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2021 Genesis GV80 vs. 2020 Land Rover Discovery Review

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2021 Genesis

MSRP*: $48,900 to $65,550
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2020 Land Rover

MSRP*: $52,300 to $69,200
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Invoice* $45,820 to $61,412 $49,162 to $65,048
MPG - City 18 - 21 MPG 16 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 25 MPG 21 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 83.7 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel Four-wheel
Horsepower 300 - 375 hp 254 - 340 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 7,716 - 8,201 lbs
Exterior Length 194.7 in 195.1 in
Exterior Width 77.8 in 78.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.6 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 39.0 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 40.2 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 39.0 in
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

The Genesis GV80 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Land Rover Discovery, with comparable head- and legroom. The Genesis GV80 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Discovery.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Genesis GV80 as you will with the Land Rover Discovery, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). Whether you pick the Genesis GV80 or the Land Rover Discovery, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 GV80 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Land Rover Discovery.

The Genesis GV80 is a little narrower than the Land Rover Discovery, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Genesis GV80 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Land Rover Discovery.

The Genesis GV80 has a smaller turning radius than the Land Rover Discovery, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Land Rover Discovery is clearly the choice over the Genesis GV80 for pulling heavy loads. The Genesis GV80 has a little more horsepower than the Land Rover Discovery.

With somewhat higher torque, the Genesis GV80 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Land Rover Discovery.

The Genesis GV80 has less seating than the Land Rover Discovery, making the Land Rover Discovery the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Genesis GV80 than that of the Land Rover Discovery.