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2019 Genesis G70: Equipped To Compete

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 2019 Genesis G70 takes an aggressive approach to the competitive, entry-level luxury segment. Wrapped in a sleek, elegant design, and with driver-focused performance features to cater to serious drivers, G70 embodies the Genesis ethos of respect while showcasing the future direction of the brand’s identity.

G70 is offered in five trim levels: Advanced, Elite, Prestige, Dynamic and Sport. Every G70 sedan comes standard with class-leading active and passive safety technology, refined interior appointments and driver-focused features.

The list of standard features on the 252-hp, G70 Advanced 2.0T trim is competitive. Rear-wheel drive is standard; the AWD Package, available on all trim levels except 2.0T Sport with the 6-speed manual transmission, adds HTRAC all-wheel drive and a heated steering wheel.

Exterior

  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED taillights
  • Heated outside mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators
  • 18-inch alloy wheels with Michelin all-season tires
  • Smart trunk

Interior

  • Proximity key with push-button start
  • 12-way power driver’s seat including four-way power lumbar
  • 8-way power passenger’s seat
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
  • Perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Stainless steel front door sill plates
  • Power windows with front and rear auto-up/down
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Dual automatic climate control
  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror with HomeLink

Multimedia

  • HD Radio
  • 7-inch color LCD multi-information display
  • 8-inch display audio screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, and rearview camera with parking guidelines
  • 2 front USB ports; 1 rear USB port
  • Genesis Connected Services telematics

Safety

  • Forward Collision Avoidance with Pedestrian Detection
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System with individual tire pressure indicator
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • High Beam Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning with Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning 
  • 7 airbags: dual front, front side, side curtain, and driver knee

To the Advanced 2.0T trim level, G70 Elite 2.0T adds:

  • Full LED headlights
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Front passenger seat walk-in device
  • Integrated Memory System
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Power tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Power-folding, auto-dimming exterior mirrors
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Lexicon 15-speaker audio system with Quantum Logic Surround and Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology
  • Integrated navigation system with complimentary lifetime traffic updates
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Sunroof
  • Genesis logo approach lights
  • Aluminum door and console trim

G70 Prestige 2.0T adds even more feature content:

  • Power driver seat cushion extension
  • Head-up display
  • Front passenger four-way power lumbar
  • Qi wireless charging pad
  • Nappa leather seating surfaces with luxury quilting
  • Surround-view monitor
  • Heated rear seats
  • Low Beam Assist
  • Dinamica microfiber headliner

Aimed at drivers who want even more performance, G70 Dynamic 2.0T adds:

  • Limited-slip differential (RWD only)
  • 19-inch alloy wheels with summer tires (F P225/40R19, R P255/35R19)

The pinnacle of performance is G70 Sport 2.0T, which builds on feature content from G70 Prestige 2.0T.

  • 19-inch alloy wheels with summer tires (F P225/40R19, R P255/35R19)
  • Nappa leather seating surfaces with sport quilting (choice of red or gray contrast stitching with black interior)
  • Limited-slip differential (RWD only)
  • Dark chrome grille and daylight opening
  • Copper headlight bezel accents
  • Alloy pedals
  • Dark tint taillight covers

G70 Sport 2.0T comes standard with an automatic transmission, and a 6-speed manual gearbox is available with even more performance-oriented equipment (RWD only).

  • Multi-plate type limited-slip differential
  • Sport exhaust system
  • Brembo braking system with performance brake pads
  • Manual parking brake

Standard features on the 365-hp, G70 Advanced 3.3T generously reinforce its sport-sedan image, adding to or replacing content on G70 Advanced 2.0T. Rear-wheel drive is standard.

