The 2022 Hyundai Palisade offers a luxury experience, with a generous number of features available as standard and a roomy and comfortable interior. It shares a platform with the high-class 2022 Kia Telluride, which separates itself from other three-row SUVs with its luxurious design and powerful engine.

The 2022 Kia Telluride fulfills its aim as a family-friendly vehicle while providing an array of luxurious features, from the handsome and stylish exterior to the high-quality interior design. It is fitted with a plethora of active safety features and a robust infotainment system.

It is often compared to the 2022 Hyundai Palisade as they share the same platform. The Palisade is generously equipped, offering comfort and convenience with a hint of luxuriousness. It also has a wide range of standard features and easy-to-use dashboard controls.

Let’s compare the 2022 Kia Telluride and 2022 Hyundai Palisade.


Engine Power

The 2022 Kia Telluride and 2022 Hyundai Palisade are powered by the same regular unleaded V-6 engines, with 291 horsepower and 262 pounds of torque. Their engines are combined with eight-speed automatic transmission and can tow up to 5000 pounds. The Telluride offers 8.0 inches of ground clearance, while the Palisade is set at 7.9 inches.

The Kia Telluride offers precise steering and topnotch brakes, and the handling is on the firm side for a smooth ride. It also comes with self-leveling rear air suspension and offers an all-around off-roading experience.

On the other hand, the Hyundai Palisade comes with a standard front-wheel drive while all-wheel drive is optional. Its transmission can also be shifted manually with the mounted paddles on the steering wheel. All vehicles in the series come standard with trailer pre-wiring, robust transmission cooler and sway control.

Fuel Economy

The 2022 Kia Telluride and 2022 Hyundai Palisade have the same fuel economy ratings for all-wheel drive, set at 19 mpg for the city and 24 mpg for the highway. As for the front-wheel drive, the highway ratings are the same at 26 mpg, while the city ratings are 20 mpg and 19 mpg respectively.


Infotainment and Technology

Although both the 2022 Hyundai Palisade and 2022 Kia Telluride have the same 10.3-inch touchscreen with popular content, their content, technology and design differ in diverse ways. The SE and SEL Palisade trims have standard 8.0-inch touchscreens, with the 10.3-inch for higher trims. They also come standard with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

The Tellurides have other features like the Driver Talk on the higher trims that allows the driver to communicate to those at the back seats, numerous power points.

On the Palisades, you get navigation and SiriusXM satellite radio, which can be operated by physical knobs and buttons. It can also be connected to the Blue Link app from Hyundai, which allows you to open, lock and start it remotely through Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.


In terms of the warranty, the Hyundai Palisade does way better than the Kia Telluride because it offers complimentary maintenance for three years or 36,000 miles.

Apart from this, the limited and powertrain warranty coverages are the same. The limited warranty covers five years or 60,000 miles while the powertrain warranty coverage is ten years or 100,000 miles.


The 2022 Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade have similar starting prices for the lowest trim, while the highest trims are about $4,000 apart based on the recommended prices. They also have the same number of trims, which is four.

The Kia Telluride is between $34,015 and $43,915 from the LX to the SX, offering you flashy features and top technology at great prices. On the other hand, the 2022 Hyundai Palisade goes from $34,375 to $47,915 with similar tech features, driver assistance and other nifty additions.


It’s quite difficult to decide which is better or which you might prefer between the 2022 Kia Telluride and 2022 Hyundai Palisade because they are pretty similar and even share the same platforms. Even the price ranges and warranties are similar too, so you can set the same budget for the two vehicles.

Despite this, they are different in their distinct ways, as the Kia Telluride offers more technology and luxurious features than the Hyundai Palisade, so you can pick the former if that’s what you’re looking for.

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