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Kia Telluride vs. Hyundai Palisade
Kia Telluride
Hyundai Palisade
At a Glance: Telluride vs. Palisade

If you're looking for a set of wheels that can handle your entire family and your adventures together, then you'll have plenty of models to consider. Since there's always something new and exciting to experience, having the right ride becomes essential for those everyday travels.

You're likely interested in the 2023 Kia Telluride and the 2023 Hyundai Palisade if you're looking for an accommodating on-road companion that can enhance your overall Nicholasville, Lexington, or Frankfort, KY, driving experience. To help narrow down your choices even more, the team at Car Town KIA has put together this 2023 Kia Telluride vs. Hyundai Palisade comparison.

Continue reading to find out which one provides more advantages to you.


PASSENGER VOLUME

PASSENGER VOLUME

178.1 cu. ft. | 155.3 cu. ft.
Telluride vs Palisade
STANDARD TOUCHSCREEN SIZE

STANDARD TOUCHSCREEN SIZE

12.3 in. | 12.3 in.
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NAVIGATION SYSTEM

NAVIGATION SYSTEM

Standard | Standard
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INTERIOR
Kia Telluride

Both the Kia Telluride and the Hyundai Palisade are known for their spacious interiors. Both midsize SUVs come with a third row, making them fit for the whole family. However, we want to take a deep dive to see which one will be more comfortable.

Comfort Comparison

Both models supply their occupants with a lot of comfortable space throughout their respective cabins. Below, we've compiled a few key measurements for each one. We'll start with the Kia Telluride.

  • Passenger volume: 178.1 cubic feet
  • First-row headroom: 40.9 inches
  • Second-row shoulder room: 61.2 inches
  • Third-row headroom: 38.1 inches

This snapshot of the space inside the Kia Telluride makes it clear that you and your passengers will remain comfortable.

Comfort in the Hyundai

Here are the dimensions for the same areas inside the 2023 Hyundai Palisade.

  • Passenger volume: 155.3 cubic feet
  • First-row headroom: 40.7 inches
  • Second-row shoulder room: 60.8 inches
  • Third-row headroom: 37.8 inches

The Palisade is no slouch in the comfort department. However, it doesn't offer the extra wiggle room you'll find in the Kia Telluride. The Kia SUV provides more room where it counts so everyone on board can stretch out.

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CARGO
Kia Telluride

There's far more versatility and possibility in a cabin beyond its passenger room. Thanks to easily folded rear seats, your ride can be a capable machine when it comes to transporting bulky gear.

Packing Your Gear and Equipment

You'll love having a spacious set of wheels when it comes time to pack bulky items for a move or a camping trip. As you might have guessed, the boost in passenger volume carries over to cargo capacity. The Kia Telluride lets you securely pack more of your must-have gear for your adventures.

In total, the Kia Telluride has up to 87 cubic feet of cargo volume, while the Hyundai Palisade maxes out at 86.4 cubic feet.

Different Cargo Configurations
Kia Telluride vs. Hyundai Palisade Cargo Capacities
  Kia Telluride Hyundai Palisade
Behind 1st row 21 cu. ft. 18 cu. ft.
Behind 2nd row 46 cu. ft. 45.8 cu. ft.
Behind 3rd row 87 cu. ft. 86.4 cu. ft.

In every possible configuration, the Kia Telluride provides more space for your gear. This is equally true for everything from shopping trips with a week's worth of groceries in the trunk to epic road trips with the family's luggage and lots of essentials along for the ride.

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TECHNOLOGY
Kia Telluride

One of the most important things when it comes to convenient and simple use is having a large and easy-to-read touchscreen.

Standard Touchscreens

In their 2023 iterations, both the Kia Telluride and the Hyundai Palisade come with a standard 12.3-inch touchscreen that makes your apps, messages, and other info easy to read while you're out and about.

Today’s drivers need to stay connected while on the go. As such, both models also come with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, Bluetooth® wireless technology, and SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.

Technology Features

An area where the Kia Telluride surpasses the Hyundai Palisade is in some of its built-in features. While both models include a standard Navigation system, only the Telluride includes a standard Driver Talk system.

The Driver Talk system allows you to amplify your voice through the speakers for riders in the second and third rows. This feature is only available with the purchase of a Premium Package in the Palisade.

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The Results Are In
Kia Telluride

The choice is up to you, but our team at Car Town KIA thinks you’ll prefer the roomier and more tech-savvy 2023 Kia Telluride. We invite drivers from in and around Nicholasville, Lexington, and Frankfort, KY, to stop by for a test drive. Contact us today!

All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2023 Telluride for yourself are conveniently available right here online.