The Genesis is set to debut in the SUV world by its new Genesis GV80. It will be the company’s first luxury SUV. The crossover has been announced in the United States market officially and is expected to give a strong competition to prevailing strong contender in the SUV segment like BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, and Audi Q7. The exterior looks smooth, with the main body line elegantly connecting the rectangular headlights to the taillight. At the front, a crest grille in the center holds the Genesis shield logo similar to its sedan predecessors like G70, G80, and G90.
The interior is a technology-focused with buttons, an electronic gear rotator, a larger touchscreen, and a host of features in the cabin. Road Active Noise Cancellation, by using advanced sound wave technology along with electronic suspension, will surely make your ride even smoother and hassle-free. The new GV80 will come with an additional option to pair your crossover with an all-wheel-drive instead of a standard rear-wheel drive. GV80 is also available in Three-row crossover, but the option is only available on the 3.5T Advanced+ model.
When is 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV Release Date?
2021 Genesis GV80 SUV will be released in Summer 2020. Genesis, at its January event, said the SUV would reach the North American dealership by summer 2020 and disclosed its trim levels detail and pricing information. You can reserve a GV80 at a dealership in the U.S. by pre-order.
2021 Genesis GV80 Price
The company’s first-ever luxury crossover will start under $50000 while the fully loaded model to go all-the-way up to $70000. The 2.5T rear-wheel-drive base model starts from $49925, Advanced at $53825, and Prestige $58075 with an option to upgrade to all-wheel drive at an additional cost of $5750 – $ 6350. The up-gradation will also equip some extra features to justify its price like the panoramic sunroof, wood trim, ventilated and cooled seats, and heated steering wheel. The 3.5T models will cost as: 3.5T AWD Standard ($60175), Advanced ($65375), Advanced+ (66075), Prestige ($71975). The 3.5T variant will be fitted with all-wheel drive as standard.
2021 Genesis GV80 Specifications
The GV80 will be offered in two powertrain options. The standard 2.5T rear-wheel drive will be housed with 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder producing 300 horsepower (224 kilowatts) with an option to onboard an all-wheel-drive. The 3.5T model will get 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 producing 375 horsepower with pre-fitted all-wheel-drive. The third row of seats on the Advanced variant will cost $700, while most of the paint jobs will cost $400 extra to the customer’s pocket. We might even get the 5.0-liter V-8 engine option in the lineup. There is a talk the company can bring a hybrid version in its lineup later.
Inside the cabin, there would be leatherette seats, ambient lighting, a rearview camera, plenty of airbags, and heated seats for the Standard model. The Advanced variant will be added with features like 21-speaker stereo, heated steering wheel, ventilated and cooled seats, and a panoramic sunroof. The Prestige version will additionally showcase leather seats with bolsters, second-row heating option, latest driver assists, and 20-inch wheels. A road-sensing suspension system will also lead away to the 3.5T model as standard equipment. This trim will also onboard Nappa leather seats, the 12.3-inch 3D information cluster, ventilated second-row seats, and heads-up display.
The Genesis GV80 will be outfitted with a 22-inch curved infotainment display, touch-sensitive. It will be equipped with some of the state-of-the-art drivers assist features, including automated emergency braking system, pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control. The company can even introduce semi-autonomous driving mode, but the officials haven’t confirmed anything about it yet.