Kia Telluride AWD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Kia Telluride AWD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 1 recall, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 71 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.

Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
Front Crash
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
2020 2020 Kia TELLURIDE SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2020 2020 Kia TELLURIDE SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4

Fuel Efficiency

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Telluride AWD to be $1,850 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $2,000 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Telluride AWD consumes about 16 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Telluride AWD emits 426 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 6,390,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 304 trees would offset these emissions. The Telluride AWD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Kia Telluride AWD 21 24 19

MPG breakdown by model options

The Kia Telluride AWD has 1 different model options on record with the EPA since 2020. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 4-dr, Automatic (S8), 6-cyl, 3.8 L 21 24 19