What Makes the Kia Telluride a Good SUV to Buy in Wesley Chapel, FL?

2024 Kia Telluride | Wesley Chapel, FL

In case you hadn’t noticed, Kia is becoming one of the most popular brands in Florida, especially here in Wesley Chapel. That’s because the Kia lineup is loaded with excellent vehicles, with the new Kia Telluride standing especially tall.

This spacious three-row SUV offers luxury quality, exhilarating performance, rugged capabilities, and a wealth of advanced tech features. It’s a great option for Wesley Chapel families because it gives you all of these perks at a great price while delivering advantages its competitors can’t.

How the Kia Telluride beats its competition

Class-leading value

The Kia Telluride has no shortage of competition in its class, including the likes of the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, and Chevrolet Traverse. But what no competitor can claim is a better price point.

The 2024 Telluride LX starts at $36,190 MSRP, making it the lowest-priced three-row midsize SUV on the market today.[1] And there’s great value all the way up the line: The top-flite SX Prestige X-Pro has a cheaper starting price than high-end models like the Ford Explorer Platinum and Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy Night.

Standard navigation

There’s a lot to explore here in the Sunshine State, and the 2024 Kia Telluride helps you make the most of your trips with built-in navigation. Every Telluride offers navigation standard, but you need to pay extra for that privilege if you drive an SUV like the Honda Pilot or Toyota Highlander.

What’s more, standard-included Smart Cruise w/ Stop & Go leverages navigation to help you maintain a safe speed and following distance more easily. Some SUVs like the Ford Explorer also make you pay extra for comparable adaptive cruise control.

Excellent power

The 2024 Kia Telluride comes standard with a 3.8-liter V6, giving you 291 horsepower right out of the gate — not to mention up to 5,000 pounds of towing capacity. That makes the Telluride more powerful than options like the Volkswagen Atlas, Honda Pilot, and Toyota Highlander despite its lower starting price. With the Kia Telluride, you just get more bang for the buck when you press the pedal.

Impressive fuel economy

Even with its power, the 2024 Kia Telluride delivers more value at the pump than its competition. Despite out-muscling the Honda Pilot with more horsepower, the Kia Telluride gets better city fuel economy. And on the highway, the Telluride gets better mileage than the Hyundai Palisade. Either way, you’ll be able to spend more time on the move with the Telluride thanks to its larger 18.8-gallon fuel tank.

Find the award-winning Kia Telluride in Wesley Chapel, FL

2024 Best Cars for Families Award

Beyond edging the competition in several key areas, the Kia Telluride has also picked up some major accolades along the way. The experts at U.S. News & World Report named the new Telluride its top choice among three-row midsize SUVs in its annual Best Cars for Families awards. All the more impressive, this win marked the fifth year in a row that the Telluride has picked up this award, meaning it hasn’t lost since its debut.

IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+

With 17 standard driver-assist safety features, the new Kia Telluride is a safe bet for Wesley Chapel families. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety backs this up by naming the Telluride a 2024 TOP SAFETY PICK+ honoree. This title means the Telluride stands up to IIHS’ rigorous standards for crash prevention and protection.

Best Three-Row SUV for the Money

For two years so far, the Kia Telluride has earned U.S. News & World Report’s Best Cars for the Money award for three-row SUVs. The Telluride previously won in 2022 and claims another trophy in 2024 thanks to its great pricing, long list of standard features, and great comfort and drivability overall.

Triple Crown winner

Before the Kia Telluride, no SUV had ever won the auto industry’s “Triple Crown”: North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, MotorTrend SUV of the Year, and a spot on Car and Driver’s 10 Best list. But the Telluride achieved this feat right out of the gate in 2020, setting a high bar that its competitors have still yet to reach.

Interested in seeing what the new 2024 Kia Telluride can do? We invite you to visit Kia of Wesley Chapel here in Wesley Chapel, Florida, for a test drive. Once you’ve had the chance to get behind the wheel of this incredible SUV, we’re confident you won’t want to drive anything else.

 

[1] “Starting MSRP” price is manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for lowest model trim. MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options, and dealer charges. Actual price set by dealer and may vary. See “Build and Price” section for MSRP of model shown and applicable destination and handling charges. Vehicles shown with optional equipment. Some features only available as part of packages. See “Features & Specifications” and “Options” pages for details. Kia America, Inc. reserves the right to make changes at any time as to vehicle availability, destination, and handling fees, colors, materials, specifications, features, accessories, packages, and models.

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