Specs and pricing have been announced for the 2021 Hyundai Palisade which is available to order now from $60,000 plus on-road costs.
Hyundai’s largest SUV measures in at 4980mm long, 1975mm wide and 1750mm high. The wheelbase is 2900mm. For context, the Palisade is 210mm longer and 85mm wider than the Santa Fe.
At launch, Hyundai will offer two trim levels: the eight-seater Palisade and the range-topping Palisade Highlander which buyers can have in seven or eight-seat configurations.
Each grade will have a choice of powertrains beginning with a 217kW/355Nm 3.8-litre petrol V6 matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.
There’s also a 147kW/440Nm 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel unit, it’s also paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission but adds all-wheel drive.
Standard equipment includes alloy wheels, leather seat trim, a 10.25-inch infotainment touchscreen with satellite navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 12-speaker Infinity premium audio system, autonomous emergency braking, seven USB ports and 16 cupholders.
Scroll below for the full list of each grade’s equipment highlights.
The new Hyundai Palisade is available to order now.
2021 Hyundai Palisade pricing (excludes on-road costs):
Palisade petrol FWD – $60,000
Palisade diesel AWD – $64,000
Highlander petrol FWD – $71,000
Highlander diesel AWD – $75,000
2021 Hyundai Palisade equipment highlights:
Eight-seat configuration (2+3+3)
18-inch alloy wheels with full-size spare
10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Satellite navigation
LED daytime running lights
Roof rails
Leather-appointed seats and steering wheel (black)
16 cupholders
Infinity 12-speaker sound system
Tri-zone climate control
7.0-inch supervision cluster display
Keyless entry with push-button start
Power-adjustable driver’s seat
Shift-by-Wire transmission
Electrochromatic rear-view mirror
Selectable drive modes x 4
Roof-mounted air vents for all three rows
Autonomous emergency braking
Driver attention monitoring
Lane-keeping assist
Lane-following assist
Blind-spot monitoring and assist
Rear cross-traffic alert and assist
Adaptive cruise control with stop/go
High-beam assist
Rear occupant alert
Safe Exit Assist
Trailer Stability Assist
Tyre pressure monitoring
Front and rear parking sensors
Reversing camera
Palisade Highlander adds
Option of seven (2+2+3) or eight (2+3+3) seats
20-inch alloy wheels
Bi-LED headlights
LED tail-lights
Power tailgate
Nappa leather seats (Beige or Burgundy)
Dual sunroof
Head-up display
Rear door blinds
Driver memory function
Suede headliner
Heated and ventilated front and rear seats (rear ventilated seat for seven-seat models only)
Heated steering wheel
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