Brilliantly balanced and composed handling; good ride for a sporty car; easy-to-use cabin; superior crash ratings; low price; exceptional warranty and maintenance coverage
The Genesis G70 is an all-new model for 2019. See the 2019 Genesis G70 models for sale near you
We think the G70 is at its finest with the V6 engine, but understand that its heftier price and fuel bill might not be ideal. With either engine, we'd consider the Elite model. It does raise the price considerably, but you still get abundant luxury equipment for the money. The other trims just make things a touch more opulent and/or performance oriented. Find a Genesis G70 for sale
The G70 is available in two trim levels that correspond with engine: 2.0T and 3.3T. There were some changes early in the G70's product launch regarding trim levels and package content, so information may be inconsistent depending on where you look.
Standard equipment on the base 2.0T trim level ($34,900) includes 18-in wheels, LED running lights, automatic headlights and high beam control, heated mirrors, proximity entry and push-button start, adaptive cruise control, forward-collision warning with pedestrian detection and automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, driver inattention warning, a backup camera, dual-zone automatic climate control, 8-way power front seats, a 60/40-split folding back seat, simulated leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an 8-in touchscreen, three USB ports, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, HD and satellite radios and a 6-speaker sound system. A heated steering wheel is added with AWD.
The Elite package adds LED headlights, automatic wipers, parking sensors, power-folding and auto-dimming mirrors, a sunroof, heated and ventilated front seats, driver memory settings, a power-adjustable steering wheel, leather upholstery, integrated navigation and a 15-speaker Lexicon sound system.
The Sport M/T (RWD only) is similar to the Elite, but subtracts adaptive cruise control, the sunroof, navigation and leather upholstery. It then adds a 6-speed manual transmission (the only way to get it), a limited-slip differential, 19-in wheels, performance tires, a sport exhaust and Brembo high-performance brakes.
The Prestige (AWD only) adds to the Elite's equipment surround-view parking cameras, a head-up display, diamond-quilted leather upholstery, power driver seat cushion extension, heated rear seats, a suedecloth headliner and wireless smartphone charging. The Dynamic is equipped similarly, but adds 19-in wheels and a limited-slip differential (RWD only). The Sport builds on the Dynamic with copper- and dark-tinted exterior trim and contrast leather stitching.
The base 3.3T trim level ($43,750) is basically equipped like the 2.0T Elite, but with the Sport M/T's performance-enhancing features. Exceptions include the sunroof, parking sensors and automatic wipers, which are added in the 3.3T's own Elite package. The 3.3T is also available with broadly similar Prestige and Sport packages, as well.
There are also limited production models for 2019: the Dynamic Special Edition (special tires and brakes pads, a required red/black color combo) and Design Special Edition (exclusive green/cream color combo).
|Basic||5 Years/60,000 Miles|
|Drivetrain||10 Years/100,000 Miles|
|Corrosion||7 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Roadside Assistance||5 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Maintenance||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
2019 BMW 3 Series -- Fully redesigned this year, the king of the segment will have to fight hard to retain its crown.
2019 Audi A4 -- Not as dynamic to drive as the G70, but it's more spacious and its available tech is cutting edge.
2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class -- The C-Class would be the traditional competitor in this segment, but the A-Class is similarly sized as the G70 and boasts a stunning high-tech cabin for those more interested in luxury than performance.
Used BMW 3 Series -- Since a new 3 Series costs considerably more than a G70 when similarly equipped and powered, one can consider a used or certified pre-owned one. Look for the big-engine 335i model.