PREVIEW: 2022 Kia Telluride gets upgrades, new pricing

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Prices and upgrades have been announced for the 2022 Kia Telluride, the increasingly popular sport utility vehicle.

Introduced as a concept car in 2016, the vehicle debuted in the spring of 2019 as a 2020 model.

The 2022 Kia Telluride will have numerous upgrades and new pricing.
The 2022 Kia Telluride will have numerous upgrades and new pricing.

Named after the town of Telluride, Colorado, the SUV is the largest vehicle Kia has manufactured in the United States.

Kia Telluride: Top Sales, Awards

Among other accolades, the Telluride was named the 2020 World Car of the Year as well as SUV of the Year. The large SUV had a 28 percent increase in sales from 2019 to 2020. It was the 11th best-selling SUV in the United States in 2020 among the nearly 50 large SUVs offered.

The 2022 Kia Telluride has new interior features.
The 2022 Kia Telluride has new interior features.


For 2022, the Telluride will receive new Kia badging and a slightly redesigned radiator grille. The interior will feature a larger 10.25-inch navigation display, fully automatic temperature control and highway driving assist to the LX and S trims. Navigation Based Smart Cruise Control-Curve will be added to all trims.

Here’s the 2022 pricing list and additional specs (excluding a $1,125 destination fee:

Pricing: LX FWD, $32,790; LX AWD, $34,790; S FWD, $35,290; S AWD, $37,290; EX FWD, $37,790; EX AWD, $39,790; SX FWD, $42,690; SX AWD, $44,590; SX-P, $46,890

Engine: 3.8L, V6, GDI Lambda-II: 291 hp/262 lb.-ft. of torque

Fuel Economy EPA-est. MPG: (city/highway/combined); FWD, 20/26/23; AWD, 19/24/21.

Specs: Highlighted Kia Drive Wise Advanced Driver Assistance Features3, Driver Attention Warning, All trims; Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, All trims; Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, All trims;
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, All trims; Lane Keeping Assist: All trims; Lane Following Assist: All trims.

Dimensions: Overall Length:196.9 in.; Overall Width: 78.3 in.; Overall Height (with roof rails): 69.3 in.; Overall Height (w/o roof rails): 68.9 in; Wheelbase: 114.2 in.


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