When comparing the Kia Telluride SX's and the Kia Telluride SX-Prestige's specifications and ratings, the Kia Telluride SX has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and fuel efficiency. The Kia Telluride SX-Prestige has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Kia Telluride SX and Kia Telluride SX-Prestige have the same interior volume base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Kia Telluride SX's and the Kia Telluride SX-Prestige's specifications and ratings, the Kia Telluride SX is a better car than the Kia Telluride SX-Prestige.
Kia Telluride Pricing
A used 2023 Kia Telluride SX ranges from $48,569 to $60,219 while a used 2023 Kia Telluride SX-Prestige is priced between $48,200 to $59,353. For a new model, the Kia Telluride SX's price is between $47,774 and $59,977, with the Kia Telluride SX-Prestige priced between $52,190 and $59,349.
Kia Telluride Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate, the Kia Telluride SX and the Kia Telluride SX-Prestige both lose 47 percent of their value.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the Kia Telluride SX and the Kia Telluride SX-Prestige makes 291 horsepower. The SX is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 489 miles. The SX-Prestige is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 451 miles. This gives the Kia Telluride SX the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Kia Telluride SX-Prestige. Both models use regular unleaded.
The Kia Telluride has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings. The Kia Telluride has a Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS.