Compare 2019 Genesis G70 vs 2019 BMW 3-Series

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2019 Genesis G70 vs 2019 BMW 3-Series

The 2019 Genesis G70 sedan is a newcomer to the compact executive car class, and this all-new model is already making a name for itself. In fact, it has received honors from the Detroit Auto Show, Car and Driver, J.D. Power and Associates and several other notable industry organizations. On the other hand, the BMW 3-Series is a mainstay in its class. It has more than three decades of history on the road, and its seventh generation was introduced in the 2018 model year. While preparing for your upcoming sedan purchase, close comparison of these two popular options is essential.

Charlotte NC - 2019 Genesis G70's Overview

Exterior - 2019 Genesis G70

Because the 2019 Genesis G70 is an all-new vehicle, it has a gorgeous look with unique design elements that set it apart from other cars in its class. The sleek profile trends forward while the contouring creates a sense of visual motion. The car has a low profile with a wide stance. From the LED headlights with a signature ribbon, the LED taillights and the stacked LED foglamps to the mesh grille and dual chrome-tipped exhaust pipes, the G70 impressively combines elegance with modern athleticism.

Charlotte NC - 2019 Genesis G70's Exterior

Interior - 2019 Genesis G70 in Charlotte NC

As compact executive cars, the 2019 G70 and the 2019 3-Series are both well-designed with leather material and quality accent materials. However, they have notable differences in their design elements and features. The G70 boasts quilted accent stitching throughout the seats and interior door panels. Its touch-screen display rises above the dashboard, which creates less clutter and provides easier access to nearby controls and systems. Its features include wireless charging, a navigation system, a push-button ignition, a 12-volt power outlet, an upgraded sound system and more.

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Mechanical - Genesis G70 specs in Charlotte

You expect great things from your next executive car, so you need it to perform as well as it looks. The Genesis G70 is available with two powertrain options. One of these is a turbocharged 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder engine with 252 horsepower, and the other option is a 3.3-liter, twin-turbo V6 engine with 365 horsepower. If you select the latter powertrain for your G70, you can enjoy acceleration from zero to 60 miles per hour in 4.7 seconds.

Charlotte NC - 2019 Genesis G70's Mechanical
Tech - Genesis G70 specs in Charlotte NC

In addition to technologies included as standard or optional features inside these compact executive cars, several assistive safety technologies are available in both models. The G70 for 2019 has earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Its advanced safety features include a forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking for forward collision mitigation, a lane departure warning, auto high beams, a blind spot monitor with a rear cross-traffic warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go tech, pedestrian detection and more. The advanced or assistive safety features in the 3-Series for 2019 are coded driveaway protection, adaptive braking lights, daytime running lights, an active protection system, BMW Assist eCall and Active Guard features. In both models, these assistive technologies are paired with several passive and active safety items. Some of these may include airbags, rear row child safety features, a tire pressure monitor, traction and stability control and other items.

To finalize your comparison of the G70 and the 3-Series, take time to visit our Genesis dealer so that you can compare performance capabilities for the G70's two available powertrains. This is also the perfect time admire the G70's design elements and thoughtful features throughout the interior and exterior. To schedule an appointment with our Genesis team, contact our dealership today.

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