2024 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2024 Kia Telluride

When shopping for a three-row SUV, drivers may find themselves choosing between the 2024 Hyundai Palisade and the 2024 Kia Telluride. With so many similarities between the two models, it may be difficult for drivers to determine which vehicle is the better choice for them. To help drivers make their decision, we’ve put together a side-by-side comparison of these two SUVs.

Engine Performance

Notably, the 2024 Hyundai Palisade and the 2024 Kia Telluride both share identical powertrains. Both are powered by a 3.8-litre V6 engine that produces 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. As a result, drivers who primarily value engine performance may feel more comfortable purchasing the 2024 Palisade over the 2024 Telluride, as it starts at a lower price.


Another notable difference between the 2024 Hyundai Palisade and the 2024 Kia Telluride can be found in their transmission controls. The 2024 Kia Telluride features a traditional shifter, while the 2024 Hyundai Palisade has a push-button transmission control system which frees up plenty of space on the centre console. While this boils down to personal preference, it’s yet another difference between the models worth noting.

Heated Seating

The 2024 Hyundai Palisade and the 2024 Kia Telluride both feature heated seating in the first two rows (with availability varying by trim). However, drivers who regularly travel with third-row passengers should note that only the 2024 Palisade is available with third-row heated seating.

Specifications: 2024 Hyundai Palisade 2024 Kia Telluride
Starting Price $49,499* $50,395*
Horsepower 291 hp 291 hp
Torque 262 lb.-ft. 262 lb.-ft.
Transmission Push-Button Start Traditional Shifter
Heated Seating Available for Third Row Unavailable for Third Row

Shop for the 2024 Hyundai Palisade at Gus Brown Hyundai

Overall, drivers looking for an SUV with a spacious interior and excellent performance will prefer the 2024 Hyundai Palisade over the 2024 Kia Telluride. Drivers interested in purchasing this SUV can find this and other popular Hyundai models available for purchase here at Gus Brown Hyundai, located at 445 Winchester Road Easter in Brooklin, Ontario. Book a test drive with this SUV using the form below!