Lately, automakers are working on re-branding many cars with new nameplates and redesigns. Kia took a different route and put together an altogether new SUV -Telluride. This recently launched car for sale in Abu Dhabi is a good strategy by Kia as it won’t affect the sales of other cars of its lineup. Let’s examine the specifics of the all-new Kia Telluride.
Kia Telluride is a bespoke version by Kia Motors and is by far the largest model by the automaker. In this era of SUV’s not having a large SUV was one of Kia’s shortcomings. Now, with the addition of Telluride, it’s lineup is now complete and fully able to compete especially as it’s the brands flagship model.
This all-new Telluride is designed at Kia’s California Studio. Its assembly will be done in Georgia, USA. Although, it is specifically created for North America, it is a capable ride for terrains of UAE. With its impressive specs, this car for sale in Abu Dhabi is less likely to disappoint.
The all-new Kia Telluride is powered by a 3.8L V6 engine which produces 291hp and 355 NM torque mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission. This transmission allows it to power front wheels or all wheels based on the chosen trim.
It offers four driving modes: Eco, Smart, Sport and Comfort. Additionally, drivers also have the option to switch to Snow and AWD mode. The best part is that all these modes have customizable all-wheel drive system.
In Eco and Smart mode, you can get 100 percent power. On the other hand, in Comfort and Snow modes the power split is 80:20 and Sport mode splits power by 65:35 between front and rear.Simultaneously, those using ‘Lock’ mode get even power on all wheels.
On the inside, the seats are covered with Nappa leather and are available in numerous colors. A faux wood dash trim with chrome highlight gives it a luxury feel. It can seat up to 7 to 8 passengers comfortably.
Additionally, this Kia has a massive 10.25-inch infotainment touch screen., 7-inch LCD dashboard display, ambient lighting and a 10-speaker Harman Kardon sound system and so much more.
It’s safety features are no less. It features driver and safety assistance systems. It includes pedestrian detection, high beam assist, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, collision prevention and the list goes on. Apart from all this, it looks extremely impressive.
It is going to have to fiercely with Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer and many more. This car for sale in Abu Dhabi is priced at around AED 119,000 for the base model. The top spec trim will cost around AED 170,000. Nevertheless, not everyone wants a full size SUV, so visit CarSwitch.com and find the suitable car body type for yourself.