The 2023 Kia Telluride is a mid-size SUV, built by Kia. Telluride is an amazing three-dimensional SUV. The 2022 Kia Telluride is available in four trim levels: LX, S, EX, and SX. Kia Telluride has a quiet and state-of-the-art cabinet, impressive technology, a wide range of features, three-seater seats for adults, and a satisfying driving experience. Kia 2023 Telluride has some minor flaws, but overall the Kia is the choice of a three-row crossover SUV.
The 2023 Telluride style update is reviving Telluride to make it even more appealing, including an updated grille, redesigned headlights, and a new front bumper. Inside, Kia has integrated a new digital toolbar with two 12.3-inch screens that serve as infotainment and gauge displays. The similar designs on luxury cars including the BMW iX, Cadillac Escalade, and Mercedes-Benz GLS-class, so it looks like Kia is taking note of the upper class. Navigation is now common throughout the system, such as in the internal Wi-Fi hotspot. The vertical X-line cut and the X-Pro join the group and open up the 5500-pound Telluride pull capacity.
2023 Kia Telluride : Interior
2023 Telluride offers a cabinet with a large and loud space that can be easily accessed on all three lines. The passenger space is excellent in the second and third rows. The space feels partially open thanks to the abundance of large windows. Knee compartment with only the front passenger compact. Controls are clearly labeled and logically organized. However, the driver should be easy access the infotainment screen. 2023 Kia models are looks great because of the many large windows. Camera systems and parking sensors are additional useful features.
All 2023 Tellurides KIA variants come with multiple collision avoidance systems as well as minimizing systems and adaptive cruise control down to the ground. The integration of the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone also comes in handy, and most USB ports are spread across all three lines, though only one can transmit data. Our wide-ranging infotainment screen looks sharp and comes with navigation that offers a few useful features.
The 10-speaker sound system upgrade is also excellent. The turn-signal camera display on the gauge cluster does not look very good. It is small, low-res, and less efficient when looking at a blind spot monitoring system. The cargo area is open, with 21 cubic ft behind the third row and 87 cubes both rows folded down. The exposure hole is wide and able to sit, and there is also a useful basement. Small-scale storage is a weakness, while there are few options for organizing small items, there is much less personal space than in other competitors.
2023 Kia Telluride : Engine
The Kia Telluride has a 3.8-liter V6 engine with 291 horsepower and 262 pounds of torque. This power train propels Telluride forward with a little drama, but if you ride a few people regularly, you may want to accelerate more responsively. The standard eight-speed manual gearbox impresses with its smooth, timely, and quiet automatic transmission. The standard Telluride front-wheel-drive gets EPA, rated at 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The EPA’s all-wheel-drive Telluride petrol rating is slightly below average at 21 combined (highway 19/24). On the other hand, our Telluride test received about 23 mpg on our 115-mile mixed test drive, indicating that the EPA numbers are real.
2023 Kia Telluride : Safety
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has awarded the 2022 Kia Telluride a five-star safety rating, with four stars for a front-end crash test and five-star for a side-by-side crash test. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has given Telluride a 2022 rating of the highest in all six crash tests. It got a very low Poor rating for how well its standard headlights illuminate the front street, while the optional LED headlights received a second-highest rating of Welcome to forward visibility.
IIHS uses various parameters to measure features to avoid collisions. Telluride has received the highest rating of Superior for its standard car-protection programs and pedestrian crashes. Typical security features include stop-and-go adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, blind-spot camera, emergency braking, safe exit assist, rear-seats alert, front collision warning, lane keep assist, rear parking sensors, Pedestrian and passenger detection bicycle, highway driving assistant, high-resolution display, rear view camera, route departure warning, rear cross-traffic warning, front parking sensors, front-facing camera parking system, automatic headlights, and window wipers.