2024 Genesis GV70 Towing Capacity

The answer to this question is “yes” – the Genesis GV70 towing capacity can pull along all the adventure campers, gear haulers, or weekend toys you demand of it. Just make sure you do not tow a trailer during the vehicle’s first 1,200 miles of operation, as the owner’s manual says. Once that 1,200-mile break-in period is over, and after you’ve purchased and installed the necessary extra equipment, the world will be your oyster.

That extra equipment would be the Genesis GV70 tow package. Fret not, since securing this package is a simple process, and one we can help with. We’ll get to those details in a bit – first, let’s see just how much this refined and elegant luxury SUV can pull along.

What Is the Genesis GV70 Towing Capacity?

Now you know this model can tow, but how much can it tow? The GV70 towing capacity comes in at up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped. However, please note that the tongue weight (the load directly on the trailer hitch) must be between 10% and 15% of the total loaded trailer weight and that you must not tow with your GV70 until it has logged 1,200 miles. There’s more to consider, like legal restrictions and trailer weight distribution, among other factors, so consult your owner’s manual before towing.

Maybe you’ve dreamt of driving a Genesis SUV, but that new camper you bought for your next adventure weighs more than 3,500 pounds. The good news is that there’s another Genesis SUV that can make your towing dreams come true. Compare the Genesis GV70 and GV80, and you’ll find that the larger GV80 packs a maximum towing capacity of up to 6,000 pounds when properly equipped.

Here’s how the Genesis GV70 towing capacity stacks up to that of the competition:

Luxury SUV Towing Capacities

Genesis GV70 3,500 lbs1
Volvo XC60 3,500 lbs2
Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 3,500 lbs3
Cadillac XT4 3,500 lbs4
Lincoln Nautilus 1,750 lbs5
Acura RDX 1,500 lbs6

What Does Genesis GV70 Towing Look Like?

In other words, what loads can a 3,500-pound towing capacity accommodate? Well, here are just a few examples of things your Genesis GV70 towing capacity can likely handle:1

  • Two motorcycles
  • Two ATVs
  • A teardrop camper
  • A pop-up camper
  • A utility trailer filled with gear
  • A fiberglass-hulled fishing boat
  • A 20-foot aluminum fishing boat
  • Two Jet Skis

Safe GV70 Towing Tips

You’re almost ready to make good use of those 2024 Genesis GV70 specs, but first, here are a couple of tips to make towing go smoothly.

Leave More Braking Room

Flashback to science class: What is momentum? This is an open-book test, so we’ll just tell you that momentum equals mass multiplied by velocity. Using the Genesis GV70 towing capacity to its fullest adds a significant amount of mass to your vehicle, and the increased momentum means it takes more braking force to slow down. Be alert, and leave twice the distance between you and the vehicle ahead than you normally would.

Practice Reversing With a Trailer

Backing up with a trailer can be daunting at first, so practice this in a safe, open space before your first real towing project. Place your hand on the bottom of your steering wheel, and while slowly reversing, move your hand to the left to turn the trailer left or right to turn the trailer right. You’ll be a natural; we’re sure of it.

Find Your Genesis GV70 in Atlanta

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can the Genesis GV70 tow?

Yes. The Genesis GV70 can tow loads like a small camper or utility trailer thanks to its maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds,1 but the Genesis GV70 tow package is required to make use of this function. The package includes a trailer harness and tow hitch that let you pull along loads weighing up to 3,500 pounds.1

How much can the Genesis GV70 tow?

The maximum Genesis GV70 towing capacity is 3,500 pounds.1 That’s enough for loads like a fiberglass hull fishing boat, a pop-up camper, a utility trailer full of equipment, and many other kinds of toys and gear. If your needs involve more towing power, consider the Genesis GV80 and its maximum towing capacity of 6,000 pounds.1

Can a GV70 tow a trailer?

Yes, this SUV can tow a trailer when equipped with the Genesis GV70 tow package, but trailer towing is not recommended during the first 1,200 miles of driving, per the owner’s manual. With the Genesis GV70 tow package, the 3,500-pound towing capacity1 could be used for pulling along one of several types of boat designs, a pop-up camper, or many other toys or equipment types.

1When properly equipped. See dealer for details.

2When properly equipped.

3With optional trailer hitch. Read Operator’s Manual before towing. In some states, aftermarket trailer brakes are required. See dealer for details.

4Requires Heavy Duty Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

5Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

6Towing requires the addition of the Acura accessory trailer hitch and hitch ball. Please see your Acura dealer for details. Added cargo weight in the vehicle may reduce max towing capacity, see Owners Guide for details.

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