When comparing the 2022 Ford Explorer's and the 2022 Kia Telluride's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Ford Explorer has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, resale value and base engine power. The 2022 Kia Telluride has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. The 2022 Ford Explorer and 2022 Kia Telluride have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Ford Explorer's and the 2022 Kia Telluride's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Ford Explorer is a better car than the 2022 Kia Telluride.
2022 Ford Explorer vs. 2022 Kia Telluride Pricing
A used 2022 Ford Explorer ranges from $30,265 to $52,988 while a used 2022 Kia Telluride is priced between $35,980 to $51,802. For a new model, the 2022 Ford Explorer's price is between $41,257 and $59,563, with the 2022 Kia Telluride priced between $31,350 and $52,316.
2022 Ford Explorer vs. 2022 Kia Telluride Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Ford Explorer loses 46.2 percent of its value and the 2022 Kia Telluride loses 47 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Ford Explorer retains 0.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Kia Telluride.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Ford Explorer’s base engine makes 300 horsepower, and the 2022 Kia Telluride base engine makes 291 horsepower. Both the Explorer and the Telluride are rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 501 and 489 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the 2022 Kia Telluride has the advantage of offering more front head room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2022 Ford Explorer has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room and rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2022 Ford Explorer and the 2022 Kia Telluride have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.