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2021 Genesis GV80 features and powertrains broken down by trim level

The Genesis GV80 comes in seven trim levels, as well as in either rear- or all-wheel drive.

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Genesis has announced the starting price of the 2021 GV80 will be competitive for its segment - $48,900. The SUV is new to the Genesis lineup for the 2021 model year and will be the first in a series of new SUVs from the automaker.

There are 10 grades of the 2021 GV80. All trim levels carry a destination fee of $1,025. Here's how they break down by trim level.

2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T RWD Standard

Genesis is charging $48,900 for this model.

The base model GV80 comes standard with a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. It has an electric parking brake, multi-link front and rear suspension with self-leveling capability, ventilated front and rear disc brakes, and a drive mode selector.

It rides on standard 19-inch alloy wheels. There are LED daytime running lights, full-LED quad headlights, full-LED rear combination lamps, power-folding outside mirrors, puddle lamps, and privacy glass.

The five-seater features 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats, leatherette upholstery, 12-way power front seats with four-way lumbar, the Smart Posture Care System, heated front seats, dual-memory seating, front passenger seat walk-in device, dual-zone climate control, perforated leatherette door panels, a metal door scuff, and a leather steering wheel.

There's also keyless entry, remote start, a hands-free lift gate, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, power windows with front and rear auto up and down, rearview camera, four USB ports, 12-volt power outlet, cargo cover, and towing wiring.

The long list of standard technology includes high beam assist, forward collision avoidance with assist and pedestrian and cyclist detection, junction and lane change assist, evasive steering assist, smart cruise control, a driver attention warning, lane keeping assist, lane following assist, blind spot collision avoidance, rear cross traffic alert and avoidance, safe exit assist, and front and rear park distance warning.

Each GV80 in this grade comes standard with a 14.5-inch infotainment touch screen, 12-speaker audio system, 8-inch driver information display, Bluetooth, AM/FM/XM Radio, HD radio, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.

2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T RWD Advanced

This second-tier model has a starting price of $52,800. In addition to the features in the base model, buyers get a panoramic roof, matte finish wood trim, ventilated front seats, manual rear side shades, a digital key, heated steering wheel, rear cargo area 110-volt power outlet, wireless device charger, rear occupant alert, and a 21-speaker premium sound system.

2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T RWD Prestige

Priced starting at $57,050, the model takes all the standard features of the Advanced trim model and adds leather seating surfaces, 20-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires, a surround view monitor, blind spot monitor, remote park assist, parking collision avoidance (rear), tri-zone climate control, a power driver seat bolster and cushion extension, active motion seat, and heated second-row seats.

2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T AWD Standard

This is the base model for GV80s with all-wheel drive. It starts at $54,650. The model includes a panoramic roof, matte finish wood trim, ventilated front seats, manual rear side shades, a digital key, heated steering wheel, rear cargo area 110-volt power outlet, wireless device charger, and rear occupant alert.

2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T AWD Advanced

Moving up to the Advanced trim will cost you $59,000. It builds on the Standard offering, adding 20-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires, a surround view monitor, blind spot monitor, remote park assist, parking collision avoidance (rear), leather seating surfaces, and a 21-speaker sound system.

2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T AWD Prestige

This is the most expensive GV80 with a 2.5-liter engine you can buy. It starts at $63,400. It builds off all the content of the Advanced trim and adds 22-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires, an electronically controlled suspension with road preview (no longer self-leveling), a head-up display, road active noise cancellation, power driver seat bolster and cushion extension, active motion seat, trim-zone climate control, and heated second-row seats.

2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T AWD Standard

This is the base model that comes with a 3.5-liter V6 engine. It starts at $59,150 and is only available with all-wheel drive. Fo their money, buyers get larger front brakes, 20-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires, and an electronically controlled suspension with road preview (removes rear self-leveling functionality).

2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T AWD Advanced

Stepping up to the Advanced trim level costs $64,350 and adds a surround view monitor, blind spot monitor, remote parking assist, leather seating surfaces, power driver seat bolster and cushion extension, active motion seat, tri-zone climate control, and heated second-row seats.

