Compare 2021 Genesis G90 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2021 Genesis G90
2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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3.3T Premium AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
G90 3.3T Premium AWD 17 24 $71,250 $75,450
G90 3.3T Premium RWD 17 24 $68,890 $72,950
G90 5.0L Ultimate AWD 16 23 $74,790 $79,200
G90 5.0L Ultimate RWD 16 24 $72,430 $76,700
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AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Convertible 15 24 $172,490 $183,500
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Coupe 17 27 $161,116 $171,400
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Sedan 17 26 $142,504 $151,600
S-Class AMG S 65 Sedan 13 22 $221,464 $235,600
S-Class Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan 16 25 $162,620 $173,000
S-Class Maybach S 650 Sedan 13 21 $190,397 $202,550
S-Class S 450 4MATIC Sedan 18 28 $91,415 $97,250
S-Class S 450 Sedan 19 28 $88,595 $94,250
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Coupe 17 26 $122,341 $130,150
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Sedan 17 27 $101,003 $107,450
S-Class S 560 Convertible 17 26 $130,284 $138,600
S-Class S 560 Sedan 17 27 $98,183 $104,450
S-Class S 560e Sedan N/A N/A $103,165 $109,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$71,250
$172,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,450
$183,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1258 / month
$3058 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Practical and luxurious rarely mix, but the marriage works in the 2021 Genesis G90. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the benchmark for large luxury sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
113.2 -
Second Hip Room (in)
55 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57
Second Head Room (in)
38 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 49.5
Front Leg Room (in)
46.3 -
Front Hip Room (in)
56.5 60.6
Second Leg Room (in)
37.8 -
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 37.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.6 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 4.5
Length, Overall (in)
204.9 198.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.9 56
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
124.4 115.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 75.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.7 7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 15.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 14.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.9 24.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR19 P255/40YR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40VR19 P285/35YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4806 4817
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 20 X 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 520
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
376 @ 1300 664 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.3 L/204 4.0 L/243
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
365 @ 6000 603 @ 5500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 15
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 5.50
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.54 2.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 2.31
Trans Type
8 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.86
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40 3.33
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Genesis G90 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 10.0
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