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The Genesis G70 vs. the Genesis G80: Which One Should You Get in Rockville, MD?

If you want to get a luxury sedan to drive around Baltimore, then shopping at Genesis of Rockville is a great option. At our dealership you can find exciting luxury sedans like the Genesis G70 and Genesis G80, both of which offer plenty of reasons to take them on a test drive. If you are not sure which Genesis luxury sedan is right for you, then this comparison should help. Here is how the G70 and G80 compare to one another.


Pricing & Classification

The Genesis G70 is classified as a compact luxury sedan and has a starting price of $37,525. The Genesis G80 is a large luxury sedan with a starting price of $48,000.

Performance

The G70 comes standard with a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that generates 252 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The G80 comes standard with a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that generates 300 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful available G70 powertrain features a 3.3-liter twin turbocharged V-6 engine that generates 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful available G80 powertrain features a 3.5-liter twin turbocharged V-6 engine that generates 375 horsepower and 391 pound-feet of torque. Both the G70 and G80 come standard with rear-wheel drive and have available all-wheel drive.

Design

The G70 and G80 both feature plenty of design touches that are sure to turn heads all over Arlington, VA. With elegant contours, the unique Genesis grille, and elegant headlights, both the G70 and G80 are fantastic to look at. With stunning interiors featuring luxury materials, no matter which car you get you will enjoy yourself immensely.

When it comes to dimensions, the larger G80 is unsurprisingly roomier. Both vehicles have five seats. The G70 has a passenger volume of 96 cubic feet and a trunk volume of 11 cubic feet, while the G80 has a passenger volume of 104 cubic feet and a trunk volume of 13 cubic feet.


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Technology

One area where the G70 and G80 differ is the touchscreen display. The G70 comes standard with a 10.25-inch touchscreen, while the G80 comes standard with a massive 14.5-inch touchscreen. The G80 also has a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, while the G70 has an eight-inch digital gauge cluster. Both models come with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, making it easy to connect your smartphone before you drive around Alexandria, VA.

Safety

Both the G70 and G80 offer plenty of standard safety features to give you peace of mind as you drive. Both vehicles come standard with Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and Blind-Spot View Monitor.

The Verdict

The G80 definitely has a few advantages when it comes to performance and spaciousness, and its larger screen layouts are a significant point for convenience. However, the G70 costs significantly less than the G80 and still offers plenty of outstanding features as well as beautiful design. If a more powerful engine, roomier interior, and larger screens are important to you, then the G80 might be right for you. If you want to spend less while still enjoying a luxurious sedan experience, then the G70 might be ideal for you.



Test Drive the G70 & G80 at Genesis of Rockville Today

If you think either of these cars might be perfect for you to drive in Washington DC, then you should visit our dealership and take them both on a test drive. A test drive is the best way to compare two vehicles directly and to see which one you like most. To schedule your test drive, contact us today.


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