Long Term Test Cars

2020 Hyundai Palisade Car Smell Investigation Part 3: Case Closed?

By Joe Wiesenfelder on November 13, 2020

After more than six weeks in the hands of a dealership as part of Hyundai’s investigation of offensive odor in some 2020 and 2021 Palisade SUVs, Cars.com’s 2020 Palisade is apparently cured. Read More
How Does the Rear Door Alert Work on Our 2020 Hyundai Palisade?

By Patrick Masterson on October 19, 2020

One small but welcome byproduct of declaring Cars.com’s Best of 2020 winner as the Hyundai Palisade, a three-row SUV, is that we chose a vehicle built for road trips just a few months before a pand... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Month: 2020 Hyundai Palisade Smells So Bad but Sounds So Good

By Matt Schmitz on October 4, 2020

The smell in our 2020 Hyundai Palisade yielded Cars.com’s top story for Cars.com in September, but our evaluation of its audio system also ranked highly. Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Hyundai Palisade Stereo Bumps 2021 Acura TLX

By Matt Schmitz on September 30, 2020

Our deep dive into the sonic specifics of the premium Harman Kardon stereo system in the 2020 Hyundai Palisade takes the top spot this week. Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Stinky Hyundai Palisade Puts Off Chevy Trailblazer, GMC Yukon

By Matt Schmitz on September 23, 2020

Our second report on the status of our “CSI: Car Smell Investigation, 2020 Hyundai Palisade Edition” is far and away our most popular article of the past week. Read More
Is the Hyundai Palisade’s Harman Kardon Audio System Good?

By Joe Wiesenfelder on September 22, 2020

When we name an annual award winner and purchase it for a year’s examination, we dig deep, and lately that’s led to more multisensory reporting than we ever expected, as we’re already nose-deep in ... Read More
CSI: Car Smell Investigation, 2020 Hyundai Palisade Edition … No. 2

By Joe Bruzek on September 16, 2020

Editor’s note: After publishing this story, Hyundai took our Palisade in and worked to resolve the smell. Read more details in the first part of our investigation, and read more about Hyundai... Read More
Hyundai Blue Link: Hits and Misses on the 2020 Palisade

By Mike Hanley on September 2, 2020

We tested Hyundai Blue Link, which lets you communicate with your car and control certain features from your smartphone, computer or virtual assistant, on our 2020 Palisade. Read More
CSI: Car Smell Investigation, 2020 Hyundai Palisade Edition

By Joe Bruzek on August 21, 2020

Editor’s note: After publishing this story, Hyundai took our Palisade in and worked to resolve the smell. Read more details in the second part of our investigation, and read more about Hyunda... Read More
How Do I Add or Remove SiriusXM to My Car?

By Patrick Masterson on August 20, 2020

As much as my devotion to good old-fashioned terrestrial radio is well documented, there are times when I’ve taken our Best of 2020-winning Hyundai Palisade long-term test car far beyond Cars.com’s... Read More
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