Written by Marco Carvajal
2022 Genesis GV70 2.5T AWD Advanced
The luxury brand Genesis is a young automaker with not so many car models yet, but it is growing fast with firm steps, adding new amazing car models frequently.
In terms of SUVs, Genesis has only 3 available models for sale to the public as of 2022, the GV70 SUV and its 2 brothers, the larger GV80, and the all-electric GV60.
The Genesis SUV lineup is very complete now with 3 great SUVs of different sizes and features for every taste.
The 2022 Genesis GV70 base model has a very low price, it starts at $41,000, while the Genesis GV70 Advanced trim model that I am test-driving starts at $49,150 MSRP.
The Genesis GV70 I am driving is very attractive with the brand’s latest Athletic Elegance design style, with a bold and distinct look and signature two-lined Quad Lamps. The aerodynamic curvy exterior design reflects the premium style and luxury details you can enjoy inside.
This SUV provides a dynamic driving experience and exceptional comfort while incorporating the latest technologies and advanced safety features you can find on any premium auto-maker brand.
Genesis the luxury brand of Hyundai gives you a lot of value for your money. Standard equipment includes All-Wheel Drive, a 14.5-inch HD multimedia display, and a comprehensive suite of driver assistance and safety technologies, including Highway Driving Assist.
Driving a Genesis makes you feel elegance and comfort while having a young, trendy modern sporty look.
Genesis is a luxury brand from Hyundai. Hyundai decided to produce very luxury cars under this premium brand: Genesis. Some Hyundai high-level trim models are very premium like the Palisade SUV, but when you drive a Genesis such high-level goest to high-end limits that you can expect with premium European brands.
Genesis can be compared to Mercedes Benz or other high-end brands with the quality of materials, design, details, excellent performance, and premium details everywhere.
The GV 80 is a fresh trendy model and seriously competes with BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz.
“The first-ever Genesis GV70 presents customers with a bold and dynamic crossover offering,” said Mark Del Rosso, President & CEO of Genesis Motor North America. “With its distinctive exterior design, powerful stance, and refined performance, GV70 perfectly blends athleticism and refined driving performance with the versatility of an SUV that only Genesis can offer.”
The GV 70 is an emerging player in the midsize luxury SUV segment with heavyweight competitors. This SUV is an example of the brand’s bargain and value pricing, several thousand dollars cheaper than its German rivals. Luxury and premium don’t need to be so expensive when buying a Genesis luxury car.
In addition to low pricing and great quality, every Genesis includes a standard 10-year warranty package, which is more than double what most luxury cars offer today.
The new Genesis SUV GV70 is available in the U.S. with two engine configurations: a gasoline-powered 2.5-liter turbo engine or a more powerful 3.5-liter twin-turbo.
Genesis Sport models offer a unique front and rear fascia, dark chrome trim, exclusive wheel, and interior designs to enhance an elegant racing look.
Trims and Pricing for the Genesis GV 70
The 2022 GV70 Genesis is offered in two main powertrain models, the 2.5T AWD or the 3.5T AW model.
The GV70 2.57 starts at $42K, while the 3.5K starts at a higher price of $55K.
GV70 2.5T Engine / 8AT Transmission Models
- 2.5T AWD Standard MSRP $41,000
- 2.5T AWD Select MSRP $45,000
- 2.5T AWD Advanced MSRP $49,150
- 2.5T AWD Sport Prestige MSRP $52,750
GV70 3.5T Engine / 8AT Transmission Models
- 3.5T AWD Standard MSRP $52,600
- 3.5T AWD Sport Advanced MSRP $57,600
- 3.5T AWD Sport Prestige MSRP $62,500
Pricing is in the medium range compared to other SUVs in the market. Genesis is luxury and precise, performance-oriented. When you drive a Genesis you feel you are on top of a very advanced mobile machine that understands your commands and lets you drive the car connecting your mind to its controls.
Driving fast curves, moving from lane to lane on a highway is fast and easy when driving the Genesis GV70.
Genesis Service Valet with complimentary scheduled maintenance and at-home pick-up for 3 years
Al Genesis cars include the VIP Service Valet with complimentary scheduled maintenance and at-home pick-up for 3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first.
This is a nice service and feature to enjoy the VIP luxury of being a Genesis owner, however, 36K miles can go fast, for most drivers in 1 year. But it is a great bonus.
The exterior line of the Genesis looks just perfect, and the front fascia of GV70 has been designed with Genesis’s brand identity in mind, with the Crest Grille and two-lined Quad Lamps inspired by Genesis’ signature Wing Emblem. It is beautiful, modern, and elegant.
The new GV70 has a beautiful driver-oriented interior featuring the ultimate interpretation of the clean “Beauty of White Space” inspired by Korean architecture, offering maximum comfort and convenience. Expensive high-quality materials organized in the best placement inside the car makes it a pleasure driving a Genesis.
The GV70 is a great new model and it has several awards including:
- Genesis GV70 ranked first in the Compact Premium SUV segment in its first year of eligibility
- GENESIS GV70 NAMED HISPANIC MOTOR PRESS LUXURY VEHICLE OF 2022
- MOTORTREND NAMES GENESIS GV70 2022 SUV OF THE YEAR
- 2022 GENESIS GV70 EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARDS FULL LINEUP IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+
10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty
it is wonderful when your new car comes with the peace of mind of a long extended warranty to protect your investment in the long run. Every Genesis comes with a generous 5-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty.
Additionally, this Genesis luxury SUV includes Enhanced Roadside Assistance and Concierge Services, including tire changes or transportation to the nearest Genesis dealership or authorized service facility and reimbursement.
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