Genesis GV70 2.5T Sport Line 5dr Auto AWD [Innovation Pack] Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£47,540
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.

Sport Line models are treated to sportier interior and exterior styling, along with a heated three-spoke steering wheel, three-zone climate control and privacy glass.

Feeding 300bhp to all-four wheels, the 2.5T petrol is certainly quick and gets you from 0-62mph in 6.1 seconds, matching the Audi Q5 45 TFSI. Performance at low and mid revs is good but you’ll find that you have to work the engine quite hard to get the best out of it, causing a fair amount of engine noise.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.1 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

29.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

542

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

216

g/km

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