2012 Kia SedonaPosted: October 2nd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: 2012 New Car Models, Kia | Leave a comment »
The 2012 Kia Sedona minivan offers style, comfort, convenience and performance at a great price. The Kia Sedona is only Korean-brand minivan on the market and it has generous dimensions and unibody construction that offers impressive and functional luggage and passenger space and sophisticated ride and handling. The competitors of 2012 Kia Sedona include the Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town&Country.
The seven-passenger minivan Kia Sedona is offered in LX (MSRP from $ 24,900) and EX (starting at $ 29,190) trim levels.The standard 2012 Kia Sedona LX comes with 16-inch wheels, keyless entry, rear parking sensors, roof rails, full power accesories, front and rear air conditioning, a fold-down table between the front seats, 60/40-split fold-flat third-row bench seats, a tilt steering wheel with audio controls, cloth upholstery, cruise control and a six-speaker CD/MP3 stereo with USB/auxiliary input jack. A DVD entertainment system for rear seat is available.
The EX trim adds 17-inch alloy wheels, heated outside mirrors, foglamps, a power tailgate, power-adjustable front seats, a trip computer, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, wood interior trim, chrome exterior trim, a rearview camera, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and dual power-sliding doors. The Luxury package adds to EX a sunroof, tri-zone automatic climate control, power-adjustable pedals, heated front seats and leather upholstery.
All 2012 Kia Sedona models come with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces an impressive 271 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic with Sportmatic clutchless shifting is the only available transmission. The EPA estimates fuel economy at 18 mpg city and 25 mpg highway.
The 2012 Kia Sedona offers an extensive list of standard safety features including six standard airbags (dual advanced front and front seat-mounted side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags for all three seating rows), active front headrests and a four-channel, four sensor ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD). Additional standard safety equipment for 2012 Kia Sedona includes a Traction Control System (TCS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
The experts of thecarconnection.com website say about 2012 Kia Sedona:
The aging Kia Sedona still offers the usual minivan virtues of people-carrying and cargo-toting, but there are newer, more flexible, safer choices.