The mid-size SUV that is the 2021 Hyundai Palisade proudly seats seven to eight individuals inside, depending on the configuration that one opts for. In our opinion, it’s hard to find a better choice for piloting friends and family around the entire Chattanooga region. This model excels in many different areas, from its distinct styling and spacious interior to its smooth engine and refined driving experience.
Hyundai has taken an upscale approach with the 2021 Palisade, particularly on the top trim levels. These iterations of the model provide near-luxurious levels of comfort and refinement. The lower trims are value-minded and still provide a generous array of convenience and infotainment features well-geared toward serving the many disparate needs of the archetypal modern family.
This thoroughly well-rounded package gets rounded out with the long warranty coverage provided by Hyundai on nearly all its models for the current model year. Users will also enjoy a healthy array of standard driver-assistance tech. Taking all this into account, it’s not hard to see why the 2021 Hyundai Palisade earned an Editor’s Choice award from the knowledgeable and experienced folks over at Car and Driver.
Users of the 2021 Hyundai Palisade will immediately find joy in the intuitive dashboard layout and hefty array of class-leading features. This model provides a heaping helping of value on every trim.
For 2021, Hyundai has blessed the Palisade with a new Calligraphy trim level. This top-of-the-line incarnation is even more upscale than other top Palisade trims. The Calligraphy takes those models and adds in unique exterior lighting elements, boldly designed 20-inch wheels, a distinct grille finish and standard all-wheel drive. Inside, users will find an array of nice touches including a faux-suede headliner, quilted leather upholstery on the doors and seats, and a perforated leather wrap on the steering wheel.
Aside from the addition of this new trim level, other changes to the Palisade for 2021 including some boosts to the midrange SEL Premium package. These include a larger 10.3-inch infotainment display, in-dash navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, in-car intercom and a semi-autonomous driving mode. All models of the Hyundai Palisade are also now fortunate enough to include standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, LED headlights and HD radio.