When comparing the 2020 Hyundai PALISADE's and the 2020 Kia Telluride's specifications and ratings, The 2020 Kia Telluride has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, resale value and interior volume. The 2020 Hyundai PALISADE and 2020 Kia Telluride have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2020 Hyundai PALISADE's and the 2020 Kia Telluride's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Kia Telluride is a better car than the 2020 Hyundai PALISADE.
2020 Hyundai PALISADE vs. 2020 Kia Telluride Pricing
A used 2020 Hyundai PALISADE ranges from $27,899 to $42,520 while a used 2020 Kia Telluride is priced between $26,609 to $42,015.
2020 Hyundai PALISADE vs. 2020 Kia Telluride Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 Hyundai PALISADE loses 48.2 percent of its value and the 2020 Kia Telluride loses 47 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Kia Telluride retains 1.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 Hyundai PALISADE.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the 2020 Hyundai PALISADE and the 2020 Kia Telluride makes 291 horsepower. The PALISADE is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, while the Telluride is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon. Both have a highway range of 489 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the 2020 Kia Telluride has the advantage of offering more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2020 Hyundai PALISADE and 2020 Kia Telluride are comparable in regards to front leg room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2020 Hyundai PALISADE and the 2020 Kia Telluride have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.
The Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride 3-row midsize crossover SUVs debuted for
the 2020 model year, both manufactured by Hyundai Motor Group and sharing
the same vehicle platform. As such, the two SUVs share much of their mechanical
DNA, including engines, transmissions, and all-wheel-drive systems. Surprisingly,
though, they have unique driving characteristics. The Palisade’s ride and handling
is slightly firmer than the Telluride, and the former feels a little more connected
to the road. The Telluride, on the other hand, has a softer, slightly more forgiving
ride. Another area in which the Palisade and Telluride diverge is exterior styling.
The Hyundai presents a softer, curvier look, while the Telluride is more squared
off and rugged. Both vehicles are priced similarly, but the Palisade’s top trim level
costs more than the most expensive Telluride. Despite their minor differences,
the Palisade and Telluride offer exceptional value, a comprehensive list of
standard equipment, and outstanding warranties.