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Archive for the ‘Kia Sedona’ Category

Moms and dads prepare: The 2015 Kia Sedona is coming

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

2015 Kia Sedona

2015 Kia Sedona Release Date

Most growing families have one thing in common — a tight budget. With several mouths to feed, clothes to buy, and rides to supply, moms and dads need a reliable vehicle that provides the space and comfort their families need, but it also needs to come at an affordable price. In recent years, few automakers have struck the balance of quality and affordability as well as Kia. And with news of a redesign for the 2015 model year, the 2015 Kia Sedona release date approaches with much anticipation for many families looking to upgrade their mode of transportation. When the 2015 Kia Sedona does arrive in dealerships around October, you can expect a minivan prepared to compete for top-of-class status. (more…)

Kia’s new infotainment system helps owners monitor driving behavior

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Next-generation UVO Infotainment System

Next-generation UVO systemThe recent unveiling of the 2015 Kia Sedona was not only a significant step for Kia for the the fact that the company is advancing its vehicles, but also because the Sedona remained the last model remaining from the previous generation. Now updated with modern styling, new interior tech and amenities, and a progressive design, the 2015 Kia Sedona is poised to take the minivan segment by storm. As we scoured Kia’s press release about the next-generation minivan, we came across the next-generation UVO Infotainment System, which will begin becoming part of more Kia models moving forward. We’ll help you understand what that interface offers so you can get a better idea of what to expect in the coming years from Kia. (more…)

Kia showcases the next-generation Kia Sedona before NY Auto Show

Monday, April 14th, 2014

2015 Kia Sedona Unveiling

2015 Kia Sedona Unveiling

2015 Kia Sedona InteriorAfter spyshots and official teasers from Kia over the course of the past few weeks, the automaker finally showed us the 2015 Kia Sedona before its official unveiling at the New York Auto Show. With some rather dramatic styling changes and major improvements throughout, the next-generation Sedona will help catapult Kia to the top of the family-focused vehicle segment.

With the 2015 Kia Sedona unveiling at the New York Auto Show this week, we’ll get a full rundown of specs and opinions about the next-generation minivan, but Kia provided fairly substantial information with the soft launch. (more…)

First look at the next-generation Kia Sedona

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Next-generation Kia Sedona

Next-generation Kia Sedona

Look, we realize minivans aren’t the coolest vehicles on the road. In fact, there are a lot of car shoppers that avoid minivans altogether, no matter how practical they are. While the current Kia Sedona is supremely practical, it lacks the exterior appeal of the rest of the Kia lineup. After being completely absent from the lineup in the 2013 model year, the Sedona returned for 2014, but with the subtlest of changes. For the 2015 model year, Kia is moving the Sedona forward as the automaker will unveil the the next-generation model at the New York Auto Show later this month. (more…)

Make space for the family and their things in the 2014 Kia Sedona

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

2014 Kia Sedona

2014 Kia Sedona Cargo Capacity

The minivan and families live in perfect harmony and are fairly dependent on one another. Without large families, the demand for minivans would be significantly reduced if not eliminated altogether. And if minivans didn’t exist, families would have to resort to stuffing their kids and all their gear into large SUVs, which simply don’t offer the space minivans do. Certainly, the minivan is the ideal vehicle for large families due to its passenger space and available cargo. The 2014 Kia Sedona in Joliet IL is one of the most affordable and practical minivans on the road and its cargo capacity is one of the things mom, dad, and the kids will love most. (more…)

Put practicality first in your search for a new minivan

Monday, October 21st, 2013

2014 Kia Sedona Joliet IL

2014 Kia Sedona

The 2014 Kia Sedona is a smart, economical choice in the minivan segment.

While it may not have an internal vacuum cleaner or the expensive bells and whistles of some new minivans, the 2014 Kia Sedona remains a practical and economic choice for families looking for an seven-passenger people mover. And although it’s not known for its amenities, the 2014 Kia Sedona in Joliet IL still offers plenty of interior tech and creature comforts.

Despite minivans’ reputation for being sluggish and tired, the 2014 Kia Sedona is powered by a 269-horsepower 2.5-liter V-6 engine that generates 246 pound-feet or torque. That powertrain pairs to a six-speed automatic transmission that helps propel the Sedona to EPA-estimated fuel economy of 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway/20 mpg combined. (more…)

Welcome Back, Kia Sedona

Monday, May 20th, 2013

New Kia Sedona

2014 Kia Sedona Interior

The new, yet somewhat familiar, Kia Sedona will feature a handful of interior upgrades from its predecessor.

