Today we will be looking at a comparison between 2 mid-size SUVs which are the Kia Telluride and the Toyota Fortuner.

These 2 are the flagship mid size SUVs of their respective companies.
 • The Kia Telluride comes with a huge 3.8L V6 engine that puts out 291hp and 355 N.m of torque which is mated to an 8 speed automatic gearbox making it a very capable car on all sorts of terrain.
 • The Toyota Fortuner on the other hand has 2 engines on offer, a 2.7L petrol and a 2.8L Diesel which produce a 160hp and 177hp respectively. The torque figures for both the engines are 450N.m for the Diesel automatic and 420N.m for the manual, where as the petrol engine 245N.m for both the automatic and manual.


 • The Kia Telluride comes with just 1 configuration with respect to transmission which is a 8 speed automatic.
 • The Toyota Fortuner comes with 4 configurations which are a 5 speed Manual and Automatic along with a 6 speed in both manual and automatic.

 • The Kia has 4 variants LX,S,EX,SX. All these trims are available in either AWD or FWD, that brings the total upto 8 variants meaning there is a Telluride for everyone out there.
 • The Toyota comes in 6 variants, 2 with the petrol engine, the 2.7 4x2 AT and the 2.7 4x2 MT and 4 with the diesel engine the 2.8 4x2 AT, 2.8 4x2 MT and the 2.8 4x4 AT, 2.8 4x4 MT. This makes the car easily accessible to everyone out their according to their needs.

Toyota Fortuner

Kia Telluride

Both these cars come loaded to the T in terms of convience, connectivity and safety features.
 • The Telluride features Kia's UVO infotainment system it comes with a 8 inch touch screen which has all the usual bells and whistles such as Android Auto, Apple Carplay, a six speaker audio system bluetooth as well as 6 usb ports.
 • A 10.25 inch display, a 12 speaker Harman/Kardon system, HUD, wireless phone charging and another USB port can be added as options.
 • The Toyota comes with a 9 inch touch screen infotainment system that has bluetooth connectivity, 6 speaker audio system, usb ports, dvd player.The car also comes with dual zone climate control.

 • The Kia Telluride ranges from 24L-33L in The US
 • The Toyota Fortuner is priced between 27L-33L.
                          FUEL ECONOMY
 • The Kia give 8.08-10.2 kilometers to the litre. The bigger engine justifies the lower milage.
 • The Toyota on the other hand gives an impressive economy of upto 15kmpl depending on the Trim.