Compare 2021 Dodge Durango vs 2021 Kia Telluride

2021 Dodge Durango
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Citadel AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Durango Citadel AWD 18 25 $49,442 $51,412
Durango Citadel RWD 19 26 $46,883 $48,812
Durango GT AWD 18 25 $38,398 $39,662
Durango GT Plus AWD 18 25 $38,398 $39,662
Durango GT Plus RWD 19 26 $35,839 $37,062
Durango GT RWD 19 26 $35,839 $37,062
Durango R/T AWD 14 22 $47,092 $48,912
Durango R/T RWD 14 22 $44,533 $46,312
Durango SRT 392 AWD 13 19 $63,345 $64,962
Durango SRT Hellcat AWD 12 17 $78,416 $80,995
Durango SXT AWD 18 25 $35,184 $35,562
Durango SXT Plus AWD 18 25 $35,184 $35,562
Durango SXT Plus RWD 19 26 $32,578 $32,962
Durango SXT RWD 19 26 $32,578 $32,962
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EX AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Telluride EX AWD 19 24 $37,809 $39,590
Telluride EX FWD 20 26 $35,899 $37,590
Telluride LX AWD 19 24 $32,994 $34,190
Telluride LX FWD 20 26 $31,064 $32,190
Telluride S AWD 19 24 $35,310 $36,590
Telluride S FWD 20 26 $33,380 $34,590
Telluride SX AWD 19 24 $42,393 $44,390
Telluride SX FWD 20 26 $40,577 $42,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,442
$37,809
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,412
$39,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$857 / month
$660 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you came to Durango, you came for power. Three V-8 options might leave you in the past, but the past was fast. The 2021 Kia Telluride earns our Best Car To Buy nod with its excellent features, warranty, space, and style.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 42.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.5 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 61.6
Third Leg Room (in)
33.5 31.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 40.2
Passenger Capacity
6 8
Third Hip Room (in)
42.4 43.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 59.9
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.4
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 38.1
Front Hip Room (in)
57 58.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 157.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
72.9 68.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 67.6
Wheelbase (in)
119.8 114.2
Liftover Height (in)
32.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 78.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 67.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 8
Length, Overall (in)
200.8 196.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.2 21
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.3 46
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
85.1 87
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 13.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41 38.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
TKJ NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TKJ NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
620 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6200 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6200 5000
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6500 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4255
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
650 -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4000 262 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
ERC NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.8 L/231
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
295 @ 6400 291 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
Transmission
Trans Order Code
DFT NA
Transfer Case Model
None -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.42
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.65
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.81
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.86
Trans Type
8 8
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.80
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.90
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.65
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Durango Kia Telluride
Body Code
S -
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.45 -
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Strut
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.45 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 8.5
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small SUV 4WD
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2021 Kia Telluride
  • 2021 Telluride is in stock; 2022s arriving
  • Lease: $329 per month for 36 months
  • Rebate: College and military cash
  • Finance: 1.9% APR for 66 months
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