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2021 Genesis G90 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

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2021 Genesis
G90

MSRP*: $72,950 to $79,200
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

MSRP*: $73,800
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Invoice* $68,890 to $74,790 $69,372
MPG - City 16 - 17 MPG 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 15.7 ft3 13.1 ft3
Engine V-6, V-8 Inline-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 365 - 420 hp 429 hp
Exterior Length 204.9 in 195.2 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 46.3 in
Rear 37.8 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 35.8 in
Head Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 37.9 in
Rear 38.2 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Genesis G90 than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The Genesis G90 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Genesis G90, 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 G90 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. 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 G90 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis G90 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 G90, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Handling
The Genesis G90 has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Genesis G90 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Genesis G90 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Genesis G90 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The Genesis G90 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Genesis G90 than that of the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.