After a one year hiatus, the Kia Sedona minivan is returning for the 2014 model year with some revamped interior features and upgrades throughout. The new Kia Sedona returns with the base LX and the upscale EX trims and represents an excellent value for minivan shoppers with practicality and affordability.

What’s New

Since we last saw the Sedona in the 2012 model year, it has received some nice stylistic touches and upgrades. First and most noticeably is the new front grille, which is wider and more pronounced than its predecessor. Additionally, the new Kia Sedona features 17-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels on the EX trim, but overall the familiar Kia Sedona look remains intact. (more…)

Get the 2012 Kia Sedona near New Lenox, IL While You Still Can

Monday, May 28th, 2012

2012 Kia Sedona near New Lenox, IL

2012 Kia Sedona near New Lenox, IL

2012 Kia Sedona near New Lenox, IL

Recently the news came out that the Kia Sedona will not return for the 2013 model year, but a replacement model is hopefully coming for 2014. While we were saddened to learn this, we realize that with time, vehicles change and we have no doubt that the only vehicle that hasn’t recently been refreshed by Kia, will be even better. There is no doubt that the Sedona is a great minivan that satisfies many needs in the market place and lucky for our customers, we have a great inventory of the 2012 Kia Sedona near New Lenox, IL. (more…)

Show Some Love for the Minivan: the 2012 Kia Sedona in Joliet, IL

Monday, March 5th, 2012

2012 Kia Sedona in Joliet, IL

2012 Kia Sedona in Joliet, IL

2012 Kia Sedona in Joliet, IL

Families looking for a great deal on a quality, affordable vehicle that brings plenty of features with it should check out the 2012 Kia Sedona in Joliet, IL. Bill Jacobs Kia- one of the leading Kia dealers in Joliet, IL has a great selection of the Kia Sedona minivan and we think that this is the best minivan on the market for the price you pay.

The 2012 Kia Sedona in Joliet, IL is offered in two different trim levels, the LX and EX. The LX is the standard and comes with a lot of standard features that includes but is not limited to cruise control, Bluetooth and a six speaker CD/MP3 player. There is even a rear seat DVD system available. The EX is quite an upgrade and offers power seats, heated mirrors, leather steering wheel, a trip computer and wood interior trim. There are also dual sliding doors and a rearview camera. On top of this a luxury package is available as well if you are interested in having a sunroof or leather upholstery with heated seats. Overall either trim level is a quality buy and the value is there for the taking.

A 4.5-liter V6 puts out 271 horsepower and gets up to 25 miles per gallon. The Kia Sedona is priced well under competing vehicles and brings just as much value and amenities.

Safety is a strong point for the Sedona and it earned the top rating of “Good” from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in frontal offset and side impact tests. This is good if you are carrying a family or children and want to ensure protection in the event of a crash.

Bill Jacobs Kia is very excited to bring the Kia Sedona to Joliet. We have a great selection of Kia in Joliet, IL for our customers to choose from if the Sedona doesn’t intrigue you, but we know it will. Stop by our dealership soon to check out our great deals on used cars in Joliet, IL as well. We are excited to see you.

2011 Kia Sedona Named “Best Reviewed”

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Bill Jacobs Kia, a Kia dealer in Joliet, is proud to announce that the 2011 Kia Sedona has been 2011 Kia Sedona Jolietrecognized by ConsumerSearch.com as the Best Reviewed in the Budget Minivan category.  The people from Consumer Search said that what got the ’11 Sedona the award was their industry leading warranty, extensive standard safety features, as well as overall handling and comfort of interior cabin. ConsumerSearch.com, is a website that examines  both expert and user-generated consumer product reviews, in this case Automobiles, and recommends products based on those reviews.

Kia has been showing rapid growth as of late and the Sedona is quickly becoming a family favorite. The 2011 Kia Sedona also has recently received a slew of other honors as well including;  NADAguides’ “Best Car Buys for 2011″ as well as being named”Best Minivan for the Money” for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report not a bad gig for the Sedona.  On top of all these accolades, the Kia Sedona is a four-time recipient of the “Top Safety Pick” award  from the IIHS.  The IIHS has also ventured on to say that the Kia Sedona is the safest minivan ever tested, like I stated earlier, not bad!

Bill Jacobs Kia, your Joliet Kia dealer, has a wide variety of 2011 Kia Sedona in Joliet that are ready to find a home.  With all of the notches on the Sedona’s “safety” belt, why would you trust the lives of the people you love the most with any other minivan but the Sedona? Come visit Bill Jacobs Kia’s knowledgeable staff today and drive off in the Kia Sedona that you deserve!