Both buyers and critics like the Kia Telluride. For the South Korean carmaker, it's one of the best-selling vehicles.

Despite being among the greatest SUVs on the market, the Telluride isn't without flaws. 

A 3.8-liter V6 engine with 291 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque is standard on the Kia Telluride. 

Although the Telluride isn't the most slow midsize SUV, the lack of additional engine options

If you want more torque from the Telluride, you're out of luck because even the top-tier SX variant

The 2023 Dodge Durango is a great option if you want a true powerhouse midsize SUV with a variety of engine options.

The 2022 Telluride scores a city mileage of 20 miles per gallon and a highway mileage of 26 miles per gallon. 

 Even for a midsize SUV, the predicted gas mileage for the city is poor. 

The Telluride feels a tad thirsty when compared to the Subaru Outback's 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the interstate.

Although it isn't necessarily a gas guzzler, the Kia Telluride's lack of fuel economy isn't one of its many advantages.

There are better solutions available on the market if you want to save money at the pump. 

Gas economy is greater in the Kia Sorento. The Sorento Hybrid has a starting price of $34,090