Kia's new three-row Telluride Crossover has loved the most effective begin that a new mannequin can have, reaching each industrial success and significant acclaim . The Telluride with sq. jaws additionally appears to be like like a giant SUV, with arduous edges and block shapes. And that made us suppose that Kia would look nice as a van.
And you wouldn’t comprehend it, the Telluride actually appears to be like like a van. Not less than in the case of the truck in these unique renderings. The Telluride appears to be like fairly pure with the physique round its cargo space and its third row seat eliminated to create a pickup tray. To finish the transformation, we gave the pickup a extra rugged total look than the Telluride SUV.
When it comes to dimension, a Kia Telluride pickup truck would possible be in the identical section because the Honda Ridgeline, Chevrolet Colorado and Ford Ranger. The Kia SUV is 196.9 inches lengthy, simply inches from the size of those vans, however we expect Kia would add a rear overhang to the Telluride pickup to present it a helpful dimension mattress of at the least 5 ft lengthy.
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In the event you're nonetheless fascinated with the thought of a Kia model pickup, wrap your self up sooner. The mid-size truck section is exploding, so it’s not shocking that automakers that don’t supply pickups in the US have an interest. Kia by no means provided a pick-up within the US, and an organization government fearful concerning the topic in an interview with our MotorTrend pals early this yr, with out confirming or denying a future pickup. Kia.
The one drawback we see is certainly an Australian Kia ruler confirmed that the corporate was engaged on a truck (at the least for this market), however mentioned it will be primarily based on the subsequent compact Hyundai Santa Cruz. The Hyundai / Kia dimension calculation could have modified since: a compact, although progressive, truck may dramatically scale back its attractiveness in comparison with present middlemen and ought to be a lot, less expensive, to draw patrons. No matter it’s, if Kia will get a truck, he wouldn’t be above all, particularly if it appears to be like like a Telluride at the least.
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