Helping You Make the Decision Between the 2021 Kia Telluride and the 2021 Ford Explorer

Choosing an SUV will give you a model that your family will love and that can keep you prepared for any adventure. The 2021 Kia Telluride is one of the top options to accomplish those goals, making sure you will have access to the features and options you're looking for. We are happy to give you a closer look at everything the 2021 Telluride offers.

Another popular option in this class is the 2021 Ford Explorer. Ford models are known for being dependable, but the 2021 Kia Telluride also has that reputation. We want to show you how each of these models competes, giving you the best idea of which you will want in your driveway.

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2021 Kia Telluride vs 2021 Ford Explorer

  • The 2021 Kia Telluride has a more competitive starting price than the 2021 Ford Explorer.
  • There is more ground clearance in the 2021 Kia Telluride than there is in the 2021 Ford Explorer.
  • You'll get more cargo space behind the rear row of seats when you choose the 2021 Kia Telluride over the 2021 Ford Explorer.
  • More passenger space in the 2021 Kia Telluride will ensure everyone you bring along will stay more comfortable than if you were to choose the more cramped 2021 Ford Explorer.
  • Front-wheel drive is standard for the 2021 Kia Telluride, while the 2021 Ford Explorer is standard with rear-wheel drive.

  • An eight-speed automatic transmission is equipped on the 2021 Kia Telluride, and the 2021 Ford Explorer has a ten-speed automatic transmission.
  • Standard synthetic leather seating of the 2021 Kia Telluride is more comfortable and sophisticated than the standard cloth seating of the 2021 Ford Explorer.
  • Both models come equipped with an eight-inch infotainment screen that has Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration.
  • There is more seating in the 2021 Kia Telluride than there is in the 2021 Ford Explorer.
  • Both models can be equipped with roof rails to help you bring along anything you might need for the road ahead.