2022 Kia Telluride Interior Features

Trim Levels: Choose Your Own Adventure

The level of luxury your 2022 Kia Telluride delivers largely depends on the trim level you choose. The new Telluride offers four trim levels called the LX, S, EX, and SX. You can upgrade the latter two trim levels with the EX Premium and SX Prestige packages for even more exciting interior features. Though the entry-level LX is equipped with an impressive number of creature comforts—such as high-quality speakers, quiet mode, and dual front car holders—the Telluride experience only improves as you progress through the trim levels.

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KIA Telluride 2022 Exterior Images

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Cabin Space

The Telluride’s midsize SUV body provides up to eight passengers, meaning you’ll have plenty of room for relaxation during a drive. You can opt for captain’s chairs in the second row that will decrease your passenger capacity to seven, but provide a first-class experience for your passengers.

The trim levels have different levels of headroom depending on whether there’s a sunroof. The LX does not come standard with a sunroof, while the S and EX both sport a single-pane sunroof. The SX boasts dual sunroofs that let even more light into the cabin.

  • Total passenger volume: 178.1 cubic feet.
  • Cargo volume behind first/second/third row: 87/46/21 cubic feet.
  • Headroom (inches)
    • Front row: 40.9 for LX and 39.5 for S, EX, and SX.
    • Second row: 40.2 for LX, S, and EX. 38.8 for SX.
    • Third row: 38.1 for LX, S, and EX. 37.8 for SX.
  • Legroom (inches)
    • Front row: 41.4
    • Second row: 42.4
    • Third row: 31.4
  • Shoulder room (inches)
    • Front row: 61.6 inches
    • Second row: 61.2 for LX and S. 59.9 for EX and SX.
    • Third row: 55.3
  • Hip room (inches)
    • Front row: 58.9
    • Second row: 58
    • Third row: 43.7

The Telluride’s reconfigurable seating allows you to strike the perfect balance between passenger and cargo volume. All models come standard with one-touch sliding and folding second-row seats to allow for easier access to the third row. The rear cargo area also has an adjustable cargo floor that you can drop down to fit taller cargo items, like luggage or moving boxes.

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2022 Telluride: Cargo space

Finally, the Telluride has a very spacious cargo area. It’s surprising that an SUV can provide this much cargo space behind three rows of seats fitting seven or eight passengers inside. Each Telluride has 21 cubic feet of space behind the third row, 46 cubic feet behind the second, and with both rear rows folded flat, 87 cubic feet of cargo space.

According to KBB, selecting the second-row captain’s chairs unlocks a little more customizability. Those who use the third row regularly will find access to each row easier with the captain’s chairs instead of the second-row bench.

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Interior, Comfort, and Cargo

Regardless of people’s opinion about the Telluride’s bold outward appearance, its interior is undeniably upscale and comfortable. The build quality is excellent, the materials are attractive, and the desirable features are plentiful. The SX trim tops them all with the fanciest options, which include driver’s seat memory settings, a head-up display, heated and ventilated rear seats, a premium headliner, and nappa leather upholstery. Because the Telluride is several inches longer than the seven-passenger Kia Sorento, its cabin is even more spacious, especially for those in the wayback seat. There is room for eight with a second-row bench seat or room for seven with the optional captain’s chairs. Along with ample interior storage throughout the cabin, we managed to fit four carry-on suitcases behind its third row and stuffed a total of 35 carry-ons with both back rows folded flat.

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2022 Telluride interior: Features and technology

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RELATED: What’s New With the 2022 Kia Telluride?

Every Telluride is packed with features and technology to improve your driving experience. The rear seat alert notifies the driver if someone or something is still in the back seat after driving. It’s the perfect solution for a forgotten bag in the back seat or a forgotten child on some occasions. In addition, the Telluride is chock-full of safety features. Items like automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, safe exit assistance, and rear parking sensors are all standard equipment.

For the 2022 model year, Kia even introduced limited self-driving functions to the three-row SUV. Furthermore, the infotainment touchscreen is 10.25 inches and has a split-screen function. Use the excellent screen to control things like Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, five USB ports, satellite radio, navigation, and more. Next, keyless entry and start come with every 2022 Kia Telluride model.

Lastly, some customers will want to upgrade to the EX trim level. Choosing to do so will give you more features like power-folding side mirrors, heated and ventilated front seats, an 8-way power-adjustable passenger seat, etc. Another step up to the SX trim adds dual sunroofs, LED exterior lighting, and a 10-speaker Harman Kardon audio system.

Safety and Driver-Assistance Features

A comprehensive suite of driver-assistance technology comes standard on all Telluride models. Several upgraded assists are also available, including automatic high-beams, a 360-degree camera system, and what Kia calls a Blind-Spot View Monitor. This tech projects a camera image of the vehicle’s blind spot into the gauge cluster display. For more information about its crash-test results, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) websites. Key safety features include:

  • Standard forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking
  • Standard lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist
  • Standard blind-spot monitoring

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