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  • (4.0) 28 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,476$6,356
  • Body Style: Passenger Van
  • Combined MPG: 19
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 7
  • Cargo Space: 70.6 cu.ft.
2005 Kia Sedona

Our Take on the 2005 Kia Sedona

Launched in 2002, Kia's Sedona is equipped with a 3.5-liter V-6 that works with a five-speed-automatic transmission. The 2004 Sedona got an interior and exterior freshening. Second-row captain's chairs are available in the LX model for 2005, and the size of the rear drum brakes has incr... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Tight entry to driver's seat
  • Second-row seat comfort
  • ABS not standard
  • No side-impact airbags

Notable Features

  • 195-hp, 3.5-liter V-6
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Optional DVD entertainment system
  • 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty

2005 Kia Sedona Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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Mixed emotions

by niamh from Small town Kansas on August 6, 2009

I owned a 2005 Kia Sedona LX van which I just traded in during "cash for clunkers." Numerous little things went wrong the first year, and Kia fixed them just as warranted. However, the major problems ... Read Full Review

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2005 Kia Sedona Safety Ratings

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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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