Comparison - Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy 2021 - vs - Kia Telluride SX Nightfall Edition 2021

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
47,750
Updated: 
15 Oct 2019
$
44,090
Updated: 
20 Jul 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2021
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.80gals
18.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Moonlight Cloud
#1A2834
Becketts Black
#191C1D
Hyper White
#F9F8F3
Color: 
Dark Moss
#656450
Snow White Pearl
#DDE3E8
Everlasting Silver
#919DA9
Gravity Gray
#46474D
Ebony Black
#0E0D0D
Black Copper
#5B4F4F
Sangria
#4F151D
Glacial White Pearl
#D7D9DB
Wolf Gray
#9095A1

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2021 Hyundai Palisade's #3 ranking is based on its score within the Midsize SUVs category. Currently the Hyundai Palisade has a score of 8.3 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 16 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Refined ride and handling
Spacious, quality interior
Comfortable seats
User-friendly infotainment system
Many standard safety features

Cons
Mediocre fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

For its next trick, Hyundai will turn its already luxurious Palisade SUV into an even more upscale three-rower with the addition of the top-spec Calligraphy trim for 2021. The Calligraphy model adds unique exterior lighting elements, boldly-designed 20-inch wheels, a distinct grille finish, and standard all-wheel drive. Inside, buyers of the enhanced model will notice a faux-suede headliner, quilted-leather upholstery on the doors and seats, and a perforated leather wrap on the steering wheel.

Pros
Intuitive dashboard layout, class-leading features, every trim is teeming with value.

Cons
Intrusive wind noise on the highway, styling may not appeal to everyone, tight door pockets.

By: 
caranddriver.com

New range-topping Calligraphy trim level.Restructured option packages.

Pros
Plenty of space for adults in all three rows
Lots of standard and optional high-tech features
Comfortable seating and ride quality

Cons
Handling isn't as crisp as with some rival SUVs

By: 
edmunds.com

Available on the mid- and upper-level EX and SX Telluride trims, the Nightfall Edition package gives the SUV altogether darker vibe in keeping with the industry's various blacked-out "night edition" models. The Telluride's roof rails, skid plates, front bumper air ducts, and logos have all been painted black. A black-painted grille features an eye-catching pattern unique to the Nightfall Edition, and Kia tops it all off with unique 20-inch black wheels and LED headlamps and fog lamps with black inner bezels.
Even though every Nightfall Edition wears the darkened exterior trim, customers can order it with paint in shades of white, silver, gray, dark red, or dark green.

By: 
motortrend.com

The 2021 Kia Telluride earns our Best Car To Buy nod with its excellent features, warranty, space, and style.

Pros
Spacious, airy interior
Chic looks
Standard safety gear
Comfortable

Cons
So-so mpg
Turbo rivals are quicker
May be too big for some

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Attractive styling
Cavernous interior
Comfort in all three rows
Plenty of power
Quiet ride
Solid value

Cons
Head-up display disappears with polarized sunglasses
No automatic parking feature
No power third-row seats
Unimpressive audio systems
No rear entertainment option
Over-aggressive lane keep assist

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.80L
3.80L
Torque: 
262ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
262ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
Horsepower: 
291hp
at 6 000rpm
291hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
38.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.10in
196.90in
Width: 
77.80in
78.30in
Height: 
68.90in
69.30in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
8.00in
Front Track: 
67.20in
Rear Track: 
67.60in
Wheel Base: 
114.20in
114.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
39.50
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
41.40in
Rear leg room: 
42.40in
42.40in
Front Hip Room: 
58.10in
58.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.20in
61.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.70in
58.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
60.80in
59.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
86.40cu.ft
87.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.00cu.ft
21.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4387.00lbs
4482.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
10-Way Power Adjustable Driver's Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding Rear Seatback
Dual Ventilation
Folding Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
630 Watts Stereo Output
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
12 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Bi-LED headlights
LED taillights
Height-adjustable, Power Liftgate
Auto-dimming and power-folding side mirrors
Rain-sensing windshield wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 7.5 In.
20 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Option Code 01
Winter Package
Cargo Package
Towing Package
SX Prestige Package
Nightfall Edition Package
Exterior Options: 
Mudguards
Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Tow Hitch
Cross Bars
Side Steps
Mudguard Kit
Tow Hitch W/Harness
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Protector
Front Alloy Skid Plate
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
Cargo Cover/Screen
First Aid Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
All Season Fitted Liners
SX Dune Brown Nappa Leather Seats
Rear Seat Entertainment System
Multicolored Interior Light Kit
Illuminated Scuff Plates
Cargo Mat W/Seatback Protection
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Cover
Folding Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
SX Butterscotch Leather Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige,premium leather
#AA9882
Black , premium leather
#000000
Dark Brown , premium leather
#5F4E3F
Color: 
Black Nappa, premium leather
#141414
Gray, leather
#BEBCBB
Espresso Brown, leather
#5E443F
Gray Nappa, premium leather
#BEBCBB
Butterscotch, leather
#B28A6A
Black, Leather
#141414
Dune Brown Nappa, premium leather
#644E3B