When you’re searching for the next third-row SUV to power your adventures outside of Sumner, you may end up stuck choosing between two impressive models: The 2023 Kia Telluride or the 2023 Toyota Highlander. Either of these capable SUVs would make an impression on the Puyallup streets, but only one belongs in your garage. Learn more about these two SUVs in Sunset Kia of Auburn’s 2023 Kia Telluride vs. Toyota Highlander comparison and decide which will be your next powerful SUV.
Before diving into specifications, it’s important to check which of these SUVs best fits your budget. When deciding between the Kia Telluride or Toyota Highlander, there isn’t much difference in price, though the 2023 Telluride does sneak in at just a little less than the Highlander. Take a look at the Kia Telluride vs. Toyota Highlander starting prices below:
Whether you choose the Kia Telluride or Toyota Highlander, you’ll find strong standard engines on each. That said, the standard engine for the 2023 Kia Telluride manages to outperform the Highlander in terms of horsepower and maximum towing capacity. See the standard engine specs for each third-row SUV below:
2023 Kia Telluride 3.8L V6 Engine:
2023 Toyota Highlander 2.4L 4-Cylinder Turbo Engine:
Comparing the Kia Telluride vs. Toyota Highlander cabins shows one of the biggest differences between the two models. Both models offer seating for up to seven or eight passengers, but the interior passenger volume between the two shows a stark difference in the space each provides. Take a look at the interior dimensions and see which of these SUVs will give you the most room to stretch and pack around Federal Way:
2023 Kia Telluride Interior:
2023 Toyota Highlander Interior:
Now that you’ve seen all the major differences between these two impressive SUVs, come down to Sunset Kia of Auburn and see the spacious, powerful 2023 Kia Telluride for yourself! Contact us to test drive the 2023 Telluride around Auburn and our team will be happy to give you all the information about features, options, and performance you need to make your final decision. While you wait, read our overview of the 2023 Kia Telluride so that you know what to expect when you get behind the wheel at Sunset Kia of Auburn.
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