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Kia Telluride Crossover

MSRP 31890 USDNEX score 71%

Product Overview

The Kia Telluride is the marque's flagship that seats 8. Sharing many components and most technology features with its stablemate, the Hyundai Palisade, the Telluride sports a less aggressive, yet equally luxurious design.
Assembled in the US and for the US market, the Telluride features the company's Atkinson Cycle LAMBDA-II 3.8L GDi engine coupled to an 8-speed automatic transmission, just like the Palisade.

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Ratings

What we found**

Pros
  • Gorgeous interior
  • All-wheel drive is standard across all trim levels
  • Excellent ride quality
Cons
  • Nothing in particular

What external reviewers found***

NEX score: 71% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Excellent infotainment system
  • Excellent infotainment
  • Gorgeous interior
  • Decent fuel economy
  • Comfortable third-row seats
Cons
  • Lack of standard driver aids
  • No Apple CarPlay or Android Auto
  • No automatic emergency braking
  • No rear-seat entertainment system
  • Subpar interior materials
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Specifications

Variants:
AWD
FWD

Chassis

Brakes | Front
340 mm vented
Brakes | Rear
305 mm solid
Steering Ratio
15.6x
Suspension | Front
MacPherson
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Turning Circle
19.4 ft

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
8" (20 cm)
Size | Height
1750 mm
Size | Length
5000 mm
Size | Width
1990 mm
Weight
1865 kg
Wheelbase
2900 mm

Performance

AWDFuel Economy
21 mpg
FWDFuel Economy
23 mpg
Towing Capacity
5000 lbs

Powertrain

Engine | Displacement
3.8 L
Engine | Power
291 hp @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Torque
262 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
Engine | Type
V6 Lambda-II GDi
Fuel Capacity
18.8 gal
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic

Production

Debut
Q1 2019 (2020 MY)
Made In
USA

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3rd-Party Review Videos

External Reviews

cnet[1]

Sentiment Score 66%
Reviewers from cnet have found the following***:
All flavors get the same 3.8-liter V6, free-breathing without turbos. Infotainment duties are handled by Kia's somewhat dated Uvo system. Middle row comfort is excellent, while your average NBA superstar will not be lacking for head nor shoulder room.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Gorgeous interior
  • Excellent infotainment
  • Decent fuel economy
Cons
  • Subpar interior materials
  • No automatic emergency braking

cnet[2]

Sentiment Score 74%
Reviewers from cnet have found the following***:
uride has two USB type-A outlets in the sides of the front seatbacks as well as a 12-volt socket and a 110-volt household outlet at the bottom of the center console. There are even a couple USB ports servicing the third row. Advanced driving aids like rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality are all standard across the Telluride range.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Gorgeous interior
  • Comfortable third-row seats
  • Excellent infotainment system
Cons
  • No rear-seat entertainment system

digitaltrends[3]

Sentiment Score 73%
Reviewers from digitaltrends have found the following***:
The 2020 Kia Telluride is designed to take on the entire midsize SUV and crossover segment. It's not as sure-footed off the beaten path, where even the AWD model struggled on a moderately challenging trail. Most of the must-have tech is baked right in to the base model, but the EX model represents the sweet spot for tech-enabled value.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Class-leading infotainment tech
  • Rugged, rugged styling
Cons
  • No Apple CarPlay or Android Auto
  • Lack of standard driver aids

User Reviews

References

1. ^ 2020 Kia Telluride review: Big style, bigger value. [cnet]. https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/reviews/2020-kia-telluride-review/. 2019-06-28. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
2. ^ 2021 Kia Telluride review: One of the best SUVs you can buy. [cnet]. https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/reviews/2021-kia-telluride-review/. 2020-12-04. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
3. ^ 2020 Kia Telluride first drive review. [digitaltrends]. https://www.digitaltrends.com/car-reviews/2020-kia-telluride-review/. 2019-03-29. Retrieved 2021-03-22.

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