2024 Genesis GV80 vs. 2024 Lexus RX 500h Review

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2024 Genesis

MSRP*: $57,700 to $81,750
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2024 Lexus
RX 500h

MSRP*: $62,750
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MPG - City 18 - 20 MPG 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 84.0 ft3 46.2 ft3
  • 300-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 366-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 300 - 375 hp 366 hp
Towing Capacity 6,000 lbs 3,494 lbs
Exterior Length 194.7 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 77.8 in 75.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.6 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Head Room Front 40.2 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 38.1 in
Rear 38.5 in

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Comparison Review

The Genesis GV80 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Lexus RX 500h. 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 Lexus RX 500h.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Genesis GV80 as you will with the Lexus RX 500h, 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). The Genesis GV80 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus RX 500h.

Since the Genesis GV80 is much wider than the Lexus RX 500h, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Genesis GV80 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus RX 500h.

The Genesis GV80 has the same turning radius as the Lexus RX 500h, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

When considering towing capacity, the Genesis GV80 is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 500h for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Genesis GV80 and the Lexus RX 500h.

With its lower torque engine, the Genesis GV80 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lexus RX 500h.

The Genesis GV80 offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus RX 500h, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Genesis GV80, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 500h.