Review of 2020 Kia Telluride

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Kia SUV thick Telluride is great with roomy third row, the cargo space is good, a lot of technology and driver comfort features, plus the performance you need to get around town or off the beaten path.

With prices ranging from $ 32 875, Telluride Kia is the right price and even top of the line SX AWD feels Telluride affordable with everything that you can get for $ 46 860.


If you are shopping for a mid-size SUV or SUV with a third row, making Kia America should be at the top of your list. Just do not forget about Hyundai Palisade, which offers a more luxurious take on three-row SUV.

Debuting with a Super Bowl ad emotional, Telluride prove ourselves during our time with three-row SUV rough.

Things you Will LOVE

  • Great design with with spacious interior
  • .Powerful V6, 8-inches of ground clearance and good towing rating.
  • Great standard safety features and optional driver assist.
  • Robust technology options including CarPlay & Android Auto


  • Only one engine option.
  • Palisade offers more luxurious interior and a few key upgrades.

Handling and performance

2020 Kia Telluride Handling and performance

Telluride wrap 3.8L V6 engine with 8-speed transmission and an optional all-wheel drive. It provides plenty of power with good acceleration and handling. Telluride is rated to 5,000 pounds of towing capacity.

the ride quality is good, although the company. You can get a rear air suspension self-leveling. While most tellurides will stay on the sidewalk, off-road performance to get you to this campsite impressive thanks to 8-inches of ground clearance and standard skid plates.

On the highway, adaptive cruise with the ability to stop and take it back after a brief pause is great for navigating traffic congestion, and there is plenty of power to overtake slower cars.

With the model of all-wheel-drive, standard split 100 percent to the front, but in Sport mode, it switches to 65% front and 35% to the rear.

Fuel economy is in line with other mid-size SUV with a V6 engine. Telluride achieve EPA estimated 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway.

Telluride is equipped with a 10-year 100,000 mile powertrain warranty and 5-year, 60,000-mile limited basic warranty and roadside assistance.

Interior and Design


While the design is subjective, rugged look boxy reach out and drew me to this vehicle in the same way I’ve been interested in the Wrangler and Xterra in the past. This is a look at me, I’m here to do my thing and look good at the same time style that really works in Telluride. The Dark Moss paint on my loaner completed the look.

The interior is well laid out and comfortable, although it lacks some interior storage space that you would find in Palisade and other midsize SUVs. Lines 2 and 3 was due to airy with lots of windows and an optional second-row sunroof.

There is plenty of room in the front and second-row seats are very spacious. You can configure the Telluride with a bench seat in the second row to carry eight passengers, or you can get the captain’s chair. It’s easy to get in and out of Telluride and there is one touch folding rear seats slide and access to the third row. You can fold the second row seats by pressing a button on the rear storage area. There is no third-row power seat controls as in Palisade.

With Prestige SX package ($ 2,000) second-row seats heated and ventilated for added comfort.

There are plenty of charging points throughout the cabin, enough for each line, and a handy pouch to hold the smartphone in the second row.

The cabin is very quiet at highway speeds, close to what you would normally find in a luxury SUV.

Thanks to the intelligent heating and cooling system, you can dual-zone temperature control upfront and rear independent temperature control and fans.The vents in the ceiling, it is easy to direct the air and you can rotate closed while getting a little air movement to maintain the correct temperature without blaster face with air.

Rear storage area is quite extensive and if you need more space for a weekend getaway or a DIY project you can fold down seats with a 60/40 split to open the cargo area rose significantly.

Driver Assist and Safety

Telluride is toting all the latest technology, support pilot awesome features and fresh security options.

With the EX trim levels and you get a large touch screen 10.3 inches, and lower versions of an 8-inch touch screen.

Telluride All models come with Apple and Android carplay automatic support. Connect your phone and you get easy access to navigation, music, calls, texts and other supported applications. The touch screen is sensitive, easily visible and infotainment system Kia is easy to use, though most people spend more time in carplay and Android Auto. The optional Harman Kardon audio system is quite good.

There are some very integrated features such as intercom allowing you to talk to the second and third row without warning or to turn and the rear occupant alarm that can detect a passenger in the rear of the vehicle and you warn of sounds you get out of the car or push an alert to your phone.

Safe output is an impressive feature that keeps locked doors from second row if the vehicle detects oncoming traffic side of the street. This prevents a child from opening a door in traffic.

Kia offers a connected experience with car remote locking and unlocking, and you can start the car remote application UVO Link. You can also control the weather using the application and set a schedule so the Telluride gets fair booth every morning before going to work or take the kids to school.

2020 Kia Telluride with the automatic braking technology standard emergency and Blind Spot Collision technology, you get a nice set of standard safety features.

support Driver Features such as Blind Spot Monitoring and a pop-up video view your dashboard when you opt for the Blind Spot Monitor View, help you see your environment. Although I prefer the placement of the video stream on the fence, the center for Telluride still works and is an exciting addition to standard blind spot indicators.

With adaptive cruise control, road trips are easier. Telluride automatically slows down to keep the flow of traffic and then accelerates to the speed regulator of speed when the congestion disappears.

A standard point of view and rearview monitor speckled option to get in and out of tight parking spots easy.


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