2020 Kia Telluride vs 2019 Toyota Highlander

2020 Kia Telluride and 2019 Toyota Highlander next to each other in comparison image

Fresh off a “Best-In-Show” award at the 2019 North American International Auto Show, the new 2020 Kia Telluride SUV is already making waves in the market. Its ultra-powerful engine and elegant, refined interior both make for stellar selling points, but how well does the new Telluride stack up against its top competitors? We want to start this question off by showing you a comparison between the 2020 Kia Telluride and 2019 Toyota Highlander, a long-standing class leader.

You’re invited to join Kia of Mankato today as we show you what the 2020 Telluride and 2019 Highlander bring to the table – we think you’ll be surprised by what they have in store, and you might just end up with a new favorite SUV!

2020 Kia Telluride


2019 Toyota Highlander

$31,690 Starting MSRP $31,530
3.8-liter Lambda V8 / 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque Base Engine / Horsepower and Torque Output 2.7-liter Inline 4 / 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque
Up to 8 passengers / 87 cubic feet Interior Seating / Cargo Volumes 7 passengers / 78.6 cubic feet
5,000 pounds Maximum Towing Capacity Up to 5,000 pounds

Test drive the 2020 Kia Telluride at Kia of Mankato in Mankato MN

With much greater horsepower and torque output than its Toyota counterpart, as well as a large 10.25-inch touchscreen interface, four selectable drive modes, and reclining captain’s chairs inside, the 2020 Kia Telluride is able to create a more comfortable, connected and controlled driving experience than even its top competition. Even so, you can trust in the Telluride to keep you safe and secure through any situation that might arise, thanks to its intelligent and extensive list of driver assistance innovations. Some of its best include: 

  • Blind Spot View Monitor
  • Highway Driving Assist
  • Safe Exit Assist 
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Surround View Monitor
  • Many more!

We’ve got great news if you’re looking to see what else the 2020 Kia Telluride can do – it’s currently available here at Kia of Mankato, a perfect companion for every season! Be sure to contact our sales team whenever it’s best for your schedule, and we can help you get set up with a budget-friendly financing deal. We’re looking forward to seeing you come by to find out what’s hiding inside Kia’s newest (and best) SUV!

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