Comparison - Kia Telluride Hybrid 2020 - vs - Subaru Forester Sport 2019

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
43,790
Updated: 
08 Feb 2019
$
28,795
Updated: 
11 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.80gals
16.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Dark moss
#3F3A34
Snow white pearl
#FFFFFF
Everlasting silver
#6F7072
Gravity grey
#505358
Ebony black
#0D0D0D
Black copper
#110D0C
Color: 
Ice silver metallic
#AAAAAA
Crystal white pearl
#FEFEFE
Dark blue pearl
#1A2539
Crystal black silica
#000000
Dark gray metallic
#7D7D7D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Kia Telluride comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed automatic.All-new model.Kia's biggest SUV yet.Seating for seven or eight people.

Pros
Robust standard V6 with decent towing power
Spacious interior for large families
Lots of standard tech and safety features
Plush ride and well-shaped seats offer all-day comfort

Cons
No available powertrain upgrades
Less small-item storage in cabin than some competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Kia Telluride has a boxy, modern look.There’s substance to the 2020 Kia Telluride’s style.

Pros
Chic looks
Standard safety gear
Spacious, airy interior
Comfortable

Cons
Turbo rivals are quicker
So-so mpg
May be too big for some
Crowded SUV field

By: 
thecarconnection.com

With enormous proportions, the boldly styled Telluride is Kia's biggest crossover. Although it's based on the Sorento, the 2020 Telluride is more interesting to look at, with nifty designs for its head- and taillights and a boxy, angular silhouette.

Pros
Excellent Style,
Cavernous interior,
loads of tech.

Cons
Intrusive adaptive cruise,
no upgraded engine option.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Kia Telluride ranked #1 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Kia Telluride has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 20 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Gentle ride
Large cargo hold
Lots of safety features
Handsome cabin

Cons
Less agile than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Subaru Forester is a well thought-out crossover SUV with exceptional space, a great ride, and standard AWD without a fuel-economy penalty.

Pros
Fantastic utility
Comfortable ride
Great safety tech
Thrifty for a crossover
Good value

Cons
Sun Belters might want FWD
Manual and turbo gone
Sport trim about looks only
Dowdy styling

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Completely redesigned for 2019
More powerful 2.5-liter flat four-cylinder engine
Subaru's EyeSight system is standard on all models
Increased passenger and cargo space
2.0-liter turbocharged engine has been discontinued

Pros
Standard all-wheel drive
A full complement of driver assists is standard equipment
Off-road ability with better-than-average ground clearance
Generous cargo capacity

Cons
Handling isn't as composed as it is in some competitors
CVT automatic feels less responsive than a conventional automatic
Modest tow rating limits overall utility
Only available engine is underpowered

By: 
edmunds.com

It looks visually similar to the last model, so has enough changed to entice buyers into the all-new Subaru Forester?

Pros
Loaded with safety and convenience features
Ultra-wide passenger door opening aperture
Full-time all-wheel drive system
Fuel efficient four-cylinder petrol engine

Cons
Archaic three-year warranty
12,500km service intervals
Higher starting price

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
33.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.80L
2.50L
Torque: 
262ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
176ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
291hp
at 6 000rpm
182hp
at 5 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
no
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Carpeted Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.90in
182.10in
Width: 
78.30in
71.50in
Height: 
69.30in
68.10in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
8.70in
Front Track: 
67.20in
61.60in
Rear Track: 
67.60in
61.80in
Wheel Base: 
114.20in
105.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
40.20
Front Hip Room: 
58.90in
54.10in
Front Leg Room: 
44.10in
43.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.60in
58.20in
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
37.70
Rear Hip Room: 
58.00in
53.60in
Rear leg room: 
42.40in
39.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.20in
57.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
87.00cu.ft
70.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
21.00cu.ft
33.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.00degrees
22.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.90degrees
24.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
4482.00lbs
3531.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
no
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
Power Door Locks with Speed Sensing Lock and Impact Sensing Unlock
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Heated and ventilated 1st and 2nd-row seats
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Front Seatback Pockets w/ Device Pouch
Front Seatback Hooks
Ventilated Front Seats
Heated Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Bucket Front Seats
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
The independent MacPherson strut-front suspension and stabilizer bar offer precise handling dynamics. Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Independent multi-link rear suspension helps enhance ride quality. Independent, Multi-link, stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Air Conditioning
Dual Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Front and rear-hinged back doors open to 90 degrees
Largest tiger-nose grille
Recessed quad-LED headlamps
Horizontal LED indicator lights
Polished-metal skid plate
Hood scoops
Thin, vertical taillights
Dual exhaust tips
Wing-shaped, ceiling-mounted LED panel
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 7.5 In.
18 X 7.0 In
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front Ventilated Brake Disc
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Solid Brake Disc
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
High Line Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Rollover Sensor
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Towing Package
SX Prestige Package
Blind Spot Detection/Rear Cross Traffic Alert + Reverse Automatic Braking + Multimedia Plus Audio + Harman Kardon Amplifier And Speakers + Power Rear Tailgate
Standard Model
Blind Spot Detection/Rear Cross Traffic Alert + Reverse Automatic Braking + Multimedia Plus Audio
Popular Package #2
Exterior Options: 
Cross Bars
Side Steps
Mudguard Kit
Tow Hitch W/Harness
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Protector
Front Alloy Skid Plate
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Dark Blue Pearl
Wheel Locks - Alloy
Body Side Molding - Dark Grey Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl
Door Scuff Protector
Body Side Molding - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Ice Silver Metallic
Splash Guards
Body Side Molding - Dark Blue Pearl
Sport Grille - Black
Rear Bumper Cover
Door Edge Guards - Dark Grey Metallic
Body Side Molding - Ice Silver Metallic
Interior Options: 
SX Dune Brown Nappa Leather Seats
Carpet Floormats
Illuminated Scuff Plates
Cargo Mat W/Seatback Protection
Cargo Cover
Folding Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
Interior Light Kit
SX Espresso Brown Leather Seats
SX Butterscotch Leather Seats
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Compass And Homelink
Rear Seat Back Protector
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
Cargo Net
Side Sill Plates - Front
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Compass
Sunshade
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/Approach Lighting
Footwell Illumination Kit
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/ Homelink & Approach Lighting
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Light
All-Weather Floor Liners

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Butterscotch, leather
#90694A
Dune Brown Nappa, premium leather
#97806F
Gray Nappa, premium leather
#EAE7E3
Gray, leather
#898A89
Black Nappa, premium leather
#4F4F4F
Black, leather
#2C2E30
Espresso brown, leather
#352C26
Color: 
Gray, cloth
#B1ADAA