#318 2022 Genesis GV70 First Impressions; OEM Brakes vs. Aftermarket

published 1 month ago by Consumer Reports

On this episode we share our driving impressions of the 2022 Genesis GV70, and how it compares to its larger sibling the GV80, as well as others in the small luxury SUV segment. We also share a story about how a question from a Talking Cars viewer led to a change in the IIHS' ratings for the Mazda CX-5. Other topics include: how you can save money when getting brakes replaced at a dealership; if driving a car in Sport mode will wear out an engine faster; whether vehicle undercoating is worth the investment; and our experts suggest reliable, fun used 4x4 SUVs under 10k that are great for tackling rutted dirt roads.     ----------------------------------- Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!   From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!   We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at    Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify:      SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 00:00 - Introduction 00:31 - IIHS Ratings Adjustment on Mazda CX-5 Active Safety Systems 02:45 - Future SUV Classic Follow-up 08:05 - 2022 Genesis GV70 First Impressions 20:47 - Question #1: Should vehicle brakes be only serviced at the dealer? 26:30 - Question #2: Will driving in sport mode wear out the car’s engine prematurely?  27:23 - Question #3: Are vehicle undercoatings worth the investment or a waste of money? 31:05 - Question #4: What reliable, fun used 4x4 SUV under 10K is best suited for tackling rutted dirt roads?     ----------------------------------   First Drive: All-New 2022 Genesis GV70 SUV Delivers Comfort, Agility, and Luxury   Talking Cars 303: Driving the 2021 Genesis GV80   IIHS - 2021 Mazda CX-5   Guide to Rear-Seat Reminder Systems   Heatstroke Deaths of Children on Vehicles   How to Protect Your Car From Rodents   Guide to Car Safety How to Safely Work on Your Car at Home   Coronavirus Resource Hub     ----------------------------------- Check out   for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: 

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