Luxury mid-size sedans are generally sought after by young corporate professionals and entrepreneurs who are looking to enter the luxury car market. And in this segment, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan is the best pick in this segment. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers class-leading luxury and comfort options along with notable infotainment and safety features making it the best pick in the segment. That said, a lot of manufacturers are actively looking to penetrate the market and the Genesis G80 is one of those new offerings. In this article, we are going to look into what makes the E-Class stand apart from the Genesis G80.
For the 2021 model year, the E-Class receives revised front and rear styling, the latest MBUX infotainment system, a new steering wheel design, and enhanced driver-assistance technology. The 2021 E-Class sedan is available in three configurations – E350, E350 4MATIC, and E450 4MATIC. Coming to the pricing, the base E-Class 35- trim has a starting price tag of $54,250 MSRP while the E450 4MATIC has a price tag of $62,000 MSRP for the E450 4MATIC. Looking to upgrade to the 2021 E-Class sedan? Contact us today to schedule a test drive.
2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2021 Genesis G80
|2.0-liter Turbocharged Inline-Four Cylinder
||2.5-liter Turbocharged Inline-Four Cylinder|
|255 hp / 273 ft-lbs.
||Horsepower / Torque
||300 hp / 311 ft-lbs.|
|13.1 cu. ft.
||Cargo Capacity (Cubic Feet)
||13.1 cu. ft.|
The Genesis G80 sure does have a more powerful engine compared to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. That said, the Genesis G80 is 400 pounds heavier than the E-Class which gives the E-Class a better power-to-weight ratio. If this power is not enough, the E-Class can also be spec’d out with a 3.0-liter inline-six cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. Both the engines come mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. While the base trim comes with a rear-wheel-drive system as standard, the E350 4MATIC and the E450 4MATIC trims are equipped with all-wheel drive.
Talking about features, the 2021 E-Class comes with synthetic leather upholstery, heated and power-adjustable front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, 64-color ambient interior lighting, proximity keyless entry, push-button start, Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) infotainment system with a 12.3-inch touchscreen display, a 12.3-inch digital driver display, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, a touchpad controller, a FrontBass stereo system, Bluetooth connectivity, a sunroof, HD radio, and two USB ports, to name some of them. When it comes to optional features, the Mercedes-Benz offers features like wireless device charging, a panoramic sunroof, satellite radio, gesture-based infotainment controls, a 13 or 23-speaker Burmester stereo system, Nappa leather upholstery, ventilated and massaging front seats, heated rear seats, heated front armrests, heated steering wheel, power rear sunshade, and power soft-close doors to name a few.
Safety features are abundant with features like PRE-SAFE system, Brake Assist (BAS), Adaptive Braking Technology, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring System, ATTENTION ASSIST, Mercedes-Benz Emergency Call Service, and Crosswind Assist, to name some of the many standard features on offer.
All these offerings make it evident that the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers a lot more than the Genesis G80. Get in touch with us today to experience the E-Class in person.