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2024 Genesis GV70 vs. 2023 Toyota Highlander Review

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2024 Genesis
GV70

MSRP*: $44,900 to $57,500
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2023 Toyota
Highlander

MSRP*: $36,620 to $51,425
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MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 56.9 ft3 84.3 ft3
Engine
  • 300-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 265-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 300 - 375 hp 265 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 185.6 in 194.9 - 197.4 in
Exterior Width 75.2 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 37.2 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.1 in
Front 38.4 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.1 - 39.4 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Highlander than in the Genesis GV70, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Genesis GV70 and the Toyota Highlander.

Convenience
The Toyota Highlander requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Genesis GV70, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Genesis GV70 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Highlander.

Dimensions
The Genesis GV70 is a little narrower than the Toyota Highlander, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Genesis GV70, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Highlander.

Handling
The Genesis GV70 has the same turning radius as the Toyota Highlander, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander is clearly the choice over the Genesis GV70 for pulling heavy loads. The Genesis GV70 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Highlander.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Genesis GV70 and the Toyota Highlander are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Genesis GV70 seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Highlander. The Genesis GV70 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota Highlander.