2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Kia Telluride: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Kia Telluride Review

New 2020 BMW X1

2020 BMW
X1

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New 2020 Kia Telluride

2020 Kia
Telluride

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MSRP*
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$35,200 to $37,200
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$31,890 to $43,790
Invoice* $33,235 to $35,095 $30,773 to $41,601
MPG - City 23 - 24 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 24 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Telluride than in the BMW X1, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW X1 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Kia Telluride, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X1 as you will with the Kia Telluride, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW X1 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Telluride. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X1 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Kia Telluride.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X1 is much slimmer than the Kia Telluride, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X1, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Telluride.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW X1 and the Kia Telluride are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The BMW X1 has a smaller turning radius than the Kia Telluride, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X1 has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Telluride.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the BMW X1 seats a lot fewer people than the Kia Telluride. The BMW X1 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Telluride.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the BMW X1 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Telluride.