2022 Kia Telluride vs. 2022 Hyundai Palisade

2022 Kia Telluride vs 2022 Hyundai Palisade
2022 Kia Telluride


2022 Hyundai Palisade
$32,790 MSRP

Starting Price

$33,150 MSRP


20 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy

MPG Ratings

19 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy



The Kia Telluride has everything you need to give your Federal Way commute a serious upgrade, but how does this vehicle compare to others in its class? Sit back and let Sunset Kia of Auburn compare the Telluride against the Hyundai Palisade, a worthy competitor. We’ll go ahead and spoil it for you: the Kia Telluride is more equipped than the Hyundai Palisade to help you drive with confidence wherever you go. Let’s compare both of these SUVs in detail, then visit our dealership to see how you can drive away in a Telluride of your own.



Kia Telluride vs. Hyundai Palisade: Starting Price

One of the closest calls in this comparison is the starting prices of both models. While the cutoff is close, the Kia Telluride price is still slightly lower than the Hyundai Palisade. Check out the difference below:

Base-Level Price:

  • Kia Telluride LX Price: $32,790 starting MSRP
  • Hyundai Palisade SE Price: $33,150 starting MSRP

Top Trim Price:

  • Kia Telluride SX Price: $42,690 starting MSRP
  • Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy Price: $46,690 starting MSRP

Even though it’s more affordable than the Hyundai Palisade, the Kia Telluride price is even lower when you use our new vehicle specials at Sunset Kia of Auburn.

Kia Telluride vs Hyundai Palisade: Performance

Both the Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride are similar when it comes to performance on the Sumner roads, having the same engine under the hood. However, the difference lies in the fuel efficiency of both models, where the Kia Telluride comes out on top just a hair:

2022 Kia Telluride:

  • 3.8L V6 Engine
  • 291 horsepower
  • 20 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

2022 Hyundai Palisade:

  • 3.8L V6 Engine
  • 291 horsepower
  • 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

Hyundai Palisade vs. Kia Telluride: Interior Features

Both of these SUVs offer plenty of amenities to help make your Puyallup drives more fun, including:

  • USB ports 6 Total (5 Charging, 1 Media)
  • Tri-zone climate control
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Touchscreen infotainment system
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • And more!

However, when you choose the Kia Telluride, you’ll find plenty of standard features not found inside the Hyundai Palisade, like:

  • Synthetic leather upholstery (compared to cloth in the Palisade)
  • 21 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third-row seats (compared to 18 cubic feet in the Palisade)

Kia Telluride vs. Hyundai Palisade: Safety Features

Not only is the Kia Telluride interior more comfortable and spacious than the Hyundai Palisade, but it also comes equipped with top-of-the-line safety features to help you drive through Auburn with more peace of mind. Some of the top safety features of the Kia Telluride include:

Both SUVs have similar standard safety features. Each model received five stars from NHTSA, as well as Top Safety Picks for their respective 2021 models. However, the Telluride retains that prowess with a 2022 Top Safety Pick designation from the IIHS. The Telluride offers impeccable standard safety features that will keep you and your passengers safe:

  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Lane Following Assist
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (Pedestrian & Cyclist)
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist-Rear

The Kia Telluride was also awarded a 2022 Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Visit Sunset Kia of Auburn to see why nothing else compares to the Kia Telluride and take a test drive. If that isn’t convincing enough for you, all new Kia vehicles from Sunset Kia of Auburn come with our exclusive Warranty Protection for Life and Oil Changes for Life offers. That means limited powertrain warranty coverage and at least five oil changes a year for as long as you own your vehicle, at no additional charge!

Experience the Kia Telluride at Sunset Kia of Auburn

Contact us to get behind the wheel of the Kia Telluride at your earliest convenience, and let us help you find the perfect configuration for you.


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