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2023 Kia Telluride Gains New Trims and a Facelift

The highly award-winning Kia Telluride SUV returns hotter than ever for 2023

  • Pricing starts at $49,995.

  • New X-Line and X-Pro trims are for adventure seekers.

The Kia Telluride turned into an extremely hot number for the Korean automaker. Shortly after its launch in 2019, demand far outstripped availability. And before Kia and wannabe buyers knew it, it had garnered more awards than any other SUV from the automaker.

2023 Kia Telluride | Photo: kia

For 2023, the Telluride returns with an updated front facia complete with a new LED highlight and fog lamp design, a beefier front grille, and hyper-silver emblems all around. The cabin too is upgraded. All display screens are now larger or sharper, the Telluride earns a new steering wheel, a 10-inch HUD is now available, and there’s more.

2023 Kia Telluride | Photo: kia

“Since its launch, the Kia Telluride has come in to set the benchmark, as the no-compromise choice for families in the large SUV segment, said Elias El-Achhab, COO, Kia Canada. “And now with the additions of X-Line and X-Pro trims, Canadians have even more reason to get excited about this vehicle, which continues to be the best-in-class option for families who expect more in advanced safety features, premium tech advancements, and comfort.”

2023 Kia Telluride | Photo: kia

The new-for-2023 Telluride X-Line and X-Pro trims are designed to please the ever-increasing number of buyers interested in ruggedly styled SUVs. Included features for both trims are:

  • Higher ground clearance of 10mm

  • Tow mode

  • Embossed front seat backrest

  • Dark accents for a more rugged and athletic appearance including high gloss black bridge roof rails, front grille, and dark metallic accents throughout

  • 5,500 lb towing capacity (X-Pro Only)

  • 110V inverter in the cargo area (X-Pro only)

  • An exclusive wheel design (18″ X-Pro or 20″ X-Line)

  • All-terrain tires (18″) – X-Pro

  • Two new interior colours to choose from: Terracotta Brown (X-Line and X-Pro) and Sage Green (X-Pro only)

2023 Kia Telluride | Photo: kia

Pricing for the 2023 Kia Telluride starts at $49,995 MSRP:

  • EX AWD: $ 49,995 MSRP

  • SX AWD: $ 54,995 MSRP

  • SX Limited AWD: $ 58,995 MSRP

  • X-Line AWD: $ 60,995 MSRP

  • X-Pro AWD: $ 62,595 MSRP


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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai


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