Drivers looking for a three-row SUV will often see recommendations for the 2020 Toyota Highlander and the 2020 Kia Telluride. But which SUV is the better choice for you? Interested in learning the major differences between the 2020 Toyota Highlander vs the 2020 Kia Telluride? Below, we’ve put together a comparative analysis that takes into account each vehicle’s available trims, performance ratings and fuel efficiency.
There are five 2020 Toyota Highlander trim levels: L, LE, XLE, Limited and Platinum. In comparison, the 2020 Telluride is offered in LX, S, EX and SX trims. The 2020 Toyota Highlander is powered by a 3.5-liter, V6 engine with 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. The 2020 Telluride utilizes a less powerful, 3.8-liter, V6 engine with 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque.
2020 Toyota Highlander
2020 Kia Telluride
|5||Trim Level Availability||4|
|295 hp||Standard Horsepower||291 hp|
|263 lb.-ft.||Standard Torque||262 lb.-ft.|
|20/27/23||Fuel Economy (Cty/Hwy/Combined)||19/24/21|
The 2020 Toyota Highlander is a more efficient vehicle than the 2020 Kia Telluride. The 2020 Highlander has received fuel economy ratings of 20 miles per gallon city, 27 miles per gallon highway and 23 miles per gallon combined. The 2020 Telluride only receives 19 mpg city, 24 mpg highway and 21 mpg combined.
Many desirable features, amenities and technology systems come standard in the 2020 Highlander. Smartphone connectivity via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, tri-zone automatic climate control, a suite of driver aids, an infotainment system with an eight-inch touchscreen display and LED headlights all come standard in the 2020 Toyota Highlander.
Available 2020 Toyota Highlander exterior color options include: Opulent Amber, Midnight Black Metallic, Celestial Silver Metallic, Magnetic Greay Metallic, Blizzard Pearl, Ruby Flare Pearl, Moon Dust and Blueprint.