Compare 2021 Kia Telluride vs 2021 Lincoln Aviator

2021 Kia Telluride
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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
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Black Label AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Aviator Black Label AWD 17 24 $73,945 $78,865
Aviator Black Label Grand Touring AWD N/A N/A $82,862 $88,505
Aviator Grand Touring AWD N/A N/A $65,230 $69,070
Aviator Reserve AWD 17 24 $56,341 $59,620
Aviator Reserve RWD 18 26 $53,969 $57,110
Aviator Standard AWD 17 24 $51,188 $53,600
Aviator Standard RWD 18 26 $48,801 $51,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,809
$73,945
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,590
$78,865
Monthly Payment Estimate
$660 / month
$1314 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.5
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Kia Telluride earns our Best Car To Buy nod with its excellent features, warranty, space, and style. The 2021 Lincoln Aviator drops sensational style and space, but the Grand Touring plug-in’s a bit of a misfire.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Standard SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
38.1 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
157.1 140.5
Front Hip Room (in)
58.9 58.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 54
Second Leg Room (in)
42.4 40.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
58 58.3
Passenger Capacity
8 6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.6 61.5
Third Leg Room (in)
31.4 29.2
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 38.4
Third Hip Room (in)
43.7 40.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.9 61.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 43
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 -
Length, Overall (in)
196.9 199.3
Height, Overall (in)
68.9 69.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.6 66.9
Wheelbase (in)
114.2 119.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.3 82.3
Track Width, Front (in)
67.2 66.9
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46 41.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
87 77.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
21 18.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 83.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 22.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 48.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.4
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 13.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 13.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 20.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P275/40WR22
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P275/40WR22
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5000 6700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 670
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4255 4892
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 22 X 10
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 22 X 10
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 5200 415 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA 99C
Displacement
3.8 L/231 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
291 @ 6000 400 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.85
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 3.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 2.15
Trans Type
8 10
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.52
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 3.00
Trans Order Code
NA 44T
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.27
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 4.71
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Telluride Lincoln Aviator
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 250
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
  • Lease: $329 per month for 36 months
  • Rebate: College and military cash
  • Finance: 1.9% APR for 66 months
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2021 Lincoln Aviator
  • 2021 Aviator selection decent
  • Lease: From $799 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $2,000 off
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 36 months + rebate
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