Hyundai confirms that Palisade is the name of the new largecrossover that will augment the automakers lineup. The name is not a surpriseas it has been floating around for some time now thanks to a U.S. trademark application for thename filed earlier this year. The eight-passenger Palisade will replace the Santa Fe XL , which is essentially a carryover of the three-row 2018Santa Fe sold alongside the new, smaller 2019 Santa Fe .The Santa Fe XL was too narrow for comfortable seven-passenger seating and struggled to compete in a segment with the Ford Explorer , Honda Pilot , Toyota Highlander , Nissan Pathfinder , Mazda CX-9 , and new entries such as the Volkswagen Atlas and Subaru Ascent . We have been anticipating the Palisade since Hyundai showed the HDC-2 Grandmaster SUV concept earlier this year at South Koreas Busan Motor Show. The Palisade, designed largely for North America given its size, will make its global debut November28 at the Los Angeles auto show. The Palisade is a counterpart to the Kia Telluride , also an eight-passenger crossover. Palisade is one of two all-new vehicles Hyundai will add next year, when it goes on sale in the summer. Hyundai is not saying what the other new vehicle is. It is not expected to be the Santa Cruz pickup . While the automaker decided to proceed with the Santa Cruz car-based midsize lifestyle truck a few years ago, it was not a priority with so much other product development underway. Santa Cruz is still a work in progress for sale likely in 2020. Hyundai has spent the past year overhauling its lineup with the launch of 10 vehicles. Some were completely new such as the Kona, Kona EV, and Nexo fuel cell vehicle. Some were new generations including the Veloster and new Veloster N, as well as the Accent and Santa Fe. Face-lifts were given to the Elantra, Tucson, and Sonata hybrid and plug-in hybrid. Hyundai Palisade prototypes pictured below. The post 2020 Hyundai Palisade Confirmed as Name for Upcoming Three-Row CUV appeared first on Motor Trend .
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