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3.8 (Good)

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2022 2.5T 4dr All-Wheel Drive
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Price:   -  From $41,500
2022 3.5T Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $53,100
2022 3.5T Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $53,100

Overview

What's New

The 2022 Genesis GV70 is an all-new model. The compact sport utility vehicle seats five and slots beneath the GV80, Genesis’ other luxury SUV model. It is based on the platform supporting the G70 sedan. However, unlike the sedan, this model comes with standard all-wheel drive.

Choosing Your Genesis GV70

Genesis offers the 2022 GV70 in 7 trims: 2.5T AWD Standard, 2.5T AWD Select, 2.5T AWD Advanced, 2.5T AWD Sport Prestige, 3.5T AWD Standard, 3.5T AWD Sport Advanced, and 3.5T AWD Sport Prestige.

The price starts at $42,045 and costs $63,445 for a fully-loaded GV70, including the $1,045 destination charge.

Engine Choices

The Genesis GV70 comes with two engine choices. Both engines are turbocharged and send power to all four wheels. The standard engine is a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. Also available is a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine. Both engines come paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission.

Engine TypeHorsepowerTorqueFuel Economy (Combined)
2.5L Turbo I4300 hp311 lb-ft24 mpg
3.5L Turbo V6375 hp391 lb-ft21 mpg

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

The compact GV70 SUV seats five passengers. However, the rear seat is narrow, thus it is more comfortable for two instead of three.

With 28.92 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity, the GV70 offers average capacity amongst its peers. Fold down the rear seat and that space nearly doubles to 56.86 cubic feet.

Genesis GV70

Safety Features

Genesis supplies the GV70 with a host of advanced driver-assist safety tech. These features include blind-spot collision avoidance, forward collision avoidance, smart cruise control, speed limit assist, and highway driving assist.

Fatigue-related technology, including driver attention warning and forward attention warning are additional features of note.

Connectivity

The 2022 GV70 comes with a 14.5-inch touchscreen display with navigation, a 9-speaker audio system, HD Radio, dual front and rear USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone compatibility, and a wireless phone charger. A 16-speaker Lexicon audio system is available.

GV70 2.5T AWD Standard – From $42,045

Genesis supplies the 2022 GV70 with a long list of standard equipment. It begins with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, an 8-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive.

This model comes with full LED quad headlights, LED daytime running lights, and full LED rear combination lamps. Roof rails, heated side mirrors, and 18-inch alloy wheels are included. Inside, the seating surfaces are covered in imitation leather. Other features include a 12-way power driver’s seat with 4-way lumbar support, an 8-way power front passenger seat, and heated front seats.

Dual-zone climate control and a leather-wrapped steering wheel are standard. A full suite of driver-assist safety tech is included.

GV70 2.5T AWD Select – From $46,045

For a $4,000 upgrade, the Select trim adds such features as power-folding side mirrors, a panoramic roof, and 19-inch alloy wheels. Ventilated front seats, power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheels, and a 16-speaker Lexicon audio system are included.

GV70 2.5T AWD Advanced – From $50,195

This trim brings in most of the remaining driver-assist safety equipment. Other changes include full leather seating, ambient lighting, a heated steering wheel, and manual rear sunshades. Four-way power lumbar support for the front passenger, a surround-view monitor, and a second-row 110-volt power outlet are included.

GV70 2.5T AWD Sport Prestige -- From $53,645

The range-topping trim for the standard engine includes a sport appearance package and 21-inch sport alloy wheels. Alloy pedals, upgraded aluminum trim, enhanced leather seats, imitation leather across the upper instrument panel and the door panels are standard. Bolstered and ergonomic front seats and the remaining safety features is included.

GV70 3.5T AWD Standard – From $53,645

Matching the price of the fully-loaded 2.5T model, the 3.5T includes the upgraded engine. This model also features an electronically controlled suspension system, improved front brakes, 19-inch alloy wheels, and a sport appearance package.

A panoramic roof, alloy pedals, ambient lighting, and a power-controlled tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel come standard. A long list of safety equipment, ventilated front seats, and a second-row 110-volt power outlet is also included.

