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2021 Genesis GV80 vs. 2021 Lexus RX Comparison

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Kelley Blue Book has a new article out comparing the GV80 with the Lexus RX

Base price; optional (tight) third row; fuel economy; optional all-wheel drive.

2021 Genesis GV80 Advantages
Fresher design; powerful upgrade engine; longer warranty; sportier handling.

2021 Lexus RX Advantages
Optional hybrid; proven reliability; strong resale value.

Final Recommendation
As with any product from Toyota or Lexus, the 2021 Lexus RX is a very solid choice if you’re looking for a comfortable, luxurious, well built and reliable midsize luxury crossover. But it’s starting to feel its age. Since it’s new, the 2021 Genesis GV80 had to come out swinging, and swing it did, offering fresher looks, tons of amenities, great driving manners, and even a powerful upgrade engine. And don’t forget that 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.

2021 Genesis GV80
2021 Lexus RX
Popular Powertrains
Engine2.5-liter turbo I43.5-liter V6
Horsepower300 hp @ 5,800 rpm295 hp @ 6,300 rpm
Torque311 lb-ft @ 1,650 rpm268 lb-ft @ 4,700 rpm
Transmission8-spd automatic8-spd automatic
Fuel Economy23 mpg (21 city/25 hwy)22 mpg (19 city/26 hwy)
Also Available3.5-liter turbo V6; AWD3.5-liter V6 hybrid; AWD
Basic warranty5 years/60,000 miles4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain Warranty10 years/100,000 miles4 years/50,000 miles
NHTSA Overall Safety Ratingn/an/a
Max Seating Capacity77
Wheelbase116.3 inches109.8 inches
Overall Length194.7 inches192.5 inches
Width77.8 inches74.6 inches
Height67.5 inches67.7 inches
Turning Diameter39.3 feet45.2 feet
Headroom, Front40.2 inches39.4 inches
Headroom, Rear38.4 inches39.1 inches
Legroom, Front41.6 inches41.4 inches
Legroom, Rear38.7 inches38.0 inches
Shoulder Room, Front60.2 inches57..8 inches
Shoulder Room, Rear58.2 inches57.6 inches
EPA Passenger Volumen/a117.0 cubic feet
EPA Cargo Volumen/a16.0 cubic feet
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Out of the 28 brands examined in the survey (which include both mainstream and luxury brands), Lexus ranked highest in reliability3. Compared to Genesis which earned a rank of 25th out of 28 brands, Lexus is the clear favorite.

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