Genesis GV80 updated for 2023

Genesis GV80 is somewhat of an annoying SUV for other manufacturers. Here is a large SUV that leaves buyers wanting for little yet costs much less than an equivalent Mercedes Benz or BMW.

Genesis GV80 2023

The 2023 updates focuses firstly on a revised Electronic Suspension Tune that enhances refinement.

Secondly a redesigned control functionality for the multimedia screen and lastly some minor styling and comfort upgrades.

The GV80 comes with a choice of three engines, two petrol and one diesel and one 8 speed AT. With a 2.5L petrol engine the entry level model is either FWD or AWD and the rest have AWD. There is an optional luxury pack available as well as a six seat option.


Genesis has managed to compete directly with the premium brand European SUVs. It doesn’t have the dynamic abilities of the smaller GV70 but provides occupants with a smooth, comfortable and luxurious ride.

With a starting price of $92,200 through to $125,000 plus the GV80 is actually outstanding value. Add to that a generous owner benefit package that includes 5 year complimentary service and you can see why its popular.

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Genesis GV80 2023

Genesis GV80 Update details

Genesis 2023 GV80 update is headlined by a retuned Electronic Control Suspension (ECS) for six-cylinder variants.

2023 GV80 3.0D and 3.5T benefit from additional local tuning of the Electronic Control Suspension (ECS), to provide an even more refined and comfortable drive.

Still in the cabin, the Genesis Integrated Controller (GIC) is updated to a raised-type design rather than the previous concave style, with handwriting recognition capability still featuring for front occupants.

In addition the exterior is enhanced with the addition of rear brake caliper covers and colour-coding of the calipers, which now carry the Genesis wordmark.

The 2023 GV80 line up opens at $92,200 (MLP) with an optional Luxury Package offered at $10,500 and a six-seat Luxury Package for AWD variants at $13,500.

2023 GV80 owners will experience The Genesis Difference, which lets them enjoy effortless ownership with a comprehensive suite of services and benefits.

Included in the purchase price of every 2023 GV80 are the following complimentary Genesis services:

  • 5-year / unlimited kilometre warranty
  • 5-year complimentary servicing
  • 5-year Genesis To You & valet service
  • 10-year 24/7 roadside assistance
  • 10-year complimentary map updates

Genesis GV80 Model walk

2023 GV80 is available in a continuing line-up comprising three powertrains with an eight-speed automatic transmission and a choice of rear-wheel and all-wheel drive.

A Luxury Package is offered as an option across the range, and a six-seat Luxury package is available for 2.5T AWD variant and above.

GV80 models walk

Genesis GV80 2023

Genesis GV80 More Details

2023 GV80 SUV’s exterior embodies the Genesis ‘Athletic Elegance’ design philosophy.

This ethos incorporates breathtaking proportions to accentuate the 2023 GV80’s dynamic, rear-wheel drive architecture, which is underpinned by a long dashboard-to-front-axle ratio and short overhangs.

The signature Crest grille with G-Matrix pattern and twin-stripe Quad Lamp headlights are born out of the Genesis emblem crest and wings, to showcase the progressive Genesis Design Identity.

2023 GV80’s interior is inspired by a Korean architectural philosophy that emphasises the ‘Beauty of White Space’ and carefully balances function and tranquility.

The minimalistic yet intuitive and ergonomic driver optimised design lets functionality present itself in the right place, at the right moment, rather than overcrowding the driver through ‘technology showcasing’.

2023 GV80 is available in five- or seven-seat configuration, with six-seat configuration offered as part of a six-seat Luxury Package.

An exceptionally safe package, 2023 GV80 features 10 airbags, including a front centre side airbag, and an extensive Genesis Active Safety Control suite of technologies, including a multi-function Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) system, Driver Attention Warning (DAW), Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance-Assist (BCA), Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop & Go and Machine Learning functions, and a Surround View Monitor (SVM) with 3D function.

There is a choice of three engines, each backed by a refined in-house developed eight-speed automatic transmission, with either 2WD (rear-wheel drive) or AWD.

2.5T – 2023 GV80’s standard powertrain is a powerful and efficient 2.5-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder petrol engine producing 224kW and 422Nm

The 2.5T engine is available with either 2WD – driving the rear wheels – or with an electronically controlled Genesis AWD system.