GV70 3.5T AWD Sport Advanced -- From $58,545

Among the features of this model are the 16-speaker Lexicon audio system, heated steering wheel, and Nappa leather seating in sport pattern quilting, A suede headliner and upgraded safety tech are included.

GV70 3.5T AWD Sport Advanced -- From $63,545

This range-topping model brings in 21-inch sport alloy wheels and an electronic limited-slip differential. A 12.3-inch 3D instrument cluster display, carbon fiber trim, heated second-row seats, and a heads-up display are also added.

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CarsDirect Tip

As the second of two Genesis SUVs, the GV70 is the fifth model from Hyundai’s luxury brand. With its low starting price, we think demand will be strong. Thus, ordering ahead may help you secure one and avoid an extended wait.

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Expert Review

Pros
  • Great styling
  • Powerful engines
  • Lovely interior
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Cabin a bit tighter than some rivals
  • Infotainment system not the most intuitive
Expert Rating
3.8 (Good)

Our expert ratings are based on seven comprehensive criteria: quality, safety, comfort, performance, fuel economy, reliability history and value.

You can interpret our ratings in the following way:

: Outstanding vehicle. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating.

: Very Good vehicle. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class.

: Good vehicle. Decent, but not quite the best. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class.

: Below average vehicle. Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price.

: Poor vehicle. Simply does not deserve to be on the road.

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Stylish new direction from a hip new brand. Imagine this: you're a new luxury automaker trying to establish yourself as a brand. What's the best strategy to earn some street cred among buyers? In today's market, there are two solutions: build a sport sedan or an SUV.

Genesis already tried the former approach, and while it worked to win over enthusiasts, the majority of the market was left unmoved. Those buyers weren't so interested in performance – they wanted practicality, style, and tech features wrapped in an SUV body. Those trending topics led to the all-new GV70, the second Genesis SUV to be introduced in the past year.

The first thing you'll notice is the style. The GV70 shoves the front wheels far out from the leading edges of the front doors and cuts the roof back sharply. It also takes inspiration from the old-school coke-bottle hips and all but eliminates front and rear overhangs. The result is a pert, muscular-looking SUV that looks impressively upscale.

With such slick styling, we'd wager the GV70 will make quite the splash on the luxury market – due in no small part to the $42,000 base price. Perhaps more so among luxury vehicles than anything else, style and price sell.

Quick moves from a dialed-in chassis. Recently Genesis has been revising its engine lineup to coalesce around two primary powertrains: a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder or a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6. The base engine makes 300 horsepower, while the upmarket engine puts out 375 horses. The bigger engine should do 0-60 mph in under five seconds. They both pair to an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.

The GV70 sits on a platform adopted from the G70 sport sedan, which in turn is related to the Kia Stinger. We're not mad about the shared architecture, as Genesis has done a fine job tweaking and tuning the chassis. We found that the GV70 tackled corners with precise, accurate steering; it also limited body roll without resorting to overly stiff dampers.

Sportier moves can be had by ordering up the limited-slip differential with torque vectoring, but this SUV tracks well and true without it. Nothing about the GV70 is overtly sporty, but it feels composed and even willing on more technical roadways. Don't go racing Porsche Macans, though.

The one caveat here? The fuel economy isn't great. With the 2.5-liter engine, expect up to 22 mpg city, 28 highway, and 24 combined. The 3.5T model returns 19/25/21 mpg.

Well-crafted cabin. The good looks of the GV70 aren't limited to the exterior styling. Climbing behind the wheel and settling into the comfortable, 12-way driver's seat reveals the close attention to detail practiced by the design team. The flow of the dash is organic, and it extends out from the left corner with a subtle cant towards the driver.

The burled knobs and the delicate use of chrome trim are just enough decoration in a cabin that otherwise asserts itself through materials and design. It isn't flamboyant, but nor is it modest. It straddles a middle ground that can be definitively attributed to Genesis. It's a nice change from what we usually see from the German competition, which has come to define this segment.


Genesis GV70

Small, appreciative details abound. The passenger seat can be adjusted by the driver. The power side bolsters on the available 16-way seats change with the drive mode. The back seats can be adjusted for recline and also feature available heating elements. All the luxury trappings are here.

