Setia Motors, the exclusive distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Brunei, recently treated 70 guests to a stylish private viewing of the all-new much-anticipated Hyundai Palisade at Radisson Hotel.
With its bold stunning design, best-in-class safety features, exceptional roominess and premium interior, the Hyundai Palisade is effortlessly striking and the ultimate getaway vehicle.
The family-size SUV is made for those who dare to be different, who want to break the daily routine and jus, escape.
First introduced in 2018, the Hyundai Palisade has only been available for left-hand drive (LHD) markets. It was only in 2020, when the Korean Automaker green-lit a right-hand drive (RHD) version for Australia.
This year, Setia Motors introduced two variants of the best-selling Hyundai Palisade — the Premium and Standard version into the Bruneian market.
Refined boldness and beauty
The Hyundai Palisade is definitely a head-turner; based on the design concept that defines elegant boldness, the Palisade is the perfect balance of beauty and beast, making it stand out among midsize SUV.
The design of the family-size SUV exudes the perfect blend of athleticism and elegance, captivating from every side with its “sensuous sportiness” confidence.
The smooth design language flows perfectly through the captivating front fascia; it gets a cascading grille that is further complemented by the distinctive twin headlamps, giving the SUV a more polarising look.
The Palisade is available in eight stunning colours; White Cream, MoonLight Cloud, Lagoon Silver, Sierra Burgundy, Timeless Black, Rain Forest, Taiga Brown and Steel Graphite.
Inside the Palisade
On the inside, the upscale cabin of the Palisade impresses with its premium-quality materials, cutting-edge infotainment technologies and striking design.
The Palisade offers a great mix of comfort and convenience to suit your every need, boasting a lush cabin with minimal clutter and high-quality materials everywhere you touch.
The first thing you will notice is the quality leather upholstery seats, giving the interior a luxury feel it which are available in three exclusive colors: white, black and burgundy.
The all-new Palisade is paired with a larger body to maximise cargo and luggage space; it is one of the most versatile and spacious three-row SUVs on the road.
The spacious cabin can seat up to eight people on three rows, with heated captain’s chairs available in the second row, different configurations are available to ensure that families get the comfort they need.
The eight-seater provides both the driver and passenger ample space for headroom and legroom.
Once seated in the SUV, the cabin makes passengers feel at home as the seats are nicely sculpted for both the driver and passenger’s comfort and high-seating position that give the ultimate SUV feel to it.
Moreover, the double-laminated glass of the Palisade cocoons the passengers, ensuring exceptionally quiet cabin and tranquil with the muted road, wind, and traffic noise.
Aside from easy-to-spot high-quality materials, at the heart of the cabin is the 12.3-inch digital driver instrument cluster, followed by 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment and navigation system at the centre of the dashboard.
The centre console and layout has a clean design and accessibility making it easier for the drivers to be connected and in control.
Moreover, the display audio system is also available with infotainment systems that enable full, seamless smartphone integration compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto.
Not only that, but the Palisade also comes with a wireless smartphone charger and multiple USB charging ports, making life easier on the road.
Performance and safety
Under the hood, the Hyundai Palisade boasts two range of sturdy powertrains, from the base model’s 2.2 TCi Diesel Engine to the high-performing 3.5 MPi V6 Gasoline Engine.
As for safety, the Palisade comes comes with NCAP’s maximum five-star safety rating equipped with innovative and safety functions which offer the ultimate confidence and maximum comfort in all journeys.
The all-new Palisade comes with the evolved and comprehensive version of Hyundai SmartSense technology.
Notable safety features include six airbags; Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW), Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW), Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) and more.
The overall impression is that the Hyundai Palisade satisfies both in its style and everyday practicality. It is comfortable, versatile and perfect for a growing family.
Moreover, the stunning Hyundai Palisade will be on display at the Mall for the public to see and feel from 4 – 8 August at The Mall, Gadong.
Have a closer look at the latest Hyundai Palisade at any of the Hyundai Showroom in Beribi, Bunut and Belait and book a test drive with the auto dealer. Follow them on Instagram @hyundaibrunei for further information.
THE BRUNEIAN | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN