Review: 2020 Kia Telluride


The new 2020 Kia Telluride is taking the automotive market by storm! The all-new Telluride Won the Best in Show at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show from Cars.com and was awarded the 2019 #1 Midsize SUV from U.S. News*. It’s ready for you to test drive, so visit Premier Kia in Lufkin, Texas today.

Design and Performance

The 2020 Telluride offers LX and EX trims with three-rows of seating for up to eight passengers, and S and SX trims fitting up to seven passengers utilizing second-row captain's chairs. All four grades are powered by a 3.8-liter V6 direct injection engine teamed with an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drivetrain; all-wheel drive is optional. The engine generates 291-hp and 262 lb-ft of torque and achieves an estimated fuel economy of 26 mpg highway and 20 mpg city. With standard skid plates to protect the vehicle underside, eight-inches of ground clearance, and an available center-locking differential, the Telluride possesses off-road capability and has a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

Technology and Convenience

Kia’s UVO infotainment system comes standard with an 8.0-inch touch-screen display, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, Bluetooth® technology, six USB ports, and a six-speaker sound system. A 10.25-inch touch-screen, navigation, wireless charging, head-up display, and a ten-speaker Harman Kardon® premium audio system are available.

The cabin offers several convenient features including one-touch sliding and 60/40 split-folding second-row seats, as well as available reclining captain's chairs, a 12-way power adjustable driver's and 8-way power-adjustable passenger's seats, dual-zone automatic temperature control, and Driver Talk to amplify your voice to the rear passengers.

Safety

The Telluride is equipped with lots of standard safety features including forward collision and blind spot avoidance assist, pedestrian detection, lane following and lane keeping assist, lane departure warning, driver attention warning, safe exit assist, rear occupant alert, smart cruise control with stop and go, and a rearview camera. Additionally, vehicle stability management, electronic stability control, hill start assist control, and an advanced airbag system are included. Available safety features consist of a blind spot view monitor, highway driving assist, high beam assist, park distance warning, automatic rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a surround view monitor.

Pricing

Starting at $31,690 MSRP

*View U.S. News Best Cars at cars.usnews.com.

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