Best Bet
(3.9) 26 reviews
MSRP: $820$7,112
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

Our Take

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


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

2 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 2 recalls for this car.

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