Oh, yeah, that new Optima sedan. I'm still thinking that the Chrysler minivans are better engineered. Adjustable-height shoulder belts come standard and enhance comfort. Outside door handles are easy to grab. But the buttons are small and fussy and lack sufficient tactile feedback. I will now have to go ahead and have the interior door hardware repaired. .
Each dealer sets its own pricing. I bought this kia Sedona nearly 3 years ago and at the time it had 169k miles on it, I've since put over 35k miles on it, I love it! Had a right front end crash on the way home from the dealership, all repairs done well. Fuel economy: One drawback of the 3. Kia says it put a lot of emphasis on crashworthiness when designing the Sedona, with the objective of earning a five-star government crash rating. A heater hose got a leak in it and they had to remove part of the engine to replace it.
Some of the cup holders, like the driver-passenger front cup holder at the base of the main console has been broken by us -- I wish it was more durable, but as I said, it gets lots of use and abuse. The Sedona offers a nice ride quality. The one thing I did expect was excellent value and this the Sedona delivered in spades. Your actual savings may vary based on multiple factors including the vehicle you select, region, dealer, and applicable vehicle specific manufacturer incentives which are subject to change. I brought the vehicle back to them, and they stated that it was due to a passenger seat belt, so they replaced it. No Review Date: 18th March, 2015 Faults: Blown head gasket at 100100. I have several friends with these newer models and they just love them.
Each dealer sets its own pricing. I've been after the kids for slamming them and treating them rough on a number of occasions, but still, it's only been about 146,000 miles for both to ultimately fail, so I consider this a weak point. Recent sales figures may show that econocar and family sedans are struggling for customers, but the Mercedes and Beemers of the world are not going homeless. Sedona's cabin is built for family travel, with convenience features including beyond-average stowage space, comfortable seating and thoughtful, attractive lighting. Transmission replaced in the second year. You might think you are getting a good deal, until you get it on the road.
That could make the Sedona a terrific people mover -- if all people did was sit in it. We I also smashed the right mirror housing coming into the garage once, and it was replaced by dealer -- don't remember the cost, but it wasn't as bad as I was expecting, as parts for the car are pretty cheap. I only mention this because one of the other postings on this website mentioned this as some sort of defect, but it's not -- that's just the way radial tires look. 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. But it feels much grander inside, featuring two-tone leather seats with luxurious piping as well as heated front and rear seats.
I had to modify both of them so they could be opened from the inside. The Sedona's interior shows commendable attention to detail, with lots of storage bins and good fit and finish. Kia includes a first aid kit on every Sedona, but side-impact airbags are neither standard nor optional. Failed to get data, please try again. Chrysler, the company who virtually invented this family-friendly market back in the mid 1990s, is one of the only players still offering a four-cylinder engine in its marketing mix. The only major issue I have is the air bag light that keeps coming on.
It does not impart a feeling of quality. Eventually, this led to burned-out light bulbs -- there's one for the high beam and another for the low beam. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. I did a complete tune up plugs, wires, coils etc when fixing the head gasket. Two vents surround the hazard light button atop the center console. Windshield cracked in the first year.
I drove it to Canada twice and West Virginia twice, and the vehicle never game me a problem. Replacing the left front headlight bulbs is a minor pain, as there's no way to do it for a guy like me with big hands other than to remove the battery first. It is worth noting what is missing, however. There is enough space for a dozen bags of groceries, however, and hooks are provided on the backs of the third-row seats to help keep plastic grocery bags in place. This Sedona reminds me of the Yugo's of the 80's.