2007 Kia Rondo

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22 reviews
Available Price Range $2,697-$8,849 Trims4 Combined MPG 23-25 Seats 5-7

Our Take on the 2007 Kia Rondo

Our Take

Extolling the virtues of "stylitude," "cabinocity" and other imaginary words, Kia unveiled the 2007 Rondo, a compact minivan that slots below Kia's larger Sedona. Unlike most minivans, the Ron... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Uninspired styling
  • Dowdy interior
  • Base model not as well-equipped as Mazda5

Notable Features

  • All-new for 2007
  • Compact minivan, competes with Mazda5
  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Optional third-row seat


Our Expert Reviews

One of the biggest challenges in this new world of high fuel prices is how to haul an entire family of seven without using a giant vehicle that drinks gas faster than you can afford to pump it? Not to worry. Kia now has a small crossover that can carry your big family or group of friends, yet won't require frequent visits to the gas pumps for $75 fill-ups. It's the new Rondo, introduc... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.6 out of 5

Based on 22 reviews

Best Vehicle for Average Family

by married with kids from San Francisco Bay Area, CA on August 18, 2008

Our family requirements: 1) safe, dependable primary family vehicle 2) seating for 2 adults, 2 children w/ car seats, occassional extra seat for 1-2 3) affordable but well equipped 4) versatile Pros: ... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Warranty Coverage





Roadside Assistance Coverage


What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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