2020 Hyundai Palisade vs 2020 Kia Telluride North Palm Hyundai - Hyundai Palisade vs Kia Telluride

Consumers have choices when it comes to getting a quality modern SUV at an exceptional value. Spearheading the campaign of 2022 SUV models that are already setting the next decade on fire are the Kia Telluride and the Hyundai Palisade. People are not only praising the list of convenient features that come standard but just how smoothly these SUVs drive. With two great choices, you might think that you can't really go wrong. But before you decide on which 2022 SUV is ultimately the best buy, we are going to do a side-by-side comparison of each. Keep reading to learn more on the design, performance, technology, and safety offered in both midsize SUVs.

2022 Hyundai Palisade vs 2022 Kia Telluride Specifications

2022 Hyundai Palisade SE FWD


2022 Kia Telluride LX FWD

$31,550*Estimated MSRP*$31,690*
3.8L V6Engine
3.8L V6
8-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive
Automatic Transmission With Overdrive (Standard)
Automatic Transmission8-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive
Automatic Transmission With Overdrive (Standard)
Seating for 8SeatingSeating for 8
44.1 inchesFront Row Legroom41.4 inches
 42.4 inchesSecond Row Legroom42.4 inches 
 31.4 inchesThird Row Legroom31.4 inches 
84 months / unlimited milesCorrosion Perforation Warranty60 months / 100,000 miles


Both Kia and Hyundai paid particularly close attention to detail when it came to designing the Telluride and Palisade, respectively. Both SUVs look strong thanks to their bold, wide stances. However, when you compare the two, the Telluride appears boxier with little to make the vehicle stand out. On the other hand, the Palisade presents itself as a modern vehicle with subtle touches like dual vertically stacked fog lamps residing just below the headlights. This is just one design element that aims to capture the attention of onlookers. Overall, the design of the Palisade feels more elegant than its Telluride counterpart.

Kia Telluride Design

Kia Telluride Design


When it comes to the performance of each SUV, you will be hard-pressed to find any major differences between the Telluride and Palisade. Both vehicles come equipped with 3.8L V6 engine with an 8-speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive. Furthermore, the Telluride and Palisade are not built with a truck frame but an unibody structure to make these cars a little quicker without sacrificing power. Both SUVs deliver 291-horsepower at 6,000 RPM and are capable of towing 5,000 pounds. All things considered, the Telluride and Palisade are practically twins when it comes to performance.


Some of the technology features that come standard on the Telluride LX include smart cruise control, auxiliary input, Bluetooth, easy rear folding seats, speed-sensitive audio volume control, and power windows and lift gate. The Palisade SE also has all of these features come standard and even includes a few other perks like Automatic Climate Control. With seating for 8 amongst the three rows, this tech is a helpful feature to help keep everybody comfortable inside the cabin. After breaking it down, these two SUVs once again have a lot of the same features but the Palisade offers just a little bit more.

Hyundai Palisade Interior Design & Technology

Hyundai Palisade Interior Design & Technology

Kia Telluride Interior Design & Technology

Kia Telluride Interior Design & Technology


Auto manufacturers Kia and Hyundai both went to great lengths to ensure that the Telluride and Palisade were designed to be incredibly safe. The Telluride LX offers Dual Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags, Rollover Sensor, and Anti-Lock Braking System. Similarly, the Palisade SE has this standard equipment along with Hyundai SmartSense. This safety technology is designed to completely surround you and the passengers inside the Palisade with Forward Collision Avoidance, Blind Spot Collision Avoidance, Driver Attention Warning, and more. Ultimately, both vehicles score extremely high on their safety ratings but the Palisade goes the extra mile by offering a suite of safety tech features.

Which SUV Are You Going With?

In considering which new SUV you should buy between the 2022 Kia Telluride LX and the 2022 Hyundai Palisade SE, the latter stands taller between the two. After considering the upgraded convenience features, safety technology, and overall design of the Palisade, it is a more luxurious SUV at a more cost-effective price. Furthermore, the warranty backs up the Palisade even more with its 10-year/100,000 miles assurance along with unlimited corrosion perforation miles. It is simply one of the best SUVs available and you should see so for yourself at North Palm Hyundai located in Lake Park, FL. Begin shopping for your brand-new Palisade below, and fill out our ePrice form to get your price quote on a specific Palisade. You can also click on a model to learn more and schedule a test drive. If you have any questions, call us and talk to a sales specialist at 888-231-0687.

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