2020 Kia Telluride vs 2019 Nissan Pathfinder

2020 Kia Telluride vs 2019 Nissan Pathfinder

Now that we’ve thoroughly explored the advantages of the 2020 Kia Telluride on its own, it’s finally time to see how it compares to other full-size SUVs on the market. For that, we’ve selected the consistent competitor brand of Nissan and its Pathfinder model.

So, what makes a proper full-size SUV? What features are most important to the drivers that favor this model? We’ll first be looking at the baseline specifications of each model’s starting trim level. We’ll provide the data on engine power, cargo space, fuel efficiency, and price. You can come to your own informed decision using that information. It’s the 2020 Kia Telluride vs the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder!

2020 Kia Telluride


2019 Nissan Pathfinder

3.8L V6 Baseline Engine 3.5L V6
291 hp / 262 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 284 hp / 259 lb-ft
23 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 23 MPG
87 ft3 Maximum Cargo Capacity 79.5 ft3
$31,690 Starting MSRP $31,430

2020 Kia Telluride Kenosha, WI

As we can see, the 2020 Kia Telluride has slightly more horsepower and torque, the exact same fuel economy, and a good chunk of extra cargo space when compared to the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder. Additionally, the 2020 Kia Telluride can seat up to 8 whereas the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder can only seat up to 7.

As for additional features, the 2020 Kia Telluride offers an attractive selection of options, including:

  • 10.25” Touch-Screen Display with Navigation
  • Harman/Kardon® 10-Speaker Premium Audio
  • LED Exterior Lighting
  • Safe Exit Assist
  • Solar Control Glass
  • Quiet Mode
  • Premium Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Dual Sunroofs
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • Head-Up Display
  • Rear Occupant Alert
  • Surround View Monitor
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • And More!

Releasing in March 2019, contact your local Kia dealership to inquire about when they’ll have 2020 Kia Telluride models in stock. For those in the area of Kenosha, Wisconsin, you can reach out to us here at Palmen Kia. The Palmen Kia staff can be contacted online, by phone, or with an on-site visit to our dealership. Make sure to come test drive and buy your next, new Kia model with us!