2023 BMW 540 vs. 2024 Genesis G70 Review

Picture of the 2023 BMW 540

2023 BMW
540

MSRP*: $62,900 to $65,200
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Picture of the 2024 Genesis G70

2024 Genesis
G70

MSRP*: $41,500 to $52,050
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MPG - City 22 - 25 MPG 17 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 32 MPG 26 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 335-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 300-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 368-hp, 3.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 335 hp 300 - 368 hp
Exterior Length 195.8 in 184.4 in
Exterior Width 73.5 in 72.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 36.5 in
Front 42.6 in
Rear 34.8 in
Head Room Front 38.8 in
Rear 37.5 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 38.7 in

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Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 540 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Genesis G70 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Genesis G70 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW 540.

Convenience
With the BMW 540 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Genesis G70, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 540 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Genesis G70, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
The BMW 540 is about the same width as the Genesis G70. If you go with the BMW 540, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Genesis G70.

Handling
The BMW 540 has a larger turning radius than the Genesis G70, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 540 is somewhat more powerful than the Genesis G70.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 540 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Genesis G70.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 540 and the Genesis G70.