2020 Telluride delivers first SUV of the Year award to Kia

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Telluride, Shareable on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 3:49 pm
A right profile photo of the 2020 Kia Telluride parked in the desert.

Is the 2020 Kia Telluride the best crossover SUV for sale?

Whenever a new vehicle platform gets added to a lineup, we can understand that potential customers are a little wary. However, if you’re wondering, ‘Is the 2020 Kia Telluride the best crossover SUV for sale,’ as of today, the product experts at Kia of Mankato can answer, yes. The 2020 Telluride has been named the MotorTrend 2020 SUV of the Year. This is the first time Kia has won this award and the honor recognizes the safety, efficiency and performance exhibited by the 2020 Telluride. None of the product experts working in the Kia of Mankato showroom were terribly surprised by this news, but we were still curious to see what pushed the new crossover SUV over the top in the minds of the MotorTrend editors. Let’s take a look.

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“This year’s MotorTrend SUV of the Year competition was one of the most competitive we’ve ever had, which makes Kia Telluride’s win all the more significant,” MotorTrend Editor-in-Chief Edward Loh, said in a press release. “Telluride absolutely nails our awards criteria – it’s gorgeous, spacious, technology-laden, and offers a great ride for an astonishingly fair price. Congratulations to Kia and the Telluride team.”

There is a lot for the MotorTrend evaluators to love about the 2020 Kia Telluride. It’s bold exterior and athletic stance on the road were among the top elements that the magazine liked about the Telluride.

Additionally, the editors were impressed by the level of safety systems the three-row crossover had to offer which can be found on much of the vehicle’s trim ladder. At least one evaluator was impressed by all of the value-packed into the 2020 Telluride, evidenced by its long list of standard features with a relatively modest price point.

Customers can schedule a test drive with the 2020 Kia Telluride at Kia of Mankato today when they make an appointment with one of our product experts.

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