When it comes to families wanting a quality vehicle with both space and upscale look, few models on the market can stack up against the Kia Telluride. Since its inaugural model in 2019, the model has gained traction as one of the most well-rounded three-row midsize crossovers available.
The 2021 Kia Telluride – available now at Auffenberg Kia near Cape Girardeau, MO – offers style and capabilities for the true family. But when compared to other models, such as the 2021 Toyota Highlander, how does it stack up? We compare the two models below:
2021 Kia Telluride
2021 Toyota Highlander
||Torque (in ft-lbs)
|23 Combined MPG||Estimated Fuel Economy||24 Combined MPG|
|21.0 cubic ft||Cargo Space behind Third Row||16.0 cubic ft|
|31.4 inches||Third Row Legroom||27.7 inches|
When comparing important aspects between both the 2021 Kia Telluride and 2021 Toyota highlander, there are several key differences. When it comes to seating capacity, the 2021 Kia Telluride provides ample space for 7-8 passengers. Meanwhile, the 2021 Toyota Highlander offers the space for the same amount, though it has a much smaller third row when comparing legroom amounts. Meanwhile, the Kia Telluride provides even more cargo space with up to five cubic feet of extra space. In terms of powertrains, both models offer slightly similar experiences. However, the base Kia Telluride offers similar performance in a more affordable package.
Beyond key comparisons, the 2021 Kia Telluride has a wide variety of innovative features drivers and passengers love. For connectivity, every model offers Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™ compatibility through the 10.25-inch touchscreen. Plus, you can even charge your phone with a Wireless Phone Charger. Other features available in the model include:
If you’re looking for an award-winning three-row SUV in the Cape Girardeau, MO area, you can find the 2021 Kia Telluride at Cake Auffenberg Kia! We have several new models in our inventory ideal for your family or friend group. Check out select models at our location or our online inventory for more information.