Back seat legroom measures out to about 37 inches, which is par for the compact SUV segment. Cargo space stands at 27 cubic feet behind the back seat, which expands to nearly 60 cubes once the split-folding rear seatbacks are dropped. Again, these numbers are right in line with its competition.

Technology and safety. Genesis doesn't play games about safety. With the GV70 they've introduced a new airbag that inflates between the two front seats, which intends to protect front occupants from hitting each other or the center console in the event of an accident. This new airbag joins the plethora of other airbags located throughout the cabin.

Standard active-safety tech includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, active lane control, blind-spot monitors, parking sensors, and automatic high beams. This is an impressive array of standard safety gear for a luxury automaker; most legacy premium brands are loathing to even make automatic emergency braking standard. We hope the competition takes notice.

As for infotainment technology, every GV70 gets a massive 14.5-inch horizontally-oriented touchscreen located atop the dash. It bundles the usual features: Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth, satellite radio, and voice command. Pick your preference for navigating the system: voice, dial, steering-wheel controls, or touch are all on offer. All options work well, so choose what feels most natural to you. We're partial to the dial in the center console.

The screen is crisp and nicely rendered, but the native software features lots of menus and submenus. Learning it from scratch will take some practice sessions in the driveway for most owners, we imagine. It doesn't help that some features are hidden in odd places. Budget time to learn the system, or otherwise you'll never figure out how to turn on the massaging seats when you suddenly crave them.

Final thoughts. The GV70 is a standout first attempt at a small SUV. It nails the styling inside and out, and the powerful engines that are on offer are icing on the cake. Quality feels up to snuff, and the level of standard technology is impressive. We can't help but wonder how Genesis manages to price it at just $42,000 to start.

For those tired of the same three German brands dominating the luxury market, this Genesis is a bit of fresh air. It's new, novel, and unique. It invokes a sense of class and luxury, and does so without having a heritage to lean on. It's an impressive feat in this day and age – and underscores the competence of this segment newcomer.

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Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.5L I-4 / 300 HP / 311 ft.lbs.
Transmission
8-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Drive Type
Htrac Full-time All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
22 / 28 / 25 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.5L I-4 / 300 HP / 311 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Htrac Full-time All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
22 / 28 / 25 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
17.4 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$66
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
56.9 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
185.6 "
Exterior Width
75.2 "
Exterior Height
64.2 "
Front Headroom
39.6 " / 38.6 "
Rear Headroom
39.1 " / 38.3 "
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Rear Legroom
37.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
56.9 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,167 Lbs.
Wheel Base
113 "
Turning Radius
18.9 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
18.0 " Silver Aluminum / 19.0 " Gray Aluminum / 21.0 " Gray Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone / Matte Monotone / Pearlcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated / Dual Power Remote W/tilt Down Heated
Bumpers
Body-colored With Black Insert
Grille Moldings
Black W/chrome Surround
Rear Spoiler
Lip
Exhaust
Dual Stainless Steel With Chrome Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Leatherette / Cloth/leather / Leather
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way Power) / (12-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(8-way Power)
Front Armrests
(8-way Power) / (12-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Center
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Siriusxm Am/fm/hd/satellite, Clock, Seek-scan / Clock
Speakers
9 / 18 Lexicon
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt / Power Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Front And Rear
Tinted Windows
Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors) / Keyfob And Smart Device-as-key
Power Outlets
2
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Forward Collision-avoidance Assist (fca) Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Blind-spot Collision-avoidance Assist (bca) Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Lane Following/lane Keep Assist (lfa W.lka) Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Highway Driving Assist (hda) Hands-on Steering Assist / (hda Ii) Highway Driving Assist Ii Hands-on (with Lane Change) Steering Assist
Pedestrian Detection
Foward Collision-avoidance Assist (fca) W/pedestrian Detection Front Pedestrian Detection Prevention
Driver Attention Alert
Driver Attention Warning (daw) Driver Attention
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Auto High-beam
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Rear / Front And Rear / Parking Distance Warning (pdw) Front And Rear
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Major Components Months
120 Months / 100,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Corrosion Perforation
84 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles

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