When comparing the 2020 Kia Telluride's and the 2020 Subaru Ascent's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Kia Telluride has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The 2020 Subaru Ascent has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and resale value. The 2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Subaru Ascent have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2020 Kia Telluride's and the 2020 Subaru Ascent's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2020 Kia Telluride vs. 2020 Subaru Ascent Pricing
A used 2020 Kia Telluride ranges from $26,896 to $42,183 while a used 2020 Subaru Ascent is priced between $25,342 to $36,988.
2020 Kia Telluride vs. 2020 Subaru Ascent Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 Kia Telluride loses 47 percent of its value and the 2020 Subaru Ascent loses 40.5 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Subaru Ascent retains 6.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 Kia Telluride.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 Kia Telluride’s base engine makes 291 horsepower, and the 2020 Subaru Ascent base engine makes 260 horsepower. Both the Telluride and the Ascent are rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 489 and 521 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the 2020 Kia Telluride has the advantage of offering more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2020 Subaru Ascent has the advantage in the area of front head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2020 Kia Telluride and the 2020 Subaru Ascent have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.