Kia Telluride Wins Edmunds Top Rated SUV Award 3 Years in a Row

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The Kia Telluride has once again been named “Edmunds Top Rated SUV” for the 2022 Edmunds Top Rated Awards. This marks the third straight year it has received the honour.

Impressively, the Telluride, which was released in 2020, has earned the top mark from Edmunds every year it has been on the road. Acknowledged by Edmunds for its overall excellence in the market, consumers continue to seek out the well-appointed three-row SUV, with sales up over 35 percent year over year.

“We want to thank Edmunds once again, for recognizing the Telluride with its highest honour,” said Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia North America, Kia America.

“The award shows that Telluride continues to deliver on the promise of overall excellence in the competitive SUV market in the United States. In the spirit of never resting on our laurels, we have enhanced the Telluride for 2022 as we introduce more new customers to the Kia family through our award-winning SUV.”

As a three-time Edmunds Top-Rated Awards winner, the Telluride maintains popularity as a big, bold SUV, and has set a high bar for all Kia vehicles to achieve. The Telluride has been updated for 2022, with new Kia badging and a redesigned radiator grille. Inside, the Telluride adds a larger 10.25-inch navigation display, fully automatic temperature control and highway driving assist to the LX and S trims, as well as Navigation Based Smart Cruise Control-Curve to all trims.

How Are the Vehicles Rated?

Edmunds Top Rated Award winners are tested, ranked, and selected by Edmunds editors from a group of finalists that consisted of each of the highest-ranked eligible new vehicles in their classes. Eligible vehicles in nine categories underwent the full Edmunds testing process and were rated based on driving, comfort, interior, tech, storage and value.

“The Kia Telluride provides an unbeatable combination of passenger comfort, helpful technology features and outstanding value,” said Alistair Weaver, Edmunds Editor-in-Chief.

More About the Telluride

Learning everything about the Kia Telluride here, on our model research page. Build your own Telluride to place a factory order here. Reserve an in-coming Telluride here. View all of our Telluride blog articles here.