Hyundai Palisade Versus the Competition

Comparing the Hyundai Palisade to the Kia Telluride

When the time comes to take your family on your next vacation, you want to make sure the SUV taking you there is worth your while. Not only do you want something powerful and comfortable and loaded with great features. The Hyundai Palisade perfectly fits the bill as a near-perfect crossover to take you on your adventures. But it isn't the only family-friendly, three-row SUV available to get you down the roads of Freehold, Toms River, and beyond. The new Kia Telluride is proving to be a worthy competitor. Circle Hyundai wants to help you out by comparing these two models to help you make the right choice for you and your family.


This could make or break an SUV for many drivers. In many areas, you will see one model or the other have a clear edge. However, this category, there appears to be a push. However, neither will leave you wanting more. Both the Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride are equipped with a 3.8-liter V6 engine with an eight-speed automatic transmission, capable of turning out 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. The difference comes in its handling. The Hyundai Palisade feels firm and confident as you take on the twist and turns of the road. The Telluride rides smooth but isn't as agile as the Palisade.


Once you sit inside the Hyundai, you know you are in for something special. It provides a luxurious driving experience, with premium materials and advanced features taking center stage. A 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster brings your driver information into the current century, A gear selector replaces the traditional shifter, to give you a more open feel in the cabin, and even gives you more storage opportunities. The Kia Telluride also shows off quality materials but lacks some of the advanced technology you'll find in the Palisade.

Both models give you room for as many as eight passengers, or seven when you opt for the second-row captain's chairs. Where the Palisade makes its mark, is the intangibles. The power-folding third-row makes stowing your cargo even easier.


The Hyundai Palisade comes fully-loaded with plenty of great infotainment and safety technology your family is sure to love. Every Palisade comes equipped with an eight-inch infotainment touchscreen, with connectivity to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and five USB ports. The available 10.25-inch touchscreen brings your navigation and apps to life with dynamic clarity.

When it comes to your safety, you'll find the driver-assist features will keep you protected. With rear parking sensors, Smart Cruise Control, and pedestrian detection among the list of standard features, you know your Palisade is looking out for you. It is supported by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which named the 2020 Palisade a Top Safety Pick. The Kia Telluride comes with many of the same features.

Discover the Difference

When it comes down to it, you'll find the Hyundai Palisade comes with everything you want in an elegant SUV. You'll also find it checks in about $5,000 less than the Kia Telluride. Which can make a big difference for some families. All of the luxury you want for a great value. It may be time to discover the Hyundai Palisade at Circle Hyundai.

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