2021 Genesis G80 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E450

July 21st, 2021 by

2021 Genesis G80

The 2021 Genesis G80 is a newer model in its segment, but it’s already showing some rivals how things are done. All of us here at Genesis of Kearny Mesa have found a lot to appreciate about this luxury car, and we think that it really beats out the competition. It outpaces the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E450, for example, in a few key areas.


This may be one of the areas where the 2021 Genesis G80 really impresses you. Its base engine produces 300 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 is powered by a smaller engine that puts out 255 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque.

There are also other, more potent engines available, and the 2021 Genesis G80 wins out here too. Its optional engine ups its output to 375 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 maxes out at 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. Still impressive, but if power is your priority you have to go with the Genesis model.


The 2021 Genesis G80 has a lower starting MSRP than most of its competitors, including the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E450. However, it still offers plenty of standard features, including advanced safety tech, so it’s not like you’re going to get overcharged for the features you need.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 starts at $64,950 MSRP. The 2021 Genesis G80 starts at $47,700 MSRP. We know which one we would prefer.

Interior Space

The 2021 Genesis G80 has an advantage here, and it’s one that you and passengers will appreciate on longer trips. The Genesis model offers 103.8 cubic feet of passenger volume, compared to the 98 cubic feet offered in the Mercedes-Benz vehicle. You also get more headroom and legroom in both rows of the 2021 Genesis G80.


Don’t just take our word for it though. Visit our Genesis dealers near Encinitas and test drive the impressive 2021 Genesis G80 for yourself today!

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