2021 BMW 228 Gran Coupe vs. 2021 Genesis G70

2021 Genesis G70 in Edmonton, Alberta

2021 BMW 228 Gran Coupe

2022 Genesis G70 2.0T Select
$42,800 MSRP $45,500
2.0 Engine litres (L) 2.0
I-4 Cylinder configuration I-4
228 Horsepower (hp) 252
258 Torque (lb.-ft.) 260
10.2 Fuel economy - city (L/100 km / mpg) 11.4
7.2 Fuel economy - highway (L/100 km / mpg) 8.2
8.8 Fuel economy - combined (L/100 km / mpg) 10.0
4,534 Exterior length (mm) 4,685
1,800 Exterior body width (mm) 1,850
1,420 Exterior body height (mm) 1,400
2,670 Wheelbase (mm) 2,835
1,561 Front track (mm) 1,595
1,561 Rear track (mm) 1,604
430 Interior cargo volume (L) 297
430 Maximum interior cargo volume (L) 297
1,052 Front legroom (mm) 1,083
873 Rear legroom (mm) 884
970 Front headroom (mm) 978
905 Rear headroom (mm) 938
N/A Front hiproom (mm) N/A
N/A Rear hiproom (mm) N/A
1,410 Front shoulder room (mm) 1,430

2022 BMW 2-Series vs. 2022 Genesis G70

For 2022, BMW has continued its reign as the only choice for performance sedan enthusiasts. While competition from the likes of Genesis and Mercedes is fierce, BMW has pulled ahead in its pursuit of luxury sports sedan dominance. The 2022 BMW 2 Series is no exception as it offers automotive consumers from St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Beaumont, Leduc, Spruce Grove, Devon, Stony Plain, Fort Saskatchewan, and surrounding areas of Alberta everything they love about BMW. At Edmonton BMW we are proud to offer a new inventory of BMW's including the 2 Series. BMW has elevated its product offerings, and it's never been a better time to get behind the wheel of one.

2022 BMW 2 Series Performance

The 2022 2 Series will truly inspire and excite you, just as the ones in the past have done. This is why the 2 Series is offered with an array of engines and transmission options, and new for 2022 is the introduction of the four-door Gran Coupe. The standard engine is a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder producing 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. If this is not enough buyers have the option to upgrade to four more engine options taking them up to a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre six-cylinder with 405 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. Standard all-wheel drive will help keep all this power planted on the road. Transmission choices are nearly as plentiful as the engines; they're mated with a standard eight-speed automatic, available six-speed manual, and available seven-speed dual-clutch automatic.

2021 BMW 228 Gran Coupe in Edmonton, Alberta

2022 BMW 2 Series Interior

The interior of the 2 Series is definitely one of its most appealing attributes. No corners have been cut when it comes to quality, the appearance of materials, and the overall cabin space. The 2 Series Gran Coupe has the largest trunk in the model's lineup, which rivals and beats most luxury small cars. The cabin is well designed, with comfortable front buckets with adequate room for front-seat passengers. High-end materials, such as Dakota leather while aluminum and woodgrain trim adorn the cabin of the 2 Series. Three infotainment offerings, with displays ranging from 6.5-inch all the way up to 10.25-inch, will keep all the teach savvy critics smiling. Standard all-digital gauge cluster, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Sirius XM, and USB ports round out of the connectivity features of the 2 Series.

2022 BMW 2 Series Exterior

The front has a very clean look with nice vertical gloss black and chrome trims. The front facia's body lines extend to the hood and eventually fade away as you get towards the windshield, giving it that moving fast, standing still feel. Wheel options, being unique in their own styles, range from 18-inch all the way to 19-inch on the Gran Coupe. A high beltline, fade-sided body lines with chrome trimmings, LED rear lights and dual chrome exhaust tips round out the 2 Series by giving it that luxury look and feel. With offerings such as; convertible, 2-door coupe, and 4-door Gran Coupe, buyers have many body styles to choose from.

2022 BMW 2 Series Safety and Drive Assisted Technologies

As with all BMW vehicles, it's no surprise that the 2 Series comes with an array of very functional driver-assisted technologies and safety features for that additional peace of mind. Key standard safety features include but are not limited to Forward-Collision Warning with Automated Emergency Braking, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, Lane-Departure Warning, just to name a few.


When compared to the new 2022 Genesis G70, the 2 Series Grand Coupe establishes itself with a long history of motorsport pedigree. Both vehicles boast beautiful exterior designs, however the 2 Series is just too far ahead. On the inside the G70 definitely tries its best to match up with the BMW, however the Grand Coupe's long history of luxury, refinement and convenience features give it the upper hand. When you compare driving dynamics, the BMW is three steps ahead. Automotive journalists have praised its handling, stability, and sheer fun behind the wheel. Unfortunately, the Genesis can't keep up. At the end of this comparison there is one clear winner: the 2022 BMW 2 Series Grand Coupe. Please don't hesitate to Contact us if you have any questions about the 2022 BMW 2 Series.

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