As Tellurides flood Kia dealers, its clear that everything you need to know about this all-new full size SUV is available, including configuring your very own model. Starting from $31,690 it has a lot to offer in and here we have broken down the various trims, colors, packages and options available for 2019.
A 3.8-liter V-6 engine come standard, producing 291 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque, mated to an automatic transmission, powering the front wheels. AWD is optional. Above the base LX is the Telluride S ($33,990), Telluride EX ($37,090) and Telluride SX ($41,490). As you move through the 4 trim levels, the options keep getting more desirable with features like bigger 20-inch wheels, 10-way power driver's seat, Heated front seats, Heated steering wheel, Dual sunroofs, Head-up display, Harman/Kardon audio system, Seven-passenger seating with second-row captain's chairs, Adaptive cruise control, a 10.3-inch touchscreen, Power liftgate and many more to list.
Compared to rivals (Honda Pilot, Subaru Ascent and Toyota Highlander) in the segment, the Tellurides value in unprecedented, aside from its exterior and interior design that also's breaking down barriers on its own, especially with 6 attractive exterior colors and 4 leather upholstery colors to choose from. If you're looking for more, an interior lighting kit comes optional at $450, or maybe a set of illuminated scuff plates for $310.
Safety has also been held to a high standard much like the rest of the Telluride with active and passive safety technology in place. Mentioned earlier, features like adaptive cruise control requires a higher spec Telluride but lane keeping assist, forward collision warning assist, blind spot collision avoidance assist with rear collision avoidance assist and adaptive cruise control with stop and go come as standard advanced safety technology.
Overall the 2020 Telluride has a lot to offer, so much that it challenges the entire segment instead of merely competing.