Compare 2022 Genesis G70 vs 2021 Lexus IS

2022 Genesis G70
2021 Lexus IS
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2.0T AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
G70 2.0T AWD 20 28 $37,867 $39,625
G70 2.0T RWD 21 31 $35,862 $37,525
G70 3.3T AWD 17 25 $42,236 $44,200
G70 3.3T Launch Edition AWD 17 25 $52,074 $54,500
G70 3.3T Launch Edition RWD 18 27 $50,164 $52,500
G70 3.3T RWD 18 27 $40,231 $42,100
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IS 300 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
IS IS 300 AWD 19 26 $38,178 $41,050
IS IS 300 RWD 21 31 $36,318 $39,050
IS IS 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $41,805 $44,950
IS IS 350 F SPORT RWD 20 28 $39,945 $42,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,867
$38,178
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,625
$41,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$660 / month
$684 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Genesis G70 leads with luxury trimmings and service—and its footwork has caught up to its German rivals. The 2021 Lexus IS doesn’t gain any ground on the more performance-oriented compact sedans, but it’s priced right.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.8 90.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 44.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 53.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 38.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 55.9
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 32.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.3 62
Wheelbase (in)
111.6 110.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
184.4 185.4
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 56.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 11.7
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR18 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45WR18 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3673 3847
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
740 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1400 236 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
252 @ 6200 260 @ 6600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.96 3.52
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.40
Trans Type
8 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.47 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.58
Summary
Vehicle Name
Genesis G70 Lexus IS
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 10.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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