In our short history, Genesis has caught the attention of automotive media and has taken home some of their most prestigious awards. Now we are proud to announce the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has named the entire 2021 Genesis model lineup a 2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+*. It’s a genuine honor, and a reflection of Genesis’ driver-first approach to our vehicles and ownership experience.
GENESIS BRAND AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
2020 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+
We are honored to announce that as of March 2020, Genesis is the only brand in the industry with an IIHS Top Safety Pick+* on all of our vehicles. A reflection of our driver-first approach, Genesis accolades also include nods from NACTOY, GOOD DESIGN®* and more, alongside an impressive list of automotive media.
AUTOPACIFIC® MOST SATISFYING PREMIUM BRAND, 2018 GENESIS BRAND
An industry benchmark, the AutoPacific®* 2018 VSAs are based on survey responses from over 58,000 owners. In just our second year in the market, Genesis won top luxury brand, achieving the highest brand satisfaction score to date. AutoPacific President George Peterson stated, "In just two years, Genesis has reached a level of owner satisfaction unattained by more established luxury brands."
Have the confidence to conquer every corner, on or off the track, with G70. With a rush of power from its turbocharged powertrain and sport-tuned chassis, G70 constantly does what it does best. Find the next limit.
Offering an array of intuitive and powerful safety features, the 2022 G70 has been named an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+* for vehicles built after June 2021. A non-profit scientific and educational organization, IIHS tests vehicles on two essential criteria: how well they protect occupants in the event of a crash, and the technology they employ to prevent a collision or lessen its severity.
THE GENESIS G70, 2019 NORTH AMERICAN CAR OF THE YEAR™
We’re honored to be 2019 North American Car of the Year™. One of the most highly regarded accolades in the auto industry, this competition awards excellence in innovation, design, safety, performance, technology, driver satisfaction and value. A panel of 47 independent automotive experts chose the G70 for this distinction from among dozens of new or substantially changed 2019 models.
AUTOPACIFIC® BEST IN CLASS IDEAL VEHICLE
AutoPacific's Ideal Vehicle Award measures the fusion between expectation and reality. The 2019 Genesis G70 was recognized as the top aspirational luxury car with buyers who are driving their "ideal" vehicle. Regarding the award, AutoPacific* stated, “Owners don’t want them bigger, smaller, faster or more fuel efficient. This shows that planners, designers and engineers understand buyers and have provided a product closely targeted to their needs and desires.”
Defined by athletic styling, exhilarating performance, spacious interior, plus our most advanced technology and safety features, the G80 has been lauded as everything a midsize luxury sedan should be.
#1 IN INITIAL QUALITY AMONG UPPER MIDSIZE PREMIUM CARS
We are proud to announce that the 2021 Genesis G80 has been named #1 in Initial Quality among Upper Midsize Premium Cars.* Serving as the industry benchmark for new vehicle quality measured at 90 days of ownership, the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Initial Quality Study revealed G80 received the lowest rate of reported problems.
AUTOTRADER 10 BEST CAR INTERIORS UNDER $50,000
Assessing a range of intelligently designed, spacious interiors, the 2021 Genesis G80 was named a 10 Best Car Interiors Under $50,000 by Autotrader.* G80’s well-crafted cabin proves itself the pinnacle of value without compromising premium comfort or state-of-the-art technologies.
2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+
IIHS tests are based on two essential criteria: how well a vehicle protects its occupants in the unfortunate event of a crash, and technology that can prevent a crash or lessen its severity. So, we are pleased that the 2021 G80 excels in these areas and has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick+*.
2020 NHTSA 5-STAR OVERALL SAFETY RATING
For more than 30 years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has set the standard for automotive safety, making it easier for drivers to choose safer vehicles. Genesis shares this commitment to safety first and that has resulted in the NHTSA* bestowing its highest rating on the 2020 G80.
Our flagship, full-size sedan is the utmost expression of refined luxury. Its immediate and enthusiastic recognition, including the highest score ever in AutoPacific’s 2017 survey, may have caught some by surprise, but clearly not G90 owners.
Fortified with a full suite of safety technology and features, the 2021 G90 is an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+.* A non-profit scientific and educational organization, IIHS tests vehicles on two essential criteria: how well they protect occupants in the event of a crash, and the technology they employ to prevent a collision or lessen its severity.
2018 AUTOPACIFIC® BEST IN CLASS VEHICLE SATISFACTION LUXURY CAR
The 2019 Genesis G90 received top billing for the second consecutive year, being named AutoPacific®* Best in Class Vehicle Satisfaction Luxury Car. An industry benchmark, the Vehicle Satisfaction Awards identify the most satisfying vehicles on the market, measuring owners’ satisfaction with their new vehicles.
The impeccably designed GV70 boasts confidence and versatility around every turn. With first-of-its-kind technology, world-class safety, and all-road capability, this performance SUV doesn’t shy away from the spotlight. It demands it.
Empowered by ambition, agility and ingenuity, the first-ever GV70 has been proudly declared MotorTrend's 2022 SUV of the Year®. Achieving all-around excellence across six key criteria including advancement in design, efficiency, and safety, it’s clear this performance SUV isn’t afraid to push the limits of what’s possible.
2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+
IIHS tests vehicles on two essential criteria: how well they protect occupants in the event of a crash, and the technology they employ to prevent a collision or lessen its severity. Recognized for its impressive advanced safety suite, the 2022 Genesis GV70 has been named an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+.*
Featuring a magnetic display of design, capability, technology and more, GV80 has taken its rightful place in the top echelon of midsize luxury SUVs, winning high praise from demanding critics and experts alike—its very first year on the market.
To determine which 2021 models are awarded the coveted IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+,* vehicles are evaluated by a set of comprehensive collision tests, standard headlight performance and available front crash prevention technologies. An exemplar of GV80’s dedication to instilling confidence and control in every ride, the debut SUV from Genesis proudly comes out a winner.
KELLEY BLUE BOOK 2021 BEST BUY AWARDS
Every year, Kelley Blue Book editors review, drive and test hundreds of new vehicles to determine which ones come out on top when it comes to space, ease of use, features, quality, technology and more. This year, we are proud to announce the 2021 Genesis GV80 is the Best Buy of the Year among Midsize Luxury SUVs* according to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com.
AUTOTRADER BEST NEW CARS OF 2021
Proving to be one of the most desirable luxury SUVs in its class, the 2021 Genesis GV80 is one of the Best New Cars of 2021,* according to Autotrader. Taking time to focus in on their highest-ranking steel, Autotrader looked at 300 all-new and updated 2021 vehicles before selecting just 12 for quality, comfort, style, strong value and more.