Even the most harried soccer moms and dads will appreciate the standard eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat with lumbar support, and rear cabin passengers can adjust forward or backward, recline or remove seats altogether. The V6 engine offers responsive acceleration around town. A car needs a face and I think the new Kia face is strong and distinctive. Kia launch eight-speed automatic transmission in October 2018. A version of the second generation was offered from 2007 to 2009 as the. Expect about 15 mpg in town, 20 mpg on the highway in Sedona, which is about average for the segment. It was sales leader again in 2004 and 2005, when sales peaked at 5,259 units.
Both used a 195-horsepower, 3. Sedonas could be quieter, too. They provide seven-passenger seating and come standard with sliding doors on both sides. Overall, the Kia Sedona is an attractive design. Trim level 3 added electronic stability control, leather seats, heated front seats, power tail gate and powered folding door mirrors. The company now sells more vehicles in the U. As the eighth Kia model to be introduced stateside, Sedona is evidence that Kia really does its homework before launching a new vehicle.
Outboard seating positions have ceiling air vents, and the second row gets separate air-conditioning control. The Entourage was powered by the company's 3. Both front seats have fold-down center armrests. However, the Carnival remained in production and was updated with more features so it could better compete with the , and the. In May 2012, Kia told The Car Connection that the Sedona would be discontinued in the U. Dealer will reprogram the system. In the current belt-tightening economic climate, Sedona just might be Kia's great hope for the future.
Korean automakers stake their fortunes on delivering more features per dollar than class competitors. Third row shoulder room 58. The New York Times, Michelle Krebs, November 12, 2006. There are more cup holders than seating positions. However, during our day-long evaluation of the Sedona, we were absent infants on the hip and had no need to accrue goods beyond small quantities of southwestern trinkets.
The 2002 Kia Sedona is bigger than a Dodge Caravan and comes loaded with popular features, but costs thousands less than popular minivans. Pull on the lever and it raises itself up and out of the way; anyone less than six feet tall can stand under the hatch without worrying about banging their head on it. But still wouldn't be for the bearings. Kia Press, 2 March 2010. I would reccomend replacing both lines, as the material Kia originally used is very prone to corrosion. Pulled the pin and the nut just spun loose? Engine bore x stroke 3. In certain markets, Kia offered the minivan in both wheelbases e.
Ignition type electronic Aluminum cylinder head S Fuel economy city 15 mpg of valves 24 Torque 218 lbs. Twelve cupholders, front and overhead consoles, four power outlets, and a fold-down tray cater to family needs. Walkaround The Kia Sedona is the same length as a Toyota Sienna, but wider and a little taller, measuring 194 inches long on a 114. Trim level 1 included air-conditioning, electric windows. Sedona burns regular gas, unlike the Honda Odyssey. Controls are generously sized, plainly marked, and easily reached. Kia had announced that the 2012 Kia Sedona will be the last Sedona for the American market.
Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. As compared to Honda Odyssey or other models that require premium fuel to avoid knocking, this minivan runs on cheaper regular gas. Owners like the way the Sedona is laid out, the solid handling, and the roomy interior. Also unique is a five-speed electronically controlled transmission — the only five-speed automatic in the U. Even the most harried soccer moms and dads will appreciate the standard eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat with lumbar support, and rear cabin passengers can adjust forward or backward, recline or remove seats altogether. Built on a steel unibody frame with a 114.
The latest in a short but notable line of bargain-basement-priced Kia vehicles with upmarket features and styling, this 2002 minivan will be a great option for young families with limited budgets but infinite transportation needs, but for others, as well. On the outside, Sedona is, like a typical minivan, fairly basic in styling and construction. You took off the nut to get to the bearings? Autoweek, Dale Jewett, Feb 11, 2005. Moreover, the dimensions of the vehicle are 5,115 x 1,985 x 1,767 L x W x H with roof rack mm. The diesel variant and facelifted version of the Grand Sedona was launched at the 26th Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show in August 2018.
The seats themselves are hard to remove. But the buttons are small and fussy and lack sufficient tactile feedback. Tires sing on coarse surfaces, and the engine intrudes under even moderate throttle. And, of course, a minivan these days wouldn't be complete without cupholders — the Sedona comes with eight. Maximum cargo space with all seats removed is 128 cubic feet, and the cargo area features tie-downs. Kia says its comprehensive warranty is the number one reason buyers purchase its vehicles new. If so, then yes, this is normal, no bearing gets tightened any tighter than finger tight or it will burn up.
Sitting on 15-inch wheels, the 3. Standard front airbags, height-adjustable seat belts and a latch system for child safety seat installation attend to safety. The rear seats are heavy, like those in other minivans, such as the Dodge Caravan. Dealers will replace second and third-row seatbelt buckle anchor bolts because they may break in a crash. There are four power outlets, and front and overhead consoles. On the whole, Sedona offers a compelling package of convenience, power and value for the price.