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By Cars.com Staff
December 1, 2010
Kia's Sedona minivan seats seven and comes with a standard V-6 drivetrain. The Sedona comes in standard LX and upscale EX trim levels. Competitors include the Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna and Dodge Grand Caravan.
New for 2011 A new 3.5-liter V-6 that makes 271 horsepower is standard, along with a six-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is now rated at 18/25 mpg city/highway, up from 17/23 mpg last year. The short-wheelbase Sedona is no longer available. The exterior gains a couple minor styling updates, and a Bluetooth wireless cell phone link is now standard.
Exterior New for 2011, the Sedona gets a new front grille and exterior LED turn-signal indicators. Exterior features include:
Available 16- or 17-inch wheels
Standard power mirrors
Optional fog lights
Standard heated front windshield
Optional power-sliding doors
Optional power liftgate
Optional power moonroof
Interior The Sedona's seven-occupant interior features one-touch flip-and-fold seats in the second row for easier access to the rear. The Sedona has a standard 60/40-split third-row seat that can fold into the floor. Interior features include:
Available cloth or leather seating surfaces
Available three-zone automatic climate control
Standard front- and second-row power windows
Standard power door locks and keyless entry
Standard cruise control
Standard USB/iPod compatible stereo
Optional navigation system
Optional Infinity audio system with 11 speakers
Optional rear DVD player with 8-inch monitor
Under the Hood A new six-speed automatic transmission includes a manual-shift mode, something few minivans offer. It replaces last year's five-speed automatic transmission. The new 3.5-liter V-6 has 271 horsepower and 248 pounds-feet of torque — up 27 hp and down 5 pounds-feet versus last year's 3.8-liter V-6. Gas mileage improves to 21 mpg in overall EPA ratings, an improvement of 2 mpg over last year. Mechanical features include:
New 271-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 with 248 pounds-feet of torque
New six-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift feature
Standard side-impact airbags
Standard side curtain airbags
Standard antilock brakes
Standard electronic stability control
Standard traction control
Standard backup warning system (LX and EX)
Available backup camera
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