2020 Hyundai Palisade

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Hyundai Palisade highlights

Customer rating


  • Packed with storage and cargo space
  • Impressive standard and available tech features
  • Plenty of space for adults in all three rows


  • Lackluster handling
  • Missing a hybrid option
  • Visibility out of the rear window is limited

Mileage (EPA estimate)

19 city, 24 highway, 21 combined

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A fresh take on the SUV.

A fresh take on the three-row SUV, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade should be a great choice if you're looking for something with plenty of standard features, the latest in driver aids, and a very comfortable cabin. The new-for-2020 Hyundai Palisade is well-equipped at any trim. You'll find the smart design throughout. Whether you need an SUV for toy towing or family hauling, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade is sure to please.

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2020 Hyundai Palisade trims

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  • The SE trim of the 2020 Hyundai Palisade is the vehicle’s base trim level. This trim includes standard features such as basic driver aids, five USB ports, an eight-inch touchscreen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, adaptive cruise control, and more. If you are looking for a trim level that offers plenty of value in addition to a nice array of impressive features, then the Palisade’s SE trim is an ideal choice.

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  • The SEL trim of the 2020 Hyundai Palisade includes everything found on the SE trim as well as a number of exciting additional features. These additional features include proximity key and push-button start, heated front seats, blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, dual-zone automatic climate control, and more. Those in the market for a well-equipped and luxurious SUV that still offers a nice balance of value will find plenty to appreciate about this trim level.

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  • The Limited trim is the 2020 Hyundai Palisade’s highest available trim level. This trim includes everything found on the SEL trim and adds features such as a rear-power sunroof, Nappa leather seats, a surround-view monitor, a 12-speaker Harmon Kardon® speaker system, and much more. If you are looking to purchase a truly upscale, luxurious, and feature-rich midsize SUV then you should take a look at the Limited trim of the 2020 Hyundai Palisade.

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5 reasons to buy the 2020 Hyundai Palisade

1. Room for the whole family

Finding the next family hauler just got a lot easier. The 2020 Hyundai Palisade does interior space well. A total of 86.4 cubic feet of space is excellent for kids and adults alike, and you can stretch out with 42.4-inches of legroom in the second-row. The SEL trim has an available eight-passenger option, which swaps the second-row captain's chairs with a three-passenger bench.

2020 Hyundai Palisade Review:Back Seats | CarMax

2. Loaded with cool modern tech

You don't have to stretch your dollars to get the latest technology. The 2020 Hyundai Palisade comes loaded with many in-demand features, even at the lowest trim. Standard tech features include forward collision-avoidance, lane-following assist, five USB ports, and an eight-inch touchscreen with full smartphone connectivity.

3. Fashion meets function

The 2020 Hyundai Palisade's styling gives a fashionable edge to this practical people-hauler. While the exterior is aggressive and boxy, it makes use of modern design cues. Dual-level headlights flank a bold grille. On the interior, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade features a simplistic, modern design. A fully digital dashboard complements the look.

4. Upscale features

If you're looking for a luxury family SUV or just something to make the commute comfortable, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited trim is worth a look. You'll find many of the same features from high-end SUVs, like heated/ventilated front and second-row seats, a microsuede headliner, premium Nappa leather seats, a 12-speaker Harman Kardon® audio system, and more. Top if off with dual power sunroofs to let the sunshine in.

5. Seating capacity

2020 Hyundai Palisade Review:Third Row | CarMax

The 2020 Hyundai Palisade can seat either seven or eight passengers depending on whether or not the trim that you select comes equipped with second-row captain’s seats. This abundance of seating and passenger space makes the 2020 Hyundai Palisade an excellent choice for large families or anyone who needs the extra room.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings


RepairPal gave the Hyundai Palisade an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Hyundai Palisade 3rd out of 32 among Midsize SUVs.

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Hyundai Palisade features and specs

SE 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Third Row Seat
  • Traction Control
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Rear Entertainment System
  • Running Boards
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Leg room

F 44.1"/M 42.4"/R 31.4"

Head room

F 40.7"/M 40.1"/R 37.8"

Front tires


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Max towing capacity

500/5000 lbs.



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Color options

Exterior colors

  • Becketts Black / Black Noir Pearl

  • Hyper White / Cream white

  • Lagoon Silver

  • Moonlight Cloud

  • Rainforest

  • Sierra Burgundy

  • Steel Graphite

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