Cars – The Genesis GV80 made quite a splash when it was first revealed as a mid-luxury SUV from the Korean luxury car brand. Hyundai It comes as an impressive integrated package of driving pleasure and high-end luxury inside and out, in addition to many advanced technologies, so it continues with us in the 2022 model without any significant changes and today we will learn about its review.
The Genesis GV80 2022 comes with a unique design that suggests luxury and distinction, especially the front fascia with the luxurious diamond grille that expresses its luxury, which is surrounded by slim LED quad lamps with integrated daytime running lights, with simple prominent lines on the hood.
As for the sides, we find the side fenders with glossy chrome touches and the lower silver stripe, and from the rear we find separate LED lights as well in harmony with the headlights, in addition to a spoiler integrated into the roof and two exhaust pipes with diamond-shaped nozzles.
Cabin and Technologies
In its interior, the Genesis GV80 expresses its ambition to compete with German manufacturers in luxury and luxury through an attractive interior design with the most luxurious leather interior trim and a dashboard with a distinctive long air-conditioning strip, in addition to the driver’s seat enjoying a technology that is the first of its kind in the world working through 7 air cells It reduces the feeling of tiredness and fatigue from sitting and driving for long periods, in addition to supporting changing the position of the first and second row seats in several directions to obtain the maximum level of comfort, while having high levels of spaciousness for the seven passengers of the three rows with ventilation and heating of the seats and steering wheel.
As for the technologies, it includes a long center infotainment screen that is the largest in its class measuring 14.5 inches that can be controlled via a touch panel in the center console with support for handwriting recognition for easy control, while behind the steering wheel is the world’s first 3D digital instrument screen, which You do not need glasses to see the three-dimensional effect in it, because it works by displaying two parallel images to get this effect, for which the viewing angle is adjusted through a camera that monitors the eyes of the driver to change the position of the image of the meters, and the camera warns the driver if his eyes are occupied with the meters for a long time instead of The road, with the option to have a first-of-its-kind interactive anti-noise audio system, as well as support for 3D navigation technologies by displaying navigation instructions on a video broadcast of the road in front of the car interactively.
The Genesis GV80 has achieved an excellent safety rating in the tests of the American Institute of IIHS, and it comes with several distinct safety systems, the most important of which is an intelligent cruise control system that works with artificial intelligence techniques capable of learning the driver’s driving style, which is the first of its kind, in addition to systems to monitor and avoid potential collisions. Front and rear with monitoring of the driver’s attention to the road and lane keeping assist with keeping assist and alert when leaving it, with a parking assistant to avoid collisions and obstacles when parking the car.
performance and consumption
In terms of performance, the 2022 Genesis GV80 comes with two engine options as follows:
- 4-cylinder, 2.5-liter turbo, with 300 horsepower and 422 Nm of torque, with an average consumption of 9.7 km/l
- A 3.5-liter V6 turbo with 375 hp and 530 Nm of torque, with an average consumption of 8.7 km/l
Both come with rear or all-wheel drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Despite all its advantages, the Genesis GV80 suffers from several drawbacks, the most important of which is an unstable riding experience on unpaved roads as a result of its 22-inch wheels in the higher category, as it provides a very comfortable riding experience on standard 20-inch wheels. The second drawback is that the infotainment system needs For a while until it can be used with the difficulty of using the screen while driving because it is far from the driver’s hand, and the third and final defect is that the 4-cylinder engine in the lower classes suffers from a high sound at high engine revs despite the excellent external noise isolation, but the last defect is a common thing in this category Since 4 cylinder engines need twice as much effort to pull these big cars.
Genesis GV80 prices in Saudi Arabia start from 360,000 riyals, including 15% tax, as they are available in one category, while the global price starts from 48,900 dollars.