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2007 Kia Rondo EX Review

Family-Friendly SUV

A side view of a 2007 Kia Rondo EX

In short: A small but spacious budget crossover SUV.

The style and spaciousness of an SUV combine with the comfort and ease of a station wagon in Kia's Rondo EX, a great car for families. Featuring a large cargo area perfect for lugging around little league gear along with car-like handling and decent fuel economy, this budget SUV is versatile enough to meet the demands of your busy schedule.

Kia Rondo EX Interior

Kia Rondo EX Motor

A three-quarter rear view of a 2007 Kia Rondo EX

Warranty/Service: Ten-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty, five-year/60,000-mile 24-hour roadside assistance.

Base Price: $20,195/As Tested: $23,495

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: mid-size sport wagon

Engine: 2.7L V 6
Horsepower: 182 hp
Torque: 182 lb-ft

Curb weight: 3,511 lbs
Wheelbase: 106.3 in
179/71.7/65 in

Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and electronic brake distribution

Safety: Dual front advanced airbags, front seat-mounted airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, tire pressure monitoring system

EPA City: 20 mpg
EPA Highway: 27 mpg

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(Updated: 07/02/10 NW)