2024 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime Review

Picture of the 2024 Hyundai Palisade

2024 Hyundai
Palisade

MSRP*: $36,650 to $53,850
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2023 Toyota
RAV4 Prime

MSRP*: $43,090 to $46,960
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MPG - City 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 86.4 ft3 63.1 - 63.2 ft3
Engine
  • 291-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 302-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 291 hp 302 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 2,500 lbs
Exterior Length 196.7 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 77.8 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 44.1 in
Rear 42.4 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 39.3 - 40.7 in
Rear 38.8 - 40.1 in
Front 37.7 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.5 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Palisade than in the Toyota RAV4 Prime. The Hyundai Palisade will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Hyundai Palisade or the Toyota RAV4 Prime, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Palisade is much wider than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Palisade, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Handling
The Hyundai Palisade has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Hyundai Palisade is clearly the choice over the Toyota RAV4 Prime for pulling heavy loads. The Hyundai Palisade has a little less horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Hyundai Palisade does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Utility
The Hyundai Palisade offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Hyundai Palisade, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.