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2021 Genesis G80 vs. 2021 Lexus ES 350 Review

New 2021 Genesis G80

2021 Genesis
G80

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New 2021 Lexus ES 350

2021 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*
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$47,700 to $62,250
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$40,000 to $49,000
Invoice* $44,739 to $58,378 $37,468 to $45,749
MPG - City 18 - 23 22
MPG - Hwy 26 - 32 31 - 32
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
The Genesis G80 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lexus ES 350 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Genesis G80 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 350.

Convenience
The Genesis G80 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus ES 350, 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 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 G80 and the Lexus ES 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis G80 is much wider than the Lexus ES 350, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Genesis G80 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus ES 350.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Genesis G80 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 350.

Handling
The Genesis G80 has a smaller turning radius than the Lexus ES 350, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Genesis G80 and the Lexus ES 350.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Genesis G80 and the Lexus ES 350. The Genesis G80 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 G80 than that of the Lexus ES 350.