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2021 Genesis G70 vs. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon Review

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2021 Genesis
G70

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2021 Volkswagen
Arteon

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MSRP*
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$36,000 to $48,200
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$36,995 to $46,995
Invoice* $34,405 to $46,056 $35,478 to $45,068
MPG - City 17 - 22 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 25 - 30 31 - 32
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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Arteon 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 Volkswagen Arteon.

Convenience
With the Volkswagen Arteon 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 Volkswagen Arteon. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volkswagen Arteon.

Dimensions
The Genesis G70 is a little narrower than the Volkswagen Arteon, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Genesis G70 is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen Arteon, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Genesis G70 and the Volkswagen Arteon do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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

Performance
The Genesis G70 has less horsepower than the Volkswagen Arteon, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

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