2006 Kia Sedona Overview


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Average User Score

3.85 stars

Based on 6 reviews

Great Van For The Family by Carrot
 — Very nice van, it works well and it gets to the places you need to be safely. Very dependable and reliable and safety is great. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a family type of vehicle. G... Read More
Hockey Mom & Dads Hauler by Andy
 — When I started shopping I expected to lease a Honda Odessy when I was done I had a Kia Sedona, $200. per month less for the Kia Very solid engine transmission combination 244 hp and a 5 speed auto. Th... Read More
Great Van by captinkenz
 — Has more power than I expected. The van seems to be well made. Quality parts/plastics. Good gas mileage for the size of the vehicle. Big mirrors. Braking is O.K. I like the looks for a mini van. Very ... Read More

2006 Kia Sedona Overview

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2006 Kia Sedona

What do you look for in a minivan?  Where family's concerned, a minivan should have lots of space, plenty of comfort, and, most of all, safety.  The redesigned 2006 Kia Sedona has returned with vast improvements in all these areas.  

Eight inches longer means its overall length now exceeds the Odyssey and the Grand Caravan.  A new third row also folds flat into the floor for 141.5 cubic feet of cargo room (up from 127 last year).  A new 3.8 V6 that hits 240-hp with a 5-speed Sportmatic transmission, combined with lighter aluminum body parts, improves power and performance.  But most of all, the Kia Sedona has earned the first ever IIHSA "best safety" award for a minivan, with its newly standard ABS brakes, traction and stability control, and front-side and 3-rows of side curtain airbags.

The 2006 Sedona comes in LX and EX trims.  The base LX features tri-zone climate control, a CD player, keyless entry, second row captain's chairs, and a CD player.  The EX bumps you up to a power driver's seat, heated mirrors, MP3 player, wood and leather trim, larger tires, and a roof rack.  Power sliding doors and a power liftgate are only optional, however.  A Luxury Package adds heated leather seats, a sunroof, and parking sensors.  A DVD player is also optional, and comes with surround sound in the EX.  

Drivers of the 2006 Sedona rave about the power and solidity, but also the long list of features that make it competitive with more expensive minivans.  Handling is first-rate, and the extra room a big help.  However, the third row is cramped.  The second row seats do move back and forth, but are cumbersome to lift out.  Drivers also wish there were more options, like a navigation system, and that the power sliding doors were standard.  The wood trim looks very fake to most people.


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Kia Sedona Questions


2006 Kia Won't Start

Put in key, everything lights up, when you turn the key..Nothing, all lights go out, no crank, no nothing. Replaced battery and same. Replaced TSP, Cam position sensors and new starter..Still same pro...

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Why Is My 2006 Kia Sedona Not Accelerating

My 2006 kia sedona would not feed gas to the engine when I pressed the accelerator to the floor, but it would idle.

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Why Does Temperature Keep Going Up On Kia Sedona And Engine Loses Power

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2006 Kia Sedona Vibration At 65mph On Acceleration Only

When I start up my 2006 Kia Sedona in the morning and get out on the freeway it runs just fine for about 5 miles or so. As the van is around 65mph, it begins to shake (vibrate). If I release the gas...

499 views with 3 answers (last answer 10 months ago)

06 Kia Sedona A/c Fan Is Dead In The Front

but my a/c light is on and the lights for the rear temperature are on but will not change. The rear a/c fan is running on low but I can not control any functions. Checked relays and fuses and all are...

254 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)