Is the 2023 Genesis GV70 a Better Luxury SUV Than the 2023 BMW iX?

  • Both luxury SUVs are at the top of their respective classes
  • The 2023 Genesis GV70 has a strong package of standard features
  • Enjoy cutting-edge technology in the 2023 BMW iX

Should you make the move to the all-electric 2023 BMW iX or enjoy the affordable efficiency of the 2023 Genesis GV70? These two luxury SUVs hit the top marks in their classes. The differences between these two make for an interesting conversation, especially when deciding between an electric or gasoline SUV.

2023 BMW iX2023 Genesis GV70
Starting Price$85,095$44,275
Engine OptionsElectric Powertrain2.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder
Horsepower 516 horsepower300 horsepower
Torque564 lb-ft311 lb-ft
TransmissionElectric8-speed automatic
MPG Rating324-mile driving range22 city/28 hwy mpg

Which luxury SUV is bigger?

The chart above tells us we’re looking at a pair of extremely different luxury SUVs. These two show pricing, powertrain, and power differences that stand out. That said, the dimensions of these two models are extremely similar.

The 2023 Genesis GV70 measurements are:

  • Wheelbase – 113.2 inches
  • Length – 185.6 inches
  • Width – 75.2 inches
  • Height – 64.2 inches

While the 2023 BMW iX offers these measurements:

  • Wheelbase – 118.1 inches
  • Length – 195 inches
  • Width – 77.4 inches
  • Height – 66.8 inches

The BMW is the larger of the two luxury SUVs in every measurement.

Does the 2023 BMW iX have more interior room than the 2023 Genesis GV70?

The standard cargo space in the BMW iX is greater than the Genesis GV70. With the rear seats up, the iX offers 35.5 cubic feet of usable space compared to the 28.9 cubic feet found in the GV70. Strangely, when the rear seats are folded, these luxury SUVs offer 77.9 cubic feet of cargo room.

If you’re looking for an SUV with more legroom, these two models offer something strange. The larger BMW iX should have more legroom, but it only measures 40.2 inches in the front compared to the 41.3 inches of front legroom for the Genesis GV70.

Moving to the second row, the story changes. The BMW SUV offers second-row passengers 38.9 inches of legroom compared to 37.2 inches for the Genesis model.

What comes standard in the 2023 BMW iX?

Red 2023 BMW iX Electric Luxury SUV
Red 2023 BMW iX Electric Luxury SUV | BMW

This luxury electric SUV is packed full of BMW goodies. The base model is the xDrive50, and it comes with:

  • 20-inch wheels
  • LED exterior lights
  • Power rear liftgate
  • Proximity keyless entry
  • Push-button starting
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Wireless phone charging
  • High-beam assist
  • Rearview camera with washing system
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Power front seats
  • Perforated faux-leather upholstery
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Heated power-folding outboard mirrors
  • Quad-zone automatic controls
  • Power-adjustable steering wheel
  • 14-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • 12-speaker audio system
  • Five USB ports
  • Navigation system
  • Satellite radio
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto

What comes standard in 2023 Genesis GV70?

A white Genesis GV70 driving down the road.
The 2023 Genesis GV70 | Genesis

The standard model of the Genesis GV70 is the 2.5T Standard version. This luxury SUV includes:

  • Selectable drive modes: Comfort, Eco, Sport, Sport+, Custom
  • Complete safety package
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop/go
  • Automatic high-beam headlights
  • Driver drowsiness monitor
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Hands-free power liftgate
  • LED headlights
  • Heated power side mirrors
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Proximity keyless entry
  • Push-button starting
  • Remote engine starting
  • Power-heated front seats
  • Dual-zone climate controls
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • 14.5-inch infotainment screen
  • 9-speaker audio system
  • Satellite radio
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto
  • Wireless charging
  • Four USB ports

Which luxury SUV should you drive?

The choice between the 2023 BMW iX and the 2023 Genesis GV70 brings you to two very different SUVs that seem similar on paper. Did you notice that both SUVs have some of the same features? The greatest difference you’ll face during this comparison is whether to drive an electric or gasoline-powered luxury SUV.

Next, check out something strange about the BMW iX, or learn more about the 2023 Genesis GV70 in the video below:

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