  • Multi-plate type limited-slip differential
  • Power tilt and telescopic steering wheel 
  • Brembo braking system
  • Dual exhaust
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Steering with variable gear ratio
  • Alloy pedals
  • Integrated Memory System
  • Full LED headlights
  • Integrated navigation system
  • Genesis logo approach lights
  • Aluminum door and console trim
  • Leather seating surfaces with heating and ventilation
  • Power driver seat bolster
  • Power driver seat cushion extension
  • Front passenger seat four-way power lumbar
  • Front passenger seat walk-in device
  • Power folding, auto-dimming outside mirrors
  • 19-inch alloy wheels & summer tires (F P225/40R19, R P255/35R19); all-season tires for AWD models
  • Lexicon 15-speaker audio system with Quantum Logic Surround and Clari-Fi Music Restoration Technology 

To the Advanced 3.3T trim level, G70 Elite 3.3T adds:

  • Low Beam Assist
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Sunroof
  • Qi wireless charging pad
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers

G70 Prestige 3.3T adds even more feature content:

  • Head-up display
  • Surround-view monitor
  • Dinamica microfiber headliner
  • Heated rear seats
  • Nappa leather seating surfaces with luxury quilting 

The ultimate in driver-oriented performance is the G70 3.3T Sport.

  • Electronically controlled suspension
  • Alloy pedals
  • Copper headlight bezel accents
  • Dark tint taillight covers
  • Dark chrome grille and daylight opening
  • 19-inch alloy wheels with summer tires (F P225/40R19, R P255/35R19) for RWD and AWD variants
  • Nappa leather seating surfaces with sport quilting (choice of red or gray contrast stitching with black interior)

Two limited-run Special Edition models will debut at launch: the G70 Dynamic Edition and G70 Design Edition. Based on G70 3.3T Sport, these models embody the essence of G70 performance and styling, respectively. Available in Havana Red with a black interior with red contrast stitching, the performance-tuned G70 3.3T Dynamic Edition optimizes weight with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires (replacing Pilot Sport 4) and a tire repair kit, adds performance brake pads, and offers a bespoke key cover. The 3.3T Design Edition will be painted in exclusive Black Forest Green and will feature a cream-colored interior with a contrasting, dark green upper instrument panel. A premium cabin air filter, embossed Genesis winged logo headrests, and a bespoke key cover complete the Design Edition package. Both special-edition models will be available with either RWD or AWD.

2019 GENESIS G70: SPECIFICATIONS

   

2.0T

3.3T

Engine

     

Type

 

DOHC 16-valve Inline Four-Cylinder, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI), Tuned Intake System (TIS)

DOHC 24-Valve V6 Twin Turbo Dual CVVT (Continuous Variable Valve Timing), Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI), Variable Intake System (VIS)

Materials

 

Aluminum Block and Head

Aluminum Block and Head

Displacement

 

2.0 liters / 1,998 cc

3.3 liters / 3,342 cc

Bore & Stroke

 

86.0 mm x 86.0 mm

92.0 mm x 83.8 mm

Horsepower (hp)

 

252 @ 6,200 rpm

365 @ 6,000 rpm

Torque (lb-ft)

 

260 @ 1,400 – 4,000 rpm

376 @ 1,300 – 4,500 rpm

Valves per Cylinder 

4

4

Compression ratio

10.0:1

10.0:1

Transmission

     
 

6-speed Manual

8-speed Electronic Automatic with SHIFTRONIC™ Manual Shift Mode and Lock-Up Torque Converter

 

(ratio : 1)

(ratio : 1)

 

First

3.848

3.964

3.665

Second

2.317

2.468

2.396

Third

1.623

1.610

1.610

Fourth

1.233

1.176

1.190

Fifth

1.000

1.000

1.000

Sixth

0.794

0.832

0.826

Seventh

0.652

0.643

Eighth

0.565

0.556

Reverse

3.985

2.273

2.273

Final Drive

3.538

3.727

3.538

Transmission Fluid (quarts)

2.0

9.2

9.7

Suspension

     

Front

McPherson Suspension with Hollow Stabilizer Bar and High-Performance Gas Shock Absorber

Rear

5-link Suspension with Solid Stabilizer Bar

Steering

Type

Rack Mounted Motor-Driven Power Steering (R-MDPS)

Rack Mounted Motor-Driven Power Steering (R-MDPS) with Variable Gear Ratio (VGR)

Overall Ratio

12.5

12.5

Turns, Lock to Lock (RWD/AWD)

2.4/2.3

2.4/2.3

Turning Circle (ft.)

