Take a look at Kia’s most spacious and capable crossover SUVs before you test drive them

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento, Kia Sportage, Kia Telluride, Model Comparisons on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 at 2:05 pm

Crossover SUVs with lots of cargo space and AWD near Mankato, MN

Kia is responsible for producing some of the most popular crossover SUVs in the modern global automotive agency. The manufacturer has built such a diverse range of these very capable platforms, that potential buyers should have little trouble finding a platform that will fit their needs and budget. Our showroom has several crossover SUVs with lots of cargo space and AWD near Mankato, MN for customers to consider. In particular, we’d like to point your attention to the 2019 Kia Sorento, 2019 Kia Sportage and 2020 Kia Telluride. Each of these is among the most spacious crossover SUV platforms in their respective corners of the automotive industry. Perspective customers can schedule a test drive with any of these vehicles when they make an appointment today.

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2019 Kia Sorento

A photo of the 2019 Kia Sorento parked on a frozen lake.

The 2019 Kia Sorento was one of the first of the automaker’s crossover SUVs to offer three-rows of seating. In addition to offering spots for up to seven passengers, the 2019 Sorento has a cavernous interior that can be configured to hold 73 cubic-feet of cargo volume. It is also available with four-cylinder or V-6 engines that can also feature front- and all-wheel-drive.

Versions of the 2019 Sorento with the four-cylinder engine can tow up to 2,000 pounds and record 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. Models with the V-6 powerplant have a peak towing capacity of 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. These versions can also post efficiency scores of 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

Learn more about the 2019 Kia Sorento

2019 Kia Sportage

A photo of the 2019 Kia Sportage on the road.

There may not be a more flexible crossover SUV available in our showroom than the 2019 Kia Sportage. Its nimble footprint and adaptable two-row interior have made it a long-time customer favorite. The 2019 Sportage offers all-wheel-drive with its top-of-the-line SX Turbo trim grade that also features a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that will make 237 horsepower (with all-wheel-drive) and 260 pound-feet of torque.

Customers who add trailer brakes can pull loads up to 2,000 pounds with all-wheel-drive versions of the 2019 Kia Sportage. Additionally, the interior of the two-row vehicle can be configured to hold 60.1 cubic-feet of cargo.

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2020 Kia Telluride

A photo of the 2020 Kia Telluride driving through the desert.

Kia’s long history of building capable crossover SUVs didn’t make things easy for the recently-introduced 2020 Kia Telluride. All four available trim grades of the three-row platform use the same 3.8-liter, V-6 engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission. This means the entire 2020 Telluride lineup available at Kia of Mankato will be able to produce 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque.

This also means that all versions will be able to tow up to 5,000 pounds whether they have front- or all-wheel drive. Passenger capacity will depend on trim grade and can change between seven or eight passengers. However, the interior of all models can accommodate up to 87 cubic-feet of cargo volume.

Learn more about the 2020 Kia Telluride

Kia of Mankato has convenient business hours Monday through Saturday. If there is a specific model that piques your interest, call ahead and let one of our product experts know. We’ll have it available when you arrive.

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