2019 Genesis G90 vs 2019 Jaguar XJ

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View our extensive inventory | Genesis Dealership Serving West ChesterThe 2019 Genesis G90 is a full-size luxury sedan that offers a long list of amenities, a spacious and well-appointed cabin and a very smooth ride. When you visit the Genesis dealer serving West Chester, you'll notice the G90's powerful optional V8, as well as the many standard features that come with the base 3.3T model.

The 2019 Jaguar XJ is a full-size luxury sedan that competes with the Genesis G90. If you're in the market for a large luxury sedan, you'll want to read our comparison review as we examine the G90 and the XJ to see which one comes out on top.

Price

The Genesis brand is known for delivering luxury at prices below the competition, so it should come as no surprise that the 2019 Genesis G90 is less expensive than the 2019 Jaguar XJ. The G90 has a starting Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $69,360. Compare this with the starting MSRP of the Jaguar XJ, which checks in at $75,700. While you won't actually pay the MSRP at a dealer like Genesis West Chester, we use the MSRP as a good way to compare the cost of both vehicles.

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Engine

The Genesis G90 has a more powerful base engine than the Jaguar XJ. The G90 gets a standard twin-turbocharged 3.3-liter V6 engine that develops 365 horsepower and 376 lb-ft of torque. The XJ's base 3.0-liter V6 only produces 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque.

Fuel Economy

The G90's V8 engine is more fuel efficient than either of the XJ's two V8s. With rear-wheel drive, the G90's 5.0-liter V8 gets an EPA-estimated 16 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The XJ has two rear-wheel-drive-only V8 engines; both are 5.0-liter units that return 15 mpg city/23 mpg highway. Additionally, the G90 can run on regular gasoline, while the XJ must be fueled with premium, which costs 20 to 50 cents more per gallon.

Safety

The 2019 Genesis G90 was awarded the highest rating of Good in all IIHS crash tests and was named a Top Safety Pick+ model, the organization's top award. The 2019 Jaguar XJ hasn't been rated by the IIHS, which typically doesn't crash test expensive luxury vehicles due to the high cost of conducting the tests.

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Reliability

Studies show the G90 is more reliable than the XJ. According to Consumer Reports, the G90 has a reliability rating that's 20 points higher than the XJ. J.D. Power and Associates ranked the Genesis G90 in first place in its class, while the Jaguar XJ didn't make the top three on the list.

Warranty

When it comes to the warranty, no automaker can hold a candle to Genesis. The 2019 Genesis G90 comes with a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, while the 2019 Jaguar XJ is only covered for 5 years or 60,000 miles. That's a difference of 5 years and 40,000 miles. And the G90 has a 7-year corrosion warranty, compared to 6 years for the XJ.

In The End

The 2019 Jaguar XJ is certainly a good luxury sedan but when you look at some important categories, such as the price, the engine, fuel economy, safety, reliability and the warranty, it's clear the 2019 Genesis G90 is the better buy.

* All vehicle mileage based on 2019 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle. 

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