Kia Telluride Towing Capacity
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- Manufacturer: Kia
- Data Source: Owner's Manual
You can find 3 different trims/engines for the Kia Telluride and their corresponding recommended towing capacity.
The years available stretch from 2020 through to 2022 and to view the towing capacity you just click to expand.
The Kia Telluride is a mid-size crossover SUV that has been on the market since 2019. It is currently only available in the United States. Kia launched the Telluride at the North American International Auto Show in 2019.
It shares many similarities with the Hyundai Palisade that is available elsewhere in the world.
It is also the largest SUV on the Kia model lineup, being bigger than both the Kia Sportage, Kia Seltos, and Kia Sorento.
Like most SUVs, the Telluride features a 5-door configuration. It comes with a 3-row, 7-seat interior layout. It also comes with a front-engine setup with options for either front-wheel or all-wheel drive.
Powertrains for the Telluride consist of only one option. All models come with a 3.8-liter Lambda II GDi V6 petrol engine that is mated with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. This gives the Telluride a power output of 291 hp with 262 ft-lb of torque.
There are four trim levels offered for the Kia Telluride. These are the base LX, S, EX, and premium SX. There is a further SX Prestige Package. This includes all-wheel-drive, high-quality leather trim, as well as heated and ventilated seating.
The Telluride managed to win the World Car of the Year following its release in 2019.
In 2022, a refreshed version of the Telluride was released at the New York International Auto Show. This debuted the new 2023 facelifted version of the car for the world to see.
New features included an updated exterior, grille, headlights, taillights, and front bumper. There is also new technology like a 12.3-inch navigation screen in the center console.
Towing capacity for the latest Telluride is rated at 2,250 kg / ~5,000 lbs.