A little more luxury and convenience is provided in the 2007 Kia Rondo EX. This front-wheel drive compact minivan is front-wheel drive and packed with a 2.4-liter, 162-hp DOHC I4 engine, paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission. Towing capacity reaches 5000 pounds. ABS brakes, stability control, a tire monitor, and dual front-side airbags are standard. The 2007 Rondo EX adds fog lights and a security system as well.
Adding on to the power features, intermittent front and rear wipers, roof rack, and front and overhead consoles on the LX models, the 2007 Rondo EX boasts 17-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, cruise control, a CD player with MP3 compatibility, six speakers, and leather trim on the steering wheel and shifter. On the outside, there chrome trim replaces the body-colored molding on the LX. A body kit option decks the Rondo out with flared fenders, side skirts, and a rear spoiler. A Premium Package is offered for the EX, featuring a sunroof and 6-CD changer. Leather seats, a rear spoiler, and a roof crossbar are also available. Owners liked the roominess, the optional third row, overall handling, comfort, and affordability. Negatives include no sliding doors.