Hyundai’s North American SUV Palisade is gearing up with a ‘facelift’ for model year 2023. Digital projections envision what it will look like when inspired by the new Tucson and Santa Cruz.
The Korean company’s ‘flagship’ for the eight-passenger SUV segment in North America, Hyundai Palisade will present an update. With few details yet, its aesthetic is expected to be in line with the latest design language revealed with Tucson 2021 .
The model was presented for the first time in 2018 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, it was available in the market from 2019 and in 2020 it added two more luxurious versions to its range. Within Hyundai’s SUV portfolio, the Palisade ranks one notch above Santa Fe .
Following the timeline and validity in the market, the Korean manufacturer will apply some, although subtle, renovations that should be reflected in its exterior design and cabin equipment . For its part, the characteristics of its powertrain would remain intact.
2023 Hyundai Palisade: So it could look
Anticipating the events, the Kolesa.ru designers captured in digital projections , the aesthetic improvements that the next Hyundai Palisade 2023 could receive. Basically, taking elements from the Tucson SUV and the new Santa Cruz pick-up .
We see in the renderings of the Palisade, a grille with a sectional design and chrome fixtures that integrates with the lighting set, equipped with LED technology. The entrances where the explorer lights are located as well as the bumper look different.
Meanwhile in its rear and other lines of the body such notable changes are not expected. The rear will continue to feature the same design of dual vertical lights , a short overhang on the roof, a bumper in contrast to the bodywork and dual exhaust outlet.
As we said, the mechanical section will remain the same for the Hyundai Palisade 2023: 3.8-liter V6 engine capable of producing 291 hp and 355 Nm of torque , eight-speed automatic gearbox and four-wheel drive system.
The Korean firm would already be testing the updated model, and taking into account that it is projected as a 2023 model, it will be next year to officially meet it. In the US market, the eight-passenger SUV sells in a price range between $ 32,000 and $ 47,000.