SUVs are all the rage, it seems like everyone’s trading their sedan, coupe, and even pickup for the versatility of an SUV. Consumer Reports has just released their top ten SUV models, and the Kia Telluride had the top score with 92. They give the Telluride high marks for reliability and owner satisfaction, Overall, it was ranked number one of all twenty mid-sized SUVs they tested. They like the 291 horsepower V6 and the eight speed automatic it’s paired to. They mention the comfortable ride and quiet cabin, and the roomy interior with folding one touch second row seats. They also mention the features and controls and give high marks for all of the standard safety features like forward collision warning systems, blind spot warning and automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection. Kia models also come with a ten year, 100,000 mile warranty, which is currently the best in the auto industry.
The Telluride has been a certified smash hit for Kia, and they’re bringing that combination of style, safety and features to other SUVs in their lineup. Currently, Tellurides are in high demand with some dealers reporting month’s long waiting lists.