2022 Kia Telluride vs. 2022 Palisade in Corpus Christi, TX

2022 Kia Telluride in Corpus Christi, TX 2022 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2022 Kia Telluride

Comparing the 2022 Kia Telluride vs. 2022 Hyundai Palisade

Last year, the Kia Telluride beat the Hyundai Palisade in every comparative ranking. With the new model year, the 2022 Kia Telluride and the 2022 Hyundai Palisade are here. Can the 2022 Telluride still hold its ground? Or is the 2022 Palisade able to beat its sister SUV this time around? Let's look at the details.

Interior Comparison

When it comes to interior space, the 2022 Telluride beats the 2022 Palisade in every measure. From headroom to legroom, front seats to rear seats, the Telluride is the better choice when it comes to space.

In addition, the Telluride’s cargo area provides more volume than the Palisade:

  • Rear cargo: 21 cubic feet (Telluride) vs. 18 cubic feet (Palisade)
  • With the third seat folded: 46 cubic feet (Telluride) vs. 45.8 cubic feet (Palisade)
  • With the second seat folded: 87 cubic feet (Telluride) vs. 86.4 cubic feet (Palisade)

The Telluride also features a secure glove box to keep your items safer. The Palisade does not have this feature.

The Telluride also has dual-zone air conditioning, which allows the driver and front passenger to select different temperatures. Dual-zone air conditioning for the Palisade is only available on more expensive trims.

2022 Kia Telluride

2022 Kia Telluride Center Console 2022 Kia Telluride Steering Column 2022 Kia Telluride Cargo Space

2022 Hyundai Palisade

2022 Hyundai Palisade Center Console 2022 Hyundai Palisade Steering Column 2022 Hyundai Palisade Cargo Space

Performance Comparison

The Telluride SX 4x4 comes with a 4WD system that can handle .81 Gs of cornering force. Meanwhile, the Palisade SEL AWD manages only .80 Gs.

The Telluride's greater ground clearance (8 inches vs. 7.9 inches) allows it to travel over rougher terrain. It can do this for longer without needing to stop. This makes the Telluride a superior choice for off-roading.

Safety Features Comparison

Both the 2022 Telluride and the 2022 Palisade come with standard safety features:

  • Multiple driver and passenger airbags
  • Plastic fuel tanks
  • Front seat belt pretensioners
  • Four-wheel antilock brakes
  • Crash mitigating brakes
  • Electronic stability systems
  • Lane departure warning systems
  • Rearview cameras
  • Driver alert monitors

However, the Telluride offers a bit more in terms of safety. The Telluride has a standard warning system that uses sensors to warn the driver about their blind spots.

The Telluride also has a cross-path warning system. Sensors in the rear bumper help notify the driver when a vehicle is approaching from the side. This aids in avoiding accidents.

For the Palisade, these features are only available on more expensive trims.

In addition, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regularly conducts crash tests for new cars. According to the NHTSA, the Telluride is the safer car in all aspects.

Find the 2022 Telluride in Corpus Christi, TX

Based on the above data, we can safely say that the Telluride remains the SUV to beat this 2022. It is just a car full of outstanding features for the interiors, safety, and performance. It will be very hard for rivals to get ahead when they're competing with the Telluride.

However, don't just take our word for it. The 2022 Telluride is now available at Mike Shaw Kia in Corpus Christi, TX. Contact us today, and we'll be happy to assist. Better yet, visit the dealership now and take the new Telluride for a test drive.

Mike Shaw Kia 27.697490, -97.347780.