The 2023 Hyundai Palisade has been leaked through a YouTube thumbnail accidentally attached to the brand’s live stream placeholder.

First published by KoreanCarBlog, the single image – which has since been removed – shows the redesigned front end of the new Palisade as well as the new alloy wheel design. It’s understood the vehicle displayed is a high-spec model.

As previewed by Hyundai’s official teasers, the new Palisade sports a more upright and squared-off look up front with a revised grille, new bumper, and rejigged LED lighting. The version displayed also has contrast accents on the lower front bumper and side skirts, as opposed to the current model’s black plastic or body-colour finish depending on grade

Last week CarExpert reported leaked details of the enhanced MY23 Palisade, which is due in Australian showrooms during the third quarter of 2022 (July-September). You can read the full report here.

Key upgrades globally will include:

  • 12.3-inch navigation system
  • ‘Full Display Rearview Mirror’
  • Auto-dimming side mirrors
  • Hydrophobic windows
  • Remote Smart Park Assist
  • Digital Key 2.0
  • Enhanced AEB (forward) functionality
  • AEB in reverse
  • Highway Driving Assist 2.0
  • Adaptive cruise control with Curve Control
  • Tow Mode

CarExpert understands the facelifted Palisade will carry over the 3.8-litre V6 petrol and 2.2-litre turbo-diesel engines currently available. It’s unclear at this stage whether the New York motor show reveal on April 13 will involve some sort of electrification for global markets.

Pricing for the current range kicks off at $55,700 plus on-road costs for the entry-level Palisade V6 FWD and tops out at $75,700 before on-roads for the flagship Palisade Highlander Diesel AWD. We expect the updated version to stay close to the current range.

The facelifted Palisade will be joined in New York by the refreshed Kia Telluride, its twin under the skin.

Unfortunately for Australia, the Telluride’s exclusively US production means it’s off the cards for our market. Unlike the Telluride, the Hyundai Palisade is produced in South Korea for export markets, at the same Ulsan facility as the Santa Fe, Tucson, and Genesis GV80.

Further details about the 2023 Palisade will be released when the updated SUV is revealed at the 2022 New York Auto Show on April 13, North American time.

Stay tuned to CarExpert for all the latest, and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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James Wong is the Production Editor at CarExpert based in Melbourne, Australia. With experience on both media and manufacturer sides of the industry, James has a specialty for product knowledge which stems from a life-long obsession with cars. James is a Monash University journalism graduate, an avid tennis player, and the proud charity ambassador for Drive Against Depression – an organisation that supports mental wellness through the freedom of driving and the love of cars. He's also the proud father of Freddy, a 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI .

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