The Kia Telluride full-size SUV receives fresh new styling updates as well as additional features, which will be unveiled at the ongoing New York Auto Show 2022.
At the ongoing New York Auto Show 2022, Kia unveiled the refreshed Telluride SUV. The Kia Telluride has been updated with new styling and technology for 2023.
- Gets updated exterior and interior
- Has new X-Line and X-Pro variants
- Shares underpinnings with Hyundai Palisade
What’s New in The Kia Telluride for 2023?
Since its debut in 2018, Kia has added a slew of styling updates to the Telluride facelift. The three-row SUV’s headlights have been updated, and LED DRLs are now standard. For a sportier look, the Telluride now has a revised bumper and a front grille with black mesh, in addition to LED fog lights.
Apart from the revised side sills and door garnishes, the SUV’s side profile remains unchanged. The updated rear bumper, new tail-light inserts with vertically positioned LEDs, new alloy wheel designs, and exterior colors are all part of the Telluride facelift.
For the Telluride facelift, Kia has also introduced the X-Line and X-Pro variants, which feature exclusive exterior updates such as a redesigned radiator grille, roof rails, 20-inch alloy wheels, and a 10mm ride height increase. The X-Pro model has the same features as the X-Line, with the exception of 18-inch wheels.
Changes to The Interior and Features of The Kia Telluride in 2023
The new Telluride has a redesigned dashboard, revised trim panels, and updated AC vents. The SUV’s steering wheel has been redesigned, and the 12.3-inch curved infotainment screen has been upgraded.
The smart power liftgate with an auto close function is another new convenience feature. Meanwhile, the Telluride’s extensive list of ADAS features, connected car technology, wireless charging, and head-up display remains unchanged for 2023.
Powertrain Details for The 2023 Kia Telluride Facelift
For the facelifted Telluride, Kia has kept the same 3.8-litre V6 engine that produces 291hp and 354Nm. The Telluride keeps its 8-speed automatic transmission and adds all-wheel drive with new downhill brake control.
In India, Kia SUVs will be Available in 2022 and Beyond
The updated Seltos and Sonet from the Korean automaker were recently released, with new safety features and color options. In early 2022, Kia introduced the Carens MPV in India. A major facelift for the Seltos is in the works overseas and could arrive in India soon. In the coming months, Kia will also debut the all-electric EV6 in the United States.