Hyundai and Kia Bringing Back Large Crossovers

After taking a break from the large crossover market, both Hyundai and Kia seem to be jumping back in with both feet.

The Kia Telluride made its first auto show appearance in 2016 and will be the company’s largest crossover since the Borrego which was very quickly pulled off the market in 2009 for extremely low sales. The company is referring to the Telluride as an “SUV” rather than crossover and some of the styling is very similar to a Ford Excursion. Yet this updated vehicle will have all the extras including multiple LED headlights, 22 inch wheels and rear suicide doors.

Hyundai is hinting at a very similar crossover with a different grille design than the Telluride but no name has been released. This will by Hyundai’s first crossover since the 2013 Veracruz. A three row, eight seat SUV, the anonymous new vehicle will still have the all wheel drive option but will be the first car with the new front wheel drive platform.

Both seven or eight passenger cars will have 3 row seating and compete with Ford Explorer, Chevy Traverse, Honda Pilot, and Dodge Durango.

As crossover sales are substantially up in the United States, both car makers are planning to amp up their offerings over the next three years or so. How different the two large crossovers are from each other will only be determined when they are officially released.

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