If you happen to’re opting for the 2020 Kia Telluride Australia over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Kia Telluride Australia. You get a significantly better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, but the 2020 Kia Telluride Australia happens to be certainly one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Kia Telluride Australia gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction when you want it most.
The 2020 Kia Telluride Australia, however, additionally has some flaws commonly associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo space isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Kia Telluride Australia’s trip and driving experience start to fall consistent with more fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2020 Kia Telluride Australia’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra value. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Kia Telluride Australia are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Kia Telluride Australia additionally provides power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Kia Telluride Australia contemporary by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Bundle as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Kia Telluride Australia, which pushes the 2020 Kia Telluride Australia into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.