3.0D – A six-cylinder turbo-diesel powertrain brings an appealing combination of torque and economy.

The 3.0-litre, all-aluminium unit produces 204kW and 588Nm and is teamed exclusively with an electronically controlled Genesis AWD system, paired with an electro-mechanical Limited Slip Differential (e-LSD) on the rear axle.

3.5T – The flagship 3.5-litre twin-turbocharged petrol V6 powertrain produces 279kW and 530Nm and is paired exclusively with an electronically controlled Genesis AWD system, with an electro-mechanical Limited Slip Differential (e-LSD) on the rear axle.

OPTIONS – Every 2023 GV80 variant is available with an optional Luxury Package, to which builds on the model’s already impressive standard equipment list.

In addition, a six-seat Luxury Package is offered for 2.5T AWD variant and above.

COLOURS – 2023 GV80 is available in a wide range of choice with 10 exterior colours, five interior colours and four open pore real wood trims to choose from, to let every customer personalise GV80 to suit their preferences.

GV80 Pricing

2.5T2.5T AWD3.0D AWD3.5T AWD
G2.5 FR T-GDi8 speed automatic$92,200$97,200
D3.0 FR VGT8 speed automatic$105,200
G3.5 FR T-GDi8 speed automatic$109,700


Option PricingVariant
2.5T2.5T AWD3.0D AWD3.5T AWD
Luxury Package$10,500$10,500$10,500$10,500
6-seat Luxury Package$13,500$13,500$13,500
Matte Paint$2,000$2,000$2,000$2,000

Note: All prices are Manufacturer’s List Price (MLP) and include Luxury Car Tax (LCT) where applicable. Price excludes delivery and on road costs.

GV80 Specifications and details

GV80 2.5T

Powertrain, Chassis, Ride & Handling
    • 1st & 2nd row outboard seatbelt pre-tensioners
  • G2.5 FR T-GDi; 224kW / 422 Nm
    • Pre-Safe front seatbelts
  • 8 speed automatic transmission w/ rev-matching
    • 2nd row outboard ISOFIX / 3x top tether child restraint
  • Shift-By-Wire (SBW) w/ paddle shifters
  • Reverse light guide
  • 20” alloy wheels w/ Michelin Tyres (P265/50R20)
  • Multi-link front & rear suspension
  • Panorama sunroof
  • High performance dampers front & rear
  • LED headlights w/ LED DRL, positioning, turn signal
  • Ventilated disc brakes 380mm front, 360mm rear
  • Auto light control
  • 4-piston Monobloc front brake calipers with embossed
  • Welcome system with Genesis logo puddle lights
‘GENESIS’ wordmark
  • Auto folding, heated, electro-chromatic side mirrors
  • Rear brake caliper cover, colour coded incl. caliper
  • LED tail lights
  • Drive Modes: Comfort / Eco / Sport / Custom
  • Dual exhaust w/ Crest Grille shape finishers
  • Variable Gear Ratio (VGR) steering rack
  • Acoustic laminated windscreen & front door glass
  • Temporary spare wheel
  • Solar control glass
  • Towbar pre-wiring package
  • Roof rails
  • Metallic/Mica paint
    • 10 Airbags-Front, front centre side, driver’s knee,
front thorax + pelvis, rear thorax, curtain
  • 5 Passenger seating
    • Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance-Assist-Rear/Side
  • Leather seating w/ needle punched design seat
(BCA-R/S)pattern & seat/headrest piping
    • Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM)
  • Leather appointed dashboard, door trim & centre
    • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
console package w/real stitching
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), including;
  • Leather steering wheel
Car/Pedestrian/Cyclist detection
  • Open pore real wood trim
Junction Turning/Junction Crossing function
  • Cloth headlining & pillar trims
Lane-Change Oncoming/Side function
  • Stainless steel door entry scuff plates
Evasive Steering Assist function
  • Stainless steel rear cargo area scuff plate
    • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Adjustable ambient lighting
    • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA)
    • Lane Following Assist (LFA)
  • Driver Position Memory System
    • Lane Keeping Assist-Line/Road-Edge (LKA-L/R)
  • 12-way power front seats w/ 4-way air-cell lumbar


GV80 2.5T (continued)

