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2007 Kia Rondo Review and Pictures

Summary
2007 Kia Rondo is a passenger wagon that can seat seven passengers. It has four doors.

Price
MSRP: US$16,395-US$20,195
Invoice: US$15,625-US$18,895

What is New in 2007 Kia Rondo?
2007 Kia Rondo is a completely new vehicle. Although a passenger wagon, features are similar to sporty crossover vehicle.

Introduction
2007 Kia Rondo is among very few of its kind. It offers immense versatility and good value for money.

2007 Kia Rondo picture (front view)

2007 Kia Rondo picture (side view)

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2007 Kia Rondo is available in five trims ranging from Base to EX V6. Options include special packages like leather package, convenience package, and premium package, cruise control, remote entry, sunroof, and steering-wheel-mounted controls.

Powertrains and Performance
2007 Kia Rondo offers standard 182hp 2.7-liter V6 engine with five-speed automatic transmission and overdrive or 162hp 2.4-liter I4 engine with four-speed automatic transmission and overdrive. It delivers 20 to 21-mpg in city and 27 to 29-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors are very flexible. You can fold second-row split seats into floor and third row-seats completely. This allows increased cargo space for hauling and storage. Third-row seats suit only children.

Safety Features
Standard safety features include side-curtain airbags for all three rows, front-seat mounted airbags, electronic stability control, tire-pressure monitoring system, and antilock disc brakes.

Driving Impressions
Smooth acceleration and quick steering offers quiet ride. At corners, there is excessive body roll. Engines require more power.

Pros
Choice of engines and long warranty coverage

Cons
Unimpressive performance and third-row seats uncomfortable

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