Hyundai Palisade SUV Breaks Cover At 2018 LA Auto Show

Hyundai Palisade Specifications

The Hyundai Palisade will be first launched in the US market in the summer of 2019.

The 2020 Hyundai Palisade the new flagship premium three-row SUV from the South Korean carmaker has finally broken cover at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Based on an all-new chassis, the 8-seater SUV is claimed to offer “new levels of all-road, all-weather capability, technology, safety, roominess and efficiency, all packaged in cutting-edge design”. Read – BTS Appointed As Global Ambassador For Hyundai Palisade SUV

Hyundai’s Ulsan-based facility in Korea will serve as production hub for the Palisade. The SUV will be first launched in the US market in the summer of 2019. Once launched, it will take head-to-head against multiple cars including Nissan Pathfinder, Ford Expolrer and Toyota Explorer. As of now, the carmaker has no plan to bring in the Hyundai Palisade in the Indian market.

Hyundai Palisade Picture Gallery

Exterior design and styling seems to be inspired by the HDC-2 Grandmaster concept. Though, the carmaker has toned it down and made some practical changes. Upfront, the Hyundai Palisade SUV features LED headlamps with two vertically stacked projector elements and extended hood.

Styling bits such as LED turn-signal mirrors, bold C-pillars, large 20inch alloy wheels with 245/50 tyres, panoramic rear glass and vertical LED rear taillamp design further add to its muscular appearance. The SUV has a low drag coefficient(0.33), thanks to its rear spoiler side garnish, a fast A-pillar angle, aero underside panels, rear wheel aero defectors and an optimized front cooling area with an extended internal air guide.

Hyundai Palisade Interior

Hyundai’s new flagship SUV has been loaded with a range of high-end features including a dashboard integrated 12.3-inch touchscreen, Hyundai’s latest navigation system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a class-exclusive Blind View Monitor, a 10.25-inch touchscreen display, two sunroofs, shift-by-wire system and Infinity audio system with QuantumLogic Surround Sound technology and Clari-Fi. Read – New Generation Hyundai Creta To Get 7-Seats & New Engines

The premium, quilted Nappa leather seat upholstery, woodgrin trim on instrument panel, One-Touch second row seat, third row with power folding/unfolding and reclining seats and second row’s captain’s chairs with ventilated seating surfaces further enhance its comfort quotient. Check Out – Upcoming Hyundai Cars In India

For power, the Hyundai Palisade will make uses of a 3.8-liter V6 direct injected petrol engine pushing out a peak power of 291bhp at 6,000rpm and a peak torque of 355Nm at 5,000rpm. Delivering power to the wheels is an 8-speed automatic gearbox with a multi-plate torque converter. The SUV will come with both two-wheel-drive (2WD) and HTRAC four-wheel-drive (4WD) options.

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