2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T AWD Advanced+

The model has a starting price of $65,050 and adds a third row of power-folding 50/50-split third row seats to the features already included with the Advanced trim level.

2021 Genesis GV80 AWD Prestige

For the price of $70,950, buyers can get the top-tier trim level, which includes everything in the Advanced+ package plus 22-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires, an electric limited slip differential, road active noise cancellation, Nappa leather seating surfaces, power-folding second-row seats, a 12.3-inch 3D digital instrument cluster, power rear side window shades, ventilated second-row seats, power door closure, second-row vanity mirrors, and a suede headliner and pillar trim.

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The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder arrives on dealer lots this summer.

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The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder doesn't have to be capable of rock crawling or deep water fording. What it has to do is service the needs of families in their daily life and give them the opportunity to competently go off-roading on rocky trails should they desire. The new, fifth-generation models does just that and adds in enough nifty features to make it among the most compelling choices for three-row SUV buyers.

The 2022 Pathfinder is thoroughly modern though not the boxy off-roader it once was. The SUV's styling harkens back to that time with a tilted, darkened C-pillar and a return to a more muscular body style. That styling makes straightforward visibility good but for shorter drivers seeing what is immediately in front of the grille is a challenge that necessitates using surround view camera technology (available only in upper trim levels) when navigating challenging terrain.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder The Pathfinder can easily handle the roads less traveled.Photo courtesy of Nissan North America

Under the hood is a 3.5-liter V6 that offers up 291 horsepower and torque - plenty to do the job without complaint. The SUV's nine-speed automatic transmission replaces the continuously variable transmission (CVT) from the previous generation and delivers smooth shifts. Though low-end torque isn't as robust as I like it to be, once up over 35 mph, the Pathfinder's powertrain delivers smooth, powerful sailing.

The redesigned architecture and components underpinning the Pathfinder make it stable on the road and don't allow it to wallow on winding roads. Even off-road, the suspension provides the right blend of stability while the drive dynamics allowing the driver to feel engaged with their surroundings whether on freshly paved roads, city streets, or muddy trails.

Nissan has given the Pathfinder a 6,000-pound towing capacity and even when maxed out the engine's functionality is strong as ever. The transmission can get held up in a gear mid-range when performing this function, however, with 5,000-6,000 rpms registering on the tachometer but a quick release of the gas pedal recalibrates the offering bringing it down to a more traditional 2,000 rpm range.

The eight-seater Pathfinder clearly has the Toyota Highlander in its sights, with good reason. It's the top-selling three-row SUV in the country. Nissan boasts that three adults can fit across the rear bench seat of the Pathfinder and, as long as they're average size or smaller, the marketing talking point holds up. There is gobs more room back there than there is in the Highlander.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder Nissan has given the Pathfinder ample cargo space.Photo courtesy of Nissan North America

Getting in and out of the third row is easy thanks to one-touch buttons on the outboard side of the second-row chairs that move the SUV's captain's seats forward creating enough room to get through to the back. Smartly, Nissan's engineers have put duplicates of these buttons on the back side of the same seats allowing third-row passengers to simply press the button to move the seat up.

The third row can also be accessed via a split between the captain's chairs as well, a space traditionally occupied by a center stowage bin/cup holders/arm rest. Owners can quickly remove the center console by opening a panel on the front and pulling the release mechanism. The one-handed operation takes seconds and the console can be easily stored in the under-floor trunk space behind the third row seat for ease.

Speaking of cargo space... The Pathfinder is one of the most spacious midsize SUVs on the market today for both passengers and cargo. There is a substantial amount of room behind the third-row seat and the under-floor storage area is nearly twice the size of the one in the Highlander. Plus, it has a feature that allows the area cover to be automatically propped up when pushed up by a user. This is especially help when carrying groceries or plants home and keeps them from being crushed.

The first- and second-row seats are suitably comfortable, even for extended periods of time and standard trig-zone climate control makes finding the right in-cabin mix easy. Bottle holders in the pockets of the front doors are exceptionally large, fitting even bulky water bottles.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder The Pathfinder's front row seats are comfortable.Photo courtesy of Nissan North America

In front of the driver is a standard tachometer, speedometer, and 7.0-inch driver information display. Buyers can upgrade to a fully digital 12.3-inch instrument cluster and head-up display but they're not reason enough to upgrade to the top-tier Pathfinder Platinum on their own.

