2024 Kia Telluride vs. 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime Review

Picture of the 2024 Kia Telluride

2024 Kia
Telluride

MSRP*: $36,190 to $53,385
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2023 Toyota
RAV4 Prime

MSRP*: $43,090 to $46,960
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MPG - City 18 - 20 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 87.0 ft3 63.1 - 63.2 ft3
Engine
  • 291-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 302-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 291 hp 302 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 - 5,500 lbs 2,500 lbs
Exterior Length 196.9 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 78.3 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 42.4 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.9 in
Rear 38.8 - 40.2 in
Front 37.7 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.5 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 Toyota RAV4 Prime. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Kia Telluride and the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

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 Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Telluride is much wider than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, 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 Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Handling
The Kia Telluride has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Kia Telluride is clearly the choice over the Toyota RAV4 Prime for pulling heavy loads. The Kia Telluride has a little less horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Kia Telluride does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Utility
The Kia Telluride offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Kia Telluride, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.