Last post on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:40 AM
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Toyota Sienna, Kia Sedona, Car Buying, Van
#3 of 8 Re: Can't decide [cupcake617]
Jan 13, 2012 (9:45 am)
id go with the sadona. 2010 vs 2005 and half the miles. seems like a no brainer and im not so sure that kia would have less reliability. kia/hyundai have proven to be excellent vehicle lately.
#4 of 8 Re: Can't decide [cupcake617]
Jan 17, 2012 (6:55 pm)
I have a 2010 Sienna, has been a great car. I would never buy a Kia again. I had a Sorento and Kia's are maintenance hungry nightmares. They magically find something every time to charge you for just to keep their suppose to be 100,000 mile warranty. I have 40,000 and the only issue i have ever had is a short in my trailer harness. Oil changes,brakes,tires. Thats it. Great gas mileage. I upgraded my radio to a non factory radio.
#5 of 8 We Decided!
Jan 17, 2012 (7:42 pm)
I ran across a perfect 2010 and so we went for it -- I am the proud owner of a Sedona. It's in great shape and is 'certified' which I highly recommend. Kia does not transfer the 100,000 powertrain after the first owner UNLESS the used vehicle is Kia Certified. It's worth looking for, if you find one for sale at a Kia dealer that isn't certified ask them if it's eligible for the certification program. I had a dealer who was willing to certify one to 'earn my business' although they didn't have the one I wanted. Best wishes in your search for the new van!
#6 of 8 Re: Can't decide [bobstl40]
Jan 17, 2012 (8:36 pm)
i dont think kia s are maintenance hungry maybe just that particular dealer you went to. with all of the maintenance companies out there today selling dealers programs to up there service income any dealership shop can recommend alot of unnecessary things not just kias.
#7 of 8 Re: Can't decide [cupcake617]
Jan 18, 2012 (8:14 am)
BEWARE of a Sienna. The power sliding doors have a bad problem and the fix is $1900 a door. There are thousands that have this and Toyota has refused a recall!
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Jan 26, 2012 (7:40 am)
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