2023 Hyundai Palisade facelift launched with enhanced design, interior, safety – From RM368,888

By Gokul, 20 January 2023

There will be two powertrain options and four variants

Hyundai Palisade

The updated 2023 Hyundai Palisade luxury SUV has officially made it’s debut in Malaysia with an upgraded premium look and a more luxurious and comfortable interior. 

The refreshed version offers a sharper and more rugged look as well as an upgraded interior that makes it a top choice when it comes to owning a large luxurious SUV. 


Hyundai Palisade rear

The exterior of the Palisade now comes with a wider cascading grille and rugged parametric shield element for a more premium appearance.

There is also a new forward lighting signature featuring vertically connected LED composite lights. Meanwhile, the rear view emphasizes a wide, stable stance via vertical LED taillamps and lower fascia skid plate details.

The refreshed new look is complemented with 20-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels and strake detailing on the lower front skid plate that enhances its rugged look. 

Aerodynamic benefits such as a fast A-pillar angle, rear spoiler side garnish, an optimised front cooling area with an extended internal air guide, aero underside panels, and rear wheel aero deflectors are integrated into the design of the car.

Hyundai Palisade interior

The interior comes in either seven or eight-passenger seating configurations, where the One-Touch second-row seat allows for easy operation to move the seat forward for easy access in and out of the third-row seats. 

The Palisade offers a total cargo space of 1,297 litres when the second and third row seats are folded and 509 litres when all seats are upright.

The infotainment system can now be accessed on a 12.3-inch LCD screen that is upgraded with a sophisticated new graphic user interface. New slim horizontal air vents also add a sense of spaciousness and premium ambience.

Hyundai Palisade rear seats

Wireless charging capability has been upgraded from 5 watts to 15 watts for faster device charging. USB-C ports for faster charging are also made available for the driver and front passenger, as well as for the second and third row passengers.

Priced at RM399,888 for the Luxury 7-seater and RM378,888 for the Executive 8-seater – the petrol variant is powered by a 3.8-litre V6, dual CVVT, direct-injected engine, for excellent power and efficiency.

The powerplant produces an estimated 295 PS of power at 6,000 rpm and an estimated 355Nm of torque at 5,200 rpm. 

Hyundai Palisade gear

The diesel variant, priced at *RM389,888 for the Luxury 7-seater and RM368,888 for the Executive 8-seater, is powered by a R2.2 CRDi inline 4 engine that produces an estimated 200 PS of power at 3,800 rpm and 440Nm of torque at 1,750-2,750 rpm. 

It delivers power to the wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission with a multi-plate torque converter and HTRAC four-wheel-drive configurations. *Price indicated is only applicable to Peninsula Malaysia, on-the-road excluding insurance.

With more enhanced features and an advanced driver assistance systems introduced, the refreshed Palisade is priced only approximately 12% higher than its predecessor. Other factors that contributed to the price increase include a price hike in raw materials and foreign exchange rates.

Hyundai Palisade screen

The Palisade comes with a two-year or 50,000km (whichever comes first) warranty. An optional extended warranty of 5-year or 300,000km (whichever comes first) as well as 3 years of free service is also available at RM11,000 for the petrol variant and RM12,000 for the diesel variant.

The Palisade offers more standard power than any other SUV in its competitive set and an unsurpassed level of torque.

Hyundai Palisade

The Palisade is now open for booking at all Hyundai authorised showrooms. Interested parties can also book online via Hyundai’s new online shopping platform.

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