2023 Hyundai Palisade: A Look at Its Price, Specs, Design, and Tech

The 2023 Hyundai Palisade three-row midsize SUV recently made its debut at the New York International Auto Show. It offers a refreshed design, as well as new technologies and a rugged new XRT trim. Find out what we know so far about the price, specs, release date, and new features of the 2023 Palisade

When will the 2023 Hyundai Palisade be available?

Front angle view of dark gray 2023 Hyundai Palisade, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Hyundai Palisade | Hyundai

It is expected that the new 2023 Hyundai Palisade will be available in the Summer of 2022, at Hyundai dealerships throughout the United States and in select international markets.

How much does the 2023 Hyundai Palisade cost?

The starting price of the 2023 Hyundai Palisade midsize SUV ranges from $35,250 MSRP for the SE trim up to $49,200 MSRP for the Calligraphy trim. Also, the 2023 Palisade costs slightly more than the 2022 Palisade, which has a starting base price of $33,600 MSRP.

2023 Hyundai Palisade: Engine output, fuel economy, and towing

Rear angle view of dark gray 2023 Hyundai Palisade, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Hyundai Palisade | Hyundai

The 2023 Hyundai Palisade has the same 3.8-liter V-6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission that’s in the 2022 Palisade. The output of the engine is 291 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. Those interested in a Palisade have a choice of either a front-wheel drive system or an all-wheel drive system.

Per the EPA, the 2023 Palisade FWD’s fuel economy is 19 city/26 highway mpg. For AWD, it is 19 city/25 highway mpg. The towing capacity (5,000 pounds) will likely be similar to the 2022 Palisade.

2023 Hyundai Palisade: New exterior and interior design and features

Dashboard and front seats in 2023 Hyundai Palisade, highlighting its release date and price
2023 Hyundai Palisade | Hyundai

The 2023 Hyundai Palisade has a new design and new features for both the exterior and interior. New exterior elements include a new grille, front and rear bumper fascia, headlights, multi-spoke alloy wheels, and auto-dimming outside mirrors. 

Exterior paint color options for the 2023 Palisade include:

  • Robust Emerald (new for 2023)
  • Abyss Black
  • Hyper White
  • Steel Graphite
  • Sierra Burgundy
  • Typhoon Silver
  • Moonlight Cloud

For the interior, the 2023 Palisade has a new steering wheel, instrument panel, gauge cluster, audio interface, seating surfaces, ergo-motion driver’s seat, and 2nd-row armrest angle adjuster. The Palisade also has newly available heated 3rd-row seats and acoustic-laminated rear door glass. Seating material options for the Palisade include cloth, leatherette, leather, and premium Nappa leather.

New technologies for the 2023 Palisade

The 2023 Hyundai Palisade offers a plethora of new technologies and upgrades to existing technologies. This includes:

  • Wi-Fi hotspot 
  • 12-inch navigation with 720p resolution
  • Enhanced dynamic voice recognition
  • Enhanced wireless device charging (from 5W to 15W)
  • Digital, full-display center rearview mirror 
  • New Blue Link features
  • Digital Key 2 Touch
  • Enhanced USB-C ports replace USB-A ports

Also, the 2023 Palisade has new safety-enhancing driving assistance technologies. This includes:

  • Highway Driving Assist
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Reverse Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Remote Smart Parking Assist
  • Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control

Features in the rugged 2023 Palisade XRT trim

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Like the Hyundai Santa Fe and Tucson, the 2023 Palisade adds a rugged new XRT model to its trim lineup. Notable features for the Palisade XRT include rugged-themed 20-inch alloy wheels with a dark finish, a front grille with a dark finish, a rugged-look front and rear fascia with skid plate design elements, a rugged-look lower door trim, and black leatherette seating surfaces. The Palisade XRT also has a power sunroof and black roof rails.

Also, for warranty coverage, the 2023 Palisade has the backing of a 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty. Additionally, the Palisade has a free maintenance plan, which is good for three years or 36,000 miles.

With the new design and features, the 2023 Hyundai Palisade will likely be even more competitive for the three-row midsize SUV segment. However, its closest rival, the mechanically-similar Kia Telluride, also has a refreshed design and new features for the 2023 model year.

This article was updated on 07/26/22 with the latest release date, price, and fuel economy information. Updated the headline for clarity.

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