Research: 2021 Hyundai Palisade SUV in the Charlotte Area

New 2021 Hyundai Palisade

The 2021 Hyundai Palisade Raises The Bar For SUVs Near Fort Mill, SC


When it comes to meeting the needs of Charlotte area families, few new vehicles can hold a candle to the new 2021 Hyundai Palisade. Since its introduction last year, this three-row mid-size SUV has been creating a buzz among critics and drivers alike, thanks to its stylish design, ample space, advanced safety and infotainment technologies, and powerfully efficient powertrain. When it's time to get into your next family-friendly SUV, contact Keith Hawthorne Hyundai of Gastonia to schedule your test drive!

Available Trim Levels

The 2021 Hyundai Palisade SUV is available in four trim levels. All trims get power from a 3.8-liter V6 powertrain. The trim levels available to Fort Mill, SC shoppers are:

  • SE
  • SEL
  • Limited 
  • Calligraphy



Interior Design

Inside the Palisade, we have plenty of quality materials and a luxury aesthetic. The interior offers a functional cabin that features numerous storage nooks. All rear seats get adequate space where an adult can sit comfortably. On the second row, we have power-adjustable pair of captain chairs. The cargo area provides 18 cubic feet of storage space. When folding the second and third-row seats, it expands to 86.4 cubic feet. 

Exterior Design

The new Palisade features a front fascia with LED running lights pairing with its bowed honeycomb grille. The SE and SEL pair with 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. All other trims get 20-inch alloys. The palisade Calligraphy is unique from others for its signature LED headlights, standard all-wheel drive, and quilted leather door inserts.

Engine and Performance

All trims couple with a 3.8-liter V6 engine that makes 291 horsepower and is matched with an automatic eight-speed transmission. Buyers can either choose front- or all-wheel drive for the SE, SEL, and Limited trims. Standard features on all Palisade models include:

  • Sway control
  • Trailer pre-wiring
  • 5,000 pounds of towing capacity when pairing a dealer-installed hitch

The automatic eight-speed transmission works well for both FWD and AWD setup. You will get more driver control modes that tune the engine and transmission for more traction/handling.

Some of the selectable driving modes include:

  • Eco 
  • Comfort 
  • Sport 
  • Smart 
  • Snow

 Safety Features

In the NHTSA and IIHS crash and safety tests, the new Hyundai Palisade earned top scores, making it one of the safest SUVs, you can own. The safety equipment and features include:

  • Standard LED headlights 
  • Automatic emergency braking 
  • Rear parking sensors 
  • Blind-spot monitors 
  • Active-lane control
  • Surround-view cameras 

On the Limited and Calligraphy's digital gauge cluster, we have a blind-spot monitoring display that shows drivers what's in the adjacent lane. It pairs with 360-degree view cameras on its side mirrors.

Technology Features

Hyundai equips the Palisade with an eight-inch touchscreen display that mates with an infotainment system. We have a larger 10.3-inch display that comes with in-built navigation. The infotainment features:

  • Android Auto™  
  • Apple CarPlay®  
  • Bluetooth® connectivity

You have access to control several functions through physical knobs and buttons. Some Palisade standard technology features include:

  • Adaptive cruise control 
  • One-touch sliding second-row seat
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Automatic seven airbags including driver's knees airbag 
  • Automatic on/off LED headlights 
  • Keyless entry/ignition
  • Satellite radio 
  • 12-speaker Harman Kardon® surround-sound system

Test Drive The 2021 Hyundai Palisade Near Shelby, NC

The new Hyundai Palisade is the next level in three-row mid-size SUVs. Give us a call or email to schedule a time to take the Palisade out for a test drive in the Hickory, NC area.

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  1. Keith Hawthorne Hyundai of Gastonia

    4712 Wilkinson Blvd
    Gastonia, NC 28056

    • Sales: (866)-218-8267
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