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2021 Genesis G80 vs. 2021 INFINITI Q50 Review

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2021 Genesis
G80

MSRP*: $47,700 to $62,250
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2021 INFINITI
Q50

MSRP*: $36,700 to $57,850
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Invoice* $44,739 to $58,378 $34,682 to $54,668
MPG - City 18 - 23 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 32 MPG 26 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine 300-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 375-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 300-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 400-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 7-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 300 - 375 hp 300 - 400 hp
Exterior Length 196.5 in 189.6 in
Exterior Width 75.8 in 71.8 in
Leg Room Front 42.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.1 in
Head Room Front 39.4 - 41.1 in
Rear 37.5 - 38.1 in
Front 39.5 - 40.2 in
Rear 36.8 - 37.5 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/60,000 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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Genesis G80 than the INFINITI Q50. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Genesis G80 and the INFINITI Q50 in the front seats.

Convenience
The INFINITI Q50 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Genesis G80, 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 G80 is somewhat more expensive than the INFINITI Q50. 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 G80 and the INFINITI Q50 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis G80 is much wider than the INFINITI Q50, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Genesis G80, which is slightly longer than the INFINITI Q50.

Handling
The Genesis G80 has a larger turning radius than the INFINITI Q50, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Genesis G80 and the INFINITI Q50.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Genesis G80 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the INFINITI Q50.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Genesis G80 and the INFINITI Q50.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the Genesis G80 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the INFINITI Q50 in terms of months/miles.