Despite being heavily camouflaged, the model appears to be identical to the facelifted variant which was recently unveiled in South Korea.  This raises a number of questions as our spy photographer notes Hyundai and Kia rarely tests prototypes in Germany unless the company plans to sell the model in Europe or the United States.  The photographer goes on to speculate that Kia could be planning to offer the model in a handful of new markets in order to pave the way for the production version of the Telluride concept which was introduced at the North American International Auto Show earlier this year.

While nothing is official as of yet, the facelifted Mohave has a familiar design but it has been equipped with a revised grille, additional chrome trim, and new LED daytime running lights.  The SUV also boasts an upgraded interior with higher quality materials, new wood trim, and an infotainment system with an eight-inch display.

In South Korea, the Mohave is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine that produces 260 horsepower.  It is connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission and a four-wheel drive system.

Gallery: Kia Mohave spy photos

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