2023 Hyundai Palisade: Variants Explained

2023 Hyundai Palisade: Variants Explained

Globally introduced in April 2022, the latest iteration of the Hyundai Palisade made its entry in Malaysia last week. The upgraded SUV boasts a bold new look, next-gen technologies, and a powerful presence. It is offered in two variants - Executive (8-seater) and Luxury (7-seater), each available with either a turbo diesel or V6 petrol mill. Let’s have a look at the variant-wise features of the new Palisade -

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How many variants of the 2023 Hyundai Palisade are offered?

    Hyundai Sime Darby Motors offers the new Palisade in two variants - Executive (8-seater) and Luxury (7-seater), each available with either a turbo diesel or V6 petrol mill.
  • Which Palisade variant should you buy?

    All the variants of the new Hyundai Palisade are almost identical in terms of features, thus the selection boils down to the seating capacity and the engine displacement you prefer.
  • 2023 Hyundai Palisade

    Features

    Executive Diesel and Luxury Diesel

    Executive Petrol and Luxury Petrol (over diesel variants)

    Exterior

    • Dual-LED (low & high projection) headlights
    • Bulb Combination tail lights
    • LED daytime running lights
    • Rear LED fog lights
    • ORVMs equipped with puddle lamps & heating function 
    • Dual power sunroof with tilting & sliding safety function
    • LED Combination tail lights

    Interior

    • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
    • Nappa Leather/ Leather
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel & gear knob
    • Memory Driver Seat 12-Way (with Cushion Extension & Lumbar Support) 
    • 8-Way power passenger Seat
    • Heated & ventilated front seats
    • Electronic Chromic Mirror
    • LED interior lamp
    • Heated & Ventilated 2nd Row Seats (with Luxury Petrol)
    • Heated 2nd Row Seats (with  Executive Petrol)
    • Same as diesel variants

    Comfort & convenience

    • Smart Key with Push Start Button
    • Head Up Display 
    • Paddle Shift
    • Drive mode select (Eco, Comfort, Sport, Smart)
    • Traction mode select (Snow, Mud Sand)
    • Wireless Charging System
    • Power Tailgate
    • Rear-View Camera
    • Advanced Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
    • Three-zone climate control system
    • Same as diesel variants with non-availability of  Traction mode select

    Infotainment

    • 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment display
    • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    • Voice Recognition
    • Same as diesel variants

    Safety & security

    • 6 (Driver, Front Passenger & Side)
    • ABS, ESC, VSM, EBD, TCS
    • Hill-Start Assist
    • Downhill Brake Control
    • Multi Collision Brake
    • Trailer Stability Assist
    • Parking Assist System
    • ISOFIX
    • Same as diesel variants

    Advanced-driver assistance

    • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go
    • Blind-spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
    • Rear Cross Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
    • Lane Keeping Assist 
    • Lane Following Assist
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist - Junction
    • High Beam Assist
    • Driver Attention Warning 
    • Leading Vehicle Departure Alert 
    • Safe Exit Alert
    • Rear Occupant Alert (with sensors)
    • Same as diesel variants

    2023 Hyundai Palisade

    While the two Hyundai Palisade variants come equipped with different seating capacities, they are not much different when it comes to features. And as mentioned above, both are also offered in the same engine choices viz  2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel and a 3.8-litre naturally-aspirated V6 petrol engine. The detailed specifications are as follows - 

    2023 Hyundai Palisade

    Engine

    2.2-litre  turbo diesel

    3.8-litre NA V6 petrol

    Max power

    200 PS at 3,800 rpm

    295 PS at 6,000 rpm

    Max torque

    440 Nm between 1,750 rpm and 2,750 rpm

    355 Nm at 5,200 rpm

    Transmission

    8-speed automatic

    8 Speed Automatic 

    Drive system

    HTRAC (Active on-Demand 4WD)

    2 Wheel Drive (FWD)

    Acceleration (0-100 kmph)

    10.2 seconds 

    7.8 seconds

    Top speed

    190 kmph

    210 kmph.

    2023 Hyundai Palisade

    These engines are carried forward from the pre-facelift Palisade, but are mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission, which incorporates revised friction reduction tech leading to smoother, quieter shifting, and better fuel efficiency, says Hyundai. Also, the brand’s all-wheel drive system paired with the diesel mill offers an improved off-road escape performance thanks to its multi-terrain controller.

    Multi-terrain controller

    The variant-wise price list of the all-new Hyundai Palisade is as follows - 

    Variant

    Price (with a two-year or 50,000 km warranty)

    Price (with a 5-year or 300,000 km warranty and 3 years of free service)

    8-seater Executive (Diesel)

    RM 368,888

    RM 380,888

    8-seater Executive (Petrol)

    RM 378,888

    RM 389,888

    7-seater Luxury (Diesel)

    RM 389,888

    RM 401,888

    7-seater Luxury (Petrol)

    RM 399,888

    RM 410,888

    2023 Hyundai Palisade

    So, which Hyundai Palisade variant should one buy?

    All the variants of the new Hyundai Palisade are almost identical in terms of features, thus the selection boils down to the seating capacity and the engine displacement you prefer. If a powerful big SUV is what you need, choose any of the petrol trims that will cost you around RM 10,000 more than their diesel counterparts.

    Also read: Hyundai Malaysia's lineup to add a new EV in 2023, the IONIQ 6

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