There is a slight difference between Telluride and Palisade.

Edmunds' five-year cost of ownership puts the Telluride at $49,971 compared to the actual cost of 

ownership of $49,839 for the Palisade.

 The cost per mile for the Kia SUV is about $0.67 compared to $0.66 for the Hyundai.

Also, SUVs have similar maintenance and fuel costs.

Hyundai equips the Palisade with a host of driver aids, including front collision mitigation

lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control and rear cross-traffic alert and blind spot monitoring.

Kia's driver assistance system is similar. Both vehicles received this year's Highway Safety Insurance Institute Best Safety Choice award.