Why 2023 Kia Telluride is the perfect SUV for Calgary drivers.

Why 2023 Kia Telluride is the perfect SUV for Calgary drivers.

The new Kia Telluride is a remarkable SUV that's ideal for handling the hills or off-road tracks in Calgary. Whether you take it through the mud and dirt or stick to the gravel, the vehicle's ready to take you anywhere. The SUV is suitable for family, business, and personal use, with a wide selection of comforts and optimal storage space.


Performance Specs


With a 3.8-litre V6 Gasoline Direct Injected engine, the SUV can output 291 horsepower and deliver 262 lb-ft of torque. With this power, handling the roads in any season and weather condition is an easy task. With an 8-speed automatic transmission, driving becomes a breeze. The car has a fuel economy of 9.8 L/100km on the highway and 12.8 L/100km in the city.


Kia Telluride vs. Competitors

Model Starting Price* Engine Horsepower Cargo Capacity (Behind Third Row)
Kia Telluride $52,883 3.8-litre V6 GDI 291 601 L
Mazda CX-90 $45,900 3.3-litre Inline 6 Turbo 340 423 L
Acura MDX $67,401 3.5-litre Direct Injection V6 290 461.6 - 512.5 L


Safety and Assistance While Driving


The SUV comes with a suite of safety and assistance features that'll help you stay safe and aware, whether you're on the open highway or in the city. Higher trims come with more features standard; however, there's still plenty available on the base option.


Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist and Blind-spot Collision Avoidance Assist keep you aware of anything behind you. Forward collision-avoidance assist and Driver attention alert system alert you to potential issues, including hazards ahead of you on the road. The Safe Exit Assist System helps prevent unsafe exiting, watching for potential collisions as you leave your SUV.


The Driving Experience in Calgary


With light off-road capabilities, the SUV offers a fair driving experience in almost any condition. With over 20 centimetres of ground clearance, it's ready to tackle off-road paths or the hills. The all-terrain tires or all-wheel drive that come standard on higher tiers further enhance the experience.


Towing and Storage Capacity


With over 601 litres of cargo space behind the third row, there's plenty of room for storing luggage, groceries, or other cargo. Behind the second row, the total volume increases to 1,304 L. The total volume with seats folded down behind the front row is 2,455 L. If properly equipped, the SUV can handle a maximum capacity of 5,000 lbs for towing. 


Make the Switch to the Kia Telluride


With many great reasons to get yourself a Kia Telluride, maybe it's time to make the switch. Contact the South Trail Kia dealership, an authentic and well-known dealership in Calgary, today to find out more information and book a test drive to experience the SUV yourself.


All pricing is based on Ontario MSRP and does not include taxes and fees. Dealer pricing may differ. Prices are subject to change anytime without notice.

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