2022 Genesis GV80 price and specs: New six-seat option added

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The large luxury South Korean SUV gets some minor updates for 2022 and the option of a two-seat experience in the second row.


  • 2022 Genesis GV80 pricing and specifications
  • Updates across the range, new optional features
  • New luxury six-seater available
  • Prices start from $92,000 before on-road costs
Drive Car of the Year Best Large Luxury SUV 2021 finalist Genesis GV80 front exterior view

Drive Car of the Year Best Large Luxury SUV 2021 finalist Genesis GV80 front exterior view.

Details of the 2022 Genesis GV80 large luxury SUV have been revealed for Australia, which includes a new luxury six-seat option for the first time.

The second most popular Genesis model for 2021 (behind the smaller GV70 mid-sized SUV) has had its first mild update since going on sale in Australia in late 2020.

Pricing has gone up across the range for the reigining 2021 Drive Car of the Year winner for Large Luxury SUVs GV80, but specifications have also been adjusted.



The 2022 Genesis GV80 now gains 380mm four-piston monoblock front brake calipers (previously exclusive to the 3.5T AWD), intelligent speed limit assistance and Recirculation Plus mode in the climate control menu.

The biggest and most expensive offering from Hyundai’s luxury arm will retain the same combination of petrol and diesel engines, in rear- or all-wheel-drive layouts.

Four variants of the GV80 remain on offer, separated by their different engines and drivetrain combinations. While these grades previously had a single Luxury Pack option, three of them now also offer the more expensive ‘6-Seat Luxury Package’ option.

The 2.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine (224kW/422Nm) is available with rear-wheel drive in the entry-level Genesis GV80, going up to all-wheel drive with the same engine and some additional inclusions.

From there, buyers can choose between larger turbocharged petrol and diesel engine options: a 3.0-litre inline-six diesel engine makes 204kW and 588Nm, while a twin-turbocharged 3.5-litre petrol V6 makes 279kW/530Nm. Both of these specifications are all-wheel drive, and have more in terms of standard features.

Opting for the $10,500 Luxury Pack gives you a wide range of safety, technology and convenience improvements, with elements such as soft-close doors, 12.3-inch TFT-LCD instrument cluster, quilted nappa leather, and upgraded headlights.



The new six-seat Luxury Pack adds a further $13,500 – in addition to the contents of the standard Luxury Package – and swaps the second row middle seat for a centre console, dual 9.2-inch entertainment screens, second-row wireless phone charging and additional ambient lighting.

The 2022 Genesis GV80 is available now in Australia.

2022 Genesis GV80 Australian pricing

  • GV80 2.5T – $92,000
  • GV80 2.5T AWD – $97,000
  • GV80 3.0D AWD – $105,000
  • GV80 3.5T AWD – $109,500

Note: All prices above are before on-road costs, and include five years of servicing.

2022 Genesis GV80 2.5T standard features:

  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Three-zone climate control
  • 14.5-inch central screen with augmented reality navigation and digital radio
  • Genesis Integrated Controller w/handwriting shortcut
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • 21-speaker Lexicon premium audio system
  • Active Sound Design (ASD)
  • 20-inch alloy wheels with Michelin tyres (P265/50R20)
  • Ventilated disc brakes (380mm front, 360mm rear)
  • Safe Exit Assist (SEA)
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • 360-degree camera
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Manual Speed Limit Assist (MSLA)
  • Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • LED headlights with LED daytime-running, positioning and turn signal lights
  • Auto headlight control
  • Auto-folding, heated and auto-dimming side mirrors
  • Variable Gear Ratio (VGR) steering rack
  • Temporary spare wheel
  • Driver Position Memory System
  • 12-way power front seats with four-way air-cell lumbar and memory
  • 8.0-inch TFT-LCD instrument cluster display
  • 12-inch head-up display
  • Front passenger seat walk-in switch
  • Power tilt and telescopic steering column
  • Keyless entry and start with capacitive touch sensor front door handles
  • Remote start
  • Power tailgate with smart open function
  • Remote folding for second row
  • Rear door manual sunshades
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Electric Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Hold
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Wireless phone charger
  • 10 airbags (front, front centre side, driver’s knee, front thorax and pelvis, rear thorax, curtain)
  • Active Bonnet
  • Blind-spot monitoring (with braking functionality)
  • Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Autonomous emergency braking with junction and lane change assist
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA)
  • Lane Following Assist (LFA)
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
  • Multi Collision Brake (MCB)
  • Rear cross-traffic alert (with braking)

2022 Genesis GV80 2.5T AWD adds (over 2.5T):

  • All-wheel drive
  • Multi-Terrain Modes: Snow / Mud / Sand
  • Tyre repair kit (replacing space-saver spare)
  • Reversible cargo area mat
  • Seven passenger seating
  • Third-row 50:50 split-fold seats
  • Third-row smart one-touch walk-in
  • Third-row manual temperature control with air vents

2022 Genesis GV80 3.0D AWD adds (over 2.5T AWD):

  • 22-inch alloy wheels (with P265/40R22 tyres)
  • Road Preview Electronic Control Suspension (adaptive dampers)
  • Electro-mechanical limited-slip rear differential
  • Hidden exhaust (removes dual exhaust tips)
  • PTC electric heater

2022 Genesis GV80 3.5T AWD adds (over 3.0D):

  • Dual exhaust tips with Crest Grille-shaped finishers

The optional $10,500 Luxury Pack, available on all variants, adds:

  • Driver’s seat switch change alert – capacitive touch
  • Forward Attention Warning (FAW)
  • Rear autonomous emergency braking (low speed)
  • Intelligent-Front-Lighting System (IFS)
  • Nappa leather-appointed interior with G-Matrix quilting
  • 12.3-inch instrument cluster with 3D function
  • Two-tone leather steering wheel with leather-appointed driver’s airbag cover
  • Suede headlining & pillar trims
  • 18-way front seats with two-way cushion extension, two-way bolster adjuster, two-way pelvic adjustment
  • ‘Ergo motion’ front seats (front passenger added)
  • Smart Parking Assist (SPA)
  • Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA)
  • Power door latch for soft close doors
  • Active Noise Control (i.e. active noise cancelling)
  • Power second row seats
  • Power rear door sunshades
  • Second-row rear vanity mirrors
  • Power third row seats (where fitted)
  • Three-zone climate control
  • Heated and ventilated second row seats
  • Heated steering wheel

The optional $13,500 Six-Seat Luxury, available on all variants bar 2.5T, adds (over the Luxury Pack) :

  • Additional ambient lighting
  • Two individual second row bucket seats with one-touch rest mode and wing-type headrests
  • Fixed second row centre console with controls & storage
  • Rear wireless phone charger
  • Dual 9.2-inch HD rear-seat touchscreens
  • Dual 3.5mm headphone jacks
  • USB video/audio input

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