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April 4, 2019

Hyundai Philippines Going Against Explorer, CX-9 with Palisade SUV (w/ Specs)

Evoking imagery worthy of being called a flagship, Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc., brings in the Palisade—Hyundai’s newest three-row SUV that combines exceptional roominess with a bold, distinctive design and premium interior feel and amenities.

The Palisade’s styling conveys dignity with style in an understated theme that demonstrates clear differentiation worthy of a flagship SUV. From the front, a dominant, bold and wide cascading grille clearly represents a premium SUV. Separated composite headlamps and a vertically-connected forward lighting signature create a strong and distinctive front demeanor. A powerful, extended hood profile creates an impressive road presence, while bold C-pillars and a panoramic glass side graphic convey generous third-row spaciousness. Full volume over-fenders and body sides offer muscular detailing. The rear view emphasizes a wide and stable stance via sinuous detailing and a vertical LED rear taillamp design.

The interior design combines a sense of relaxation and comfort creating a serene environment with 7-passenger seating standard for family adventures. It offers premium quilted Nappa leather, while a smooth woodgrain trim wraps around the instrument panel. A one-touch second row seat allows for easy access into and out of the third-row seat. For more convenience, the third row offers power-folding/unfolding and reclining seats.

The Palisade also features an industry-first, innovative new roof vent diffuser design that can provide a focused, partially-diffused or fully-diffused stream of air to rear passengers. This new diffuser vent design provides quieter rear air conditioning airflow, draft-free operation, more uniform distribution of air and the capability for a focused stream of air whenever desired.

Front and rear suspension width was maximized on Palisade, for enhanced roll stiffness and stability. The Palisade front steering knuckles and rear carriers are made of aluminum, while front lower arms have been optimized and lightened via a new engineering design, resulting in reduced unsprung weight and improved responsiveness.

Palisade also achieves best-in-class body torsional rigidity through a variety of methods, including a multiple ring-shaped structure and hot-stamped door-ring parts that provide greater strength and rigidity. In addition, its torsional rigidity, when equipped with a sunroof, is nearly identical to versions without a sunroof.

For the Philippine market, Hyundai installed the R2.2 turbo diesel engine. In this guise, it has 200 horsepower and 442 Nm of torque. It also features a shift-by-tire 8-speed automatic, and probably to differentiate it from the Santa Fe, Electronic All-Wheel Drive (HTRAC) with Multi-terrain Control.

The Price for the 2020 Hyundai Palisade is pegged at P 3,240,000.

2020 Hyundai Palisade Specifications
  • Variant: 2.2 CRDi GLS 8AT 4WD
  • Transmission: 8-speed AT
  • Seating Capacity: 7
  • Engine:  2.2 R CRDi e-VGT (Euro 4)
  • Displacement: 2,199 cc
  • Maximum Power: 200 PS @ 3,800 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 442 Nm @ 1,750-2,750 rpm
  • Front Suspension: MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension: Multi-Link with Self-Leveling Shock Absorber
  • Front Brakes: Vented Disc
  • Rear Brakes: Solid Disc
  • Wheels & Tires: 245/50 R 20
  • Steering Type: Motor-Driven Power Steering
  • Steering Column: Tilt and Telescopic Adjustable
  • Overall Length: 4,980 mm
  • Overall Width: 1,975 mm
  • Overall Height: 1,750 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2,900 mm
  • Curb Weight: 1,942-2,051 kg
  • Gross Vehicle Weight: 2,670 kg
  • Headlamps: LED Type with Auto Light Control
  • Daytime Running Lights: With
  • Hood Insulator: With
  • Front Grille: Dark Chrome
  • Bumpers: Chrome Molding
  • Power Side Mirrors: Electric-Folding & Heated with Puddle Lamps and Side Turn Signal Lamps
  • Outside Door Handles: Body Color
  • Door Molding: Chrome-Coated
  • Sunroof: With
  • Roof Rack: With
  • Rear Combination Lamps: LED
  • Rear Fog Lamps: LED
  • Backlite Glass: Tinted & Heated with Timer
  • Overhead Console: OLED Console Lamp
  • Room Lamp: LED Center Lamp & Luggage Lamp
  • Sunvisor: Suede Material with Illumination
  • Center Console: Bridge Type
  • Rear View Mirror: Electronic Chromic Mirror (ECM)
  • Instrument Cluster: Supervision with 7-inch TFT LCD
  • Trip Computer: With
  • Audio System: 10.25-inch Audio Display with Radio Data System
  • Connectivity: 6 USB Charging ports & 1 Multimedia USB Terminal
  • Wireless Charger: With
  • Steering Wheel: Leather with Paddle Shifters
  • Steering Wheel Controls: Audio & Bluetooth with Voice Recognition
  • Key System: Smart Key with Push-Button Start
  • Multi-Terrain Control: Sand, Snow, Mud
  • Drive Mode Select: Eco, Smart, Sport, Comfort
  • Cruise Control: With
  • Front Door Interior: With Courtesy Lamp and Deluxe Door Scuff
  • Rear Door Interior: With Curtain
  • Power Door Locks: With
  • Seat Material: Leather
  • 1st Row: Heated/Ventilated Seats with Lumbar Support and Cushion Extender for Driver
  • 2nd Row: 60/40 Split-Type Folding
  • 3rd Row: 60/40 Split-Type Folding
  • Seat Back Pockets: Driver & Passenger
  • Power Windows: With Driver Auto Up & Down + Safety
  • Roof Trim: Suede
  • Pillar Trim: Suede
  • Luggage Trim: Matte
  • Air Conditioning: Three-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • Cargo Screen: With
  • Luggage Net & Hook: With
  • Power Tailgate: Height-Adjustable
  • Airbags: 9
  • Parking Brake: Electronic with Auto Hold
  • Parking Assist: Yes
  • Anti-Lock Braking System: Yes
  • Downhill Brake Control: Yes
  • Blind Spot Collision Warning: with Blind Spot View Monitor
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning: With
  • Electronic Stability Control: Yes
  • Hill-Start Assist Control: Yes
  • Trailer Stability Assist: Yes
  • Immobilizer: Yes
  • Around View Monitor: Yes


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  2. I would just like to know if the variant is just a dedicated 4WD or is there a dial to shift it to 2WD if need be.

  3. This is homerun again by hyundai... I saw one in quezon ave... Its a head turner.. True suv .. With touch of class...

  4. I need this suv, all the features that I need is with it!


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