Since its introduction in the year 2018 Hyundai Palisade has seen some commercial success, notably across the U.S., where it nearly doubled its sales from 2019 until 2022. The huge, mid-size SUV went on to take over its predecessor, the Sante Fe as the flagship model for the company. The trust placed into the Palisade by both customers and manufacturers alike is a result of a sound judgment. In the past, the Hyundai Palisade has earned its reputation for being sturdy, spacious, and all-round practical.
The first model was loaded with unique, unique features that have become the norm for Hyundai vehicles, like Ioniq 5. Ioniq 5. and even though the Palisade is yet to move to the next level of the market, things may quickly change due to the forthcoming powertrain upgrade. Hyundai has confirmed that the 2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid will feature two hybrid models. The Hyundai Vice President for Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Olabisi Boyle, was asked if he was willing to consider the possibility of a similar initiative by 2022. He said: “If we find that consumers want it, we will make it”. It appears that the customers are finally being heard with the new version that is electrified and is expected to arrive at U.S. dealerships in the summer of 2025.
2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid Changes
We are yet to receive any official pictures of the Palisade Hybrid from Hyundai. Recent spy shots show similar design features to the latest model. The massive cascading grille can be seen on the front of the vehicle as well as the LED headlights with squinty eyes and chrome accents. There are some facelifts planned, however, since 2020’s Hyundai Palisade will have a more imposing design, beginning with a longer wheelbase.
The decision to preserve the exterior style could be accompanied by disagreement, as some find it isn’t distinct enough from the other models. The large, lavish interior appears to have been kept too. The center console is designed to be easy to access by having a multitude of buttons that place the most basic functions at your fingertips.
There’s a 12.3 touchscreen screen along with the 10.25-inch instrument cluster is likely to be coming back too. We also can expect an eight-speaker Infinity audio system as well as the 12-speaker Harman audio system on the menu. In 2023, the Hyundai Palisade has plenty of space and features 31.4 inches of legroom, and 45.8 cubic feet of space for cargo when the third and second rows fold down. It will be interesting to know whether the new Palisade decides to go up a notch or stick to the size of the current.
As per an ET News report, the 2025 Hyundai Palisade will feature two hybrid models, as well as the classic gasoline engine. The electric engine is expected to operate on the 2.5-liter gasoline engine. To give an example the 2023 Hyundai Palisade comes with a 3.8-liter V-6 engine that produces 291 horsepower and 262 pounds-feet of torque with the help of an automatic transmission with eight speeds for a 0-60 speed in 6.4 seconds, which puts it over the 2023 Kia Sportage EX. The hybrid engine could surpass the current time of acceleration.
The following Palisade could also be anticipated to have front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations and could even exceed the towing capacity of 5000 pounds. Regarding driving it is expected that the 2025 Hybrid model is expected to follow in the same manner as the previous models, offering smooth handling and good stability.
Although the exact range has yet to be established the electrified engine should boost the low fuel efficiency problems of 22 MPG, which is behind that of Volvo XC40 T4 and the Audi SQ5. The safety features of the Advanced Hyundai Driving Assist II are likely to be included together with the heating of third-row seats. In terms of reliability, the 2025 Palisade is expected to honor its history with a decent level of durability, which is the norm for cars manufactured by Hyundai.
2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid Price & Release Date
The coming Hyundai Palisade as well as 2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid are expected to be launched in the country from South Korea in the first quarter of 2025. Tests and prototype development are scheduled to begin in June 2024, and production will begin in 2025. American customers can anticipate the next-generation Palisade to arrive in dealerships within the second quarter of 2025.
These predictions, however, need to be verified by Hyundai. At present, we must take the data that was provided through ET News. In 2025, the Palisade Hybrid shouldn’t have too many issues being sold in the United States, judging by the sales figures from before. As mentioned previously that it is expected that the Hyundai Palisade Hybrid could be priced at a base price of $40,000, placing it directly in competition against Lexus NX.
Lexus NX, which can be considered to be the creme de the creme in its class. Other rivals be available, including the $40,000 Toyota Highlander and the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime. It will be fascinating to find out how Hyundai prepares its forthcoming Palisade Hybrid to deal with the competition challenges facing it. The complaints currently revolve concern the following issues:
- Noisy rides
- Seats that have malfunctions
- Occasional engine failures
- Malfunctioning brakes
- Hazey window glass problems
The issues mentioned are, of course, only anecdotal and are not widely known. It is interesting to see what happens if Hyundai will consider these issues in their forthcoming version. In the end, Hyundai is a Korean firm renowned for placing reliability at the top of its list of priority list. Although sales haven’t been up to the expectations of the Palisade at this point, however, the car has a good reputation among customers. The powertrain overhaul could increase the appeal of the Palisade particularly when you consider how hybrid vehicles can offer the most efficient of both the EVs and the ICEs.