The 2021 Hyundai Palisade is a midsize SUV that pleases San Bernardino Hyundai shoppers, thanks to its smooth ride, comfortable seats, ample space for passengers, and wide array of standard safety gear. The 2021 Palisade is the largest and most upscale SUV in the Hyundai lineup, with room to seat up to eight passengers in three rows. Hyundai’s generous warranty is another reason to consider the Palisade.
According to dealers serving San Bernardino, Hyundai dealership visitors looking for the utmost comfort will appreciate the Palisades’ new top-spec Calligraphy trim, which comes with bold 20-inch wheels, exclusive exterior lighting, a unique grille finish and all-wheel drive. Step inside the attractive cabin, and you’ll be treated to a perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel, a simulated leather headliner, and quilted leather seats.
Also among the changes for 2021 are standard LED headlights, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and HD radio. The SEL’s available Premium package now includes an in-car intercom, a semi-autonomous driving mode, a 10.3-inch infotainment display, an integrated navigation system, and SiriusXM satellite radio.
The 2021 Hyundai Palisade gets high marks from the automotive media. Kelley Blue Book writes: “Pitched against heavyweights like the Honda Pilot, Volkswagen Atlas, Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander, and its Kia Telluride cousin, the 2021 Palisade is a credible challenger. With a welcoming interior, lavish feature list, pleasant road manners, top safety scores, an unsurpassed powertrain warranty, and keen pricing, the 2021 Hyundai Palisade deserves serious consideration by SUV shoppers.”
Buyers can get the 2021 Hyundai Palisade is one of four trim levels: SE, SEL, Limited and Calligraphy. Power is delivered by a 3.8-liter V6 that generates 291 horsepower and 262 lb-ft, matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The SE, SEL and Limited trims get standard front-wheel drive and optional all-wheel drive. The Calligraphy model gets all-wheel drive standard. The 2021 Palisade can pull up to 5,000 pounds.
The 2021 Hyundai Palisade gets outstanding fuel economy. EPA-estimated fuel economy checks in at 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway with front-wheel drive.* With all-wheel drive, the figures are 19 mpg city/24 mpg highway.
The base Palisade SE trim comes with a wealth of standard features, including automatic LED headlights, one-touch sliding second-row seats, keyless entry/ignition, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and an 8-inch infotainment display.
Safety is important for buyers looking for a family SUV. The 2021 Hyundai Palisade gets outstanding safety scores. The Palisade received the top rating of Good in by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in all crash-test categories. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2021 Palisade its highest overall safety score of five stars.
Advanced safety features that come standard include a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, automatic high-beam headlights, forward collision warning with pedestrian detection, lane keep assist, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, a drowsy driver monitor and a rear-seat alert.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.