The segment of crossover SUVs is still ruling the market for the benefits the vehicle type promises to its users. But among an ocean of models there are few that will remind you what the segment was supposed to deliver, and one such model of modern crossoveris the 2020 Kia Telluride that not only beams in style, but also has kept up its promise of catering a large section of buyers with a wide range of utility features after impressing them with its robust performance credentials.
In other words, the 2020 edition of Kia Telluride is a model that has redefined the segment of crossover SUVsin all the major aspects, starting from the styling cues to its interior comfort, from its performance delivery to utility score. It is a stand-out model in every aspect in the identical sea of three-row family haulers.
Trim Flavors for the Year 2020
To know more details about all the feature and capacity combinations of the 2020 Kia Telluride, we visited a well-known showroom of the Tomball Kia dealer. There the staff showed every trim model of this new edition Kia crossover that are named as LX, S, EX, and SX, building up the tree of hierarchy on the basis of their price tags.
Engine Power Combinations
The 2020 Kia Telluride engages a 291-horsepower making 3.8-liter V-6 engine that is ideally teamed with an 8-speed automatic transmission. That is the standard engine and powertrain combination that is found in all the trim levels of the 2020 Kia Telluride.
Overall Ride composure and Fuel Returns
With this V-6 engine loaded under its hood, the 2020 Kia Telluride series of crossovers provides not only delivers good power delivery but also excellent handling prowess. Its suspension makes all the movements of the 2020 Kia Telluride supple that gets even more floaty when fitted with the optional 20-inch wheels.
The standard powertrain combination of the 2020 Kia Telluride returns a 21 mpg fuel economy as rated by the EP in a combined tripwhen driven with the all-wheel-drive system.
Value of Money
Inside all the 2020 Kia Telluride trim models, welcomes the occupants into a neatly arranged cabin that is flanked with an 8.0- or 10.3-inch infotainment touchscreen that protrudes from a low slung dashboard and includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality. Every row in the 2020 Kia Telluride offers its occupants with a dedicated USB port.
The cabin of each 2020 Kia Telluride is airy, with appreciable outward visibility, which has become a rare quality in the three row crossovers. Even after sparing more than enough room for eight passengers, the Telluride models offer a wide space for the cargo behind the third row thatincreases to 46 cubic feet of space with the third row folded down.
We were assured by the Tomball Kia dealership staff members that every trim level of the 2020 Kia Telluride is protected with a strong layer of active safety tech featureslike the automatic emergency braking that works in collaboration with pedestrian detection alerts, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise controland active lane control, and all these are set as standard equipment. The upper-trim versions add a few more safety gears like a blind-spot camera and automatic high-beam headlights.