March 17

Car Comparison: 2022 Hyundai Palisade vs 2022 Kia Telluride

Comparing vehicles can be an important part of deciding which is best for you. When you look at a vehicle, you might compare how they look, how they perform, their entertainment features, and how much space they have inside. Each of these factors matters for choosing your next vehicle.

2022 Hyundai Palisade Versus 2022 Kia Telluride

If you’re preparing to buy a vehicle, you may be at a point where you want to make comparisons between two of them. The 2022 Hyundai Palisade and the 2022 Kia Telluride are two SUVs you may consider. Each has its own strengths and weaknesses compared to the other, but when it comes down to it, which vehicle is better?

Seating

2022 Kia Telluride 2nd and 3rd Row Seating

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The 2022 Hyundai Palisade comes with three rows of cloth-covered seating: the front, the middle, and the back. You can fold the seats in the back two rows into a 60 degrees, 40 degrees, or flat position. You can also adjust all headrests within the vehicle to fit them to your needs. The front row of seats has headroom of 40.7 inches, and 44.1 inches of legroom. The second row of seats has 40.1 inches of headroom and 42.4 inches of legroom. Finally, the third row of seats has 37.8 inches of headroom, and 31.4 inches of legroom.

The 2022 Kia Telluride comes with three rows of SynTex-covered seating: the front, the middle, and the back. You can fold the seats in the back rows into 60 degrees, 40 degrees, or flat positions. Unlike the Hyundai Palisade, you can only adjust the headrests for the first and second rows. The front seats have 40.9 inches of headroom, and 41.4 inches of legroom. The second row of seats has 40.2 inches of headroom, and 42.4 inches of legroom. Finally, the third row of seats has 38.1 inches of headroom, and 31.4 inches of legroom.

Cargo Space

2022 Hyundai Palisade Interior Cargo Space

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The 2022 Hyundai Palisade comes with 86.4 cubic feet of storage space behind the front row of seats, 45.8 cubic feet of space behind the second row of seats, and 18 cubic feet of storage space behind the third row of seats. The 2022 Kia Telluride comes with 87 cubic feet of storage behind the front row of seats, 46 cubic feet of space behind the second row, and 21 cubic feet of space behind the third row of space. This means the Kia Telluride has more storage room on the interior of the vehicle than the Hyundai Palisade.

Engine Specifications

The 2022 Hyundai Palisade comes with a 3.8-liter 6 cylinder V6 engine. It can output a maximum of 291 horsepower at 6000 rotations per minute and has 262 foot-pounds of torque at 5200 rotations per minute. Connected to the engine is its gasoline direct injection fuel system, which powers the standard front-wheel-drive system. The Hyundai Palisade comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission and a transmission cooler to keep your vehicle running longer.

The 2022 Kia Telluride also comes with a 3.8-liter 6 cylinder V6 engine. Like the Hyundai Palisade, the Kia Telluride can output a maximum of 291 horsepower at 6000 rotations per minute, and the same amount of torque at 262 foot-pounds at 5200 rotations per minute. The Kia Telluride also has a gasoline direct injection fuel system, an 8-speed automatic transmission to power its front-wheel or its all-wheel-drive systems. Together, the two vehicles output the same amount of power and either can meet your needs for driving.

Entertainment Features

2022 Hyundai Palisade Entertainment System

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For entertainment features, the 2022 Kia Telluride has both more features than the 2022 Hyundai Palisade and higher quality for the features it includes. The Kia Telluride comes with the capability to support wireless devices with Bluetooth, multiple charging ports for your smartphone and tablets, and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls for your six-speaker audio system. In the front console, there is a 10.25-inch touchscreen display, which you can use for navigation, listening to the radio, or connecting your smart devices to tailor your entertainment experience.

The 2022 Hyundai Palisade comes with an eight-inch touchscreen which you can use to adjust your audio system. Like the Kia Telluride, the Hyundai Palisade comes with six charging ports, all of which are USB devices. There are three in the first row, two in the second row, and one in the third row of seats. The Hyundai Palisade also comes with Bluetooth connectivity for your compatible devices. Overall, the 2022 Kia Telluride offers higher quality, luxury, and more entertainment options than the 2022 Hyundai Palisade.

Performance

In the performance category, the vehicles are similar. They both have an 18.8-gallon fuel tank capacity, meaning they can drive long distances before refueling for similar vehicles in their class. The Hyundai Palisade can get 19 miles to the gallon in the city, 26 miles to the gallon on the highway, and 22 miles to the gallon in combined city and highway driving with its standard front-wheel-drive system.

2022 Kia Telluride in Green

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Similarly, the Kia Telluride can get 20 miles to the gallon in the city, 26 miles to the gallon on the highway, and 23 miles to the gallon in combined city and highway driving with its front-wheel-drive system. This means that in most situations, the Kia Telluride can go further than the Hyundai Palisade with the same amount of fuel.

Trims

2022 Hyundai Palisade in blue

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Both vehicles come in four trims, with each one adding more features than the base vehicle. For the 2022 Hyundai Palisade, it comes in: the standard SE, the SEL, which is a lighter-weight vehicle with one less seat, the Limited edition, and the Calligraphy, which combines utility and luxury. The 2022 Kia Telluride comes in: the standard LX, the S, which includes a sunroof, the EX, which includes a sunroof and sound-absorbing glass, and the SX which comes with Kia’s premium features to help you drive in comfort, luxury, and style while maximizing utility.

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