Earning Best in Show at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the 2020 Kia Telluride is prepared to master any road. If you're intrigued by this premium SUV, the next step is finding the perfect configuration. To help make your decision easier, the Youngblood Kia team has focused on two popular models in the following 2020 Telluride LX vs. S trim differences comparison.

After reading, browse our Telluride LX and Telluride S inventories to see what's available at our dealership near Nixa, MO. If you have any questions for a Youngblood Kia representative, please call us at (866) 825-9532 or send us a message online.

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Key Features Table

In the following table, our team has laid out some noteworthy features to help you differentiate between these commanding Telluride models:


Notable Features

Telluride LX

Starting at $31,690 MSRP

  • 8-passenger seating
  • Gray front grille
  • Chrome exterior trim
  • 18-in. painted-finish alloy wheels

Telluride S

Starting at $33,990 MSRP

  • 7-passenger seating
  • Dark metallic front grille
  • Satin chrome exterior trim
  • 20-in. machine-finish alloy wheels
  • Silver low profile roof rails
  • Dual chrome exhaust tips
  • Power sunroof
  • Heated front seats
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver seat with 2-way power lumbar
  • LED interior lighting

Kia Telluride LX vs. S: Similarities

Regardless of which Telluride trim level you drive home, there's a long list of features you'll be able to enjoy. From a powerful engine configuration to a plethora of responsive safety systems, there's plenty to love about both the 2020 Telluride LX and Telluride S.

  • 3.8L V6 engine producing 291 HP
  • Heated sideview mirrors with LED turn signal indicators
  • UVO Link infotainment system with 8-in. touchscreen display
  • Blind spot collision avoidance assist
  • Forward collision avoidance with pedestrian detection
  • Lane keeping & following assist
  • Reverse park distance warning
  • Rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist
  • Rear view monitor with dynamic parking guidance
  • Smart cruise control with stop & go
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Kia Telluride LX vs. S: Differences

2020 Kia Telluride

Your preference between the Telluride LX and S may depend on your need for passenger space. The LX trim features second-row bench seating, allowing for up to eight passengers. Alternatively, the S is equipped with second-row captain's chairs, and will seat seven passengers comfortably.

You'll instantly be able to tell these two high-end SUVs apart, thanks to numerous exterior styling accents. The LX and S sport different trim colors and wheel sizes. The Telluride S also boasts an additional layer of interior refinement, with heated, power-adjustable front seats and a power sunroof.

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