2023 GENESIS GV80 VS. BMW X5: PERFORMANCE SPECS, FEATURES & DIMENSIONS

Genesis GV80 vs BMW X5

Comparing the new 2023 Genesis GV80 vs. 2023 BMW X5 is a perfect way to understand what each model brings to the table and how each can enhance your life. With state-of-the-art features and additional packages, a Genesis GV80 vs. BMW X5 comparison can help you get ample power, comfort, and convenience while on the road.

When you have compared the GV80 vs. BMW X5 and are ready to see what else the GV80 has to offer, pop into our Genesis dealer in Atlanta, GA, to take a test drive, tour the interior, and inquire about financing options.


2023 Genesis GV80

Engine: 2.5L Inline 4 Turbo GDI
Horsepower: 300
Transmission: 8-speed automatic
Drivetrain: AWD
MPG (City/Hwy): 20/241
Length: 194.7 in.
Width: 77.8 in.
Seating Capacity: 5
Interior Features:
  • Premium Navigation System w/14.5″ HD screen
  • Head-Up Display (HUD)
  • Lexicon® Premium Audio w/ 21 speakers
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Wireless Device Charging

2023 BMW X5

New 2023 BMW X5

Engine: 3.0L Inline Turbo V6
Horsepower: 335
Transmission: 8-speed automatic
Drivetrain: RWD
MPG (City/Hwy): 21/252
Length: 194.3 in.
Width: 78.9 in.
Seating Capacity: 5
Interior Features:
  • Twin 12.3″ Digital Gauge and Infotainment Screens
  • iDrive Infotainment system
  • HiFi Sound System w/ 10 speakers
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Compatibility
  • Wireless Device Charging

Genesis GV80 vs. BMW X5 Specs & Interior

The first stop in our tour is the specs department. The GV80 is unique with three different powertrain options that give you varying mileage:

  • 2.5T RWD – an EPA-estimated 22/32 MPG1
  • 2.5T AWD – an EPA-estimated 22/30 MPG1
  • 3.5T AWD – an EPA-estimated 16/25 MPG1

Each powertrain option varies in horsepower. The first two options offer 300 horsepower, while the higher-tier powertrain gives you 375 horsepower.

Powertrain aside, the GV80 comes in three trims: the Standard, Advanced, and Sport Prestige. Each of the two higher trim levels come with larger wheels, a panoramic sunroof, and a Lexicon® premium sound system.

Comparatively, the BMW X5 comes in five trim levels, including one electric trim that can help you save money on gas:

  • X5 sDrive40i
  • X5 xDrive40i
  • X5 xDrive45e
  • X5 M50i
  • X5 M

The BMW X5 offers ample power with your choice between two engines: a 3.0-liter turbocharged, six-cylinder, or 4.4-liter turbocharged V-8. You can get one of three additional packages for enhanced features on this vehicle, but none will affect your acceleration time or horsepower.

Comparing the Genesis GV80 vs. BMW X5 interior shows that the GV80 beats out the BMW X5 in luxury comforts and performance power, including horsepower and interior conveniences.

Genesis GV80 vs. BMW X5 Dimensions

The Genesis GV80 and BMW X5 go nearly toe-to-toe in size, except the GV80 has more cargo space, especially when both models’ seats are folded. The GV80 offers 11.7 cubic feet of extra cargo volume than the BMW X5.

You can expect your GV80 to be 67.51 inches tall, 194.68 inches long, and 77.75 inches wide, whereas the BMW X5 boasts a 69-inch height, a 194.3-inch length, and a 78.2-inch width. These values show the GV80 is better for accessing tighter spots and city driving because of its slightly more narrow frame.

Shop the new Genesis GV80 at Genesis of Atlanta

Stop by our location in Atlanta, GA, to see the new Genesis GV80 for sale in person. Our specialists can help you browse our pre-owned GV80 inventory. Take a tour, test drive, and inquire about financing options.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Genesis GV80 have more cargo space than the BMW X5?

No matter which Genesis GV80 trim and additional packages you choose, you’ll have access to 34.9 cubic feet of space for your belongings. Comparatively, the BMW X5 has 33.9 cubic feet of space, meaning less room to transport things. The Genesis GV80 beats the BMW X5 in maximum cargo space when the seats are folded with 11.7 cubic feet of additional space.

Which is bigger, the 2023 Genesis GV80 or the BMW X5?

The 2023 Genesis GV80 and BMW X5 are comparable in length, with the GV80 being less than half an inch longer than the BMW X5. However, the BMW X5 is about an inch wider than the GV80, making the Genesis GV80 a perfect choice for those who want better maneuverability in the city and the ability to get into tight parking spots.

How many people does the GV80 seat?

The 2023 Genesis GV80 can seat up to seven passengers with higher-scale trims and packages. The base model without additional packages will properly accommodate five passengers, making it a good choice for easy city driving and running errands. This car’s passenger capacity will also make it a good choice as a daily commuter for heading to and from work.


1All figures are EPA estimates. For comparison only. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.

2Preliminary 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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