2022 Kia Telluride is a three-row midsize SUV that has already become one of the most popular vehicles in its class. The 2022 Telluride is available in four trims: LX, S, EX, and SX. The vehicle looks good, both inside and outside, and has excellent technical characteristics. It is comfortable, practical, and spacious. Even though it is a large SUV for 7-8 people it offers great ride quality. And the price for this kind of vehicle is very pleasant.
The 2022 Kia Telluride got a new Kia badge and updated navigation features. In the base model, you will get a big 10.3-inch split-screen display, updated safety features, and automatic climate control. The Telluride S, in addition to the above-mentioned quirks, received a wireless device charger.
The engine of the new SUV is a 3.8 liter V6 with 291 hp and paired with eight-speed automatic transmission. The default configuration is FWD but you can also get an AWD. The self-leveling rear suspension is also available. With FWD the vehicle gets 20 mpg in the city and 26 on the highway. The towing capacity of the vehicle is 5000 lb.
On the outside, the car looks presentable with satin chrome exterior accents. It has 20-inch alloy wheels. Fog lights and LED headlights are also available, for the daytime there are amber LED running lights.
As far as interior space, the third row of seats is a bit small but this is typical for the vehicles in this segment. The standard seating is for eight passengers. At higher trim levels you can get premium Nappa leather seats and heated/ventilated second-row captain’s chairs.
Kia pays lots of attention to safety. The 2022 Telluride has such standard safety features as adaptive cruise control, rear-cross-traffic braking, parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring, departure warning, lane centering, and emergency braking. Kia Telluride also has a standard FCA system – forward collision avoidance assist. You can install child seats with the LATCH system.
Telluride is equipped with all standard technologies. The instrument panel has a 3.5-inch display. The infotainment system works with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The SUV has a dual-zone climate control system with vents for the second and third rows. At the EX trim level, you will also get a wireless device charge and heated front seats. There are also folding side mirrors, ventilated front seats, and an eight-way adjustable passenger seat. At the top SX trim level, the instrument panel is 7-inch. The 10-speaker Harman Kardon sound system is also available at this level. There are remote connectivity features such as Find My Car, door lock and unlock, and remote start. There are USB charge spots for all three rows of seats.
The prices for this class of vehicles are very affordable. The base trim starts at $32 790. The most luxurious SX version costs around $44 000. And the EX version, which has almost all of the features of the SX, costs $39 000.
What is the best trim of 2022 Kia Telluride?
We recommend the EX version as it has lots of additional features similar to the premium SX version but costs less ($39 000)
How many people can comfortably fit into Kia Telluride?
You can seat seven to eight people comfortably. The standard for this vehicle is eight people.
What are Kia Telluride competitors?
The vehicles in the same class are Toyota Highlander, Subaru Ascent and Honda Pilot.