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A Closer Look at The 2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T

Introducing the first-ever GV70 SUV comes from the vehicle manufacturing company known as Genesis. The 2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T boasts to be a premium SUV ideal for urban environments as it sports a design that maximizes the traditional athletic elements Genesis is reputed for. The dynamic driving experience, combined with an interior design that emphasizes the beauty of spaciousness and state-of-the-art technology for connected vehicles. The concept behind the 2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T is to focus on athleticism and strength in the minimalist design of this model's interior. This begins with the parabolic lines that are located above the Quad Lamps and elegantly run alongside the SUV, which creates dynamic contrast with the muscle tone of the rear fenders. The coup-like design is sleek and features a dropping chrome line of the C-pillar, which highlights the GV70's imagery. The starting price tag for the 2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T is $41,000 USD, plus a destination fee of $1,045.

2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T Specifications

There are two different versions of the 2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T models. While both are deemed as Sports AWD (all-wheel-drive), the Sports Plus AWD.

Key Specifications

  • Overall car length - 4,715 mm
  • Overall car width - 1,910 mm
  • Overall car height - 1,630 mm
  • Front overhang - 845 mm
  • Rear overhang - 995 mm
  • Wheelbase - 2,875 mm
  • Minimum ground clearance - 185 mm
  • Engine type - V6 3.5T-Gdl
  • Driving system - AWD
  • Displacement - 3,470 cc
  • Horsepower - 375 @ 5,800 rpm
  • Torque - 391 lb-ft @ 1,300-4,500 rpm
  • Fuel system - Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
  • Maximum towing capacity - 3,500 lbs (with trailer brakes)
  • City mileage capacity - 12.9 miles
  • Highway mileage capacity - 10.0 miles
  • Combined mileage capacity - 11.6 miles

Powertrain Specifications

  • 3.5L twin-turbocharged V6 engine
  • AWD with Terrain Mode Select
  • 8-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel-mounted shift paddles
  • Electronic Control Suspension with Road Preview
  • Electronic Limited Slip Differential (E-LSD)
  • Rack and pinion steering with Rack-mounted Motor-Driven Power Steering (R-MDPS)
  • Variable Gear Ratio (VGR) steering rack
  • Driver Mode Control System

Exterior Specifications

  • 21" aluminum-alloy wheels with all-season tires (P235/10R21)
  • Full LED headlights
  • Automatic headlights
  • High Beam Assist
  • LED Centre High Mount Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED taillights
  • LED outdoor mirror turn signal indicators

Glass Features

  • Panoramic sunroof featuring power tilt-and-slide with one-touch open/close
  • Tinted glass with solar control and rear privacy side and rear glass
  • Acoustic laminated glass throughout for noise reduction

Wiper Features

  • Front windshield with variable intermittent and speed sensitivity
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Auto-defogging windshield
  • Interior Specifications
  • Heated, leather-wrapped sport steering wheel with shift paddles
  • Haptic
  • Power tilt and telescopic adjustment

Trim Features

  • Microfibre suede headliner
  • Front and rear stainless steel door sill plates
  • Leatherette-wrapped crash pad
  • Carbon fiber trim
  • Driver and front passenger sun visors
  • Illuminated driver and front passenger vanity mirrors
  • Rotary dial type shift lever
  • Instrumentation
    12.3" 3D digital cluster display
  • Touch-type dual-zone climate control (HVAC)
  • 3-zone climate control
  • Outside temperature display
  • Electronic Rear window defroster with timer

Safety Features

  • 8 airbags
  • driver's knee
  • driver seat-mounted side-impact
  • front passenger
  • front passenger seat-mounted side-impact
  • centre-side
  • front passenger side-curtain, roof-mounted
  • rear passenger side-curtain, roof-mounted
  • Front and rear outboard seatbelts with pre-tensioners and force limiters
  • Adjustable front seat shoulder belt anchors
  • LATCH lower anchors and upper tether anchors
  • Energy absorbent front seats with anti-whiplash front head restraints
  • Active Safety Features
    Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESV) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake Assist
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Brake Control (DBC)
  • Rear parking distance warning
  • Front parking distance warning
  • Blindspot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
  • Lane Following Assist (LFA)
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist: LS, JC, and ESA
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)


  • Smart Cruise Control with stop-and-go
  • Genesis Connected Services Telematics System
  • Wireless charging pad
  • Integrated Memory System
    power driver's seat
  • outside mirrors
  • steering column
  • HUD (if applied)
  • Trip Computer
    average fuel economy
  • average speed range
  • range to empty
  • trip timer
  • trip distance
  • Power windows with automatic up/down and pinch protection
  • Power door locks with auto-locking availability
  • Proximity Key with push-button start
  • Remote hood releases
  • Remote trunk releases
  • Front Centre Console (fixed armrest storage box)
  • Dual cupholders (front center console-mounted)
  • 12-volt outlet
  • 3 assist grips
  • 2 rear coat hangers
  • Locking glove compartment
  • Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror
  • Homelink Integrated Receiver (located on inside rearview mirror)
  • Rearview camera with parking guidelines
  • Surround-view mirror
  • Head-up display
  • Power hands-free smart liftgate with auto open

Seating Specifications

  • Nappa leather seating with quilting
  • 5-passenger seating
  • 16-way power driver's seat including 4-way power lumbar
  • 8-way power passenger seat
  • Front passenger 4-way lumbar
  • Front passenger seat walk-in device
  • Heated front seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats
  • Adjustable head restraints @ 3 locations
  • Centre folding armrest with dual cup holders

Multimedia Features

  • Genesis Connected Services
  • 14.5" high definition LCD display
  • AM/FM/HD radio/SIRIUSXM integrated navigation system
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • 9-speaker premium audio system
  • 18-speaker Lexicon premium audio system with Quantum Logic surround sound
  • 2 front USB data and charge outlets
  • 2 rear USB outlets for charging only
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone system

2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T Reviews

The review of the 2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T from Car and Driver has given a 9 out of 10 from their C/D Rating Scorecard. The positives the review lists revolve around the gusty engines, the sporty aesthetics, and the high-end interior design. The negatives point out the rear seating setup to be a bit snug for their liking, as well as a few other ergonomic issues. There was also concern regarding this model's towing capacity. The YouTube review from Gold Pony sees the 2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T as the new benchmark for mid-sized SUV models. In the comments section, a considerable amount of enthusiasm among potential consumers suggests the GV70 3.5T is their next SUV of choice that's making its debut.


The introduction of the 2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T, plus the positive reviews it's received, shows the brand of Genesis is a rising star within the automobile industry, becoming a serious contender to join the ranks of even the most elite competition such as Audi, BMW, Lexus, and Mercedes-Benz. At least this is the commentary provided by a growing number of fans that are favoring what has been coming out of the Genesis lineup.

Benjamin Smith

Written by Benjamin Smith

Benjamin Smith is one of the managing editors of Moneyinc. Ben's been focusing on the auto and motorcycle sector since 2005. He's written over 1000 articles in the space and continues to learn about it each day. His favorite car is "any Bugatti" and he's a die hard Harley Davidson fan.

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