The Kia Telluride is a good midsize SUV. This brand-new vehicle has seating for up to eight in a high-end cabin, and you’ll be treated to a gentle ride. The Telluride comes with a generous list of driver aids, a large cargo hold, and a lengthy warranty.It has the best combination of cargo and passenger space, safety and reliability ratings, positive reviews from automotive journalists, and available family-friendly features.
Under the hood of every 2020 Telluride is a naturally aspirated V-6 that makes 291 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. Its engine pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission that feeds the front wheels in the standard format—all-wheel drive is also optional across the board. The top-of-the-line Telluride SX we tested charged from zero to 60 mph in 7.0 seconds. However, the big Kia didn’t feel as responsive to throttle inputs at lower speeds as did some of its turbocharged rivals. The Telluride’s ride is on the firm side, with harsh pavement sometimes throwing the three-row SUV off its intended path. A self-leveling rear air suspension is also available. Brakes are excellent and the steering is precise with a nice heft to its feel. The Telluride boasts 8.0 inches of ground clearance for off-road excursions, and it can tow up to 5000 pounds.
|Drive Type||All wheel drive|
|Basic Warranty||5 yr./ 60000 mi.|