Although the 2021 Palisade shares a belvedere with the Kia Telluride, the Hyundai’s audible administration cleverly carves out its own niche. That allows it to address to a altered subset of the SUV-buying accessible while alms abundant of what we like about the Telluride, including a smooth-running powertrain, ample cabin, and composed on-road demeanor. The Palisade takes a added flush approach, with its top trims alms about Genesis-like levels of abundance and refinement. Along the way, its cheaper value-minded trims still action a acceptable set of accessibility and infotainment appearance fabricated to clothing the avant-garde family. Its continued assurance advantage and accepted driver-assistance tech are yet two added affidavit to accept the Palisade at the top of your arcade list.
For its abutting trick, Hyundai will about-face its already comfortable Palisade SUV into an alike added flush three-rower with the accession of the top-spec Calligraphy trim for 2021. The Calligraphy archetypal adds different exoteric lighting elements, boldly-designed 20-inch wheels, a audible grille finish, and accepted all-wheel drive. Inside, buyers of the added archetypal will apprehension a faux-suede headliner, quilted-leather upholstery on the doors and seats, and a perforated covering blanket on the council wheel. What isn’t included is the executive-level additional row seats with the dual-screen ball arrangement that’s allotment of the Calligraphy amalgamation in Hyundai’s home bazaar of Korea. Elsewhere in the lineup, the beyond 10.3-inch infotainment display, in-dash navigation, SiriusXM accessory radio, the in-car intercom, and a semi-autonomous active approach accept all been formed into the mid-range SEL’s Premium package. All models now appear with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, LED headlights, and HD radio.
Our Palisade of best would be the mid-range SEL with the Premium package. All-wheel drive costs $1700, but consumers in added abstemious climates could abandon this choice. With the Premium package, our SEL Palisade slides in aloof beneath $40,000. still offers abundant of the SUV’s best tech and affluence features, including the beyond 10.3-inch infotainment system, in-dash navigation, and Hyundai’s semi-autonomous active mode. If you’re because activity with an all-wheel drive adaptation of the Limited—which comes accurately able with nappa covering basement surfaces, acrimonious and aerial aboriginal and additional rows, a 12-speaker Harman/Kardon audio system, aloof to name a few items—we advance demography a attending instead at the top-level Calligraphy, which costs alone $925 added and comes accepted with all-wheel drive.
The Palisade is powered by a 3.8-liter V-6. Coupled to an eight-speed automated transmission, the engine’s 291 appliance is able for this application. The Palisade’s chiral can be manually confused with steering-wheel-mounted paddles. The gearbox accouterment calmly on its own, but there’s some active ambiguity of the ratios back aggressive hills. Front-wheel drive is standard, while all-wheel drive is alternative on SE, SEL, and Limited trim levels; it’s accepted on the range-topping Calligraphy. All Palisades appear accepted with a able-bodied chiral cooler, bivouac pre-wiring and amplitude control, and can tow up to 5000 pounds back able with the dealer-installed bivouac hitch. We activated an all-wheel-drive SEL and it delivered adequate—if unexceptional—test after-effects at our analysis track. In our testing, the Palisade went from aught to 60 mph in 6.9 abnormal and the Palisade bare 182 anxiety to stop from 70 mph. It accepted to be hardly quicker than the Telluride but slower than the Chevy Traverse.
According to the EPA, the front-wheel-drive Palisade achieves a appraisement of 19 mpg burghal and 26 mpg highway. Back able with all-wheel drive, the Palisade gets 19 burghal and 24 mpg highway. In our 200-mile artery analysis route, our all-wheel-drive SEL archetypal managed aloof 23 of its claimed 24 mpg rating.
There’s allowance for up to eight cartage in the SE and SEL trims, seven in the Limited and Calligraphy, and there’s affluence of amplitude in all three rows for their occupants. The additional row appearance a one-touch button to move the bench avant-garde for accessible admission to the third row. Babble from the alley is suppressed; however, a ample bulk of wind babble penetrates the doors. With the second- and third-row seats folded, adeptness operation is alternative on the SEL and accepted on Limited. Cargo aggregate abaft the avant-garde seats is 86 cubic feet, which fit 33 attache accoutrements in our testing. With the additional row in the cocked position and the third row folded, there is 46 cubic feet. With the third-row in use, the aggregate shrinks to a bashful 18 cubes. Underneath the amount floor, there is affluence of allowance to abundance addled or wet items. The cubbies in the doors are tight, but there is reasonable accumulator aural and beneath the floating-bridge centermost console.
An 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment affectation with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Bluetooth connectivity is accepted on SE and SEL trims. A acknowledging and automated 10.3-inch affectation rendered with aciculate resolution—optional on the SEL and accepted with the Limited and Calligraphy—offers aeronautics and SiriusXM accessory radio. Both systems additionally can be operated by concrete knobs and buttons. Up to seven USB ports can be optioned as able-bodied as the adeptness to affix two Bluetooth accessories simultaneously. Back able with Hyundai’s Blue Link app service, the Palisade can be bound and apart as able-bodied as started accidentally through Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
The National Artery Traffic Assurance Administration (NHTSA) has accustomed the Palisade a best assurance appraisement and the Insurance Institute for Artery Assurance (IIHS) has called it a Top Assurance Pick . On top of the accepted assurance equipment, about every avant-garde assurance arrangement can be added as the trim levels progress. Key assurance appearance include:
Hyundai’s assurance is one of the best in the business, accent by the 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain advantage for the aboriginal buyer of the vehicle. The aggregation additionally now offers adulatory appointed aliment that bests boilerplate rivals such as Toyota.
2020 Hyundai Palisade
VEHICLE TYPE front-engine, front- or all-wheel-drive, 7- or 8-passenger, 4-door hatchback
BASE PRICES SE, $32,595; SEL, $35,545; Limited, $45,745
ENGINE TYPE DOHC 24-valve Atkinson-capable V-6, aluminum block and heads, absolute ammunition injection
Displacement 231 cu in, 3778 ccPower 291 hp @ 6000 rpmTorque 262 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
TRANSMISSION 8-speed automated with chiral alive mode
DIMENSIONS Wheelbase: 114.2 inLength: 196.1 inWidth: 77.8 inHeight: 68.9 inPassenger volume: 154–160 cu ftCargo volume: 18 cu ftCurb weight: 4200–4500 lb
PERFORMANCE (C/D EST) Aught to 60 mph: 7.2–7.4 secZero to 100 mph: 17.5–17.8 secStanding ¼-mile: 15.6–15.8 secTop speed: 130 mph
EPA FUEL ECONOMY Combined/city/highway: 21–22/19/24–26 mpg
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