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The 2022 Genesis GV80 is a newcomer to the luxury SUV market, but it has made an unforgettable debut. A beautiful, solid SUV that is also super reliable and safe, it’s no surprise that Kelley Blue Book just awarded the 2022 Genesis GV80 a top honor. The GV80 has taken home the Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Best Midsize Luxury SUV title, beating out contenders such as the 2022 Acura MDX and 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE. What’s so great about the 2022 Genesis GV80 that caused Kelley Blue Book to give it this award?

A silver Genesis GV80 driving with a city in the background.
Genesis GV80 | Genesis

The 2022 Genesis GV80 can come with a third row

One of the best things about midsize SUVs is their versatility. They aren’t monsters like their full-size counterparts, and they aren’t as small as their compact siblings. The 2022 Genesis GV80 proves this by being a spacious midsize luxury SUV that can come with either two or three rows. Kelley Blue Book also touts its “opulent interior” and the three years of free maintenance that you get when you buy the 2022 GV80.

This is the second year in a row that the Genesis GV80 has won the Best Midsize Luxury SUV title. It has a unique, stylish look that’s both luxurious and sporty. It has a high-end interior and can be customized to be exactly how you want it.

The Genesis GV80 interior is as nice as you’d expect in the best luxury SUV

The 2022 Genesis GV80 interior is extremely nice. It has comfortable seats that are both heated and ventilated and active noise-cancellation. It even has multiple color ambient lighting. The 2022 GV80 also has a 21-speaker sound system and power-adjustable second-row seats. Along with that sound system comes a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. In addition to that, there’s a 14.5-inch infotainment screen.

How much does the Genesis GV80 cost?

The 2022 Genesis GV80 price ranges from $49,700 to $75,200. There are ten trim and engine combinations, and each one offers different features at a different price. The base model is the 2022 Genesis GV80 2.5T. This is also the most popular Genesis GV80 model, according to Edmunds. The 2022 GV80 2.5T starts at $56,645, and it comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 300 hp and 311 lb-ft of torque. The 2.5T Standard RWD has 19-inch wheels, a power liftgate, and heated front seats with simulated leather upholstery. 

The 2022 Genesis GV80 2.5T Standard AWD comes with a panoramic sunroof, ventilated seats, and a heated steering wheel. It also has a wireless device charger and a digital key. The 2.5T Advanced RWD adds a 21-speaker sound system while the 2.5T Advanced AWD includes 20-inch wheels, leather upholstery, and a surround-view camera as well as an automated parking system. The 2022 Genesis GV80 2.5T Prestige RWD adds everything from the 2.5T Advanced and a head up display and road active noise cancellation.

The 2022 Genesis GV80 is a fantastic SUV, and that’s why Kelley Blue Book calls it the “Best Midsize Luxury SUV.” It’s one of the best SUV of its kind, and if you’re looking for a midsize luxury SUV, it’s a great option.


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