Did the 2023 Hyundai Palisade Just Get Cooler?

How cool can a family-sized three-row SUV be? It can be pretty cool if that vehicle is the new 2023 Hyundai Palisade SUV. This square but not too square SUV showed up and took the world by storm. Along with its corporate cousin, Kia Telluride, the Palisade quickly became one of the hottest SUVs in the market. A new version for the 2023 model year brings an impressive cool factor to the three-row SUV class.

The third row of the 2023 Hyundai Palisade brings more comfort

The Third-Row Seats in the 2023 Palisade are heated for more comfort
Third-Row Seats 2023 Palisade | Hyundai

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The seating configuration of this Hyundai SUV delivers enough room for two adults to sit in the third row. On cold mornings, passengers hate this row because the seats aren’t heated. That changes in the 2023 version, which offers a set of heated third-row seats to ensure everyone is comfortable.

This SUV shows off its bright new smile

Large Chrome Front Grille 2023 Hyundai Palisade
Large Chrome Front Grille 2023 Hyundai Palisade | Hyundai

The front grille and nose area of the 2023 Hyundai Palisade SUV are incredibly detailed and attractive. You’ll see a chunky grille that almost looks like this SUV is showing off its teeth. The headlights, located far to the outside, give plenty of room to show those pearly whites, or in this case, chromes.

Useful towing for tons of family fun

This 2023 Palisade SUV is Towing a boat
2023 Palisade SUV Towing | Hyundai

Select the HTRAC AWD system for the Palisade and add the new tow mode to the mix. This allows you to pull a trailer or boat with ease. How much can the Palisade tow? This Hyundai SUV can pull up to 5,000 pounds. That might not be truck-like, but it’s enough to handle a medium boat or trailer filled with camping gear.

The driver’s seat keeps you comfortably alert in the Hyundai Palisade

The Ergo Motion Driver's Seat keeps you alert while driving the Palisade
Ergo Motion Driver’s Seat | Hyundai

Drivers need to stay alert, but they should also be comfortable. Thankfully, the 2023 Palisade SUV delivers both. The Ergo Motion seats work like massaging seats with air cells to raise and lower the pressure and keep you comfortable and alert. This seat even helps correct your posture while driving.

The 2023 Hyundai Palisade SUV knows your settings

The Dashboard Area 2023 Hyundai Palisade SUV can store your settings remotely
Dashboard Area 2023 Hyundai Palisade SUV | Hyundai

Connected car services have taken the old memory functions and given them a new life. The Hyundai Bluelink system stores your driver settings in the cloud to allow you remote access. These settings include:

  • Radio presets
  • Power seat location
  • Mirrors
  • Steering wheel location

More than one driver can have settings, which means your teen can have their radio settings, and you have yours. No more fighting over the presets in this Hyundai SUV.

What color will the 2023 Palisade come in?

This 2023 Hyundai Palisade SUV is one cool customer
2023 Hyundai Palisade | Hyundai

The 2023 Hyundai Palisade SUV comes in:

  • Abyss Black
  • Hyper White
  • Steel Graphite
  • Sierra Burgundy
  • Typhoon Silver
  • Moonlight Cloud
  • Robust Emerald

Is the Hyundai Palisade a good buy?

Yes, the Hyundai Palisade is a good SUV to buy. U. S. News and World Report praises the V6 power offered that delivers plenty of acceleration and strength on the road. This SUV rides smoothly over rough pavement and is an easy vehicle to drive, even though it is pretty big. The Palisade delivers a luxury-like feeling inside when looking for an upscale cabin in the mainstream class.

Will the 2023 Hyundai Palisade have power-folding mirrors?

2023 Hyundai Palisade XRT off-roading
2023 Hyundai Palisade XRT | Hyundai

The side mirrors of the new Palisade offer auto-dimming at higher trims and are heated with integrated turn signals starting at the base SE trim. Unfortunately, these mirrors do not offer a power-folding function. They do fold manually, which is a plus, but not automatically.

Should you buy this new Palisade SUV?

If you’re looking for an enjoyable three-row SUV to carry your family or friends, the 2023 Hyundai Palisade is near the top of the list. This SUV just got quite a bit cooler with some impressive added features that could make driving better for you and your passengers.

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This article was updated on 8/2/2022.

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