All-New 2020 Kia Telluride SUV Combines Ruggedness With Luxury

2020 Kia Telluride Poughkeepsie NY

The 2020 Kia Telluride first showed its face during fashion designer Brandon Maxwell’s New York Fashion Week show last September. We’re proud to announce that this all-new SUV is set to arrive to our Mid Hudson Valley NY dealership location by the spring!

This model is notable since it’s the largest Kia ever with enough room to fit up to 8 adult passengers inside comfortably. That's because the cabin is spacious, giving passengers in all 3 rows generous head, shoulder, leg & hip room while providing a wide center console with grab handles for off-road driving & an artistic horizontal-emphasized design that feels like a living room.

There will be 4 trim choices for the 2020 Kia Telluride at our dealership serving Beacon NY that give you a variety of features inside, outside & under the hood. Let’s explore this all-new SUV!

2020 Kia Telluride Performance

Under the hood of every 2020 Kia Telluride coming to our dealership serving Newburgh NY is a 3.8L GDI V6 that delivers 291 hp and 262 lb/ft of torque. Paired with this engine to maximize is 8-speed automatic transmission that maximizes fuel efficiency while letting you take full advantage of the power & versatility of this SUV that offers 6 driving modes:

  • Smart
  • Eco
  • Sport
  • Comfort
  • Snow
  • AWD Lock

Yes, active on-demand AWD is available, making the Telluride ready for the harsh winters & hilly terrain found in the Mid Hudson Valley. Whether you want to stay on the pavement or take the trip off the road, you can tow as much of 5,000 lbs of cargo for either work or play.

Other performance-enhancing features of this all-new Kia include:

  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Self-leveling rear suspension
  • Downhill brake control
  • 59.4% high-strength-steel monocoque shell that's the centerpiece of the rigid body structure
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2020 Kia Telluride Design

You’ll definitely be able to tell that this SUV is a Kia just by looking at it. That's because it mixes the bold & boxy look of a classic burly-shouldered SUV with several sophisticated exterior accents that are just a preview of the luxury inside.

Some specific trims get unique design cues, but here are the highlights of the 2020 Kia Telluride’s look:

  • Long, broad hood fronted by a wide grille
  • Bold stacked headlamps conveying power & stability
  • Upright windshield & clean side profile displaying muscular tension
  • Inverted “L” tail lamps with LED stripes for the EX & SX
  • Elongated nameplates on the hood’s edge & rear liftgate
  • Sculpted rear skid plate with integrated twin exhaust tips for the S, EX & SX trims
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2020 Kia Telluride Features

There are 4 trims to choose from for the 2020 Kia Telluride at our dealership serving Newburgh NY: LX, S, EX & SX. Coming standard in the LX are UVO link with an 8" touchscreen display, SOFINO synthetic leather seating, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a total of 6 USB charging ports spread throughout all 3 rows.

Among the advanced safety technologies found in the 2020 Kia Telluride LX include:

  • Safe exit assist to tell you if your doors are safe to open or if hazards like a car or cyclists are approaching
  • Reverse park distance warning
  • Forward collision avoidance assist with lane keeping assist
  • Smart cruise control with stop & go
  • Blind-spot collision avoidance assist with rear-cross traffic collision avoidance assist
  • 7 airbags including a driver's knee airbag and side curtain airbags with a rollover sensor protecting all 3 rows

Upgrading to the 2020 Kia Telluride S gets you heated front seats with 10-way power adjustability for the driver, a front power sunroof, roof rails and upgraded interior & exterior design cues. The seating configuration also changes to hold 7 passengers through the use of captain chairs in the 2nd row.

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The 2020 Kia Telluride EX goes back to the 8-passenger seating configuration and includes the much touted about 10.25" touchscreen display in the center of the dashboard. Other upgrades offered in this trim are comprised of:

  • Navigation system
  • Leather trim for the seating with the front-row seats adding cooling capability & 8-way power adjustability for the front passenger
  • Highway driving assist to adjust the vehicle's cruising speed to match the car in front of you
  • Smart power liftgate
  • Side window sunshades for the 2nd row

The top-of-the-line 7-passenger 2020 Kia Telluride SX provides amazing niceties like a Harman Kardon premium audio system, dual sunroofs, interior mood lighting, surround view monitor and LED projector beam headlights & fog lights. If you want even more, the SX Prestige Option Package gives you:

  • Head up display to show vital vehicle info on the windshield
  • Nappa leather seat trim
  • 2nd-row heated & ventilated seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Premium headliner & interior trim

The all-new 2020 Kia Telluride has already earned accolades including being named "Best in Show" by Cars.com at the 2019 North American International Auto Show. Contact Dutchess Kia to learn more about this 8-passenger SUV & when you can take your Kia Telluride test drive at our Poughkeepsie, New York dealership location!

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