With its updated appearance and several updates, the 2023 Kia Telluride is now more competitively priced than comparable

This 2023 Kia Telluride vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander comparison will show you how the two SUVs compare. 

The 2023 Kia Telluride has a 3.8-liter V-6 engine with 291 horsepower for performance.

 the 2022 Toyota Highlander has two engine choices: a hybrid and a 3.5-liter V-6 engine with 295 hp

The Highlander Hybrid offers a gas efficiency of up to 36 city/35 highway mpg, whereas the gas-powered

Highlander has an estimated fuel economy of up to 22 city/29 highway mpg.

The official fuel economy numbers for the 2023 Telluride are not yet available

 they are anticipated to be the same as the 2022 Telluride (up to 20 city/26 highway mpg).

It can tow a maximum of 5,500 pounds as opposed to the gas-powered 2022 Highlander's 5,000 pounds

Both SUVs come equipped with traction-enhancing all-wheel drives, but the 2023 Telluride performs better off-road. 

 This is because the Telluride provides off-road-focused variants with the Telluride X-Line and X-Pro trims

The 2023 Telluride has the edge for safety because to its abundance of safety-advancing driving assistance systems.