2023 Kia Telluride vs. 2022 Lexus UX 250h | NewCars.com

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2023 Kia Telluride vs. 2022 Lexus UX 250h Review

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2023 Kia
Telluride

MSRP*: $35,890 to $52,985
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Picture of the 2022 Lexus UX 250h

2022 Lexus
UX 250h

MSRP*: $35,750 to $40,790
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MPG - City 18 - 20 MPG 41 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 87.0 ft3 Info not available
Engine
  • 291-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 181-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 291 hp 181 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 - 5,500 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 196.9 in 177.0 in
Exterior Width 78.3 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 42.4 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 33.1 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.9 in
Rear 38.8 - 40.2 in
Front 35.7 - 37.2 in
Rear 36.3 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Telluride than in the Lexus UX 250h. The Kia Telluride will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus UX 250h.

Convenience
The Kia Telluride requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus UX 250h, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Kia Telluride is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus UX 250h.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Telluride is much wider than the Lexus UX 250h, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Kia Telluride, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus UX 250h.

Handling
The Kia Telluride has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus UX 250h, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Telluride greatly out-muscles the Lexus UX 250h.

Utility
The Kia Telluride offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus UX 250h, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.