2023 Genesis Electrified GV70 AWD Prestige Package
Written by Marco Carvajal
Test driving one of the most luxurious brands, Genesis, with the electrified midsize SUV model GV70 for five passengers, with a starting MSRP price of $65K. This all-electric SUV competes well with German luxury cars.
The GV70 electrified was the first athletic and urban midsize SUV made by Genesis, with a beautiful design merging athletic elegance and streamlined sophistication.
The Genesis SUV lineup includes only three SUVs, the smaller member of the family, the GV60 is only available as an all-electric. Then the mid-size GV70 SUV that I am test driving is available as an all-electric or with a gasoline engine, and finally, the larger GV80 SUV is only available with a gasoline engine.
The electrified GV70 is very attractive with smooth parabolic design lines creating a natural flow. The exterior design is also enhanced by the two-line LED headlamps and taillamps, resulting in a clean and elegant athletic look and silhouette.
The interior design of the GV70 is very clean, sober, and elegant, and some nice flavor is added with the interior ambient lighting that can be customized with several color options.
There is nothing you are going to miss when driving a Genesis vehicle, perhaps still not as famous as other luxury brands but for sure quality and luxury are at the same level of the top of the line car brands.
This luxury 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 means top luxury
Driving a Genesis makes you feel the elegance and comfort of an excellent SUV while having a young, trendy modern sporty look.
When you enter the cabin of any Genesis car like the GV70 that I am test driving you understand that the word Genesis is a synonym of Luxury.
You feel like 5 stars when you ride on a Genesis.
The interior of the Genesis GV70 is so comfortable and so luxurious. Leather and wood trims everywhere, many extras, premium audio, more features, and more.
The Genesis GV70 is a fresh trendy SUV that seriously can be compared to Mercedes Benz, BMW, Audi, or other high-end brands with the quality of materials, design, details, excellent performance, and premium details everywhere.
The GV70 is practical, elegant, and athletic, it serves as a luxury SUV but provides a solution for drivers’ daily needs. It features a driver-oriented interior. I feel that the GV70 is a very good family car for five passengers.
The GV70’s new infotainment system and connected car technologies create an optimal driving environment providing a very peaceful feeling onboard this Genesis SUV.
Genesis the luxury brand of Hyundai gives you a lot of value for your money. Standard equipment includes All-Wheel Drive and tons of features added to your vehicle free of charge.
The new Genesis Electrified GV70 features a suite of safety features and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) to help keep you safe and aware of your surroundings, including the advanced Forward Collision-Avoidance AssistForward Collision-Avoidance Assist, which can help detect stopped vehicles and stationary objects in front of you and can apply the brakes for you when necessary.
This advanced safety system will assist you in potentially avoiding or reducing the impact of a potential collision.
When you buy a Genesis you don’t need to order many additional optional features, most Genesis car models come fully loaded standard.
This SUV offers an advanced Launch Control System for dynamic driving and also offers a new level of driving safety with state-of-the-art technologies.
More features like Highway driving, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist, blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, and high beam assist automatically switch your car lights from your high beams info regular low normal lighting when a vehicle is detected driving in front of your Genesis.
Advanced technology is present everywhere in the GV70 with Genesis connected services to control your GV70 remote from your electronic device.
Genesis remote connected services includes safety features, and smart features like Automatic Collision Notification, Charge Management Digital Key, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Remote Start with Climate Control so you can set up the internal temperature of the GV70 cabin before you enter it, stolen vehicle recovery and more.
This smart SUV receives over-the-air- (OTA) updates, to keep its navigation system updated.
This luxury SUV is powerful and beautiful, featuring many new characteristics for the first time, but more than anything, the GV70 is very efficient, it is all-electric, and it includes all-wheel-drive power of 429 horsepower, which is excellent and more than enough power you probably will ever need.
Torque power for the new GV70 is 516 lb per foot. When we count the torque and horsepower of this SUV we understand that this is not just one more SUV, this is a very powerful all-electric advanced machine.
The GV70 Electrified includes an Electronically Controlled Suspension with Road Preview that optimizes your driving experience with a very soft ride by using a front camera to read the road surface ahead, then automatically adjusts the suspension of this Genesis to navigate potholes or speed bumps.
Five different driving modes are available to be selected depending on your ride type. Boost mode is a maximum powertrain performance mode giving you ten seconds of additional horsepower and torque for fast speeds and high power.
Electrified great fuel economy
The GV70 has excellent fuel economy with 98 MPGe city and 83 MPGe on the highway. Driving this all-electric luxury SUV you can enjoy low emissions and energy savings.
Range for the GV70 fully charged is good with 236 miles of driving.
The engine of the GV70 is very quiet and not only you are saving money but you are helping to keep our world cleaner.
2023 GV70 trim models and pricing
Genesis is not a cheap brand, but compared to all the luxury and features you get, compared to all the sophistication that every Genesis includes, pricing is actually low. Genesis is less expensive than other premium luxury brands, especially cheaper than German brands giving you similar features and luxurious style.
The electrified GV70 2023 is available in two different packages/trims, the base package is the Advanced, and then for an additional $6,800 more you can purchase the GV70 with the Prestige Package.
My model is the electrified 2023 GV70, Prestige Package, AWD, all-electric, with an MSRP pricing of $74,350.
The GV70 Advanced package is the base of the line and in addition to tons of features, it includes a premium navigation system with a 14.5″ HD screen, vehicle-to-load charging, and Leather Seating Surfaces.
Then the GV70 Prestige package is the top of the line adding Nappa leather seating surfaces, a 12.3″ 3D digital instrument cluster, and heated 2nd row seats.
Free Fast-Charging during three years
Genesis new owners of the Electrified GV70 receive three years of complimentary 30-minute DC Fast-Charging at Electrify America charging network.
10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty
I love to drive a new car, especially when my new car comes with the peace of mind of a long extended warranty to protect my investment. Genesis cars come with a generous 5-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty.
Every Genesis also includes Enhanced Roadside Assistance and Concierge Services, including tire changes, or transportation to the nearest Genesis dealership, or authorized service facility.
Genesis Service Valet complimentary 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.
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