While it’s still just an idea, rumors say the wildly elegant Kia Telluride Principle, which debuted at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, has been okayed for production.
The 2019 Kia Telluride assures to be a cutting-edge, full-size SUV that pushes technological borders without jeopardizing luxury. Telluride is a three-row, seven-seat hybrid vehicle with a muscular, upright position and unique rear-hinged back doors that open in tandem with the front doors to a 90-degree angle for ease of entry. The very first 2 rows are fitted with 4 black-leather captain’s chairs, behind which sits a folding three-seat bench. The middle seats recline almost flat and feature fold-away footrests for ultimate comfort.
2019 Kia Telluride Design
The Telluride Concept came in with a far different appearance than we’re utilized to from Kia. This SUV was huge at 70.9 inches high, 79.1 inches wide and 196.9 inches long, and its modified Sorento wheelbase was 121.3 inches long. On top of huging, the Telluride boasted an upright style with a lot of bodylines to draw one’s eye from one end to the other. It likewise boasted vertical taillights, hood scoops, dual exhaust, and a larger variation of Kia’s Tiger Nose grille. Of course, there are a few things that will not make it to the production Telluride, like the rear-hinged rear doors, however we expect the rest to be pretty near the concept.
2019 Kia Telluride Interior
Inside, the Telluride had much of that idea feel. Something we anticipate to make the transition to production will be its seven-passenger capability that consists of two second-row captain’s chairs and a third-row bench. We likewise anticipate all the most recent technology, like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a premium audio system, heated seats, a large touchscreen, and more.
2019 Kia Telluride Engine
The Telluride Concept displayed a potent hybrid powertrain that boasted a 270-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 and a 130-hp electrical motor with a combined 400 hp. On top of its enormous power, this powertrain could provide up to 30 miles per gallon highway, inning accordance with Kia’s estimates. While this sounds terrific, we anticipate something more conventional, like perhaps Kia’s turbocharged 3.3-liter V6 or the 5.0-liter V8.
2019 Kia Telluride Pricing & Release Date
There is still nothing main on the Telluride’s release, however it’ll supposedly be around for the 2019 or 2020 model year. Offered its likely positioning in the lineup, try to find the production Telluride to sit just about the Sorrento in rates, which varies from $26,890 to $47,290 (location costs included). The Telluride’s competition could include models like the Mazda CX-9, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and Dodge Durango.