Kia reveals concept Telluride SUV at 2019 Detroit auto show

DETROIT - Kia revealed a concept SUV Monday at the 2019 Detroit auto show.

  • Watch the reveal above.

The Telluride, a striking three-row, seven-passenger, luxury SUV concept features a modern and upright shape, muscular stance, and state-of-the-art technology to care for its occupants.  Purely conceptual, the Kia Telluride is based on an existing platform and reveals the brand’s interest in potentially offering a premium SUV positioned above the current hot-selling Sorento.

“The Kia Telluride makes an aesthetic statement for the Kia brand as a bold, all-new luxury SUV with an abundance of advanced technology, focusing particular attention on the experience and comfort of second-row occupants,” said Tom Kearns, chief designer, Kia Design Center America (KDCA). “Longer, wider and taller than the recently redesigned Sorento CUV, Telluride allows us to envision what a full-size seven-passenger SUV from Kia could look like.”

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Here's the full 2019 Detroit auto show reveal schedule for Jan. 14 (click links to view specific streams):

  • NACTOY, Atrium Stage 8:05 am – 8:30 am
  • Ford 8:40 am – 9:05 am
  • RAM 9:10 am – 9:35 am
  • Toyota 9:40 am – 10:05 am
  • Volkswagen 10:10 am – 10:35 am
  • Nissan 10:40 am – 11:05 am
  • Kia 11:10 am – 11:35 am
  • Infiniti 11:40 am – 12:05 pm
  • Hyundai 12:10 pm – 12:35 pm
  • Subaru Tecnica International 12:40 pm – 1:05 pm
  • Lexus 1:10 pm – 1:35 pm
  • GAC 1:40 pm – 2:05 pm
  • Michelin 2:10 pm – 2:35 pm
  • Magna International, Atrium Stage 2:45 pm – 3:10 pm
  • Roadshow by CNET Shift Awards, Atrium Stage 3:20 pm – 3:45 pm
  • Roadshow by CNET Keynote Speaker, Atrium Stage 3:45 pm – 4:35 pm
  • NAIAS 2020, Atrium Stage 4:45 pm – 4:55 pm
  • Automotive Hall of Fame, Atrium Stage 4:55 pm – 5:05 pm

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