Safety (continued)Convenience (continued)
Multi Collision Brake (MCB)8” TFT-LCD instrument cluster
Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance-Assist (RCCA)12.0” Head Up Display (HUD)
Rear Occupant Alert (ROW) – sensor typeFront passenger seat walk-in switch
Safe Exist Assist (SEA)Power tilt & telescopic steering column
Smart Cruise Control including:Smart Key & push button start w/ capacitive touch
Stop & Go function & Machine Learningsensor front door handles
Surround View Monitor (SVM)Remote Start
Parking Distance Warning-Forward/Reverse (PDW-F/R)Power tailgate w/ Smart open function
Manual Speed Limit Assist (MSLA)2nd row seat 40:20:40 split fold backrest w/ recline
ABS / ESC / BAS / HAC / DBC / VSMadjustment & 60:40 split base w/sliding adjustment
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)2nd row seat centre armrest w/ cup holders
Convenience (continued)Multimedia
  • Remote folding for 2nd row
  • 14.5” multimedia w/ AR navigation
  • Rear door manual sun-shades
  • Genesis Integrated Controller w/handwriting
  • Electro-chromatic rear view mirror
Recognition (design change)
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • AM/FM/DAB+ w/ RDS
  • Electric Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Hold
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • 21 speaker Lexicon premium audio
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Active Sound Design (ASD)
  • 1st row / 2nd row / cargo area 12V outlets
Climate Control
  • 1st row USB charger
  • Dual zone front climate control, including;
  • 2nd row USB charger – 2x
6.0” inch haptic touch display
  • Luggage underfloor storage box
Separate 2nd row temperature control zone
  • Luggage net
Premium micro cabin filter
  • Cargo screen
Recirculation Mode Plus (Tunnel mode)
  • Cargo area carpet mat
  • Heated & ventilated front seats


GV80 2.5T AWD

Key Specifications & Features above 2.5T
Powertrain, Chassis, Ride & HandlingInterior
  • All Wheel Drive (AWD)
    • 7 Passenger seating
  • Multi-Terrain Modes: Snow / Mud / Sand
    • 3rd row 50:50 split-fold seats
    • Tyre Mobility Kit (TMK) (removes temporary spare)
  • 3rd row Smart one-touch walk-in
  • 3rd row manual temperature control w/ air vents
  • Reversible cargo area mat


GV80 3.0D AWD

Key Specifications & Features above 2.5T AWD
Powertrain, Chassis, Ride & Handling
  • 22” alloy wheels (P265/40R22)
  • D3.0 FR VGT; 204kW/588Nm
  • PTC electric heater
  • Road Preview Electronic Control Suspension
  • Electromechanical Limited Slip Differential; e-LSD
  • Hidden exhaust (removes dual exhaust)


GV80 3.5T AWD

Key Specifications & Features above 3.0D AWD
  • G3.5 FR VGT; 279kW/530Nm
  • Dual exhaust w/ Crest Grille shape finishers


Optional Luxury Package

Key Specifications & Features above standard model:
  • Driver’s seat switch change alert – capacitive touch
  • Forward Attention Warning (FAW)
  • Smart Parking Assist (SPA)
  • Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist – Reverse (PCA-R)
  • Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA)
  • Intelligent-Front-Lighting System (IFS)
  • Power door latch – soft close doors
  • Road-noise – Active Noise Control (R-ANC)
  • Nappa Leather appointed interior w/ G-Matrix quilting
  • Power 2nd row seats
  • 12.3” TFT-LCD instrument cluster w/ 3D function
  • Power rear door sunshades
  • Two-tone leather steering wheel w/ leather appointed
  • 2nd row rear vanity mirrors
driver’s airbag
  • Power 3rd row seats (where fitted)
  • Suede headlining & pillar trims
  • 3 zone climate control
  • 18-way front seats w/ 2-way cushion extension,
  • Heated & ventilated 2nd row seats
2-way bolster adjuster, 2-way pelvic adjustment
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Ergo motion front seats


Optional 6-seat Luxury Package

Key Specifications & Features above 7-seat luxury package:
  • Additional ambient lighting
  • Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE), including;
ConvenienceDual 9.2” HD touchscreens
  • 2x individual 2nd row seats with one-touch rest
Dual 3.5mm headphone jacks
mode and wing-type headrests 
  • Fixed 2nd row centre console with controls & storage (design change)
  • Rear wireless phone charger


About Rob Fraser 2500 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.