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2021 Genesis GV80 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 Review

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2021 Genesis
GV80

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 43

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MSRP*
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$48,900 to $65,550
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$59,500 to $63,000
Invoice* $45,820 to $61,412 $55,930 to $59,220
MPG - City 18 - 21 18
MPG - Hwy 23 - 25 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 5
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

Comfort
The Genesis GV80 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, with comparable head- and legroom. The Genesis GV80 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Genesis GV80 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, 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). Whether you pick the Genesis GV80 or the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, 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 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis GV80 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Genesis GV80, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Genesis GV80 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Genesis GV80 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Genesis GV80 will do just as well as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Genesis GV80 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Genesis GV80 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Genesis GV80 than that of the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.