In comparing the Hyundai PALISADE's and the Kia Telluride's specifications and ratings, The Kia Telluride has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, resale value and interior volume. The Hyundai PALISADE and Kia Telluride have the same fuel efficiency base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai PALISADE's and the Kia Telluride's specifications and ratings, the Kia Telluride is a better car than the Hyundai PALISADE.
Hyundai PALISADE vs. Kia Telluride Pricing
A used 2024 Hyundai PALISADE ranges from $44,233 to $56,294 while a used 2024 Kia Telluride is priced between $42,066 to $58,497. For a new model, the Hyundai PALISADE's price is between $43,621 and $55,893, with the Kia Telluride priced between $40,076 and $56,953.
Hyundai PALISADE vs. Kia Telluride Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Hyundai PALISADE loses 48.2 percent of its value and the Kia Telluride loses 47 percent of its value. This means the Kia Telluride retains 1.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Hyundai PALISADE.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the Hyundai PALISADE and the Kia Telluride makes 291 horsepower. Both the PALISADE and the Telluride are rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 489 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the Kia Telluride has the advantage of offering more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Hyundai PALISADE has the advantage in the area of front leg room. The Hyundai PALISADE and Kia Telluride are comparable in regards to rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Hyundai PALISADE and the 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.