2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid: Everything We Know So Far

Since its introduction in the year 2018 In the year it was first introduced, the Hyundai Palisade has seen some commercial success, particularly within the U.S., where it nearly doubled its sales between the years 2019 and 2022. The massive, mid-sized SUV went on to take over its predecessor, the Sante Fe as the flagship model for Hyundai. The trust placed into the Palisade by both the manufacturer and the customer alike is because of no mistaken judgment. It is a reliable vehicle. Hyundai Palisade has built its reputation as solid, spacious, and overall practical.

2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid Changes
2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid Changes

The first model was loaded with quirky, unique features that have become standard on Hyundai automobiles, including the Ioniq 5. While the Palisade is yet to get to the next level in the market, things may be changing due to the forthcoming powertrain upgrade. Hyundai has confirmed that the 2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid will feature two hybrid models. In the interview with Hyundai’s vice president of Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Olabisi Boyle was asked if he was willing to consider this idea by 2022. He said: “If we find that consumers want it, we will make it”. Now it appears that consumers have finally heard since the electrified version is scheduled to arrive at U.S. dealerships in the summer of 2025.

2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid Exterior & Interior

We haven’t yet received any official pictures from the Palisade Hybrid from Hyundai. Recent spy photos show similar design features to the latest model. The striking cascading grille can be seen at the point of rendezvous as well as the squinty headlights and LED, as well as chrome accents. Some facelifts are in the works however, in 2025 Hyundai Palisade is anticipated to have a more imposing design, beginning with a longer wheelbase.

The decision to retain the exterior style could be a source of disagreement, as some find it to not stand out enough from competitors. The spacious, luxurious interior appears to have been preserved too. The central console makes it easy to use with an abundance of buttons that place the most basic functions at your fingertips. Its 12.3 screen with touchscreen along with the 10.25-inch instrument cluster are likely to be returning as well.

We also can expect an eight-speaker Infinity audio system as well as the 12-speaker Harman Sound system included. 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, with the third and second rows folding down. It will be interesting to know whether the new Palisade decides to go to the next level or remain with the current dimensions.


According to an ET News report, the 2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid will come with two hybrid models, as well as the classic gasoline engine. The electric engines will likely be powered by a 2.5-liter gasoline engine. As a reference 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 that can achieve a 0-60 speed in 6.4 seconds, which puts it over the 2023 Kia Sportage EX. The hybrid engine could surpass the current speed of acceleration.

2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid
2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid

The following Palisade could also be likely to feature front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations and could even exceed the towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. Regarding driving it is expected that the 2025 Hybrid model is expected to follow in the same manner as the previous models, with smooth handling and adequate stability. While the model’s range is yet to be identified 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 with the Advanced Hyundai Driving Assist II are also likely to be present as will the 3rd-row seating that is heated. In terms of reliability, the 2025 Palisade will be able to keep its heritage with good durability, as is the norm for cars manufactured by Hyundai.

2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid Price  & Release Date

The forthcoming Hyundai Palisade as well as the 2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid is set to be launched in the country in South Korea in the first quarter of 2025. Tests and prototype development are scheduled to begin in June 2024, and production of the series is planned for 2025. American buyers can anticipate the next-generation Palisade to be available for purchase within the second quarter of 2025. These predictions, however, aren’t yet accepted by Hyundai. At present, we must use the information that was provided by ET News.

2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid Interior
2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid Interior

For 2025 Hyundai Palisade Hybrid shouldn’t have too many issues getting into the United States, judging by the sales figures from before. As mentioned previously it is likely expected that the Hyundai Palisade Hybrid could be priced at a base price of $40,000, placing it directly in competition with the Lexus NX, which can be regarded as the creme de the creme in its class. Other competitors will comprise the $33,000 Toyota Highlander and the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime. It will be fascinating to find out how Hyundai will equip its new Palisade Hybrid to deal with the competition challenges facing it. The complaints currently revolve around the following aspects:

These concerns are only anecdotal and are not widely reported. It will be interesting to know what happens if Hyundai takes these issues into consideration when they design their forthcoming version. For one thing it is the Korean company is famous for putting reliability at the top of its list of goals. Even though sales haven’t lived up to the expectations of the Palisade at this point the vehicle has an excellent reputation with consumers. The powertrain overhaul could increase the popularity of the Palisade in particular, considering that hybrid vehicles can offer the best of both worlds, namely electric vehicles, and ICEs.