2020 Kia Telluride vs 2019 Chevrolet Traverse

2020 Kia Telluride exterior front fascia and passenger side next to fence vs 2019 Chevy Traverse exterior back fascia and passenger side in front of building with bushes

Are you looking for a midsize 3-row SUV? If so, the 2020 Kia Telluride might have crossed your path. But how do you know it’s a good vehicle for you? We are going to compare it to the 2019 Chevrolet Traverse in order to see if this model can hold up against another popular SUV. Hopefully this comparison will help you determine if the Kia Telluride is a good fit for you. Let’s check it out.

As you can see in the table below, we are comparing the 2020 Kia Telluride LX and the 2019 Chevy Traverse L. Both are the base trims of these two models, so you’ll only find more power and more features as you advance trims. However, you're already starting off with pretty powerful vehicles. The Chevy Traverse does have more horsepower than the Kia Telluride, but the Telluride has a bit more torque. So, you can find similar power in both models, with the Traverse getting just a bit more. Even so, there are plenty of other perks in the Telluride LX that you won’t find in the Traverse L. Let's see what they are.

2020 Kia Telluride LX


2019 Chevy Traverse L

291 hp & 262 lb.-ft. Horsepower & Torque 305 hp & 260 lb.-ft.
Standard Park Assist Available on other trims
Standard Satellite Radio Available on other trims
Standard Adaptive Cruise Control Available on other trims

Advantages of the 2020 Kia Telluride

If you are a fan of technology, then the 2020 Kia Telluride LX is the vehicle to get! It has plenty of standard features, including Adaptive Cruise Control and a satellite radio. You’ll also have Park Assist, which can be a great help for those of us who maybe aren’t the greatest at parking a larger vehicle. Unfortunately, none of these features are available on the Chevy Traverse L trim. This means that you’ll need to go up a trim on the Traverse in order to get these features, whereas the Telluride LX already has these features standard.

Are you interested in learning more about the 2020 Kia Telluride? Check out the various research pages we’ve posted here on our Bridgewater Kia website! You can find out more about not only this model but other Kia models as well. Looking for other tips? Our blog has a variety of tips and tricks that you can use to help take care of your own vehicle. Of course, if you are interested in taking your future Kia vehicle for a test drive then feel free to contact us. Our team would love to tell you more about your favorite model and you can schedule a test drive either with a team member or by filling out a form online.