2020 Kia Telluride

2020 Kia Telluride

2020 Hyundai Palisade

2020 Hyundai Palisade

2020 Kia Telluride vs. 2020 Hyundai Palisade

2020 Kia Telluride


2020 Hyundai Palisade
8 passengers

Standard seating

8 passengers
3.8L V6 GDI


8 passengers
291 hp


291 hp
114.2 inches


114.2 inches
8-speed automatic


8-speed automatic
87 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Capacity

86.4 cubic feet

2020 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2020 Kia Telluride

In recent years, crossover vehicles have risen in popularity. Two, in particular, belong to Kia and its sister company, Hyundai. The 2020 Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade focus on interior space. However, they’re not equal when it comes to their features. The Kia Telluride has a more luxurious look like a Range Rover or Rolls-Royce. Whereas the Hyundai Palisade has a boxier style like a traditional full-size SUV. Let’s compare the Hyundai Palisade vs. Kia Telluride to find out which suits your family.

Palisade vs. Telluride: Trims & Pricing

Here’s a quick look at the new Telluride and Palisade trims:

  • 2020 Kia Telluride: LX, S, EX, and SX
  • 2020 Hyundai Palisade: SE, SEL, and Limited

The 2020 Kia Telluride has a starting MSRP of $31,890 for the LX trim, while the 2020 Hyundai Palisade has a starting MSRP of $31,775 for the SE trim.

Palisade vs. Telluride: Performance & Fuel Economy

These two crossover SUVs offer similar engines. Both come equipped with a 3.8L V6 engine that produces 291 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, both feature an 8-speed automatic transmission for smooth shifting, as well as a choice between front- and all-wheel drive. Equipped with their standard powertrains, both SUVs can tow up to 5,000 pounds. The Kia Telluride is slightly more efficient though:

  • 2020 Kia Telluride Fuel Economy: 20 mpg city/26 mpg highway
  • 2020 Hyundai Palisade Fuel Economy: 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway

Palisade vs. Telluride: Design & Features

The Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade have stunning exterior designs that reflect the style of their respective brands. The 2020 Hyundai Palisade sports the Hyundai drooping grille. As for the 2020 Kia Telluride, you will see the notable “Tiger’s Nose.” The Kia “Tiger’s Nose” is bigger, bolder, and outlined in chrome.  As three-row SUVs, both offer many of the same features, including Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an 8-inch central display, driver-selectable models, adaptive cruise control, and automatic headlights. There are some differences to note in terms of dimensions. Here’s a closer look:

2020 Kia Telluride Interior Dimensions

2020 Hyundai Palisade Interior Dimensions

  • Front Headroom: 40.7 inches
  • Rear Hip Room: 57.7 inches
  • Maximum Interior Cargo Volume: 86.4 cubic feet

Test Drive the 2020 Kia Telluride Today!

When you compare the Hyundai Palisade vs. Kia Telluride, it’s easy to see that the former is the more efficient and spacious vehicle. We’re confident that the 2020 Telluride will impress everyone who slips into the driver’s seat. Contact our team to schedule a Kia Telluride test drive near Carolina Beach and Jacksonville, and to find out what this SUV has to offer firsthand!

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