The most popular SUVs on the market today go head to head in a comparison to win the title of which SUV is best for you! Both the 2020 Hyundai Palisade and the 2020 Kia Telluride are new SUVs on the market and both are great options for any family looking to upgrade. With two great options to choose from, you may feel a little stuck on which SUV is best for you. We are going to lay out all the facts and an unbiased review to help make your decision a little easier.
The Telluride and Palisade are both great SUVs with very similar MSRP prices. The 2020 Palisade starts at $31,550 while the 2020 Telluride starts at $31,690. For the most part they are very similar in features and technology. To name a few:
- 3.8L V6 engine
- 291 HP
- 19(20) / 26 MPG
- Standard: 8” touchscreen display
- Towing up to 5,000 lbs
- 7-8 passenger seating
- One-touch folding 2nd row seats
- 2nd row bench or captains chairs
- Driver talk in-car intercom
- Heads up display
Telluride VS Palisade: Exterior
Let’s talk about what makes the two SUVs different from each other. The most notable, and sometimes the biggest reason that buyers may choose one of the other is the styling of the Palisade and the Telluride.
The Telluride has a boxy exterior styling with rectangular headlights and the signature tiger nose grille. The Telluride comes in a variety of paint colors that are modern and different than what you may be use to from buying vehicles in the past. The colors include: dark moss, everlasting silver, ebony black, snow white pearl, gravity grey, and black cooper. With the highest trim on the Telluride, you will also have a variety of leather colors to choose from, nine to be exact.
On the other hand, the Palisade has smoother, rounder lines that make up the exterior design of the SUV. In contrast to the Telluride, the Palisade has LED blade headlights that form an almost “C” shape. Just like the Telluride, the Palisade comes with modern paint color options such as: hyper white, lagoon silver, rainforest, steel graphite, sierra burgundy, moonlight cloud, and becketts black. Unlike the Telluride, the Palisade comes with 6 interiors to choose from.
Telluride VS Palisade: Interior
The interiors of the Telluride and Palisade are vastly difference. Let’s begin with the Telluride’s interior.
On the inside of the Telluride you will get the following features that are unique to the Telluride:
- Wood trim (optional)
- Standard gear shift
- Standard Kia touchscreen that extends away from the dash board
On the inside of the Palisade, you will get the following features that are unique to the Palisade:
- Digital cluster display
- Touchscreen integrated into the dashboard
- Hide-able storage
- Push button shifting
- USB ports integrated into the seats
Telluride VS Palisade: Trim Comparisons
Now, let’s break the trims down in both the 2020 Telluride and Palisade. Below is a graph displaying each trim level for the Telluride.
Below is a graph displaying each trim level for the Palisade.
In conclusion, you can see that the Telluride and Palisade are both great SUVs to choose from and are very similar in price and the necessities. What it ultimately comes down to is your preference in styling and the features unique to each SUV to fit your lifestyle. For an even further in-depth look at the Telluride and Palisade, check out our Telluride review and Palisade review.
Come and take a closer look at the 2020 Kia Telluride for sale at McGrath Kia or the 2020 Hyundai Palisade for sale at either of our McGrath Hyundai locations. We would be happy to help you find the best SUV for you and your family.
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