Thelma Louise
Specialist Motoring Reporter
3 minute read
30 Sep 2021
8:17 am

WHAT SHE SAID: Hyundai Palisade a bargain at ‘only’ R1 million

Thelma Louise

Shop around, you can’t beat the amount of space and comfort on offer for value.

Imposing Palisade sits above the Santa Fe.

The Hyundai Palisade has created quite a stir since its recent local arrival. Just a pity for the wrong reasons. Most of the comments around the Korean carmaker’s new flagship SUV is centred around its price tag and not the car itself. “What, a Hyundai that costs R1 million?!” is the stock standard response to the Palisade’s R999 900 sticker. The words uttered in disbelief that a manufacturer that gave the world affordable cars like the Atos and i10 now has the audacity to slap seven figures on a price tag. A seven-figure bargain The irony is that the Hyundai...