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INTRODUCTION

2020 Kia Telluride – Approximately about three years as we spotted the 2016 Kia Telluride Concept with its big and boxy body characteristics, then today the SUV is ultimately available for the general introduction. Right after initial exhibiting the 2020 Telluride during New York Fashion Week in September, the SUV gets its show along the 2019 Detroit Auto Show.

Kia will give their best work for the American SUV marketplace with the all-new 2020 Telluride SUV. The Telluride is known as a Kia‘s greatest product so far, developed as well as constructed in the United States primarily for the bestseller SUV marketplace.

The article is a review for the all-new 2020 Kia Telluride such as its new exterior changes, interior design, engine configurations, release date, and pricing details. To know more about the prestigious Telluride, you can read the revealed details below before its first sale at the end of 2019 or the first half of 2020, maybe. Let’s find out!

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Kia Telluride

2020 Kia Telluride Coming with New Trims & Color Available

AutospiX – Kia has officially announced that Telluride will release sometime in the future, but the precise date not revealed yet. We expect the 2020 Telluride will show up sometimes in 2019 or early next year. However, we will provide a full review of the all-new 2020 Kia Telluride in the article below. Check out

2020 Kia Telluride Overview

It includes room for eight-passengers over three-rows seats, the new SUV can tow as much as 5,000 pounds, and it has all of the premium features needed within the full-size sector. The purposely boxy exterior appearances are perfect to the buyers need, along with a 300-hp V6 engine with the front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive having an 8-speed automatic transmission.

The 2020 Kia Telluride has four-wheel with independent suspension, self-leveling rear suspension, and four drive modes. The rear suspension can suit itself for driver ideal drive height according to load weight and also for the other factors.

At Detroit Auto Show, ‘Best in Show‘ award by Cars.com has awarded for the all-new 2020 Telluride. The vehicle was chosen because of its spacious interior, high-end technology available, comfortable interior and features that make the passenger feels like home in this luxury brand vehicle.

Exterior Changes

Even though the SUV design mostly is hidden by custom elements like the skid plates, off-road bumpers, auxiliary lamps, a spare car tire and also the ladder, this is still the best appearance at the SUV, for sure until today.

There is precisely lots of design impact belonging to the previous concept, but there is happen to be much compromise for manufacturing. It is a fresh design that is even fairly squared off. The car headlight and also grille model lend seriously taken from its previous concept, and also the taillights are taken directly from the concept too.

It is considerably taller and a lot more rounded. The back hatch will not be vertical and up-right now, and the front side fascia may be handed an arc that will make it softer, as well as the proportions within the grille and headlights,  look like they might continue to be in flux.

Trims Available
Trims Available

Trim Available

The new Telluride designed inside Kia’s California studio, and the SUV stands out as the third vehicle to get produced and manufactured by Kia in the United States. It’s going to be developed together with the Optima and also Sorento inside Kia assembly plant, West Point, Georgia. The crossover is planned to take the first sale later in this year and will also be offered in four trims: Telluride LX, Telluride S, Telluride EX, and even the Telluride SX.

Interior Design

The crossover will likely be available which has a big list of options, such as Kia’s UVO3 multimedia system by having an optionally available 10.3-inch touchscreen display, a new 10-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, six USB ports maximal available, Nappa leather upholstery, ventilated and heated first-row seats as well as second-row seats, plus with the integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Kia continues to be preserving lots of intricate details to the outside world. The manufacturer claims that the Telluride is going to have up to 8-passengers seats and with that feature, it is a several inch more lengthy and larger compared to the existing most significant crossover in its range, Kia Sorento with 7-passengers seats.

2020 Telluride SX with Prestige Package pre-production model shown with optional features
2020 Telluride SX with Prestige Package pre-production model shown with optional features

Latest Technology Updates

The new Telluride will be feature driver-assistance suite with the help of Kia’s Drive Wise and features forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, front and rear automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist, pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring, and also rear cross-traffic alert.

Kia will likely expose various latest features, such as a quiet mode meant for the audio system, which will reduce audio within the second-row and third-row, and offer a Driver Talk that known as a program that enables front passengers to speak with people in the back by a microphone device.

Also, the lane follows-assist which will be merely active if the adaptive cruise control system in the engaged position too, this feature helps to keep the Telluride focused in the street. The blind-spot collision prevention utilizes a camera and also the brakes to make the car back if the detected object on a lane change.

Four Driving Modes

The 2020 Kia Telluride also features four driving modes. The four modes will include smart mode, eco mode, sport mode, and comfort mode. Every mode will be chosen to improve the way the all-wheel-drive system allocates power.

Eco mode and smart mode will allocate 100% for the front wheels as well as the comfort mode commit 80% for the front wheels and 20% for the rear wheels. The last is the sport mode will push most of the power to the rear axle however remains 65% power for the front wheels and 35% power for the rear wheels.

Engine Configurations

The new Telluride engine will be a 3.8L V6 engine that delivers 291-hp as well as 262 lb.-ft. of torque to discover any path and also strengthen the standard Class III with 5,000 lb. towing capability.

2020 Kia Telluride Engine
Kia Telluride Engine

2020 Kia Telluride Release Date & Pricing

The official statement for vehicle availability and release date still have nothing to reveal its launch day. However, we expect the crossover to be on sale earlier in the coming year as a 2020 model year vehicle. The crossover is going to built at Kia’s production plant in Georgia.

2020 Kia Telluride is about to take its first sale quickly, so we at this moment recognize how much it will cost you with its new price tag. The pricing details are in the details table below complete with its trims available, colors available, features updates and its price tag.

Trims, Colors, Features & Pricing Table

All Kia Telluride models feature a 3.8-liter V-6 engine and also front-wheel drive with an optional all-wheel drive. The table below is 2020 Telluride details for its trims available, colors available, upgrade features and complete with its pricing details.

TRIMSCOLOR AVAILABLEFEATURES UPGRADEPRICING
LX– Snow White Pearl
– Everlasting Silver
– Gravity Grey
– Ebony Black
– 18-inch wheels
– 8-seats with a second-row bench
– 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
– Six USB ports
– Adaptive cruise control
– Blind-spot monitoring
$32,735
S– Dark Moss
– Snow White Pearl
– Everlasting Silver
– Gravity Grey
– Ebony Black
– 20-inch wheels
– 7-seats with second-row captain’s chairs
– 10-way power driver’s seat
– Heated front seats
– Power sunroof
$35,035
EX– Dark Moss
– Snow White Pearl
– Everlasting Silver
– Gravity Grey
– Ebony Black
– Leather upholstery
– 10.3-inch touchscreen
– Eight-way power passenger seat
– Cooled front seats
– 8-seats with a second-row bench
– Power liftgate
$38,135
SX– Dark Moss
– Snow White Pearl
– Everlasting Silver
– Gravity Grey
– Ebony Black
– Black Copper
– 20-inch black wheels
– Dual Sunroofs
– LED headlights
– 7-seats with second-row captain’s chairs
– Harman Kardon audio system
– Digital gauge cluster
– 360-degree camera view
$42,535

Source: Kia

Competitors

The main competitors for the Kia Telluride will be the Ford Explorer, Hyundai Palisade, Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder, Toyota Highlander and also the Subaru Ascent. – US Automotive News

2020 Telluride Gallery