2020 Ford Explorer vs 2020 Kia Telluride 

With the 2020s decade upon us, just about every model manufacturer in the Canadian market is working tirelessly to develop models that are more innovative, powerful and elegant than previously seen. Because of this, it should come as no surprise that the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer and Kia Telluride SUVs are primed to reinvent the SUV market yet again – they've been built to give you stunning luxury, great connectivity, and a safe, comfortable ride. But which one is best suited for your daily travels?  

Our Sherwood Ford team has all the information you need to make a choice between the 2020 Explorer and Telluride – they both come with many bells and whistles, making any comparison tough. So, join us below as we show you the best features of each new model!  

2020 Ford Explorer 


2020 Kia Telluride 

2.3L EcoBoost®Inline 4 / 3.0L V6 / 3.3L V6 

Engine Options  3.8L Lambda V6 

Up to 400 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque 

Horsepower and Torque Output  291 horsepower / 262 pound-feet of torque 
5,600 pounds / up to 1,815 pounds  Maximum Towing and Payload Capacities  5,000 pounds / up to 1,664 pounds 
87.8 cubic feet / Six Passengers  Interior Cargo Volume and Seating Capacity  87 cubic feet / up to eight passengers 


Learn more about the 2020 Ford Explorer with Sherwood Ford in Edmonton AB 

Though admittedly, the increased seating capacity and interior tech innovations on the 2020 Telluride are stellar, there’s no debate over which of these two class leaders is better equipped to handle your drive. The 2020 Explorer is much more powerful than its Kia counterpart, and with a built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot (not present on the Telluride), you and your passengers can be better connected than ever. Even still, the 2020 Explorer will introduce safety and driver assistance features that can keep your peace of mind a top priority behind the wheel. Some of these include:  

  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert 
  • Lane Keeping System 
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking 
  • Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control w/ Stop-and-Go & Adaptive Lane Centering 
  • Active Park Assist 2.0 
  • Reverse Park Assist 
  • Many more! 

All of this makes the 2020 Ford Explorer a bona fide superstar in the SUV industry, and we invite you to contact our Sherwood Ford team today if you’d like any more information!

Take a look at MotorTrend Auto Showdown: 2020 Ford Explorer Vs. 2020 Kia Telluride