2015 Kia Sedona is a Minivan in a New Avatar

2015 Kia Sedona is a fresh new take on minivan, a type of vehicle which is gradually going out of fashion. Company has tried to provide a joyful riding experience at a reasonable price shedding the limelight which is grabbed by an SUV these days.

2015 Kia Sedoa front

2015 KIA SEDONA: INTERIOR

2015 Kia Sedona has five doors and is available in two seating capacities of seven and eight depending upon the model you choose. Interior has undergone a lot of upgrades and looks very classy now. Soft durable leather, contrasting color schemes, high quality distinctive stitching and central console with soft touch pads make up some of the internal features. Three rows are available for seating and you can enter the third row by moving second row or even fold the entire third row to double it up as added boot space for extra luggage.

2015 Kia Sedona interior

2015 KIA SEDONA: EXTERIOR

New model not seen any major external design changes. Dimension of length and wheel base has increased a bit but width remains same. Roof has been lowered to give an aerodynamic feel. It is available in two trims and has been built using lightweight materials along with high strength steel for the chassis. Weight has reduced by around 400 lbs. making it give better performance output.

Base model will have 17’’ alloy wheels whereas the 18’’ and 19’’ options are available in high end trims. Multiple suspension types for the 2015 model are Multi Link suspension, MacPherson Strut suspension, stabilizer bar and four wheel independent suspensions.

2015 KIA SEDONA: ENGINE AND FUEL ECONOMY

2015 Kia Sedona is powered by a 3.3-liter 24-valve V6 engine displacing 276 BHP and producing a maximum torque of 248 lb-ft. It is equipped with variable valve timing and double overhead cam (DOHC) type. Due to reduction in weight you can expect the economy to be better than 2014 model which had values of 17 mpg/city and 24 mpg/highway.

Engine of 2015 Sedona is coupled with six-speed automatic transmission system and front wheel drive mechanism. It speeds up from 0 to 60 mph in just about 9.6 seconds. But still the absence of all wheel drive type may impact its sales.

2015 Kia Sedona rear

2015 Kia Sedona: Price & Release Date

2015 Kia Sedona will have two trims, namely LX and EX with former priced at $23,665 and latter at $26,265. It is expected to release soon in the fall of this year and will make its first public appearance in the 2014 New York Motor Show.

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