Black 2021 Kia Telluride in front of sunset

Why Should I Buy a 2021 Kia Telluride?

2021 Kia Telluride Highlights and Features 

The Kia Telluride has quickly become one of the most popular members of the Kia lineup here at Friendly Kia, attracting a wide variety of drivers in the Tampa Bay area. Now in its second year on the market, the 2021 Telluride has brought a few minor enhancements to set it apart from last year’s model. 

Not only does the Telluride look good on the road and fully embrace the Kia brand’s “Give It Everything” spirit, but it also offers a full range of luxury features at a mass-market price. You still may be wondering, though, why you should buy a 2021 Kia Telluride. See why this Kia SUV is a perfect match for any Tampa driver in this guide to the 2021 Kia Telluride highlights and features.  

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2021 Kia Telluride Performance Highlights 

Exterior view of 2021 Kia Telluride

For the 2021 model year, Kia has added a few enhancements to the Telluride SUV’s performance. Like last year’s model, the 2021 Telluride is offering up to 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque in every model with its 3.8-liter GDI V6 engine. With this machine in place, front-wheel-drive Telluride models earn an impressive EPA-estimated 26 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg in the city. All-wheel-drive Telluride variants offer an equally impressive 24 mpg on the highway and 19 mpg in the city.  

For added convenience and capability, the key fob for the 2021 Telluride now features a remote engine start button and the towing trailer harness has upgraded from a 4-pin connector to a 7-pin setup.  

2021 Telluride Interior Feature Highlights 

Interior view of 2021 Kia Telluride cabin

The three-row 2021 Kia Telluride is big enough for the whole family, friends, cargo, or anything else you need to travel around Tampa Bay with. The Telluride can seat up to eight passengers or make room for 87 cubic feet of cargo space. Whether you need a family mover or a cargo hauler, the 2021 Telluride is a perfect match.  

The interior of the Telluride is an ideal fit for any driver’s style. The luxury notes found throughout the cabin make this mass-market SUV feel like decadence. The interior catalog for the 2021 Telluride includes Nappa leather, SOFINO synthetic leather, and traditional leather seating options. Available heated and ventilated seats in the first and second rows make for one of the most comfortable on-the-road experiences available.  

The 2021 Telluride offers one of the most intelligent infotainment systems in its class, featuring a standard 8.0-inch touchscreen display or an available 10.25-inch touchscreen display. Every Telluride model is equipped with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity so drivers never lose a connection on the road.  

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There are so many reasons to buy a 2021 Kia Telluride and we’ve only just covered the highlights. Check out the rest of the Friendly Kia blog for more insight on what the Telluride SUV has to offer Tampa Bay shoppers. Head over to the Friendly Kia inventory to view our current lineup of in-stock Telluride models available to lease or purchase in New Port Richey, FL today.