2021 Genesis GV80 vs. 2021 Kia Telluride

At Genesis of Danbury, we know the appetite for a luxury SUV is out there for those in Waterbury, Fairfield and New Milford, CT along with Carmel and Mount Kisco, NY. That's what the 2021 Genesis GV80 is all about. Here in our showroom you can explore it and learn how it compares to other vehicles, such as the 2021 Kia Telluride and see why the GV80 makes plenty of sense for luxury car buyers.

2021 Genesis GV80 Price and Trims

The 2021 Genesis GV80 offers three trims: the Standard, Advanced and Prestige. Each has an option of rear- or all-wheel drive, and comes with either a 2.5T or 3.5T engine option. The GV80 Standard starts at $48,900 and a top-end model like the GV80 Standard 3.5T AWD goes for $60,175.

2021 Kia Telluride Price and Trims

There are four Telluride trims: the LX, S, EX and SX. All come in front- or rear wheel drive and the base model starts at $33,160 while the top end SX starts at $43,360 to give you a number of features and options onboard.

Genesis GV80 Front Seats

Genesis GV80 Back Seats

GV80 Interior Design and Cargo Space

The GV80 provides a luxurious interior as it comes with many modern features and amenities in a vehicle that seats five and up to seven with ample cargo space. This includes quilted leather seating available, plus heated front seats, ambient lighting options, and all your infotainment needs within reach. It's highlighted by a 14.5-inch display with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® integration as well as a 3D effects gauge cluster, and multiple USB charging ports so you have the command of all your vehicle's features with ease.

Telluride Interior Design and Cargo Space

The Telluride has its share of worthy interior features as it offers ample room and seating for seven. You'll also find an eight-inch touch display with smartphone integration standard as well an optional 10.3-inch display and wireless smartphone charging and rear heating and air conditioning controls.

GV80 Exterior Colors and Dimensions

The 2021 Genesis GV80 measures at 194.7" L x 77.8" W x 67.5" H, with the choice of 19-inch or 22-inch tires. There's also a number of different colors which includes Lima Red, Alta White, Adriatic Blue, Himalayan Gray, Gold Coast Silver, Savile Silver, Bik Black, and Uyuni White.

Telluride Exterior Colors and Dimensions

The 2021 Kia Telluride measures in at 197" L x 78" W x 69" H and has the following color options: Dark Moss, Snow White Pearl, Everlasting Silver, Gravity Gray, Ebony Black, Black Copper, Sangria, Glacial White Pearl and Wolf Gray.

GV80 Engines and Powertrain

The 2021 Genesis GV80 comes in either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, and offers two different engines. There's a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 300 horsepower, and the range-topping 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 with 375 horsepower.

Telluride Engines and Horsepower

The 2021 Telluride uses a 291-horsepower V6 engine while also offering the likes of a rear air suspension among its available performance features and 5,000 pounds of towing capacity.

GV80 Safety and Reliability

You can feel confident and secure in the 2021 Genesis GV80 as it offers a plethora of different features which is highlighted by an available semi-autonomous driving mode as it can take control of limited driving features. There's also the likes of automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure and lane keeping assist and blind spot monitoring among you featured safety amenities.

Telluride Safety and Reliability

You're going to find many quality options when it comes to safety on the 2021 Kia Telluride, which earned high praise from safety tests and has a lot of different options like standard forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, lane departure and lane keeping assist and blind-spot monitoring.

Which is the Better SUV: GV80 or Telluride?

For those seeking out luxury driving with premium feel and a smooth ride throughout the Danbury area, the choice is clear: the 2021 Genesis GV80 is the right SUV for you. You can learn more about it and all the specifications and how it compares to vehicles like the Telluride here in our showroom where we'd be happy to provide you with all the details you need and arrange a test drive.

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