2022 Kia Telluride vs. 2022 Subaru Ascent

2022 Kia Telluride vs. 2022 Subaru Ascent
2022 Kia Telluride


2022 Subaru Ascent
$33,090 MSRP

Starting Price

$32,295 MSRP
5,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds
291 hp

Base Horsepower

260 hp
Kia Drive Wise

Safety Technology

Subaru EyeSight

The Kia Telluride is one of the most recognizable models in the Kia lineup, but how does it compare to similar models in its class, especially models like the Subaru ascent? To find out how these two models stack up against each other, compare the Kia Telluride vs. Subaru Ascent with West Salem Kia. If you lean more towards the Kia Telluride, then visit our dealership near Sparta to explore our Kia Telluride inventory and find a model you’ll love at an excellent price.



Telluride vs. Ascent: Price

The starting prices of the Telluride and Ascent are pretty close. Onalaska drivers looking for the least expensive option will notice that the Subaru Ascent starts out at about $800 less than the Kia Telluride. Take a look at the starting prices of the base models and top-level configurations of both vehicles:

2022 Kia Telluride

  • 2022 Kia Telluride LX (Base Trim): $33,090 starting MSRP
  • 2022 Kia Telluride SX (Top Trim): $42,990 starting MSRP

2022 Subaru Ascent

  • 2022 Subaru Ascent (Base Trim): $32,295 starting MSRP
  • 2022 Subaru Ascent Onyx Edition (Top Trim): $37,995 starting MSRP

If you don’t mind spending a little extra and choose the Kia Telluride, our new vehicle specials at West Salem Kia can help you garner significant savings on your purchase.

Telluride vs. Ascent: Performance

Which will you choose for your future drive around Onalaska: the Telluride or Ascent? To see which vehicle can give you the performance you’re looking for, check out the capabilities of each engine option below:

2022 Kia Telluride:

  • 3.8L V6 engine
  • 291 horsepower
  • 262 lb-ft of torque

2022 Subaru Ascent:

  • 2.4L turbo-four engine
  • 260 horsepower
  • 277 lb-ft of torque

Telluride vs. Ascent: Cargo Space

One of the benefits of SUVs is that they have plenty of interior space for passengers and cargo, so you don’t feel cramped when you take off for your La Crosse road trips. See how the interior dimensions and cargo space capabilities of the Telluride and Ascent vary:

2022 Kia Telluride:

  • Cargo Space: 87 cubic feet
  • Total Passenger Volume: 178.1 cubic feet

2022 Subaru Ascent:

  • Cargo Space: 86.5 cubic feet
  • Total Passenger Volume: 153.5 cubic feet

While we may not be able to help you decide between the Telluride or Ascent, we can make the buying process easier. One of the ways we do that is through our online finance application, which can be completed from the comfort of your own home.

Choose Your Kia Telluride in West Salem

If you happen to choose the Kia Telluride over the Subaru Ascent, then contact us at West Salem Kia to get the process started. We look forward to helping you find a Kia Telluride that will make every drive more exciting.


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