The 2008 Kia Rondo is a four door, up-to-seven passenger Wagon offered in Base, LX or EX trims with engines ranging from a 162 horsepower 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder to a 182 horsepower 2.7-liter gas-powered V6. The Rondo was introduced last year and remains relatively unchanged for its sophomore season. Inside, it features air conditioning, power controls, front bucket seats, AM/FM/CD audio and a rear window defogger. Safety equipment includes front/side-body/side-head airbags, ABS brakes, auto off headlights, child safety locks and traction control.Read more Read less
The Kia Rondo, an all-new model for the U.S. market for 2007, has minimal changes for 2008. It swaps its cassette player for an auxiliary input jack for MP3 players and other audio devices. In addition, wheel locks are optional for 2008.
Space-efficient design; versatile interior; fuel efficiency; maneuverability; strong warranty.
The 2008 Kia Rondo is similar in size to most compact sport utility vehicles, yet offers a roomier and more versatile interior than most. Rondo's closest competitor, the Mazda5, offers seating for six while the Rondo can be equipped with seating for seven. The affordably priced Rondo offers either a four-cylinder engine or available V6 and has more standard features than many of its competitors, including six air bags, stability control, and anti-lock brakes.