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2020 Kia Telluride Price, Tesla Referral Program, Ford Explorer Sickness: Quick News Recap

This week’s top news stories involved the new Kia Telluride, Tesla, and the Ford Explorer.


As American outlets published their 2020 Kia Telluride first reviews, we got information on the new Telluride’s Canadian price. The Tesla referral program was brought back to life, just a month after it was cancelled. Lastly, the Ford Explorer is apparently making its owners sick.


2020 Kia Telluride To Start at $44,995

2020 Kia Telluride
2020 Kia Telluride | Photo: Kia

The Kia Telluride was officially unveiled at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show and now we know how much it will cost. The top-of-the-line Kia SUV will start at $44,995 in Canada. Three versions will be offered:

  • Kia Telluride EX AWD: $44,995
  • Kia Telluride SX AWD: $49,995
  • Kia Telluride SX Limited AWD: $53,995

Kia didn’t provide any more info on the new Telluride’s features list. For now, all we know for sure is that all-wheel drive will be standard and a 3.8-liter V6 featuring 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque will power the new high-end Kia full-size SUV.

Check out our complete Kia Telluride Canadian pricing breakdown.


Tesla Referral Program is Back and it Could Win You a Tesla Roadster

Tesla Referral Program
2019 Tesla Model 3 | Photo: Tesla

Tesla brought back its referral program less than 2 months after killing it off. The awards have changed, however. It used to be that referring a lot of buyers to Tesla would get your picture launched into space, months of free supercharging, and a drive in the Tesla Semi.

The new awards program isn’t as extensive, but it can still get you a new Tesla, specifically a Model Y. You could also win a Tesla Roadster.

Read more about the new Tesla referral program.


The Ford Explorer is Making its Owners Sick

2020 Ford Explorer
2020 Ford Explorer ST | Photo: Ford

An investigation into possible carbon monoxide poisoning among Ford Explorer owners was opened last week after reports surfaced of drivers and passengers feeling nauseous.

Over 3,000 complaints were reported concerning Ford Explorer models from 2010 to 2018. The NHTSA has apparently been investigating the situation since 2016.

Check our complete coverage here to find out more about the Ford Explorer problem and what Ford had to say about it.

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Charles Jolicoeur
Charles Jolicoeur
Charles Jolicoeur was studying to be a CPA when he decided to drop everything and launch a car website in 2012. Don't ask. The journey has been an interesting one, but today he has co-founded and manages 8 websites including EcoloAuto.com and MotorIllustrated.com as General Manager of NetMedia360. He also sits on the board of the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada. Send me an email

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