A Closer Look at the 2022 Hyundai Palisade
What are you planning? Day trips, visiting camp grounds, or simply running errands? Whatever you have on your mind, the 2022 Palisade by Hyundai has got you covered. With a striking exterior that resembles a perfectly cut gem, combined with superior handling and a smooth as silk ride, you’ll find that each experience with the Palisade is one of exceptional quality and high performance. It’s luxurious exterior compliments its spacious interior, proving once again the versatility of this vehicle. Perfect for both suburban and urban living, the 2022 Hyundai Palisade will enrich your life, instead of becoming a high maintenance, gas guzzling burden. The perfect vehicle for families everywhere.
The 2022 Hyundai Palisade is not only an attractive, hard working mid-size SUV, but it’s also a fantastic value for money spent. It’s best features include a spacious, roomy interior which can seat 8 passengers in comfort, along with the addition of more safety features for standard.. Other standard features, such as the LED projector headlights, easy to use infotainment system and sliding second row seats are well thought out and favored by owners and potential owners. As for safety features you get rear passenger warning, auto emergency braking, and rear parking sensors. The overall value of this vehicle suits its price. At the time of this writing Hyundai lists the price for the 2022 Palisade SE as starting at $33,150 with the best Calligraphy All Wheel Drive model going for $48,390. However, some may find the styling of the Palisade not to their taste and there’s only one engine option, which doesn’t suit many people. The 2022 Palisade comes in 4 models and 8 configurations. For the purposes of this article, we’ll be looking at the 2022 Hyundai Palisades SE model.
The 2022 SE model is powered by a DOHC 24 valve Atkinson-capable 3.8 Liter, V6 Gas engine with direct fuel injection, aluminum block and heads. Transmission is an 8 speed automatic that can be shifted by hand via the conveniently mounted paddles on the steering wheel. This mid-sized SUV comes with 291 horses under the hood and 262 pound-feet of torque at 5200 rpm, front wheel drive is standard, with all wheel drive an option . Other specs include Rack-Pinion Steering, and 20 inch aluminum wheels. The fuel tank capacity is 18.8 gallons, which allows you a cruising range of 357.2 miles for city travel, and 488.8 miles for highway. According to the EPA, the Palisade ranks pretty good as far as fuel economy goes: City driving is 19 mpg, and highway 26 mpg, combined is 22 mpg. If you’ve a mind for putting the Palisade to work, know that max towing capacity is 5000 pounds courtesy of the standard Trailer Preparation Package.
The Calligraphy model takes the 2022 Hyundai Palisade to the next level. There’s absolutely no doubt about it, the Calligraphy trim is a great looking car, one that radiates luxury and richness with every line. Indeed, the exterior is crafted in such a way that when light strikes the car, the reflections create an explosion of light. While the changes are mostly aesthetic, we’ll still go over the basics. The engine is a 3.8 Liter V6, 291 hp at 6000 rpm, with 262 pound-feet of torque at 5200 rpm. As for transmission, you get an 8 speed automatic with a front wheel drive drivetrain. Steering is rack-pinion, and wheels are aluminum alloy. Fuel economy stands at a combined 22 mpg, with 19 mpg for city travel and 26 mpg for highways. The tank capacity is 18.8 gallons which gives you a cruising range for city travel at 357.2 miles and a cruising range for highway driving at 488.8 miles.
The infotainment system that comes standard with the 2022 Hyundai Palisades is quite good. First, you get an 8.0 inch touchscreen display, which sits nicely on the dash. In fact, it should be noted that as far as the interior design goes, the placement and overall design of the dash compliment the internal styling quite nicely. Standard features include, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto connectivity, HD radio, smart device integration, auxiliary audio input and an MP3 player. User friendly with USB ports, and Hyundai’s Blue Link app service which can be used along with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are the icing on the cake.
This is where the 2022 model shines when it comes to improvements from previous years. It has increased the number of safety features as standard. These improvements include blind spot collision avoidance, rear cross traffic collision avoidance side mirrors with integrated turn signals. Additional safety features included in the SE are an automated emergency braking feature, pedestrian detection, lane assist, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control. Concerning safety ratings, the 2022 Hyundai Palisade scores 5 stars with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
When it comes to taking the 2022 Hyundai Palisade for a run, you’ll find that the ride will be a pleasant one. This is a smooth,comfortable ride for both driver and passenger , noise is kept to a minimum, and the overall interior remains quiet during most of the ride. However, if you push the pedal, and speed it up you will probably notice some wind noise. You also get driving modes with the SE, which include: Comfort mode, Eco mode, sport mode, smart mode, snow mode, sand mode and last but not least, mud mode. In fact, though not standard, there is an HTRAC All Wheel Drive option which makes traveling over various types of terrain a snap.
Warranty and Maintenance
At the time of this writing, Hyundai is offering those who purchase a brand new Palisade will receive “Complimentary Maintenance for 3 years or 36,000 miles (whichever comes first)”. Always keep in mind that Hyundai reserves the right to alter conditions:
- 5 years/60,000 miles
- 10 years/100,000 miles
- 7 years/unlimited miles
- 5 years/unlimited miles
This truly is a magnificent vehicle. The base model, or SE offers much for potential owners. However, it’s strongly suggested you don’t stop there. When browsing, take a look at each of the upgrades as you read about the other models. When you do, you’ll find that no one mastered the blend of high tech with automotive design quite like Hyundai when they came up with the 2022 Hyundai Palisade. This is a solid entry into the world of SUV’s, in both design and function, it’s tough to find a competitor that can match it for the money.