36.1/37.4

36.1/37.4

Brakes/Tires/Wheels

 

6-speed Manual

8-speed Electronic Automatic with SHIFTRONIC™ Manual Shift Mode and Lock-Up Torque Converter

Front

Power Assisted 13.8-in. Brembo Ventilated Disc

Power Assisted 12.6-in. Ventilated Disc

Power Assisted 13.8-in. Brembo Ventilated Disc

Rear

Power Assisted 13.4-in. Brembo Ventilated Disc

Power Assisted 12.4-in. Solid Disc

Power Assisted 13.4-in. Ventilated Disc

Optional

Performance Brembo braking system

   

Tires

 

P225/45R18 – All season

Standard: P225/45R18 – All season (AWD)

F: P225/40R19 / R: P255/35R19– Summer (Standard RWD, Optional AWD)

 

F: P225/40R19 / R: P255/35R19– Summer (Optional)

 

Wheels

 

Front: 18-in. Multi-Spoke Alloy (18 x 8.0J)

Front: 19-in. Multi-Spoke Alloy (19 x 8.0J)

 

Rear: 18-in. Multi-Spoke Alloy (18 x 8.0J)

Rear: 19-in. Multi -Spoke Alloy (19 x 8.5J)

Spare Tire

Tire mobility kit

18-in. (T135/80R18)

18-in. (T135/80R18)

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in.)

111.6

   

Overall Length (in.)

184.4

   

Overall Height (in.)

55.1

   

Overhang, Front (in.)

31.7

   

Overhang, Rear (in.)

41.1

   

Coefficient of Drag (Cd)

0.28 (0.29 with 19-inch wheels)

   

Interior Dimensions

   

Head Room

   

Front (in.)

39.7 (36.9 with sunroof)

   

Rear (in.)

36.9

   

Leg Room

Front (in.)

42.6

   

Rear (in.)

34.8

   

Shoulder Room

Front (in.)

56.3

   

Rear (in.)

54.6

   

EPA Passenger Volume (cu. ft)

93.8

   

EPA Cargo Volume (cu. ft)

10.5

   

EPA Total Volume (cu. ft)

104.3

   

Capacities

     
 

6-speed Manual

8-speed Electronic Automatic with SHIFTRONIC™ Manual Shift Mode and Lock-Up Torque Converter

Fuel (gallons)

15.8

15.8

15.8

Engine Oil (quarts)

6.0

6.0

8.1

Curb Weight

   

RWD

3580

3516

3774

AWD

3673

3887

Fuel Economy

   

City MPG (RWD/AWD)

18

22/21

18/18

Highway MPG (RWD/AWD)

28

30/28

26/25

Combined MPG (RWD/AWD)

22

25/23

21/20

           

Genesis Motor America 

Genesis Motor America, LLC is headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif. Genesis is a global luxury automotive brand that delivers the highest standards of performance, design and innovation. A total of six new Genesis models, including the flagship full-size G90 luxury sedan, mid-luxury G80 and G80 Sport sedans and soon-to-arrive G70 near-luxury sport sedan, will launch by 2021 and compete with the world’s most renowned luxury car brands. All Genesis vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by an industry-leading warranty with enhanced roadside assistance and concierge services. In just the first half of 2018, Genesis has won highest-ranked brand in the automotive industry awards for quality and owner satisfaction from highly-respected, third-party experts Consumer Reports, JD Power and AutoPacific.

For more information on Genesis and its new definition of luxury, please visit www.genesis.com

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Note to editors: This is the last of four product-related press releases in the lead-up to the U.S. market launch of the 2019 Genesis G70.

SOURCE Genesis Motor America

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