2022 Kia Telluride parked in a forest

What’s New in the 2023 Kia Telluride?  

The New 2023 Kia Telluride arrives with refreshed styling, more capability, and enhanced technology  

Kia has unveiled the new 2023 Telluride three-row SUV at the New York International Auto Show. The latest iteration of Kia’s flagship SUV features bold new design elements inside and out along with more towing capacity and introduces two new trims, X-Line and X-Pro. Keep reading this blog from Royal Kia in Tucson, AZ, to learn what’s new in the new 2023 Kia Telluride.  

2023 Kia Telluride – Updated Exterior

Side view of the 2023 Kia Telluride parked on a sandy terrain

Designed specifically for the U.S. market, the award-winning Telluride has undergone some exterior restyling for a more rugged and refined look for the 2023 model year while retaining its bold and sophisticated appearance that we all love.  

Speaking of the changes outside, the 2023 Telluride gets redesigned vertical LED headlamp design and LED taillamps and available fog lamps, new bumpers and front grille, new rear fascia and trim, revised lower door garnish trim/side sills, and new wheel designs for every trim.  

The new Telluride also brings three new exterior colors: Midnight Lake Blue, Dawning Red, and Jungle Wood Green.  

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2022 Kia Telluride Trim Levels and Pricing

2023 Kia Telluride – Interior Updates 

On the inside, the updated three-row, eight-passenger SUV with class-leading passenger room now gets even more, plusher and feature-rich with thoughtful new updates that include:   

  • Dual curved, seamless 12.3-inch panoramic display screens, including standard navigation  
  • Redesigned dashboard with revised trim panels and HVAC vents  
  • Redesigned steering wheel  
  • New interior color packages  

Other updated features include a larger 8-inch or 10-inch multi-color head-up display, a newly standard in-car Wi-Fi Hotspot, and two USB charging ports in all three rows. It also brings an optional digital key supporting compatible iPhone, Apple Watch, and Samsung Galaxy smartphones that can be shared with your friends and family members via a simple text message. 

Cockpit view of the 2023 Kia Telluride

Updated Safety Features on the new 2023 Telluride 

The new Telluride also brings an expanded ADAS Suite to keep its occupants safe in keeping with the times. Apart from the previously available driver-assistance features, the updated ADAS suite on the flagship SUV brings the following safety features:  

  • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA)  
  • Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control – Curve (NSCC-C)  
  • Highway Driving Assist 2 (HDA 2)  
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance – Junction Turning (FCA-JT)  
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance – Junction Crossing (FCA-JC)  
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance – Lane Change Oncoming (FCA-LO)  
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance – Lane Change Side (FCA-LS)
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance – Evasive Steering Assist (FCA-ESA)  

What’s powering the 2023 Kia Telluride? 

The new Telluride continues to offer a capable and confidence-inspiring driving experience with the same Atkinson Cycle LAMBDA II 3.8L V6 GDI engine producing 291 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 262 lb.-ft of torque at 5,200 rpm. The engine comes paired with the tried-and-tested 8-speed automatic transmission. It also comes with a Four-wheel independent suspension, available self-leveling rear suspension, and a new Downhill Brake Control (DBC).  

Reserve the 2023 Kia Telluride at Royal Kia in Tucson, AZ  

If you’re impressed with the improvements and upgrades in the updated new 2023 Kia Telluride, reserve a test drive at Royal Kia in Tucson, AZ. You can call or visit us to learn more. While you’re here, check out our incoming inventory to know what models you can expect to arrive soon at Royal Kia.