2022 GENESIS G70 & GV70 EARN TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARDS, FULL LINEUP IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+
- The new G70 sport sedan built after June 2021 and first-ever GV70 SUV earn TOP SAFETY PICK+ designations, joining the entire Genesis lineup with top honors
- Genesis models provide the latest technologies for customers with safety as their top priority
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, California, September 30, 2021 – Today, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that the new 2022 Genesis G70 sport sedan built after June 2021 and the first-ever 2022 Genesis GV70 SUV have been designated as TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) for 2021. With these designations, these models complete the Genesis lineup sweep of top honors, joining the GV80 SUV, G80 executive sedan, and G90 flagship sedan. This marks the third year in a row that the entire Genesis lineup of eligible vehicles has earned top honors along with G80 and G90 having received TOP SAFETY PICK+ designations in 2019, 2020, and 2021. GV80 received its designation earlier this year following its recent entry into the lineup.
“At Genesis, safety is our top priority as we strive to put the customer at the core of everything we do,” said José Muñoz, President & CEO of Genesis Motor North America. “With these TOP SAFETY PICK+ designations from IIHS, we are pleased that G70 and GV70 join our award-winning lineup of vehicles that provide customers with the latest safety and driver assistance technologies.”
All Genesis models are equipped with a comprehensive suite of state-of-the-art driver assistance and safety technologies including Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keeping Assist, Blind-Spot Collision- Avoidance Assist and more. Each vehicle in the Genesis lineup offers sure-footed handling thanks to the rigid chassis construction that ensures firm stability even under the most challenging driving conditions.
“These IIHS TSP+ awards for G70 and GV70 round out our vehicle lineup and add to our four earlier TSP+ designations from earlier this year, demonstrating the exceptional safety performance and design of our vehicles,” said Brian Latouf, Chief Safety Officer of Genesis Motor North America. “With their innovative safety technologies, including their front center airbag and advanced high strength steel, we are pleased that G70 and GV70 have performed well in the IIHS tests.”
The 2022 Genesis G70 and GV70 are equipped with the latest in safety and driver assistance technologies, including:
- Eight standard airbags, including some of the only front center airbags on the market, further protect front cabin occupants in the event of a collision
- Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Junction Crossing and Turning, mitigating the risk of impacts when turning or crossing through an intersection
- Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, helps reduce the chance of potential impact with a moving vehicle, upon departing a parallel parking spot
- An innovative platform – with strong focus on safety – including passenger compartment protection and reinforcement areas with use of advanced high strength steel for rigidity and safety.
Safety reminder – Please buckle up!
Seat belts save lives every day. Always wear seat belts and use appropriate restraints for all child passengers.
Genesis Motor North America
At Genesis, we put the customer at the core of everything we do. Genesis is a global automotive brand that delivers the highest standards of safety, performance, design, and innovation. Genesis offers a range of models including the G70 sport sedan, G80 executive sedan, the flagship G90 sedan, and the GV70 and GV80 sport utility vehicles.
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