Yes, the Kia Telluride should have more anti-theft features in 2022. 

The spike in theft among some models is something Kia is aware of. As a result, an engine immobiliser is a standard feature on all 2022 Kia automobiles.

The new engine immobilisers function via a transponder in the key fob, claims Car and Driver. 

This makes it impossible to start the car without the right key.

Police are giving drivers of older cars anti-theft steering-wheel locks as a convenience. 

The Milwaukee Police Department, where the wave of increasing crime against Kia and Hyundai cars is most severe, will receive the locks.

Options like the Kia Telluride accounted for two out of every three stolen cars in 2021. 

In less than six months, the number of stolen automobiles increased by 25%. According to reports, city council members blamed the manufacturer for the rise in violence.

The city reportedly contemplated suing Kia and Hyundai for public nuisance, but no lawsuit has been submitted.

However, Kia is collaborating closely with them to resolve and remedy the situation, 

and it is not aware of any legal grounds on which to hold Kia America accountable.

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards are met or exceeded by all Kia vehicles offered for sale in the US. 

Calling the customer support line at 1-800-333-4542 will connect Telluride or other Kia car owners with a representative.

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