Nissan packs the new Pathfinder with a host of desirable features that make living with the Pathfinder easier including one-touch auto up/down windows, a wireless phone charger, grocery hooks in the rear cargo area, USB ports in all three rows, second-row sunshades, rear door keyless entry, wireless Apple CarPlay, and a motion-activated lift gate.

The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder is priced to start at $33,410 for the two-wheel drive S base model and $35,310 for the four-wheel drive S base model. The model tops out around $50,000 with destination and delivery included, which seems fair when comparing the Pathfinder to other vehicles in the market.

2022 Nissan Pathfinder The Pathfinder can tow up to 6,000 pounds.Photo courtesy of Nissan North America

If you're thinking of purchasing a Ford Explorer, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Hyundai Palisade, Kia Telluride, Honda Pilot, or Highlander, do yourself a favor and schedule a test drive of the new Pathfinder when it arrives at a dealer lot near you. You may just be surprised how seamlessly it fits into your daily life compared to the competition.

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The F-Type P450 cars replace the P300 and P380 as part of the Jaguar lineup.

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Two new versions of the Jaguar F-Type are on the horizon. New versions of the model have been created to further the car's luxury proposition and both are powered by a roaring V8 engine. The new P450 variants replace the P300 and P380 models currently in the lineup. Jaguar is keeping the F-Type R around.

2022 Jaguar F-Type P450

The 2022 Jaguar F-Type P450 will be available as a coupe or convertible in P450 RWD or P450 R-DYNAMIC AWD grades. All varieties come with a 444-horsepower supercharged V8 under the hood that achieves 428 pound-feet of torque. An electronic active differential is standard. In all configurations, the car gets from zero to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 177 mph.

2022 Jaguar F-Type P450 The car has received minor exterior updates from the 2021 model.Photo courtesy of Jaguar

In a nod to its suburban buyers, the F-Type has a Quiet Star mode that allows a more subtle roar out the back side of the car upon startup. Drivers who don't care about keeping quiet can switch the car in to Dynamic mode and let the rumble out.

Each F-Type P450 rides on 20-inch wheels, has larger brakes than traditional F-Type models, and has the switchable exhaust. Double J-Blade daytime running lights feature up front while new slender rear lights allow the body of the car to speak for itself.

Buyers who get the F-Type P450 R-Dynamic AWD get bespoke badging; a gloss black front splitter, side sills, valance, and venturi; auto-dimming, power- folding, heated door mirrors with memory; and 20-inch Style 6003, split-spoke, gloss Dark Grey with Contrast Diamond Turned Finish Wheels.

2022 Jaguar F-Type P450 The interior sports a refined appearance.Photo courtesy of Jaguar

Monogram stitch patterns on the car's seats and interior accents in Windsor Leather and satin-finish Noble Chrome enhance the interior. Additionally, there are "Jaguar Est.1935" markings on the center console finisher, glovebox release button surround, and seatbelt guides. Six-way electric power seats are standard on F-Type P450 RWD, while F-Type P450 R-Dynamic AWD adds 12-way electric memory front seats, electrically adjustable steering column with memory, Delta Aluminum Center Console, and R-Dynamic branded metal treadplates as standard equipment.

A 12.3-inch driver information display is standard.

F-Type P450 is available in 11 standard exterior colors, and can be ordered in over a dozen custom SVO paint finishes. It starts at $69,900 for the P450 RWD Coupe and $79,900 for the R450 R-Dynamic AWD Coupe.

2022 Jaguar F-Type R

The F-Type R is the pinnacle of the Jaguar lineup with torque on-demand all-wheel drive, Jaguar Intelligent Driveline Dynamics control technology, a double wishbone front and rear suspension, and electric power-assisted steering.

It can get from zero to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 186 mph thanks to its 575-horsepower supercharged V8 engine. All-wheel drive is standard.

This model starts at $103,200.

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