Genesis GV80 Vs. BMW X5: Luxury SUV Showdown


Genesis GV80 vs. BMW X5 at a Glance

  • The Genesis GV80 has excellent standard interior features for a more appealing cost
  • The BMW X5 has an incredibly high towing capacity
  • Both vehicles have configurations capable of making 375 horsepower
  • Three-row configurations are available for both the Genesis GV80 and BMW X5


If you’re shopping for a new performance luxury SUV, you’re probably eager to read our Genesis GV80 vs. BMW X5 comparison and learn more about these two popular models. To help you decide between the 2025 BMW X5 vs. 2025 Genesis GV80 differences and choose the vehicle that delivers the most value and fun for your money, we’ve put together a Genesis SUV comparison for your review. We’re confident that before you reach the end of our guide, you’ll be calling our Genesis of Atlanta dealership to find out when the all-new Genesis GV80 for sale will be available in our showroom.


2025 Genesis GV80 2.5T AWD Standard

2025 BMW X5 sDrive40i

2.5L 4-Cyl
3.0L V-6
Horsepower 300 375
Torque N/A 398 lb-ft
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Towing Capacity 6,000 lbs1 7,200 lbs2
Drivetrain AWD RWD
EPA-Est. MPG (Cty/Hwy/Comb) 19/24/213 23/27/254
Fuel Tank Size 21.1-gal 21.9-gal
Length 194.5 in 194.3 in
Width 77.8 in 78.9 in
Height 67.5 in 69 in
Seating Capacity 5 5
Maximum Cargo Space 84 cu ft5 72.3 cu ft
IIHS Rating N/A Overall Good Rating6
NHTSA Safety Rating N/A N/A
Factory Warranty
  • 5-Year/60,000-Mile Basic Warranty7
  • 10-Year/100,000-Mile Powertrain Warranty7
  • 4-year/50,000-mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks 2025 Models7
  • 12-year Unlimited Mileage Rust Perforation Limited Warranty7
Key Interior Features
  • Leatherette seating surfaces
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Front wireless charger
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Sensafin dashboard and upholstery
  • Wood trim
  • Cargo cover
  • Anthracite headliner
  • Fully furnished cargo area
Key Exterior Features
  • Two-Line LED headlamps w/ MLA technology
  • New 20- and 22-inch wheel designs
  • Redesigned wireless smartphone charging tray
  • Power-folding ECM outside mirrors w/ Genesis logo puddle lamps
  • Twenty-seven-inch OLED display
  • Power-folding, heated side mirrors
  • Satin aluminum roof rails
  • Roof spoiler with center brakelight
  • Chrome exhaust tips
2025 Genesis GV80 Used BMW X5

Genesis GV80 vs. BMW X5: Safety & Reliability

Each model in our Genesis GV80 vs. BMW X5 comparison is safe and reliable. The Genesis GV80 hasn’t been rated for the 2025 model year yet, but the 2024 model was named a Top Safety Pick6 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Meanwhile, the 2025 BMW X5 receives a “Good” rating8 from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

This means that no matter which model you pick in our comparison, you’ll get the peace of mind you’re looking for.

Genesis GV80 Lease and Finance Specials

Knowing how the Genesis GV80 beats the competition in our BMW X5 vs. Genesis GV80 comparison, you’ll want to get pre-qualified for lease deals on the new model lineup. If financing is a better fit for your needs than leasing, be sure to browse our inventory of Genesis GV80 trims and configurations. Our advisors can help you find the perfect model for you and your family.

Genesis GV80 Review

Now that you’ve seen the differences between the BMW X5 vs. Genesis GV80 in our model comparison, we invite you to keep in touch with Genesis of Atlanta for the latest on this redesigned luxury SUV and pre-order information. After you pick out a model and color that matches your style, ask our finance associates about Genesis lease deals. The 2025 Genesis GV80 release is arriving very soon, and our showroom will be excited to feature models to explore.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which has more space: the Genesis GV80 or BMW X5?

Though exact interior dimensions haven’t been released yet, the Genesis GV80 offers more cargo space than the BMW X5. Behind the rear row of the base trim, the Genesis GV80 model gives you 34.9 cubic feet, which is then expanded to 84 cubic feet in total. The BMW X5 has 33.9 cubic feet of cargo space that can be expanded to 72.3 cubic feet.

Which can tow more: the Genesis GV80 or BMW X5?

The BMW X5 can tow more than the Genesis GV80 by 1,200 pounds.2 The Genesis GV80 is capable of towing up to 6,000 pounds1 when properly equipped, while the BMW X5 can tow up to 7,200 pounds when properly equipped. While the BMW X5 may win the crown in towing capability, drivers opting for this model will be paying more than when purchasing the Genesis GV80.

Which is better: the Genesis GV80 or BMW X5?

The better vehicle depends entirely on your needs and desires for a vehicle. The BMW X5 tows more than the Genesis GV80, but the Genesis SUV is less costly, has more interior features standard, and keeps things simple with fewer differing trim levels. To learn more about how each model measures up, meet with one of our Genesis of Atlanta specialists.

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2When properly equipped.

3All figures are EPA estimates. For comparison only. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.

4Preliminary EPA-estimated figures are for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on speed, driving habits, trip length and driving conditions; actual mileage may be lower. Note for MPGe: All data are provisional and subject to official confirmation. The provisional power consumption figures have been calculated based on the ECE test cycle.

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7Warranties listed on this web page shall not be solely relied upon. Warranties may be subject to specific terms, restrictions, exclusions, and fees. Additional warranty information may be obtained by visiting the official website of the warranty provider. Contact our dealership for complete details.

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