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2021 Genesis G90 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

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2021 Genesis
G90

MSRP*: $72,950 to $79,200
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

MSRP*: $54,250 to $62,000
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Invoice* $68,890 to $74,790 $50,995 to $58,280
MPG - City 16 - 17 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 24 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 15.7 ft3 13.1 ft3
Engine V-6, V-8 Inline-4, Inline-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 365 - 420 hp 255 - 362 hp
Exterior Length 204.9 in 194.3 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 72.9 - 73.7 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 E-Class. The Genesis G90 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Genesis G90 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis G90 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Genesis G90, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Handling
The Genesis G90 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Genesis G90 has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Genesis G90 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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 E-Class. The Genesis G90 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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