Today's automobiles need to do more than just have powerful engines if they want to stay ahead of the competitors in the three-row SUV market. Customers today are looking for affordable three-row SUVs with good handling and a host of best-in-class interior amenities and safety features. In response to this demand, automakers are modernising their SUV lineups with state-of-the-art features. Toyota and Kia have hit the right notes and come a long way in this process with their most popular three-row SUVs, the 2022 Toyota Highlander and 2022 Kia Telluride. We've outlined the main distinctions between the 2022 Toyota Highlander and 2022 Kia Telluride to help you decide which SUV best meets your daily driving requirements.
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|
|23 MPG||Combined Fuel Economy||23 MPG|
According to the comparison chart, both cars face off against one another in terms of performance metrics. On the other hand, the 2022 Highlander defeats the 2022 Telluride. But that's not all. The Toyota Highlander 2022 leads in terms of reliability and safety.
The safety measures on the Toyota Highlander 2022 can manage almost any circumstance on the road. From a Pre-Collision System with Low-Light Pedestrian Detection and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist to an optional Blind Spot Monitor with Rear-Cross Traffic Alert, the 2022 Toyota Highlander has it all.
Visit Manhattan Beach Toyota in Manhattan Beach, California to see the 2022 Toyota Highlander. You can book a test drive online.