2020 Genesis G70 vs 2020 Nissan Altima
2020 Genesis G70 2020 Nissan Altima
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2020 Genesis G70 vs 2020 Nissan Altima

Serving Troy, MI

The 2020 Genesis G70 is an elegant luxury sedan with a subtle sporty feel. In its class, the G70 offers luxury features and bold performance at a much lower price than its rivals. The Genesis G70 is an outstanding sports sedan that is both enjoyable to drive and classy. Its swift acceleration and dynamic handling, along with the myriad of engine options available, are sure to impress prospective buyers.

The 2020 Nissan Altima is a stylish sedan built for families. It features optional all-wheel- drive and cutting-edge engine technology. However, in terms of luxury features, the Altima lags significantly behind the Genesis G70. Despite these setbacks, the Altima is a strong competitor against alternatives from Honda and Mazda, but the Genesis G80 outclasses it.


The base trim of the Genesis G70 comes standard with a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that pumps out 252HP through a smooth 8-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is optional on most models, but rear-wheel drive is standard on all models. Another engine option for the Genesis G70 is a 3.3L twin-turbo V6 engine that produces 365HP. The Genesis is exceptionally quick for its size. It goes from0 to 60mph in just 4.7 seconds. The Genesis G70 handles quite smoothly, too, taking corners with minimal body roll and excellent recovery afterward.

The 2020 Nissan Altima base model comes with a standard 2.5L naturally aspirated 4-cylinder engine that produces 188HP. This power is transmitted to the front wheels through a CVT. However, All wheel drive is optional on this model. Another engine option for the Altima is a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces 248HP. The engine is quite noisy and accelerates significantly better than most models in its class. It goes from 0 to 60mph in 5.9 seconds.


The Genesis G70 is built with top-of-the-line materials giving it a high-quality interior. The stitching is wonderfully finished and feels luxurious. The interior is quite spacious as well. The G70 trunk is spacious as well, and the rear seats fold to give more storage. It also features a standard touchscreen infotainment system that features Android Auto compatibility as well as Apple CarPlay. The touch screen is responsive and cleanly protrudes from a smooth dashboard.

The Nissan Altima has a beautiful interior design and user-friendly dials and controls. However, the interior materials cannot compete on a luxury level. Heated front seats and ambient interior lighting make it stand out among mid-sized family SUVs. The Altima comes standard with an 8.0-inch touch-responsive infotainment screen that has Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. It also features an optional built-in navigation system.


The Genesis G70 was named a top safety pick by the IIHS for 2019. It features a host of driver assistance technologies such as adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping assist, and automatic high beam headlights.

The Nissan Altima comes standard with blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, lane departure warning, automated emergency braking, and high beam assist. Features such as rear cross-traffic alert are available on higher trim models.

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The 2020 Genesis G70 is an excellent Luxury sedan for prospective buyers who want a combination of performance, class, and safety. While both models have a myriad of similarities, the 2020 Genesis G70 is a top-of-the-line luxury sedan. If you are ready to experience the Genesis G70, stop by our dealership and test-drive it today.