The Kia Telluride concept will soon see the launch of its new version, with the 2018 Kia Telluride in the making. It will be a full-size luxury SUV that is expected to compete stiffly with other automobiles in such a high-demanding and lucrative extensive market.
Some modifications involving new technology features will be installed in the model making it more impressive and appealing to the eye. It will, however, have a similar chassis to the Kia Sorento with a few modifications for proper fitting.
2018 Kia Telluride – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
The general exterior design will be modern, fresh and appealing to the eye, making it more attractive to targeted users. The 2018 Kia Telluride will be made of lightweight materials like aluminium, carbon fibre or high-strength steel. It will have a wheelbase of 121.3 inches in length, while the length of the whole vehicle will be 196.9 inches. Viewing from the front, an aggressive 79.1 inches wide car bearing a tiger nose grille will be spotted.
The headlights and taillights will be made with the new LED technology and will be done very sharply. The wheels will be made 22-inches wide, with heavy shock absorbers and a huge grid to enhance stability and increase grip on the road. So far, the Dark Pyrite green colour is the only available model, a colour that appears amazing on the SUV.
Since the design is wide and long, the cabin will be spacious. Comfy seats with leather covering and safety belts will be noticeable in the cabin. A unique feature will be a two passenger second-row seat. It will also have seats on the third row. It will foldable to create space for luggage in case the passengers are few. A new infotainment system with numerous safety features will be installed.
These include an advanced braking system, a rearview camera with an HD display on the dashboard, parking assist sensors, lane switching notifiers, airbags for every passenger and a power steering wheel. An advanced seven-speaker audio system will also be installed to make it the interior more entertaining. The cabin will be large enough to accommodate up to seven people, with enough room for each.
2018 Kia Telluride – Powerful Engine and Performance
The 2018 Kia Telluride will feature a powertrain with a 3.5-litre and direct injected 270 hp V6 petrol engine alongside with a 130 hp electric motor presumably to be mounted on the rear axle. The powertrain will be an all-wheel drive and will claim a fuel efficiency. That will enable it to traverse 30 miles per gallon on the highway. The top speed of the vehicle will be limited to 155 miles per hour. The engine will also have an automatic transmission gearbox.
2018 Kia Telluride – Release Date and How Much will Cost?
Despite no official communication from Kia concerning the release date. Speculations have it that the Kia Telluride 2018 will be released towards the end of 2017 or early 2018. The estimated price of the new model will range depending on the trim from $30,000 up to $40,000 for the base trim.