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2006 Kia Sedona

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Information shown for entry-level Van/Minivan.

Fuel Economy:
City 16/Hwy 23/Comb 19 MPG
Max Seating: 7
Engine: V6, 3.8 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Korea Country of Assembly: Korea

2006 Kia Sedona Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
7.9
Out of 10

Based on 340 Ratings for the 2006 - 2014 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.3/10
    Quality
    8.1/10
  • Reliability
    8.4/10
    Performance
    8.3/10
  • Comfort
    8.5/10
    Styling
    8.4/10

Top 3 vehicles I've ever owned. Would buy again

By on Thursday, January 22, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 156,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Power/comfort drivability"

Cons: "leak / sliding door issues"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Always dependable...has been to Florida & Maine without an issue. At 65 mph+ avg.26 mpg.Comfortable in all 7 seats! Good power. Moved mowers, college students and friends...plenty of room in & on this vehicle. DVD player, CD and power heated seats worked flawless for the past 8 years. Local driving only averages 19 mpg, one power sliding door was always a problem after first year and sun roof leaked in pouring rain."

7 people out of 16 found this review helpful

Good Vehicle

By on Thursday, January 15, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 11,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Good price, lots of whistles & bells, good gas mil"

Cons: "Rear door isn't electric"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I never expected to own a van but I had no other choice in order to continue driving by myself after I needed to start using an electric wheelchair because of being on oxygen. My Sedona was retrofitted with a hydraulic lift, accessible from the rear door. By being able to use the rear row, which came with easily removable seats, I was able to maintain ample space for 4 passenger The seats in the middle row will still roll up and secure against the backs of the front seats if extra storage is needed, but they aren't removable. The backup camera is extremely useful. Especially when backing in to park when I want to access the rear door to use the lift. After driving it, I know I would be just as happy with this vehicle even if I didn't have to have a van. Some of the things I like are: cruise and stereo controls on the steering wheel, Sirius Radio, Blue Tooth, lots of storage in the dash, a tray with built in cup holders between the front seats that can be folded down when not in use, extra cup holders in the front and side doors, separate front and rear heat and cooling system, rear window wiper and defroster. I'm sure there are others I'm just not thinking of right now."

2 people out of 6 found this review helpful

bye bye kia

By on Saturday, January 10, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 110,000

10 6.0
overall rating 6 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
6/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
6/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
6/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "inexpensive to buy, lots of included features"

Cons: "low resell value, poor quality, not built to last"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 4

"Bye bye Kia, bye bye. i have owned two now and we are done. While I like the value paid for the features provided, the overall quality of the car is not built to last, not to mention the resell value or lack thereof. My high level advice, figure on getting a hundred thousand miles out of it and then get rid of it. Why? Because stuff will start breaking left and right after that, it will always be something. The car becomes a bit of a money pit and a major inconvenience. The parts for it are not cheap either. I can't tell you how many times I have replaced the headlight bulbs at $25 a pop, and I'm also tired of the different size wiper blades."

10 people out of 18 found this review helpful

very reliable, very comfortable

By on Tuesday, January 06, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 81,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "very comfortable as a van or roomy like a truck"

Cons: "Problem w/horn. Took long time for them 2 find&fix"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Have had 1 or 2 recalls which were performed at no charge at dealership. Had problems with horn, which they had a hard time locating the problem but it was taken care of under warranty. It turned out to be a loose screw that was located (I think) near the motor mount or something. Have had no problems at all with this vehicle but just some maintenance expense. I love this vehicle. It is the most comfortable vehicle that I have ever had. The motor is so quiet, you hardly notice it is running. I can remove middle two seats and fold rear seats into floor to make huge cargo space. It is like having a truck.More cupholders than a person will ever use. @ 2 glove compartments, tinted windows, back windows roll down. has 4 doors, plus hatchback. Seats 7 very comfortably"

5 people out of 8 found this review helpful

Very reliable, handles well, 17.5mpg average.

By on Monday, November 17, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 105,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Comparable to the Toyota Sienna in dependability"

Cons: "Inferior carpet."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

Sedona at sunset - Took the whole family to eat at Red Robin, Manteca when we bought this used van.

"It accelerates well, corners well, has roomy interior, nice sound system with USB port which is really nice. It has three 12 volt sockets, two up front and one in the rear, easy fold down seats with a deep well in the very rear for groceries or other purchases. I've gotten as much as 25 mpg on the highway with just two adults, but average city and highway, averages about 17+ mpg (we often carry 6 passengers). We rented a 2014 Dodge van and aside from the automatic doors, we were glad when we got back home into our KIA, which accelerated, stopped, and handled much better than that new Dodge."

31 people out of 55 found this review helpful

Sedona at sunset - Took the whole family to eat at Red Robin, Manteca when we bought this used van.

Great ride and handling.

By on Wednesday, October 22, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 135,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
6/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
5/10

Pros: "Price, room, ride"

Cons: "Leg room. Only if you are shorter than 5' 10""

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 7

"I Love my KIA Sedona EX for traveling state to state. Rear DVD is a big plus, as well as comfortable leather seats, and CD changer. Only one MAJOR problem. I am 6' 1" and there is not enough leg room for myself, nor my son who is 5' 11" I thought buying a minivan would provide more room. Sedona is built for short drivers"

12 people out of 22 found this review helpful

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