2022 Kia Telluride Gets Bolder Grille, Bigger Touchscreen for Lower Trims and More

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Kia’s popular Telluride three-row SUV gets a few upgrades for the 2022 model year.  It gains Kia’s redesigned badging as part of an updated grille design, and the two lowest trim levels (LX and S) gain additional standard features, including a 10.25-inch touchscreen and advanced safety tech.

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Shop the 2021 Kia Telluride near you

2021 Kia Telluride EX
34,729 mi.
$34,500 $500 price drop
2021 Kia Telluride S
91,917 mi.
$24,848 $335 price drop

The larger touchscreen, previously only available on the EX and SX trims, replaces an 8-inch display on the LX and S. Both models also get automatic climate control plus Kia’s Highway Driving Assist, a system that augments the Telluride’s already-standard adaptive cruise control and lane-centering steering with additional capabilities.

Pricing and Release Date

Updates and a new model year usually come with price increases, and the 2022 Telluride isn’t immune. Prices increase $200 to $700 over the 2021 Telluride.

Full pricing is below, and all prices include a $1,225 destination fee. The Telluride comes standard with front-wheel drive on all trims, with all-wheel drive a $2,000 option.

  • 2022 Telluride LX: $34,015 ($600 increase)
  • 2022 Telluride S: $36,515 ($700 increase)
  • 2022 Telluride EX: $39,015 ($200 increase)
  • 2022 Telluride SX: $43,915 ($200 increase)

The 2022 Kia Telluride is on sale now.

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