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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2023 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$38,760
Invoice
$37,597
Average Price Paid
$37,282
84 listings nationwide

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2023 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
MSRP
$43,490
Invoice
$41,967
Average Price Paid
$45,189
553 listings nationwide

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

2023 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$38,300
Good Price
$36,530
Great Price
$35,518
2023 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
Fair Price
$46,484
Good Price
$43,953
Great Price
$42,506

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2023 Ford Explorer
AWD
No Expert Reviews
2023 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
Natalie Harrington Preview:

The Kia Telluride debuted three years ago and remains one of the automaker’s most popular vehicles today. It’s nearly impossible to walk onto a dealer’s lot and buy one in the current ...

Specs

2023 Ford Explorer
AWD
2023 Kia Telluride
EX AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
20 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
27 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 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
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
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 41.4 in
Back Legroom 39 in 42.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 21 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,468 lbs 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 70.2 in 69.3 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 114.2 in

Available Options

2023 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Class IV Trailer Tow Package
2023 Kia Telluride
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Moss
  • Dawning Red
  • Ebony Black
  • Everlasting Silver
  • Glacial White Pearl
  • Gravity Gray
  • Midnight Lake Blue

Option Packages

  • Ex Captain's Chair Package
  • Rear Seat Entertainment System
  • Side Step Bars
  • Towing Package
  • X-Line Side Step Bars

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