The all-new 2022 Kia Pickup Truck has been again rumored. According to our reliable source, the new model will look almost the same as the Telluride SUV, and it might be introduced to the public this year. Generally, most of the things you’ll read about this truck are rumors and didn’t yet officially been confirmed by Kia.
However, we just got some renderings of this model, and we must say the Kia pickup promises. Because it will be based on the Telluride model, we should also expect it to be powered by the same 3.8-liter engine. This engine puts out 292 horsepower and sends power thought a 8-speed automatic transmission.
2022 Kia Pickup Truck First Look at Renderings
The unibody design is present on the 2022 Kia Pickup Truck, which would bring benefits in terms of comfort and overall ride. As we stated, the rendering model shares plenty of elements with the Telluride sibling. Generally, that’s a big plus, considering the popularity of this SUV.
The rendered truck’s design is attractive, and it features the same front end, with the massive grille and squarish headlights. Of course, the rest of the body would come in a typical truck layout, and many believe that Kia will most likely offer single and double cab variants.
The upcoming 2022 Kia Pickup Truck will most likely share many cues with Telluride SUV. Depending on the cab style, the new truck will have a capacity to accommodate up to 5 passengers. In any case, cabin will be very stylish and in a similar manner as the Telluride sibling. However, we cannot count that it will get the same high level of luxury, but we should expect many quality touches.
From what we heard, the Kia Pickup Truck will feature a decent list of standard equipment. We assume that the standard package includes keyless entry with push-button start and remote vehicle start, one-touch sliding and folding 2nd-row seats, infotainment system of at least 8-inch touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay, Android Auto support.
2022 Kia Pickup Truck Powertrain Specs
As we mentioned, the 2022 Kia Pickup Truck renderings reveal almost the same design as the Telluride model. It features an identical front fascia as the side profile. Generally, that means it could use the same engine as the Telluride.
This model uses a 3.8-liter V6 powertrain and 8-speed automatic transmission. It generates 291 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque on regular unleaded gasoline.
Moreover, some sources suggest we might see something less powerful like a 2.5-liter four-cylinder unit or some sort of electrification.
Release Date and Price
The all-new 2022 Kia Pickup Truck is not yet official. Many popular websites are wrote about this pickup, and from them, the new Kia Pickup Truck might arrive later in the year.
This truck’s price is still early to predict, but from some expert’s view, everything about 30,000 is acceptable. In the same class are many popular pickups, and we cannot wait to see how this model will handle with the Honda Ridgeline model or Chevrolet Colorado.