gets 15 mpg in the city, 23 mpg on the highway, and 18 mpg overall, according to the EPA’s estimates.

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