2019 Lexus LS 500 vs. 2019 Genesis G90

The 2019 Lexus LS 500 and the 2019 Genesis G90 are two of the most popular options among buyers of large luxury sedans. They both offer impressive performance, exceptional comfort, and highly advanced technologies, making it difficult to choose between them. However, their differences might make them more or less appealing to certain buyers. Check out this comparison to find out how the 2019 Lexus LS 500 stacks up against the 2019 Genesis G90.



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Both the 2019 Lexus LS 500 and the 2019 Genesis G90 provide satisfying driving experiences with their potent engines and pleasant road manners. You can expect them to perform well whether you're commuting in a crowded city or cruising down the open road. Nevertheless, the Lexus LS 500 has a number of advantages over the Genesis G90 in terms of performance, including:

  • A more powerful base engine: The 2019 Lexus LS 500 gets its power from a 3.5-liter, twin-turbo V-6 that generates 416 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Genesis G90, on the other hand, is equipped with a 3.3-liter, twin-turbo V-6 that has 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque.
  • 10-speed transmission: The LS 500 comes standard with a 10-speed automatic transmission that helps improve acceleration and highway fuel economy, while the Genesis G90 uses an eight-speed automatic transmission.
  • Height-adjustable suspension: The Lexus features a height-adjustable suspension system that enables you to keep ride height level when carrying a heavy load and raise ride height when driving off the pavement. The Genesis does not have this feature.

Fuel Economy

If you want to save on gas, the 2019 Lexus LS 500 might be the superior option. It delivers 19/30 mpg (city/highway), while the Genesis G90 only manages 17/24 mpg.

Luxury & Convenience

The 2019 Lexus LS 500 and the 2019 Genesis G90 both offer a long list of comfort and convenience features to give drivers and passengers a pleasant ride. However, the Lexus has a number of well-thought-out features that give it a slight upper hand in this department, such as:

  • Windows you can control from the outside: If you leave the windows on your Lexus LS 500 open, you can close them at the outside door handle or with the keyless remote. On a hot day, you can reduce heat in the cabin by opening the windows from outside the car. You cannot open or close the windows on the Genesis G90 from outside the car.
  • Optional 115-volt AC outlet: The LS 500 also comes with an available 115-volt AC outlet that allows you to run household appliances or recharge a laptop without using a special adapter. The G90 does not feature a house-current electrical outlet.

Although it has a higher starting price than the 2019 Genesis G90, the 2019 Lexus LS 500 might help you save money in the long run with its better fuel efficiency and exceptional reliability. If you're interested in getting a Lexus LS 500, call us to schedule a test drive.