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Kia Rondo News
The Autoblog staff was surprisingly impressed with the Kia Ronda that officially debuted at the 2006 LA Auto Show last week. The small people mover looks attractive, can seat up to seven with an optional third-row, and will come with Kia's standard battery of safety features and a 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty. Our jet lag from the LA Auto Show has hardly subsided and Kia has already announced that Rondos are on their way to dealers and they're priced to sell. The base Rondo,
Fans of wagon-like small minivans (yes, me and you other two), should keep your eyes peeled for Kia's new Rondo. There are apparently quite a few more on U.S. roads than there were last year. Three more actually. Which brings the total number ever sold in the U.S. to, uh, three.
That’s because the Carens will be coming to the U.S. as the “Rondo” in its newly redesigned duds. Our foreign language sister site Autoblog Spanish has the scoop on the new seven-passenger CUV. The Carens appears to be a Toyota Matrix/Pontiac Vibe-type vehicle and compared to its last iteration, the new version is a looker. Of course, this is a hot segment in the U.S. in which many attractive players compete, including the aforementioned Pontiact/Toyota twins, the Mazda5, Chrys
Kia sells a compact MPV in markets abroad by the name of Carens and its due for a redesign. The Korean company has released a sketch of the reskin and announced that its world premier will be at the Spanish Motor show on May 25. The new MPV follows the familiar trend of being longer, wider and taller than the vehicle it replaces, which will suit our North American market just fine when it arrives under the moniker of “Rondo” sometime in the near future.