2007 Kia Sedona Reviews - Page 2 of 2

2007 Kia Sedona LX 3.8 V from North America

Year of manufacture2007
First year of ownership2008
Most recent year of ownership2010
Engine and transmission 3.8 V Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.0 / 10
Distance when acquired42000 miles
Most recent distance89000 miles
Previous carKia Sorento

Summary:

Excellent buy... and reliable

Faults:

At times the car will not allow me to unlock the door, like twice a year. It's weird, but no real problems.

General Comments:

I paid $16,000.00 for the car, one year old, with lots of miles (42k) with lots of goodies and I am very happy with my car.

There is no way that I could have purchased a Toyota or a Honda for that price, and all that I got.

To be honest I think this is a great minivan for the price, and the extra muscle in the van really is great, and I have had no major problems with it, just the regular maintenance of the car.

I would recommend it any one, great buy.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 5th August, 2010

2007 Kia Sedona EX 6 cy from North America

Model year2007
Year of manufacture2006
First year of ownership2007
Most recent year of ownership2008
Engine and transmission 6 cy Automatic
Distance when acquired120 miles
Most recent distance21000 miles
Previous carDodge Caravan

Summary:

I will never buy another KIA

Faults:

Our vehicle started to buck right after we had bought the vehicle new. When we brought it to the dealership and told the salesman he said that service would check it. The answer came back that there was nothing wrong with the van. Then the van continued to buck, but it was a small amount. I had told service about this and they told me after checking that they could find nothing wrong.

Just recently we went to Virginia on a trip and the vehicle started to buck horribly. The check engine came on and stayed on. We had to call around to find a dealership that could get us in and look at the vehicle. When they checked the diagnostic computer they said that they found the P0300-random cylinder misfire detected, on P0305-Cylinder number 5. The misfire was detected and the trouble codes were stored in the PCM. They diagnosed the problem, which was "We cannot find anything wrong." Cleared the system and took it for a 6 mile drive. No more problem.

Within a couple of days home there it went again. Took it in and they said it was excess moisture on the mass airflow sensor. They wiped it off and cleared the PCM again. Now here we are not even a month later and the van is at it again. Check engine light and all. Except the noise is louder this time.

To add insult to injury, the lemon law in this state is for the dealers not the people. When the van acts up we lose power while driving and it bucks. We have five kids. Something needs to be done.

General Comments:

There is rust already on the seals for the doors. The doors do not work properly. They are motorized. The seals around the windows have already been replaced.

Then when I took it into service at 16000 miles, they never told me it needed the 15000 mile service. So this past time in service the GM was not nice when I got upset because they never checked the air filter. It was disgusting. Most places do it every time you get your oil changed. Then they charged us 36.00 for it. Ha on top of it they blamed the air filter for the car being sluggish. Go figure.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 21st August, 2008

22nd Aug 2008, 11:04

I'm so sorry to hear of your troubles. Not fun. Unfortunately from all the reviews I've read, it's painfully apparent that although Hyundai/Kia cars come with that seemingly wonderful 10/100k mile warranty, the dealer service and honoring the warranty are a complete failure. They seem to try pawning off known vehicle problems on owners and not taking responsibility for repairs that should be covered under warranty.

11th Oct 2009, 09:19

I am a Kia Sedona 07 owner and it's unfortunate that the last post was a bad one. But as you can see, there's only one post in three years, and it's a bad one.

I've had my Kia for 2 years and I have not had a major problem with it. They seem to be fine running cars as long you do the regular maintenance.

The last owner mentioned that they had not checked the air filter, that's a routine maintenance check that cost $12 for a new filter at any store. I must admit that the car needs to prove itself over the ten year mile. I will post again.

Average review marks: 9.1 / 10, based on 4 reviews