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Kia Telluride
2021 Kia Telluride
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$31,990
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.0
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Nissan Murano
2020 Nissan Murano
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$31,730
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.0
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Toyota Highlander
2021 Toyota Highlander
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$34,810
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8.6
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Overview

Engine
3.8-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.8-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
291 hp @ 6000 rpm
260 hp @ 6000 rpm
295 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
262 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
240 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.8 ft
38.7 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/60HR18
P235/65TR18
P235/65VR18
Rear Tire
P245/60HR18
P235/65TR18
P235/65VR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
23 MPG
24 MPG
City
20 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
28 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr
7.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
19 gallons
17.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
376 miles
380 miles
375.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
488.8 miles
532 miles
519.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.9 in
192.4 in
194.9 in
Height
68.9 in
66.6 in
68.1 in
Max Width
78.3 in
75.4 in
76 in
Front Width
67.2 in
64.6 in
65.3 in
Rear Width
67.6 in
64.6 in
65.4 in
Wheelbase
114.2 in
111.2 in
112.2 in
Ground Clearance
8 in
6.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
8 seater
5 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
40.5 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.9 in
39.9 in
39.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.6 in
59.5 in
59 in
Front Seat Hip Room
58.9 in
55.4 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
38.7 in
41 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.2 in
39.8 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.9 in
58.8 in
58.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
58 in
55.2 in
57 in
Third Row Leg Room
31.4 in
N/A
27.7 in
Third Row Headroom
38.1 in
N/A
36.1 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
55.3 in
N/A
55 in
Third Row Hip Room
43.7 in
N/A
45.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,112 lbs
3,823 lbs
4,145 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,000 lbs
1,500 lbs
5,000 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87 ft³
67 ft³
84.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
46 ft³
32.1 ft³
48.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
21 ft³
32.1 ft³
16 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Everlasting Silver
  • Gravity Gray
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Super Black Metallic
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Glacier White Pearl, Late Availability
  • Sangria
  • Snow White Pearl, Build Out: 07/31/2020
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SOFINO Leathertte Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Optional
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Optional
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles