Has the head-turning style and unrelenting performance of the 2020 Kia Telluride caught your attention? If you're considering this premium SUV for your next vehicle, the next step is to find the perfect configuration. To ease the research burden, Youngblood Kia has looked at the differences between two sought-after trims in our 2020 Telluride EX vs. SX head-to-head comparison.

To find 2020 Telluride models for sale near Nixa, MO, take a look at our Telluride EX and Telluride SX inventories. If you have questions for a Youngblood Kia team member, call (866) 825-9532 or send us a message online, and we'll be happy to help!

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Key Features Table

In the following key features breakdown, we've laid out some of the most noteworthy differences between the 2020 Telluride EX and SX trims.


Notable Features

Telluride EX

Starting at $37,090 MSRP

  • 8-passenger seating
  • Power sunroof
  • 6-speaker audio system
  • Reverse park distance warning
  • 3.5-in. TFT LCD display
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Telluride SX

Starting at $41,490 MSRP

  • 7-passenger seating
  • Dual sunroofs
  • 10-speaker Harman Kardon® surround sound with Clari-Fi™
  • Forward & reverse park distance warning
  • 7-in. TFT LCD display
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink®
  • Reverse tilt-down sideview mirrors
  • High beam assist
  • Surround view monitor with blind spot view
  • 64-color interior ambient lighting

Kia Telluride EX vs. SX: Similarities

No matter which of these high-end Telluride models you drive home, you'll enjoy a luxurious SUV that's well-equipped to keep you comfortable, connected, and safe while on the road. Features that the Telluride EX and SX share include:

  • 3.8L V6 engine
  • Smart Power Liftgate™
  • UVO Link with enhanced navigation with 10.25-in. touchscreen display
  • Forward collision avoidance with pedestrian detection
  • Highway driving assist
  • Lane following & keeping assist
  • Smart cruise control with stop & go
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Leather seat trim
  • Heated & ventilated front seats
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Kia Telluride EX vs. SX: Differences


The 2020 Telluride EX is equipped with second-row bench seating and will seat 8 passengers comfortably. Alternatively, the SX configuration seats seven due to the second-row captain's chairs, which sacrifices seating capacity for added comfort.

From behind the wheel, it's easy to tell the 2020 Kia Telluride EX and SX apart. Both models sport a high level of refinement, but the SX raises the bar with improved features like a Harman Kardon® premium audio system and enhanced park assist. There are also a number of amenities exclusive to the SX, including a surround view monitor and interior ambient lighting.

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