The 2021 Genesis GV70 vs. Genesis GV80 in Gaithersburg MD

The All-New 2022 Genesis GV70 vs 2021 Genesis GV80

Genesis continues to change the landscape of luxury vehicles. The 2021 Genesis GV80 and the new 2022 Genesis GV70 - coming soon to Gaithersburg - bring a fresh perspective on what midsize and compact SUVs can be.

The GV70 and GV80 both go beyond the limits of performance, something drivers can expect from the Genesis brand. Genesis SUVs are head-turners when out on the road and surprise every driver with the latest tech and details of the interior. Genesis of Gaithersburg has the GV80 available and will soon have the new GV70 for our drivers in Washington, D.C. If you're interested in a new Genesis SUV but are wondering what the differences between the GV70 and GV80 are, we hope this comparison can help you find the right fit for you.

The 2021 Genesis GV80 is a luxury midsize SUV that has available third-row seating. It is available in three trims: Standard, Advanced, and Prestige. The brand-new 2022 Genesis GV70 is arriving soon at our dealership and will be available in four trim levels: Standard, Select, Advanced, and Sport Prestige.

2022 Genesis GV70

Refined Design

The new 2022 Genesis GV70 follows in the footsteps of the GV80 when it comes to design. This compact luxury SUV does not fall short on looks with an exterior molded in an aerodynamic shape sleeker than the GV80. The interior includes available features like spin-brush aluminum trim and ambient lighting. The shape of the horizontal touch HAV display takes inspiration from aircraft wings to blend seamlessly with the curves cabin.

The latest in Genesis technology is found in the 2022 Genesis GV70. Available features include a 14.5-inch HD screen that uses Connected Routing and a 12.3-inch 3D Digital Gauge Cluster. You can also enter your Genesis GV70 with the available Genesis Digital Key on your smartphone and start your car with the industry-first in-vehicle fingerprint reader and start/stop button.

The GV70 includes available Genesis safety technology:

  • Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist-Reverse
  • Blind-Spot View Monitor and Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist

Genesis Performance

To deliver an experience found in a sport sedan, the GV70 SUV comes standard with all-wheel drive and two engine options: a 2.5-liter turbocharges inline four-cylinder engine or 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 that gives you 372-horsepower and 391 pound-feet of torque.

Genesis GV70

Genesis GV80

2021 Genesis GV80

Modern Design

The exterior of the GV80 has a lot of character. Its smooth lines and curves capture the light, and its grille has a bold feature of the front. Inside you'll find an airy and comfortable space. Available metal accents, wood trim, and ambient lighting give the interior an upscale feel, expected in Genesis vehicles. The available massage seats are an added touch of comfort for drivers on long drives or after a day at the office.

You'll find the interior of the 2021 Genesis GV80 packed with technology. Activate the horizontal 14.1-inch touchscreen by voice or with handwriting. Enjoy concert hall, crisp quality sound on the available Lexicon premium audio with 21 speakers as you drive around Baltimore. On the three-dimensional LCD display, you get a clear image of the gauges and the location of surrounding cars.

Available are Genesis safety technology features:

  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Driver Attention Warning Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist


There are two engine options available to make the GV80 fun to drive around Arlington, VA. Choose from the 2.4-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder that gives you 300 pound-feet of horsepower or the 375-horsepower 3.5-liter twin turbocharged V6.

Visit Genesis of Gaithersburg for Your Next Genesis SUV

Both the 2021 Genesis GV80 and the soon-to-arrive 2022 Genesis GV70 are great luxury SUV options for drivers in Alexandria, VA. If you are still undecided on which SUV suits your driving needs, we invite you to contact our team. We can help answer any questions you have about these two exciting Genesis SUVs.

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