The GV70 competes against the Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC.
The base powerplant is a punchy 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
The upgrade choice is a 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 that delivers effortless thrust.
The GV70 is taut and agile, making it very enjoyable to drive.
The ride is absorbent, steady and composed.
The cabin is quiet and the seats are comfortable and supportive.
All-wheel drive is standard.
Controls are very complex and distracting and even the rotary gear selector is confusing.
Interior quality and attention to detail is impressive.
The GV70 also offers a generous roster of driver assist features.
Genesis claims that the GV70 is the first vehicle to use a radar-based rear occupant alert, which can detect a sleeping child.