Vehicles must go above and beyond engine power to stay ahead of the competition in the three-row SUV sector these days. Customers today seek practical three-row SUVs that drive well and have a slew of best-in-class interior comforts and safety systems. Automobile manufacturers are responding to this demand by upgrading their SUV ranges with cutting-edge technology and design. With their best-selling three-row SUVs – the 2022 Toyota Highlander and the 2022 Kia Telluride – Toyota and Kia have touched the right chords and come a long way in this process. To assist you choose the SUV that best suits your everyday driving needs, we have listed the key differences between the 2022 Toyota Highlander and the 2022 Kia Telluride. Join us at Lum's Auto Center in Warrenton, OR, as we traverse through the critical differences between the 2022 Toyota Highlander and the 2022 Kia Telluride.
2022 Toyota Highlander
2022 Kia Telluride
|3.5-liter V6 DOHC 24-valve engine with Dual VVT-i
||Base Engine||3.8-liter Lambda V6 DOHC 24-valve engine|
|Direct Shift-8AT Eight-speed ECT
||Transmission System||Electronically Controlled Eight-Speed Automatic|
|295 horsepower & 263 lb-ft
||Horsepower & Torque Ratings||291 horsepower & 262 lb-ft|
||Combined Fuel Economy||23 MPG|
Both of these SUVs go head-to-head in terms of performance characteristics, as shown in the comparison table. The 2022 Highlander, on the other hand, comes out on top of the 2022 Telluride. However, it isn't all. When it comes to safety and reliability, the Toyota Highlander 2022 takes the lead.
The 2022 Toyota Highlander's safety features can handle practically any situation on the road. The 2022 Toyota Highlander has it all, from a Pre-Collision System with Low-Light Pedestrian Detection and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist to an available Blind Spot Monitor with Rear-Cross Traffic Alert.