Genesis GV70 2.2D Premium Line 5dr Auto AWD Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£39,450
Review

Private buyers looking at the Genesis GV70 might be tempted by the price, long warranty, five-year servicing package and high-level of standard equipment, but the Audi Q5 is still our choice for its smoother, quieter diesel engine and far better ride. Company car users will want to look elsewhere, as rival large SUVs with plug-in hybrid technology are far less costly for benefit-in-kind tax.

Entry-level Premium Line comes with a large 14.5in infotainment screen including sat-nav and rear-view camera, all-around parking sensors, dual-zone climate control, and leather trim. Safety conscious buyers will appreciate standard automatic emergency braking, lane-keep assistance, blind-spot monitoring, traffic sign recognition and adaptive cruise control.

This 207bhp diesel engine takes the GV70 up to motorway speeds with relative ease, delivering plenty of low end shove and a linear amount of power across the rev range. It’s not nearly as refined as the equivalent engine in the Audi Q5, though.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.9 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

542

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

185

g/km

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