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The 2022 Kia Telluride is one of the most sought-after SUVs on the market right now. With its nice size, luxuriously stylish exterior, and abundance of high-end features, it’s no surprise that the Telluride is considered by many to be the best SUV. Perhaps the most compelling part? You don’t have to spend a lot to get a supremely great SUV. Even the base model 2022 Kia Telluride LX has more than enough features and comfort to make it the perfect choice for anyone who wants a great SUV on a fairly reasonable budget.

A gray 2022 Kia Telluride midsize SUV is parked.
The 2022 Kia Telluride | Kia

The cheapest 2022 Kia Telluride is the LX

The base model Telluride is the 2022 Kia Telluride LX. Starting at a price of $32,790, the Telluride LX has everything you could need in a midsize SUV. The 2022 Kia Telluride LX has a 3.8-liter V6 engine that makes 291-hp and can tow up to 5,000 pounds. The LX can seat up to eight passengers and has a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a push-button as well as remote start.

The 2022 Kia Telluride LX comes with some important safety features like forward collision warning and blind-spot monitoring. It also has lane keep assist and lane following assist. The LX also has rear occupant detection, which will alert you if you accidentally forget a child or pet in the backseat.

The Telluride LX comes with a good amount of features

The 2022 Telluride comes standard with a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It has a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a push-button as well as remote start. It also comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Its 18-inch alloy wheels and one-touch sliding second-row seats make it both stylish and versatile.

The Kia Telluride LX exterior comes with a front grille with gloss black and chrome inserts. It has both a front and rear skid plate and body color, heated side mirrors. It also has body-colored door handles, solar control glass, and sound-absorbing windshield glass.

The LX interior is very nice


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The 2022 Kia Telluride LX interior is upscale and feels more like a luxury SUV than anything else. It has a navigation system, quiet mode, and bluetooth connectivity. It also has Driver Talk, which allows the driver to speak with SUV passengers through the speakers.

All of these features make the Telluride one of the best SUVs you can buy. In fact, U.S. News thinks that it is the best SUV for the money. Overall, U.S. News gives the Kia Telluride an 8.6 out of 10. To find this score, U.S. News considers 28 data and research points. The Telluride’s score is also good enough for #5 in Crossover SUVs and #2 in SUVs with 3 Rows. Yet when you take into consideration its cost, it’s #1 for value.

Anyone looking for a midsize SUV should definitely consider the 2022 Kia Telluride LX. It’s got everything you need in a super nice package. The best part is that you don’t need to pay a lot to get extra features and benefits.