Comparison - Genesis GV80 Prestige 2021 - vs - Lexus RX 350 F SPORT 2020

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Model: 
Average Price: 
70,950
Updated: 
12 Jul 2020
$
49,350
Updated: 
22 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.10gals
19.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Carbon Metal
#46454A
Royal Blue
#202B49
Gold Coast Silver
#9B938D
Vik Black
#252421
Uyuni White
#EBEAED
Savile Silver
#747477
Lima Red
#973B41
Cardiff Green
#3C4C46
Color: 
Ultra White
#F8F8F8
Atomic Silver
#5C5B5F
Caviar
#0D0C0E
Obsidian
#17191C
Matador Red Mica
#6C131E
Nightfall Mica
#0D2344

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Now that Genesis, Hyundai's luxury brand, has established itself with the G80 and G90 sedans, it's looking to expand its lineup with SUVs. The GV80 Concept gives a peek at what one of those SUVs might look like and what may power it when a production version is ready two years from now.

Beyond showing the intention of building an SUV, the concept's focus falls on its design, which Genesis calls "athletic elegance." Whatever the name, the GV80's proportions compare well to the German, British and Swedish competition the production version will face. We doubt much of the general shape will change, but expect concept details such as the tiny side-view mirrors, perforated trim pieces and 23-inch diameter wheels to be replaced — though we aren't too sad about losing the super-dubs. We do hope the bisected head- and taillights remain because they help give the GV80 a unique identity.

he design language continues into an unapologetically four-seat interior, with a large transmission tunnel-like bulge separating driver and passenger side seats. Although we couldn't get inside, the quilted leather adoring the seats and door panels looked appropriately luxurious, as did the curved, 22-inch-wide OLED display dominating the dash. The screen is divided into separate zones for the driver and passenger and operated by a multifunction controller that supports handwriting recognition. Ahead are four metal strip inlays that act as a design element and capacitive switches for commonly used functions.

The design fits the bill, but what powers it? Genesis says the GV80 Concept has a plug-in hydrogen fuel cell powertrain, and that's the first we've heard of this combination. In application, it could use electricity stored in the battery for primary propulsion and rely on hydrogen as a range extender, converting the gas into electricity to provide power once the battery is low or drained. Technical details were nonexistent, and Genesis representatives say the company is continuing to evaluate the feasibility of this powertrain and others.

By: 
edmunds.com

With a sumptuously appointed and whisper-quiet cabin, the 2021 GV80 is exactly the flagship SUV the Genesis brand needs to be taken seriously by American consumers.

Pros
Lovely interior ambience,
standard high-tech features,
agile handling.

Cons
Cramped third-row passenger space,
no diesel engine for the U.S.,
heavily weighted steering feel.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The GV80 is an incredibly important model for Genesis, and its very first luxury SUV packs all the right stuff necessary for the brand's ascension as a luxury marque.If first impressions of the 2020 Genesis GV80 are anything to go by, the fledgling South Korean luxury marque has knocked this oh-so important foray into SUV out of the stadium.

Pros
Bold, distinctive character
Gushing with tech and features
Fantastic inline-six turbo-diesel powertrain
A big step forward for the fledgling marque

Cons
Polarising design
No segment leader for space
Diesel seems a bit thirsty

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The 2020 Lexus RX 350 comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.New front and rear fascia, new suspension hardware.New optional 12.3-inch touchscreen and increased standard safety equipment.Available F Sport package adds upgraded suspension.Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now standard.

Pros
Attractive cabin with top-quality materials and construction
Ride quality makes almost any road feel smooth
Advanced safety features come standard
Wide cargo bay makes it easy to load luggage and groceries

Cons
Less overall cargo capacity than competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Lexus RX 350 ranked #5 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Lexus RX 350 has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Robust engine
Gentle ride
Upscale cabin

Cons
Less sporty than rivals
Small cargo hold

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Lexus RX gives up on old standbys like somber style and silence, and casts its lot with a more rowdy crowd.

Pros
Grabby shape
Smooth acceleration
Cozy ride
Thrifty hybrid
Space for five adults

Cons
Showy shape isn’t for everyone
Has grown quite expensive
Head-scratching F-Sport
Teeny-tiny third-row seat
Mixed crash-test results

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined - 20
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
3.50L
Torque: 
391ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
268ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
Horsepower: 
374hp
at 5 800rpm
295hp
at 6 300rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Multi-function steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Heated and power-adjustable steering wheel
Push button Start
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
194.70in
192.50in
Width: 
77.80in
74.60in
Height: 
67.50in
67.70in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
Front Track: 
65.90in
64.40in
Rear Track: 
66.40in
64.00in
Wheel Base: 
116.30in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.40
Front Hip Room: 
56.60in
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.80in
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
Rear Hip Room: 
56.10in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
56.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4938.00lbs
4387.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Power-adjustable driver's seat (12 way, with lumbar support)
Natural leather seat
Power-adjustable front passenger seat (12 way, with lumbar support)
Walk-in device for the front seat
Ventilated & Heated front seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Heated rear seat
2nd row 4:2:4 one-touch folding
2nd row manual sliding and reclining
Folding center armrest
Rear Shoulder Room
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Independent full automatic air conditioning (including dual vent for the front seats
rear vent control from the front
auto defog system
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
9 Speakers
14.5-inch touchscreen infotainment display
Genesis Connected Services, Phone connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free
Genesis car pay, Valet Mode)
Front & Rear USB port
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
9 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20"
20 X 8.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
blind-spot collision-avoidance assist
automatic high beam assist
reverse parking collision-avoidance assist
forward collision-avoidance assist
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Heads-up Display
High-Tech Package
Driving Assistance PackageⅠ
2nd Row Comfort Package
Cold Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
Touch-Free Power Rear Door W/Kick Sensor
Triple Beam LED Auto-Leveling Headlamps
Door Edge Guards
Door Edge Film By 3M
Mudguards
Body-Side Moldings
Running Boards
Triple Beam LED Auto-Leveling Headlamps W/Adaptive Front Lighting System
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Color Heads-Up Display
Key Gloves W/Lexus Logo
12.3" Navigation System W/Multimedia Display
Cargo Net
12.3" Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
Illuminated Door Sills
Heated And Ventilated Front Seats
Carpet Cargo Mat
Key Gloves W/F Logo

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#252525
Circuit Red, leatherette
#771721