Ford Explorer vs Kia Telluride Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,359
36 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
MSRP
$39,090
Invoice
$37,331
Average Price Paid
$40,123
408 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$33,727
Good Price
$32,304
Great Price
$31,490
2020 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
Fair Price
$41,190
Good Price
$39,236
Great Price
$38,118

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,124
2020 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$41,589
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

2020 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

Usually, when I step out of an SUV and feel great, there's a luxury nameplate on the tailgate. Not this time. The Telluride grabbed me from the moment my white-over-grey test car arriv...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
40
writes:
Good vehicle... very roomy... almost too roomy... still kinda loose on the handling
2020 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
30
writes:
I was impressed by all of the room, handling and electronics.
Power Ranked 2019 Toyota Highlander better.
"Very similar. "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Toyota Highlander better.
"Very similar. "
80
writes:
Has storage under flap at back,has a little more room behind 3rd row,quality interior,of got one would put in ...
30
writes:
The Sorento SX Ive owned 4 and loved them. If the Telluride didnt come yet, I would have stayed with the Soren...

Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2020 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 18.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
291 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
--
262 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
13:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.78 in x 3.43 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 44.1 in
Back Legroom 39 in 42.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 21 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,662 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 196.9 in
Width 89.3 in 78.3 in
Height 69.9 in 69.3 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 114.2 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2020 Kia Telluride
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Moss
  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Gravity Grey
  • Sangria
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Ex Premium Package
  • Side Step Bars
  • Towing Package

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