GV70 is a new name we would now see in the segment of compact luxury SUVs. It is a model manufactured by Genesis, which is the luxury brand of Hyundai. Driving the 2022 Genesis GV70 both on and off –road, we could realize without much difficulty that Genesis continues to maintain its legacy where the higher numbers in the model name often denotes bigger size. So, the GV70 is much smaller in size than its elder sibling, the GV80, but on the other side it has prepared its 2022 GV70 models competent enough to bring home the winning trophy of the best activity vehicle, categorized among the compact and midsize luxury series, boastfully announced the sales personnel of the famous Philadelphia Genesis dealer.

Strong Visual Appeal

As the luxury brand of Hyundai, Genesis has surely done a good job in making the GV70 models stand out from the rest of the lot. To put it in simple words, the 2022 model year edition of the Genesis GV70 luxury crossover SUV series has the right sparks of joy that one can notice even at the first sight. Featuring the brand’s signature grille that looks like a crest, the approach of the 2022 Genesis GV70 models fits in a pair of slick looking LED quad-headlight that also help in enhancing the frontal visibility for the driver.

Lineup Structure and Feature Packages

The 2022 model year edition of the Genesis GV70 luxury crossover SUV series lines up in two distinctive trim levels, each of which can deliver a complete package of ride and drive comfort in its own way. So, let us take a quick look at the trims of the 2022 Genesis GV70 models right now.


This is the standard GV70 trim model that comes configured with an all-wheel drive system and runs on a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine which gets paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission. With this powertrain at work, the 2.5T can chase a mileage of 22 mpg in the city roads and 28 mpg on the highways.


The 3.5T trim, which is the higher one in the 2022 model year lineup of GV70 has got up on its sleeves a 375-horsepower making twin-turbo V6 engine. If further installed with the Sport Advanced package or the Sport Prestige package that gives an extra access for the users to use more options, the cabins of this trim come wrapped in rich Nappa leather encircled with rich technologies and highly effective safety features.

But driving any of the 2022 Genesis GV70 model will be an experience of gratification in itself, especially if you drive on the pavement with its mini go-kart track. What we noticed more minutely during the test drive of the 2022 Genesis GV70 at the Philadelphia Genesis dealer floor is that, it smoothens the gear change experience with the most convenient paddle shifters. It is now no more a matter of dispute that the ride and handling of this crossover SUV model from Genesis will have an amazing effect in its ride quality.

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