Changes to 2021 Hyundai Palisade Improve Value, Increase Luxury

Christian Wardlaw | Jul 13, 2020

By adding standard equipment, expanding the availability of technology, and offering even more luxury, the 2021 Hyundai Palisade is more appealing than ever.

2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy Black Front Quarter View

2021 Hyundai Palisade Changes - Find the best Hyundai deals!

Introduced for the 2020 model year, the Palisade is a midsize 3-row crossover SUV. Changes for the 2021 Palisade include the addition of wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration for the base SE trim level, as well as the ability to pair more than one device to the SUV’s Bluetooth at the same time. Additionally, Hyundai makes LED headlights standard for the Palisade SE and the trailer pre-wiring connector is upgraded to a 7-pin rather than a 4-pin connection.

The popular Palisade SEL returns with a standard power sunroof and LED cabin lighting. Choose the optional SEL Premium Package and the SUV now includes an upgraded headliner plus the optional Drive Guidance Package. Those contents include a 10.25-inch infotainment system touchscreen display, SiriusXM satellite radio, a navigation system, Blue Link connected services with a free 3-year trial period, a Driver Talk in-car intercom system, and Highway Drive Assist (HDA). With HDA, the Palisade features adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability and lane-centering assistance.

New Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy Debuts - Find the best Hyundai deals!

At the top of the 2021 Hyundai Palisade lineup, a new Calligraphy trim level debuts. Visually, the Palisade Calligraphy distinguishes itself with a different grille pattern, exclusive 20-inch wheel designs, and additional metallic exterior trim. Puddle lighting, a wide rear third brake-light, and upgraded rear accent lighting are also part of the Calligraphy’s special appearance.

Inside, the Palisade Calligraphy features perforated leather on the steering wheel, quilted leather on the door panels, and a cargo sill protection plate. The simulated suede headliner previously offered for the Palisade Limited is also standard, and now exclusive, to the Calligraphy model.

2021 Hyundai Palisade Price and Release Date - Find the best Hyundai deals!

When the 2021 Palisade goes on sale by the end of July 2020, prices will range from $32,525 for the SE with front-wheel drive to $47,750 for the Calligraphy with standard AWD. These prices do not include a destination charge of $1,140.

The information in this article is from Hyundai. It was accurate on July 13, 2020 but may have changed since that date.

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