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Cars.com has a new review of the GV80 on their website with 6 things they like and 2 things they don't.

I found it interesting how much they like the 4-cylinder engine to say that the V6 isn't worth it.

Things We Like

1. Unique Exterior Styling
“Unique” is not a slight, here; the GV80 doesn’t look like any other SUV on the road. In a good way. Out front, there’s a massive trapezoidal grille, flanked by quad headlights. This makes up the “G-Matrix” look, which mimics the wing and shield logo. Shape is paramount in the design, with one long curve stretching all the way to the rear for a refined look.

2. Luxury Interior
The GV80 has one of the best interiors in the luxury game, from quality materials all the way down to the finishes of the knobs and switches. Most of the controls are mechanical rather than touch sensitive, a route many luxury brands have taken lately. The round multimedia controller on the center console gives full command over the 14.5-inch multimedia screen — or, you can use the touchscreen to control it. Or your voice. The gauge cluster is reconfigurable and (if you opt for the top trim) becomes a 3D digital display.

3. Excellent Engines
The 300-horsepower, turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder comes standard, or you can get a 375-hp, twin-turbocharged V-6 in upper trims. Both are responsive engines ready to provide the power you need when you need it.

4. Refined Ride
The standard 19-inch wheels (as well as the optional 20- and 22-inchers) provide a smooth ride. Isolation is great, but not so numbing you can’t feel the road at all, and road noise is minimized thanks to tech that filters out road noise in real time. Overall, its ride leans more toward “comfort” on the spectrum of “comfort” to “sport.” That works well for a driving experience focused on control.

5. Sweet Safety Suite
The GV80 comes with a robust standard safety suite, including an adaptive cruise control system that adapts to the habits of the driver, automatic braking with pedestrian detection and a highway assist system that helps merging in heavy traffic.

6. Bang for Your Buck
For a base GV80, you’ll be out only $49,925 (prices include destination), but for that price you get almost all the features listed above: the 14.5-inch multimedia screen, the suite of safety tech, faux-leather seats and a powerful four-cylinder. Most competitors start at several thousand more. If you need more features, a loaded GV80 in the top Prestige Trim with all-wheel drive and a V-6 runs $72,375.

Things We Don’t

1. The V-6 Isn’t Worth the Price Bump
Both engines are great — but that’s to the V-6’s detriment. It’s hard to justify shelling out more for a V-6 when the four-cylinder is top-notch. You do get a hint more power with the V-6, but nothing game-changing.

2. Low on Space in the Back
With a RWD vehicle, things tend to get a little tighter in the back. The GV80 is no exception. In two-row models, legroom and headroom are good all around, though space starts to suffer in the cargo area. The cargo floor is especially high, as is the lift height required to get any of your cargo over the bumper. Also, the three-row model — which is exclusively available in the AWD Advanced Plus Trim — is low on legroom in the third row.
 

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Give it time, you will find many more problems. I love my car but already have a list of issues
 

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You have a very strange obsession with this line that you post on literally every forum. Give it a rest.
You sir are a fascist. There are people who are considering paying more than $70k for a car and wish to know what are some its drawbacks. However, you wish to control that information because it is not to your liking. The purpose of this forum is to be free to share our own opinion. Whether you like the opinions of others or not, those opinions are to be appreciated otherwise as our democracy states you are free to leave.
 

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You sir are a fascist. There are people who are considering paying more than $70k for a car and wish to know what are some its drawbacks. However, you wish to control that information because it is not to your liking. The purpose of this forum is to be free to share our own opinion. Whether you like the opinions of others or not, those opinions are to be appreciated otherwise as our democracy states you are free to leave.
I have no problem with your opinion. You post it literally everywhere. My problem is that you’re repetitive and boring and add nothing to the discussion. Cheers. :)
 

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I have no problem with your opinion. You post it literally everywhere. My problem is that you’re repetitive and boring and add nothing to the discussion. Cheers. :)
Then you are not only argumentative but also have no taste, are a bully, and fill up forum discussions with irrelevant information as it pertains to the forum. Seems like the moderator has fallen behind.
 

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Things I dislike or miss on my GV80:
1.The HomeLink garage door buttons on the bottom of the rear view mirror do not function when the vehicle is not running. So, you pull into your garage and want to shut the garage door, but the engine must be running in order to do this. So doors, once started will continue their cycle with no further of pressing the button. The drive needs to remember to shut off the engine. could be catastrophic if the engine keeps running. Exhaust fumes kill.
2. The gas cap door only opens when the vehicle is unlocked. It can only be closed when the vehicle is unlocked. Some owners, especially women, usually lock their purses in the car when they step outside to pump gas. This feature requires that they get out of the vehicle, open the gas cap door, then lock the vehicle with the fob, refuel, unlock the vehicle, then close the gas cap door. Many cars, including my KIA K900 and Cadillacs have a button in the cabin to pop open the gas cap door, which can be closed and locked even if the car doors are locked.
3. The controller wheel on the console does lots of things, but should be taller -easier to grasp when turning. pushing it in different directions - left, right, up, down, or selection - is OK, but difficult to turn without paying attention to it.
4. No passenger seat memory.

Other than that, I love it. It is the Ginchiest.
 

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I'm 81, not particularly flexible, 5'8" tall, and I have difficulty accessing the drivers seat. I would like to have a "running board" to assist entry on both the driver and front passenger sides. Available on after-market, but I'm a little afraid of quality of product and installation. Does anyone have any experience with an aftermarket product such as this?
 

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I'm 81, not particularly flexible, 5'8" tall, and I have difficulty accessing the drivers seat. I would like to have a "running board" to assist entry on both the driver and front passenger sides. Available on after-market, but I'm a little afraid of quality of product and installation. Does anyone have any experience with an aftermarket product such as this?
I have the running boards that I bought from the dealership. They will help you. They do help me and my wife to get in and out of the vehicle easier. The GV80 is slightly tall for shorter people, or also in my case a knee issue.
 
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