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Washington Township Genesis Dealer

Washington Township Genesis Dealer

View our extensive inventory | Genesis Dealers In Washington TownshipIn the past, buying a luxury sedan meant purchasing a vehicle with a premium badge and paying a premium price. Today, shoppers can opt for the 2018 Genesis G90, which offers a roomy and elegant interior married to a quiet and smooth ride. A host of features come standard that are optional on most other luxury sedans. When you step into the Washington Township Genesis Dealer, you want to know how the Genesis G90 stacks up against the competition. We'll compare the 2018 Genesis G90 and the 2018 BMW 740i to see which is best.

Price

The starting MSRP for the Genesis G90 is mind-bogglingly less than the BMW 740i. The G90 starts at $68,350 at dealers like the Genesis Dealer serving Washington Township. The 740i will set you back a whopping $83,100, more than $14,000 less than the Genesis. Not only is the G90 less expensive, it comes loaded with standard luxury and safety features that cost extra in the 740i.

Power Train

The standard engine for the Genesis G90 is a 3.3-liter Twin Turbo GDI V6 that generates 365 horsepower. The BMW 740i gets a standard turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder that only makes 320 hp.

2018 Genesis G90 vs. 2018 BMW 740i

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Starting Price

The starting MSRP for the 2018 Genesis G90 is $41,750. The price of entry for the 2018 BMW 740i is $49,700. This is a difference of nearly $8,000. Sweetening the pot even further, the Genesis G90 offers more standard features than the BMW 740i.

Powertrain

The Genesis G90 has a larger, more powerful base engine and a better transmission than the BMW 740i. The G90 3.8 trim is powered by a 3.8-liter V6 engine that makes 311 horsepower and 293 lb.-ft. of torque, mated to a standard eight-speed automatic transmission. The BMW 740i has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 252 horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque, paired with a standard seven-speed automatic.

Standard Features

Here's the rundown of features that come standard on the 2018 Genesis G90 that are only available as extras in the 2018 BMW 740i:

  • Smart Blind Spot Detection alerts the driver when it detects objects in the vehicle's blind spot when a lane change is attempted. Plus, it helps avoid crashes by gently applying the brakes if the driver attempts to change lanes when the obstacle is present. If you want blind spot detection in the 740i, it will cost more because it's only available as an option.
  • Lane Departure Warning sounds an alert if it detects the car is drifting out of its lane. If the driver doesn't make a correction, Lane Keep Assist kicks in and applies corrective steering to keep the vehicle safely in the proper lane. If you want this feature in the BMW 740i, you'll have to open your wallet, because it's another optional feature.
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection senses when there are vehicles ahead that have slowed or stopped, and activates automatic braking to bring the vehicle to a stop. Once again, this feature is only available as an option in the BMW 740i.
  • Heated rear seats are an amenity that passengers really appreciate. This is another feature that comes standard in the Genesis G90 that's an option in the 740i.
  • Power sunshades allow you to reduce sunlight and glare at the touch of a button. This handy feature is only available in the Genesis 740i if you pay extra.
  • A 12.3-inch touchscreen makes it easy to see and control the G90's amazing navigation and entertainment system. A 10.2-inch screen is your only choice for the 740i.
2018 Genesis G90 vs. 2018 BMW 740i

Warranty

The Genesis G90 includes the most comprehensive warranty in the luxury class, a 5-year/50,000-mile basic limited warranty and a 10-Year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty. The BMW 740i only includes a 4-year/50,000-mile basic limited warranty, and a 4-year/50,000-mile powertrain limited warranty. In addition, the Genesis G90 comes with the Genesis Service Valet. Genesis will pick up your car for service, deliver a replacement Genesis vehicle, and return your car when your service is complete. You won't find this type or service from BMW.

Wrapping It Up

When you look at the two vehicles objectively, there's one clear winner: the 2018 Genesis G90.

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