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2005 Kia Sedona

The Kia Carnival, known in the UK and North America as the Sedona, began production in 1999. It rested on a 114.6-inch wheelbase and was powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produced nearly 200 horsepower. The only gearbox available on the Sedona was the five-speed automatic. In other markets, it had a five-speed manual and a 2.5-liter V6 engine that produced just under 180 horsepower. A four-speed automatic was available for an additional cost.

The early Sedona's suffered from teething problems. They offered few amenities and were known to be gas-guzzlers. It has taken a few years, but the Sedona has evolved into a very polished automobile.

The second version of the Kia Sedona was introduced in autumn of 2005 and ready for production in 2006. It brought with it popular features such as a 60/40 fold flat seat, second row power windows, power sliding doors and liftgate, and a backup sensor. The 3.8-liter V6 engine was capable of producing nearly 245 horsepower.

It has earned a five-star safety rating, the highest honor the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration bestows, for all seating in side and frontal impact crashes.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2007

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Kia Monthly Sales Volume

August 2020
57,015
June 2020
47,870
May 2020
45,817
April 2020
31,705
March 2020
45,413
February 2020
52,177
January 2020
40,355
December 2019
51,229
November 2019
50,504
October 2019
50,007
September 2019
44,619
August 2019
60,730
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2005 Sedona
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