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2020 Lexus IS 350 vs. 2021 Genesis G70 Review

New 2020 Lexus IS 350

2020 Lexus
IS 350

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New 2021 Genesis G70

2021 Genesis
G70

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MSRP*
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$42,180 to $44,345
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$36,000 to $48,200
Invoice* $39,229 to $41,240 $34,405 to $46,056
MPG - City 19 - 20 17 - 22
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 25 - 30
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Genesis G70 than the Lexus IS 350, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lexus IS 350 and the Genesis G70 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus IS 350 as you will with the Genesis G70, 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 Lexus IS 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Genesis G70. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus IS 350 and the Genesis G70 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus IS 350 is much slimmer than the Genesis G70, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Lexus IS 350 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Genesis G70.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Lexus IS 350 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Genesis G70.

Handling
The Lexus IS 350 has a smaller turning radius than the Genesis G70, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus IS 350 is somewhat more powerful than the Genesis G70.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus IS 350 and the Genesis G70. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Lexus IS 350 as you will in the Genesis G70.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Lexus IS 350 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Genesis G70.