The famous Kia Sedona is back and is more attractive than ever. Minivans nowadays are a great choice of moving families and place plenty of luggage, which is why the 2021 Kia Sedona is a smart choice to consider. Like before, this model offers excellent exterior styling and an even better interior.
Unlike other minivans in the same segment, the new Sedona is available in three trim levels. Moreover, each of these trims will bring their own uniqueness. Of course, stable minivan needs a potent engine and the manufacturer used this time-proven 3.3-liter V6 that delivers an excellent output of 276 horsepower. Thanks to this engine, Sedona can tow a maximum of 3,500 pounds. If you didn’t know, this minivan is also sold in many markets worldwide as the Kia Carnival.
2021 Kia Sedona First Look
The forthcoming 2021 Kis Sedona still looks refreshed. As you might know, this model last time get a mild makeover in 2019. However, this time redesign included a new front, rear styling and stylish 17- and 18-inch wheels. Its strong lines and bold grille make this minivan recognized on the road.
Depending on trim levels, the new Sedona can be made to look like a rugged crossover SUV. SX flagship is the most equipped and is distinguished by active LED headlights, a single-touch button activates the power-sliding side doors, and it comes standard with power hatch. On top of that, the SX’s active safety suite is the best one. Choosing this model, customers will get front and rear parking sensors, a blind-spot warning system, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and a surround-view 360-degree monitor.
Cabin Changes and Updates
The new 2021 Kia Sedona is a stylish minivan that provides 3-row seating for either seven or eight passengers. However, compared to models in the same class, Sedona is not quite as spacious as it should be. Comfortable seats are firm, and even on the back, there is plenty of room for adults. As we mentioned, the new Sedona will be available in three trim levels.
The low-entry trim LX includes stain-resistant fabric, air conditioning, and a 7-inch touchscreen, along with dual power sliding doors, and 12 cupholders. The most recommended trim EX will include a 7-inch infotainment touchscreen with standard AppleCarPlay and Android Auto. However, going for the most equipped SX, customers benefit from a new 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster with navigation, leather seat upholstery, and wireless charging.
2021 Kia Sedona Powertrain Specs
The new 2021 Kia Sedona is the Minivan that will use the same engine as its predecessor. Unfortunately, this is the only department where this model lacks behind other models. Basically, most of the rivals in the same class are offering a minimum of two engine variants.
Besides, under the hood of 2021 Kia Sedona is a proven 3.3-liter V6 that delivers an excellent output of 276 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. The standard transmission is a smooth-shifting 8-speed automatic. Thanks to this engine, the Sedona can tow a maximum of 3,500 pounds. Moreover, in the same segment are models like Honda Odyssey and Chrysler Pacifica, and both ones provide way better towing.
Release Date and Cost
The latest 2021 Kia Sedona will be refreshed and it will get a better cabin than its predecessor. From the information that we got, the new model will arrive later this year, with the starting price of $28,500 for a base LX model. This price is also including a $1,045 fee for the destination.