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Hyundai Palisade

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Overview of the Hyundai Palisade

Learn about the Hyundai Palisade

Summary

The Hyundai Palisade is a full-size SUV that replaced the XL version of Hyundai’s Santa Fe for the 2020 release year. The new model exudes styling, versatility and comfort while also bringing space and safety to the mix. With four trim packages available including a choice of seating layouts, you’re sure to find the perfect option to suit your family’s unique lifestyle. This SUV brings all the latest safety features in the industry as well as top-of-the-line entertainment specs, making the Hyundai Palisade an excellent choice for an SUV in its class.

Safety

Each trim package of the Hyundai Palisade comes with its own wealth of safety specs for both front and backseat passengers, as well as advanced driver assistance systems to keep you alert of danger while driving. Safety highlights include:

  • Rear Occupant Alert – to warn you if a passenger has been left in the back seat after locking
  • Blind Spot Assist – to alert you of any vehicles coming up behind you
  • Lane Follow Assist – to keep you safely in your lane

Interior

The Hyundai Palisade can seat eight passengers, except for the Luxury trim, which seats seven. Even the most basic trim line offers a wealth of high-end features designed to make your ride as comfortable as possible. On the lower trim line, you can expect to find heated front seats and a heated steering wheel. Moving up to higher trim lines, added comforts such as quilted Nappa leather upholstery and a driver's integrated memory system (IMS) for the optimum seating and mirror positions become standard.

Technology

Combined with a robust safety package, the list of gadgets and technological features seems endless. These specs are designed to keep you safe, entertained and informed. Even the basic trim line has plenty to offer tech-savvy passengers, such as:

  • 7 USB Ports
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Rear view camera
  • Digital display audio system
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Heads-up display is added to the Ultimate trim line, which allows the driver to see essential trip information projected on their windshield.

Space

The mid-size Hyundai Palisade SUV offers generous cargo and passenger space. The Essential, Preferred and Luxury trim lines can seat up to eight passengers very comfortably, while the Ultimate trim line is designed for seven. With more available legroom in the second row, taller passengers may find this section more comfortable. While the trunk offers ample room for all your gear, you can find extra storage beneath the cargo floor. The rear row is completely foldable for when you need extra storage in the trunk area.

Comfort

The Hyundai Palisade 2020 is a sleek ride, with effortless handling and a steady grip on the road while making those sharp turns. With its 3.8 L engine, you have quick acceleration when you need it and a silky-smooth ride for those long-haul journeys. Different driving modes are available to help you navigate through any type of weather. With an eight-speed automatic transmission and Hyundai's SHIFTRONIC manual shift mode, the Hyundai Palisade is both fun and powerful.

Pros and cons of the Hyundai Palisade

  • Luxury interior
  • Excellent value compared to competitors
  • Long list of safety and technical features
  • Noisy gear change on hills
  • Expensive at the gas pump
  • A bit slow on acceleration
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Hyundai Palisade

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Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags7 - 8Number of airbags depend on trim choice

Specifications of the Hyundai Palisade

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats7 - 8
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption11.9 - 12.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption8.8 - 9.6 L/100km
  • Width1975 mm
  • Length4980 mm
  • Trunk space509 L
  • Cargo space2447 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Hyundai Palisade

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Hyundai Palisade 2020 - present is available in 5 trims:

Essential trim features and specs

Available across all trims:
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Emergency wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Power steering
Available with the Essential trim:
  • Four-wheel drive (optional)
  • LED headlights (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • High-beam assist
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Short wheel base
  • Standard roof
Available with the Essential trim:
  • Front-wheel drive
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Lane departure warning
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available across all trims:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Electric tailgate
  • HDMI port for rear passengers
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Essential trim:
3.8 L - Gas - 291 hp
City consumption:11.9 - 12.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:8.8 - 9.6 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:641 - 676 km

Preferred trim features and specs

Available with the Preferred trim:
  • 3 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
Available across all trims:
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Emergency wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Power steering
Available with the Preferred trim:
  • Four-wheel drive
  • LED headlights (optional)
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • High-beam assist
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Short wheel base
  • Standard roof
Available with the Preferred trim:
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Overtaking sensors
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Lane departure warning
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Preferred trim:
  • Keyless entry
Available across all trims:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Electric tailgate
  • HDMI port for rear passengers
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Preferred trim:
3.8 L - Gas - 291 hp
City consumption:12.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:9.6 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:641 km

Luxury trim features and specs

Available with the Luxury trim:
  • 3 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
Available across all trims:
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Emergency wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Power steering
Available with the Luxury trim:
  • Four-wheel drive
  • LED headlights
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • High-beam assist
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Short wheel base
  • Standard roof
Available with the Luxury trim:
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Emergency call system
  • Overtaking sensors
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Lane departure warning
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Luxury trim:
  • 360 degree camera
  • Digital radio
  • Front sensors
  • Front view camera
  • Keyless entry
  • Navigation system
  • Side sensors
Available across all trims:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Electric tailgate
  • HDMI port for rear passengers
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Luxury trim:
3.8 L - Gas - 291 hp
City consumption:12.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:9.6 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:641 km

Ultimate trim features and specs

Available with the Ultimate trim:
  • 3 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Ventilated rear seats
Available across all trims:
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Emergency wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Power steering
Available with the Ultimate trim:
  • Four-wheel drive
  • LED headlights
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • High-beam assist
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Short wheel base
  • Standard roof
Available with the Ultimate trim:
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Emergency call system
  • Overtaking sensors
  • Rain sensor
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Lane departure warning
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Ultimate trim:
  • 360 degree camera
  • Digital radio
  • Front sensors
  • Front view camera
  • Keyless entry
  • Navigation system
  • Side sensors
  • Wireless charging pad/mat
Available across all trims:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Electric tailgate
  • HDMI port for rear passengers
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Ultimate trim:
3.8 L - Gas - 291 hp
City consumption:12.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:9.6 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:641 km

Ultimate Calligraphy trim features and specs

Available with the Ultimate Calligraphy trim:
  • 3 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Ventilated rear seats
Available across all trims:
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Electric windows
  • Emergency wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Power steering
Available with the Ultimate Calligraphy trim:
  • Four-wheel drive
  • LED headlights
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • High-beam assist
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Short wheel base
  • Standard roof
Available with the Ultimate Calligraphy trim:
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Emergency call system
  • Overtaking sensors
  • Rain sensor
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Lane departure warning
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Ultimate Calligraphy trim:
  • 360 degree camera
  • Digital radio
  • Front sensors
  • Front view camera
  • Keyless entry
  • Navigation system
  • Side sensors
  • Wireless charging pad/mat
Available across all trims:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Electric tailgate
  • HDMI port for rear passengers
  • Hill start assist
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen
  • USB port for front passengers
1 engine is available with the Ultimate Calligraphy trim:
3.8 L - Gas - 291 hp
City consumption:12.3 L/100km
Highway consumption:9.6 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:641 km

Frequently asked questions about the Hyundai Palisade

The manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of the Hyundai Palisade starts at $38,699 for the Essential trim and up to $54,199 for the Ultimate trim.

While it can still fit up to eight passengers, Hyundai Palisade is considered a mid-size SUV, which makes it more efficient and less expensive to drive.

The Hyundai Palisade has been compared to the Honda Pilot in terms of space, interior and design.

These two SUVs share similar specs, such as the V6 engine, 8-speed transmission and towing capacity. The Kia Telluride.

The Hyundai Palisade's towing capacity is up to 5,000 lbs, with independent trailer brakes or up to 1,650 lbs without independent trailer brakes.