While it’s still simply a principle, reports state the hugely glamorous Kia Telluride Idea, which debuted at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, has actually been okayed for production.
The 2019 Kia Telluride assures to be a cutting-edge, full-size SUV that presses technological limits without jeopardizing high-end. Telluride is a three-row, seven-seat hybrid vehicle with a muscular, upright position and special rear-hinged back entrances 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 supreme convenience.
The Telluride Concept can be found in with a far various look than we’re utilized to from Kia. This SUV was enormous at 70.9 inches high, 79.1 inches broad and 196.9 inches long, and its customized Sorento wheelbase was 121.3 inches long.
On top of huging, the Telluride boasted an upright style with lots of bodylines to draw one’s eye from one end to the other. It likewise boasted vertical taillights, hood scoops, double exhaust, and a bigger variation of Kia’s Tiger Nose grille. Obviously, there are a couple of things that will not make it to the production Telluride, like the rear-hinged rear doors, however we anticipate the rest to be quite near to the principle.
Inside, the Telluride had much of that idea feel. Something we anticipate to make the shift to production will be its seven-passenger capability that consists of 2 second-row captain’s chairs and a third-row bench. We likewise anticipate all the current technology, like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a premium audio system, heated seats, a big touchscreen, and more.
The Telluride Concept displayed a powerful 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 huge power, this powertrain might provide up to 30 miles per gallon highway, inning accordance with Kia’s price quotes. While this sounds excellent, we anticipate something more conventional, like possibly Kia’s turbocharged 3.3-liter V6 or the 5.0-liter V8.
There is still absolutely nothing main on the Telluride’s release, however it’ll apparently be around for the 2019 or 2020 model year. Provided its most likely positioning in the lineup, try to find the production Telluride to sit practically the Sorrento in rates, which varies from $26,890 to $47,290 (location costs consisted of). The Telluride’s competitors might consist of models like the Mazda CX-9, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and Dodge Durango.