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2021 BMW X5 vs. 2021 Genesis GV80 Review

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2021 BMW
X5

MSRP*: $59,400 to $82,800
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2021 Genesis
GV80

MSRP*: $48,900 to $65,550
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Invoice* $55,740 to $77,505 $45,820 to $61,412
MPG - City 16 - 21 MPG 18 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 22 - 26 MPG 23 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 seats 5 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 72.3 ft3 Info not available
Engine Inline-6, V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 335 - 523 hp 300 - 375 hp
Towing Capacity 7,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 194.3 in 194.7 in
Exterior Width 78.9 in 77.8 in
Leg Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 41.6 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 40.7 - 40.8 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 40.2 in
Rear 38.4 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the BMW X5 than the Genesis GV80. The Genesis GV80 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW X5, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The BMW X5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Genesis GV80, making it more convenient to drive.

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 X5 is somewhat more expensive than the Genesis GV80. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW X5 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Genesis GV80.

Dimensions
The BMW X5 is a little wider than the Genesis GV80, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the BMW X5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Genesis GV80.

Handling
The BMW X5 has a larger turning radius than the Genesis GV80, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the BMW X5 is clearly the choice over the Genesis GV80 for pulling heavy loads. The BMW X5 has a little less horsepower than the Genesis GV80.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the BMW X5 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Genesis GV80.

Utility
The BMW X5 offers greater seating capacity than the Genesis GV80, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the BMW X5 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Genesis GV80.