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2022 Genesis G70 vs. 2021 Subaru WRX STI Review

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2022 Genesis
G70

MSRP*: $37,775 to $54,750
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Picture of the 2021 Subaru WRX STI

2021 Subaru
WRX STI

MSRP*: $37,245 to $41,945
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Invoice* $35,862 to $52,074 $35,192 to $39,564
MPG - City 17 - 21 MPG 16 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 31 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 252-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 365-hp, 3.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T M/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 252 - 365 hp 310 hp
Exterior Length 184.4 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 72.8 in 70.7 in
Leg Room Front 42.6 in
Rear 34.8 in
Front 43.3 in
Rear 35.4 in
Head Room Front 38.5 - 39.7 in
Rear 36.9 in
Front 37.2 - 39.8 in
Rear 37.1 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Genesis G70 than in the Subaru WRX STI, due to the Genesis G70's smaller rear head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Genesis G70 and the Subaru WRX STI in the front seats.

Convenience
The Genesis G70 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru WRX STI, 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 Genesis G70 is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru WRX STI. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Genesis G70 is much higher than that for the Subaru WRX STI.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis G70 is much wider than the Subaru WRX STI, 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 Subaru WRX STI.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Genesis G70 is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru WRX STI.

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

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Genesis G70 than that of the Subaru WRX STI.