Genesis GV80 3.0L AWD SUV Luxury Pack 2021 Review

Is the Genesis GV80 Diesel any good? Stick around for a minute and find out. When it comes to big luxurious seven seat SUVs Genesis wasn’t a name that buyers thought of usually, but in a short space of time the GV80 has carved itself a niche following

2021 Genesis GV80 3.0D AWD (LuxuryPack) frontIts not surprising as it looks good from almost all angles with its long bonnet and large grill as well as the coupe style back.

Sit inside and you are impressed by the level of comfort, luxury and safety features that are included, especially with the optional luxury pack.

Genesis GV80

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The heated and cooled front seats are unbelievably comfortable with the diamond stitched quilted leather. There is a huge middle screen for all the infotainment and connectivity controls, as well as a large display and HUD for the driver.

Its spacious for five people and the two extra seats are not bad for shorter trips. Its also got a large sized boot area.

The diesel engine is quiet, smooth, economical and powerful enough.

Safety features like the lane assist and a decent reverse camera ensure your family is being well looked after.

Priced from a bit over $123,000 it’s a little expensive but you get a lot for your money and great value compared to a similar European SUV.

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Genesis GV80

What’s good?

  • Luxury and comfort
  • Relaxed cruising
  • Easy to live with

What’s not?

2021 Genesis GV80 3.0D AWD (LuxuryPack) profile

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Genesis GV80 3.0D AWD

Model Price $103,476 MLP* PAT $113,476 *MLP
Engine 3.0L 6 Cyl TD
Drivetrain AWD 8 Speed Sports Auto
Power 204 kW @ 3,800 rpm
Torque 588 Nm @ 1,500 – 3,000 rpm
Safety 5 Star ANCAP
CO2 Emissions 232 g/km
Economy ADR/ Capacity 8.8 L/100km / 80L
0-100kmh/Top Speed 6.8 secs / 230kmh
Servicing Free for 15yr/75000km
Warranty 5yr/ Unlimited km with 5 Yr. roadside assist

*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options. 2021 Genesis GV80 3.0D AWD (LuxuryPack) rear

Overall Rating    

83/100

Behind the Wheel 9
Comfort 9
Equipment 9
Performance 8
Ride and Handling 8
Practicality 8
Fit for Purpose 8
Design / Style 8
Technology / connectivity 8
Value for Money 8

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  • 9/10
    Behind the Wheel - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Comfort - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Equipment - 9/10
  • 8/10
    Performance - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Ride and Handling - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Practicality - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Fit for Purpose - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Design / Style - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Technology / connectivity - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Value for Money - 8/10
8.3/10

Summary

Is the Genesis GV80 Diesel any good? Stick around for a minute and find out. When it comes to big luxurious seven seat SUVs Genesis wasn’t a name that buyers thought of usually, but in a short space of time the GV80 has carved itself a niche following.

Priced from a bit over $123,000 it’s a little expensive but you get a lot for your money and great value compared to a similar European SUV.

About Rob Fraser 1723 Articles
Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.