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I just ordered a new 2023 Calligraphy with the tow hitch. My salesman said they have a new hitch on the 2023 that is hidden behind the bumper and has a removable panel to access it. Does anyone have any pictures of it?
 

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Here a video review.

A different reviewer mentioned that MAYBE the towing capacity will be increased to 6000lb (to match one of the competitors). But he was the only reviewer to mention it, so take that with a grain of salt.


 

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I am getting a 23 limited at the end of the month, homing it's also a hidden receiver like the calligraphy but I don't see the same cut lines in the rear facia on the lower trim pics I've seen.
 

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The scary thing my salesman told me was that they can only request that my Palisade comes with the tow hitch, but can't guarantee it will!!
The scary thing my salesman told me was that they can only request that my Palisade comes with the tow hitch, but can't guarantee it will!!
Yeah. My salesman said they were very low on stock and suggested we order ours without the hitch which can always be installed later. And, to be honest I may buy an after market hitch and install it myself. It's just a few bolts and a wire connector.
 

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Here a video review.

A different reviewer mentioned that MAYBE the towing capacity will be increased to 6000lb (to match one of the competitors). But he was the only reviewer to mention it, so take that with a grain of salt.


I think the 6,000 lbs if when you're pulling a trailer with brakes. That's what the 7-pin connector gets you. A 4-pin will only run the brake lights but not trailer brakes.
 

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Over this past weekend I just put a (refundable) down payment on a Caligraphy that is estimated to come to the dealer on 8/3/22 but have been confused myself about the tow hitch on the 2023 model. My salesperson did confirm that they added a tow haul feature which I have also seen on various sites but hasn't really given me good guidance on the hitch itself. Also, from videos I have seen it looks like there is a cutout in the bumper that will be hiding the OEM tow hitch but Hyundai's website not yet updated for the 2023's with respect to accessories/tow hitches so it's not yet clear to me. I never liked the 2022 and prior models OEM hitch because of the way they protruded low and out from the bumper and had investigated the stealth hitch as well that Hybridiso commented which I also liked. However, with the change to the bumper not sure if the existing 2022 and prior Stealth hitches will work in new 2023 model and unclear to me whether the OEM tow hitch will truly be hidden. I'm a bit concerned cause I do tow a small boat during the summer months and don't want to be out of pocket if the Caligraphy does come in on 8/3 and I trade my current vehicle with a tow hitch and have not gotten either the OEM or Stealth hitch yet. So, any comments are greatly appreciated if anyone hears of anything.
 

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If pics would help for Limited trim (therefore this will also on on Calligraphy, I'm sure), here are some. Can grab more if you want. Vehicle did not come with OEM hitch installed, but harnesses appear to be in the right spot. Going to park it on edge of driveway later today to get underneath it better to see a bit more.
 

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Hyundai says the hitch IS different than previous model years. When I asked about timing, all they would say is 'stay tuned.'
Source?

In the FB group, one of the dealer confirmed that they're at least compatible. so if you're in a hurry, at least previous' s year is available.

I guess im gonna have to wait couple months to see what they have for the hitch
 

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Source: DM straight from Hyundai USA.

All they would tell me is it's different. I suppose the previous version might still be compatible but I didn't specifically ask that. Also, the hitch design might be different depending on the trim level right? If you have the hitch bumper cover, that might be a different hitch design now? My calligraphy should be here in the next few days and I have the curt hitch in the garage waiting to be installed day 1. I'll report back.
 

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Source: DM straight from Hyundai USA.

All they would tell me is it's different. I suppose the previous version might still be compatible but I didn't specifically ask that. Also, the hitch design might be different depending on the trim level right? If you have the hitch bumper cover, that might be a different hitch design now? My calligraphy should be here in the next few days and I have the curt hitch in the garage waiting to be installed day 1. I'll report back.
Nice. I would love to hear back from you about that curt hitch fitting. I just dont know what the difference is for the bumper thickness from 2022 to 2023. I think that could be the only reason why third party hitch won't fit.

I did reach out to etrailer to see if they know anything about the 2022 stealth hitch being compatible with 2023 palisade, and this was the response

I went ahead and checked with Stealth Hitches and they did not have any information on the 2023 Hyundai Palisade. I did see the installation instructions you were talking about and the 2020-2022 OEM hitch being offered for the 2023 model. I talked to our fit guide rep here and he wasn't sure either. The Stealth Hitch item # 391HYUNPALIS19T is quite a bit more complicated than the OEM hitch so it may need different parts or updated instructions. I can not answer this question with any amount of certainty right now so my recommendation is to wait a couple months and check back.

I just means they dont know either still.. lol
 
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