2024 Hyundai Palisade pricing and features: Flagship Calligraphy confirmed

The updated Hyundai Palisade has modest price rises, with a new blacked-out flagship, a renamed Calligraphy variant, and added features

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  • 2024 Hyundai Palisade pricing and features confirmed
  • New blacked-out flagship and spec enhancements for updated large SUV
  • Price rises of between $900-$1530

Pricing for the updated 2024 Hyundai Palisade has been confirmed after it was revealed early in an industry pricing guide.

As exclusively reported by Wheels Media in August, the Palisade large SUV will receive a Calligraphy flagship replacing the Highlander and a luxe blacked-out range-topping version.

There are modest price increases for the Palisade with Elite variants up $900 ($66,800), Calligraphy FWD petrol up $935 ($75,900), and the Calligraphy AWD diesel up $1530 ($79,900, both compared to superseded Highlander).

Full pricing 💵 update

This article, originally published 13/10/2023, has now been updated with full 2024 Palisade pricing and features.

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The Black Ink adds a blacked exterior trim and 20-inch alloy wheels, dark-tinted badges and tail-light garnishes, black suede seats and headlining, and a revised aluminium centre console pattern.

A touch-type climate control panel, hydrophobic front door glass, and acoustic laminated rear door glass are new additions for the Calligraphy over the previous Highlander.

The Elite adds an eight-way power-adjustable passenger seat, a heated steering wheel, a cargo area carpet mat, melange fabric headlining, and a vertical wood-look trim insert.

‘Deluxe’ alloy scuff plates and front door acoustic laminated glass will be added to all Palisade variants. All other equipment carries over from the previous model.


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2024 Hyundai Palisade pricing

Prices exclude on-road costs

Elite FWD petrol$66,800up $900
Elite AWD diesel$70,800up $900
Calligraphy FWD petrol$75,900up $935 (vs. 2023 Highlander)
Calligraphy AWD diesel$79,900up $1530 (vs. 2023 Highlander)
Calligraphy Black Ink FWD petrol$76,900new
Calligraphy Black Ink AWD diesel$80,900new

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2024 Hyundai Palisade features

For 2024, the entry-level Elite gains new scuff plates and a power passenger's seat.

Palisade Elite features
20-inch alloy wheelsFull size alloy spare wheel
Black tinted grilleDeluxe alloy scuff plates​
LED headlights, tail-lights and daytime running lightsAcoustic laminated windshield/front door glass​
12.3-inch Instrument cluster12.3-inch touchscreen display
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibilitySatellite navigation with telematics
Multi-Bluetooth connectionBluelink
Electro-chromatic mirrorSingle panel sunroof
Tri-zone climate control15-watt wireless phone charging pad
12 speaker Infinity audio systemDriver talk function
Quiet mode functionFour-spoke leather steering wheel with heating
8-way power adjust front seatsBlack leather upholstery
Melange knit headlining; A/B/C pillars​16 cup holders
Vertical wood (look) film insert​Speed adjustable, hands-free power tailgate
Cargo area carpet mat​

Moving up to the Calligraphy adds hydrophobic front window glass, twin sunroof and touch HVAC controls.

Calligraphy features, in addition to Elite
Body coloured cladding and bumpersDual sunroof with tilt function
Digital electro-chromatic mirror with full displayFour-spoke, two-tone leather heated steering wheel
Automatic defogSecond row wing-out headrest
Driver’s seat integrated memory system (IMS)Heated & ventilated front and second row seats (now available on both seven and eight seat variants)
Rain-sensing wipersHydrophobic front door glass​
Remote smart parking assistTouch type AC controls​
Separated tail-light featureBack-up light guide
Calligraphy exclusive skid plates and chrome grille with hidden DRLSuede roof lining
Head-up display (HUD)Rear door blinds

The Black Ink is a styling pack that amps impact outside and in.

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Blank Ink features, in addition to Calligraphy
Dark tinted lower door garnish​Dark tinted taillight garnish​
Dark tinted radiator grille​Black glossy roof rails​
Black suede seats​Dark tinted front & rear skid plate​
Black Glossy 20-inch alloy wheels​Dark tinted bumper garnish​
Dark tinted badging​Black suede headlining​

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The MY24 Santa Fe Calligraphy Black Ink is available exclusively in Abyss Black or Creamy White. All colours but Creamy White incur a $695 premium.

Creamy WhiteShimmering Silver
Graphite GreySierra Burgundy
Moonlight BlueAbyss Black
Calligraphy only
Olivine GreyGaia Brown
Robust Emerald

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Engine, drivetrain, and fuel economy

All variants continue to offer a 217kW/355Nm 3.8-litre petrol V6 in front-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive 147kW/440Nm 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel.

Fuel consumption ranges from 7.3L/100km for the diesel to 10.7L/100km for the petrol, both in combined ADR 81/02 efficiency testing.

All models are offered with seven or eight seats featuring second-row captain’s chairs for the former setup.

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The Palisade's facelift ushered in a five-star ANCAP score for the seven-seater in 2023.

The standard safety kit is listed below.

Blind-spot collision-avoidance (BCA)Rear occupant alert (ROA)
Driver attention warning (DAW)Smart cruise control with stop and go
Forward collision avoidance (FCA)Parking distance warning (front and rear)
FCA junction turning assist (FCA-JT, new)Rear view camera with guide lines
High beam assist (HBA)Tyre pressure monitoring (TPM)
Lane keeping assist (LKA)Trailer stability assist (TSA)
Lane following assist (LFA)Multi-collision brake (MCB, new)
Rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist (RCCA)Intelligent speed limit assist (ISLA, new)
Calligraphy exclusive features
Parking collision-avoidance assist (PCA)360-degree surround view monitor (SVM)
Blind-spot view monitor (BVM)

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Warranty and servicing

The Palisade is covered by a five-year/unlimited-kilometre warranty with service intervals set every 15,000km or 12 months.

Following a free 1500km check-over, each subsequent service will cost $399 for the petrol and $469 for the diesel over the first five years/75,000km.

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The revised Palisade range – including range-topping Calligraphy Black Ink – is available at Hyundai dealers now from between $66,800 to $80,900 before on-road costs.



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