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2021 Genesis G70 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

New 2021 Genesis G70

2021 Genesis
G70

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*
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$36,000 to $48,200
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$41,400 to $43,400
Invoice* $34,405 to $46,056 $38,916 to $40,796
MPG - City 17 - 22 23 - 24
MPG - Hwy 25 - 30 33 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
The Genesis G70 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz C-Class 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Genesis G70 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis G70 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Genesis G70 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Genesis G70 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Handling
The Genesis G70 has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Genesis G70 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Genesis G70 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Genesis G70 has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.