2007 Kia Rondo Overview

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Base
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EX
Avg. Price: $7,455
EX V6
Avg. Price: $7,441
LX
Avg. Price: $7,092
LX V6
Avg. Price: $7,232

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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 11 reviews

More Vehicle For The Money Than I Ever Thought I Could Afford by skippy_0319
 — I bought my 2007 Rondo V-6 LX in Feb 2011 used. I am in love with it. TONS of room, and such an open roomy feeling when I'm driving. Visability on all sides is great. I do alot of freeway driving ... Read More
Decent Ride by pjrocks54
 — Decent Mileage. Comfortable. Nice sound system. Very nice ride. Some say it looks like a van. It has plenty of room for people or just hauling stuff. All in all, I'll get another Rondo if available in... Read More
Excellent Value by saf001
 — Limo-like room in the rear seat and an amazing amount of space in the hatch area. Large windows all around = excellent outward visibility. High seating position makes it easy to get in/out (no ste... Read More

2007 Kia Rondo Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 11 reviews

2007 Kia Rondo

Brand new for 2007 is the Kia Rondo, a compact crossover that sits on an Optima platform and competes directly with the slightly longer Mazda 5.  The 2007 Rondo's lines and edges look like a mini-minivan, and though it comes standard with two rows of seats, you have the option of a third row, seating up to seven people altogether.  
A choice of a 2.4-liter, 162-hp I4 or 2.7-liter, 182-hp V6 engine powers the 2007 Rondo.  The 4-cylinder comes with a 4-speed automatic, and the V6 with a 5-speed automatic.  No manual is available.  Though it can carry up to three rows of seats (leaving little trunk space when all seats are up), the Rondo has conventional rear passenger doors instead of sliding doors.  These doors are longer, however, for easier access.  Both rows fold flat, though you do have to remove the headrests from the second row.  
Two trim levels are available -- the base LX and the sportier EX.  All come standard with power features, and plenty of safety features.  Kia prides itself on its safety ratings, and the 2007 Rondo comes with ABS brakes, stability control, six airbags, and a tire pressure monitor.  The EX adds on roof rails, chrome interior trim, 17-inch alloy wheels, leather trim, cruise control, and keyless entry.  Option packages provide a sunroof, heated leather seats, and a rear spoiler.
The new Rondo looks too much like a minivan, to the disappointment of some owners wanting a more stylish vehicle.  The lack of a manual option and bland interior styling are other complaints.  Most drivers love the handling and smooth ride of the 2007 Rondo.  Though not meant for speed, it darts around satisfactorily.  Headroom is great, though access to the third row is difficult and overall body room minimal.  The safety features are highly touted, as is the visibility.

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Kia Rondo Questions

jetmac
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2007 Kia Rondo Won't Start, But Lights, Radio, Etc. Work.

Hi there, my wife just called from a trip and she's stuck at our grandpa's. She says she puts the key in the ignition, and it won't start, even though the lights, radio, etc. work. Any suggestions????

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royh3rd12
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I Have A 2007 Kia Rondo Ex V6. I'm Trying To Replace The Ignition Wire Harn...

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royh3rd12
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I Have A 2007 Kia Rondo Ex V6. I'm Trying To Replace The Ignition Wire Harn...

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Randy Arroyo
0

My Kia Rondo 2007 Wont Start On The First Try

It starts after second try, went to kia and they said it was the fuel pump, changed it and still the same, what could it be??

51 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
monnie_1
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My Car Is Overheating When We Use The Air Conditioning After Changing The R...

We added coolant after it cooled down drove off and it ran hot again. Do not know what to do.

51 views with 4 answers (last answer 5 months ago)