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2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

Hyundai's award-winning Palisade continues to be one of the top choices for those seeking an upscale, three-row SUV. 

And the 2022 model year makes even more safety features standard across all trims, while also continuing the Palisade Calligraphy model that was introduced last year, the most premium version to ever come out of Hyundai's factories. 

Let's take a closer look at the vehicle that has helped Hyundai gain popularity in a very competitive market: the 2022 Hyundai Palisade.

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2022 Hyundai Palisade Models

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

The 2022 Palisade is offered in a streamlined selection of four models: 

  • SE
  • SEL
  • Limited
  • Calligraphy

The base Palisade SE model offers the same core luxury experience and standard features you'll find across all models. Each trim above SE adds even more premium amenities and convenience features until you reach the pinnacle of lifestyle features with the Palisade Calligraphy model.

Almost like a special edition, the Calligraphy model adds unique design elements, lighting enhancements, quilted leather seating surface, and much more. It's really going the extra distance to deliver the most luxurious experience from Hyundai.

Starting MSRP for the 2022 Hyundai Palisade SE is $33,600, and the top-tier Palisade Calligraphy starts at $47,290.

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2022 Hyundai Palisade Exterior

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

The Palisade's design is modern and sophisticated, and when just looking at photos, its proportions and stance might make you feel like it's a larger-than-life SUV. In reality, the Palisade is a manageable size as it was created to be efficient with its use of space while exuding a commanding presence.  

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

This persona starts with its unique grille design and vertically-integrated bi-LED headlights. These styling elements emphasize the confidence and athleticism of the Palisade, which are supplemented with wide wheel arches and large wheels. 

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

Seamlessly integrated roof rails preserve the silhouette of the Palisade, and at the rear, you'll find a roof spoiler, underbody diffuser and dual single-tip exhaust finished in chrome.

Exterior paint colors for the 2022 Palisade include: 

  • Abyss Black Pearl
  • Sierra Burgundy
  • Rainforest
  • Typhoon Silver
  • Moonlight Cloud
  • Hyper white
  • Steel Graphite

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2022 Hyundai Palisade Interior

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

The interior of the 2022 Palisade is where you're going to find a ton of wow factor thanks to its use of premium materials, attention to detail, and the best of this generation's technology. 

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

Regardless of where you're sitting, the two large digital screens that are housed in a seamless panel on the dashboard are sure to catch your eye. There's a 12.3-inch full digital instrument cluster for the driver, and a 10.2-inch touchscreen for all of your infotainment needs, which includes standard capability for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. And for those with a full house, an available Driver Talk in-car intercom lets you broadcast your voice to the 2nd- and 3rd-row passengers via the audio system.

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

The 2022 Palisade can be configured with a total of seven or eight seats, depending on your needs. The seven-seat variant offers captain's chairs in the second row for more personal space, while the eight-passenger version makes ample room for three people in each of its rear rows. The ability to remotely fold the second- and third-row seats from the cargo area is also available on select models.

Additional interior highlights include one-touch third-row access, independent rear climate controls, ceiling-mounted A/C vents, and available wireless smartphone charging.

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2022 Hyundai Palisade Performance

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

Every model of the 2022 Palisade is driven by a 3.8-liter V6 engine that produces 291 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. Front wheel drive is standard, and Hyundai's accomplished HTRAC All Wheel Drive system can be added to any Palisade model.

An eight-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC comes as standard equipment, and delivers quick accelerations as well as a towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds. Plus, every Palisade includes a heavy-duty transmission oil cooler along with Trailer Sway Control so you can confidently take your RV or adventure equipment just about anywhere. 

And all of this is backed by America's best warranty: 10-year / 100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty, 5-year / 60,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty and 7-year anti-perforation warranty.

But that's not all--every Palisade owner is also treated to complimentary maintenance over the course of 3 years / 36,000 miles, and covers normal oil changes and tire rotations. 

Fuel economy for the 2022 Hyundai Palisade is an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway for the front wheel drive configuration, and 19 mpg city / 24 mpg highway for the HTRAC all wheel drive version.

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2022 Hyundai Palisade Safety

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

Hyundai SmartSense technology comes standard on every 2022 Palisade model, and offers advanced safety and driver assist capabilities like:

  • Forward collision-avoidance assist w/ pedestrian detection
  • Blind-spot collision-avoidance assist
  • Lane following assist
  • High beam assist
  • Driver attention warning
  • Safe exit assist
  • Smart cruise control with stop & go
  • Rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist

Each of these technologies utilizes an array of cameras and sensors throughout the vehicle to add an extra layer of awareness and prevention for you and your passengers. Safety is built into the chassis of Palisade as well, featuring strategic use of advanced high strength steel in key areas to enhance rigidity and tensile-strength.

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2022 Hyundai Palisade Overall

2022 Hyundai Palisade Buyer's Guide

With this flagship vehicle, Hyundai is bringing premium comfort, technology, and advanced safety in one of America's most popular form factors, the midsize SUV.

And don't just take my word for it--according to Hyundai's research, nearly half of Palisade buyers had never previously considered Hyundai, and 98% of Palisade buyers confirmed they were likely to recommend a Hyundai purchase in the future to friends and families. 

Experience all of the luxury and style that the 2022 Palisade has to offer by visiting your local AutoNation Hyundai dealership today.

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Andrew Chen | June 10, 2022

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