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8 seater available in top trim?

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Hi, my first post, plan to be active.
I am looking into ascent for a while and then saw telluride and I’m in love, I even like new Hyundai.
My question is do you think I will be able to get 8 seater in top trim.
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Hi, my first post, plan to be active.
I am looking into ascent for a while and then saw telluride and I’m in love, I even like new Hyundai.
My question is do you think I will be able to get 8 seater in top trim.
Thanks
Welcome aboard! And thank you for signing up. That is a great question. I want to know this as well. I broke this post out into it's own topic because I think a lot of people are going to be looking for the answer to this question. I imagine you're most interested in the Telluride SX. Correct?
 

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That would probably be a dealbreaker for me, I would like all safety features, AWD, and 8 seats.
I like SX but I would like som of the EX things I highlighted in this pic.27
 

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How difficult would it to be to swap the 8-seat setup with a 7-seat setup? I'm guessing it would be plug 'n play and I bet it wouldn't be difficult to find somebody to trade with... Worst case scenario...
 

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Interesting that the Subaru Ascent has the same issue. The top trim is 7 seats only.
 

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Maybe there's an arm rest with climate and or audio controls in the center that are only in the high end trim. That would be a luxury item to replace a center positioned seat.
 

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They also don't list AWD on the EX but I've seen some listed on Auto Trader. Hopefully it's a case where you can have configuration options.
 

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Seems like most of the manufactures are dialing back on build options. If I had to guess its probably done for simplicity/efficiency purposes. Kind of sucks but there is not much that can be done.
 

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Might be a delabreaker for me! Waiting for Palisade to see if their options are better in trims with 8 seats. Seems that Ascent has the same issue. Those 3 I’m considering.
Plan to keep the car after it’s paid off for and if I’m paying 40+k I want what I want!
 

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Just bought an EX and wish it had the captain chairs instead of bench. Wasn't a deal breaker but going from a car that had them to one that doesn't is an adjustment. If there was an option to have them replaced I would.
 
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