2019 Genesis G70 vs. 2019 Lexus ES 350 Review

New 2019 Genesis G70

2019 Genesis
G70

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New 2019 Lexus ES 350

2019 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*
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$34,900 to $52,250
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$39,750 to $44,285
Invoice* $33,384 to $49,769 $37,235 to $41,407
MPG - City 18 - 22 22
MPG - Hwy 25 - 30 31 - 33
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 350 than the Genesis G70, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Genesis G70 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 350.

Convenience
With the Lexus ES 350 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Genesis G70, due to its tank size and 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 Genesis G70 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus ES 350. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Genesis G70 and the Lexus ES 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Genesis G70 is about the same width as the Lexus ES 350. If you go with the Genesis G70, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lexus ES 350.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Genesis G70 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 350.

Handling
The Genesis G70 has a smaller turning radius than the Lexus ES 350, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Genesis G70 is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus ES 350.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Genesis G70 and the Lexus ES 350. The Genesis G70 has significantly less cargo room than the Lexus ES 350, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Genesis G70 than that of the Lexus ES 350.