The 2021 Kia Sedona Hybrid – A Taste Of Things To Come? – In 2020, the IBM Institute for Business Value thinktank released its crystal ball gazing ‘Automotive 2020: Clarity Beyond the Chaos’, and this document (based on interviews with over 120 auto industry execs across 15 countries revealed that Hybrid vehicles are undoubtedly the wave of the future.
The rise of the hybrid is driven by consumer demand for more sustainable technology and innovation in technology. The opinion was also informed by consumer demand to balance these factors with performance, reliability and comfort.
Kia has taken the message to heart – and the release of its 2021 Kia Sedona Hybrid is ample demonstration of the auto manufacturer’s commitment to the concept of the hybrid vehicle.
In 2018 Kia launched a Sedona with a facelift at the New York Auto Show. However, despite this effort sales of the Sedona continued to lag those of its competitors in the Minivan segment. It appeared that consumers were after something more than the new model’s more spacious cabin, new styling highlights and new technology – competitors such as the Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Odyssey and Dodge Grand Caravan continued to steal the South Korean Minivan’s lunch in terms of sales in North America.
However, Kia is not a company to throw in the towel easily. Its models across the board have become more attractive, more power and more full efficient. It now has cars in its stable which can go toe to toe with the world’s best.
The 2021 Kia Sedona Hybrid is now one of the cars that will take the reputation of Kia to new heights in the increasingly competitive people mover segment. The fact that it now boasts the option of a hybrid powertrain makes a powerful argument that this is the minivan for the thinking family driver of the third decade of the millennium.
The 2021 Kia Sedona Hybrid Redesign
The new Sedona ups Kia’s game as far as space and attractiveness are concerned. Its footprint will be 1.5 inches longer and 0.3 inches wider than the model that preceded it. The interior will still boast that feeling of spaciousness thanks to the fact that. It remains just as tall as the model prior to this incarnation of the Minivan. The Sedona will now also feature updated LED headlights and a new bumper, along with 17-inch wheels. This is a facelift that dramatically increases the attractiveness of the vehicle.
The Hybrid powertrain is the same as that offered in the new version of the Hyundai Santa Fe (Hyundai now owns part of Kia).
The interior is where the Sedona shines. drivers are offered a choice between the three or four-row seating arrangement. As well as storage compartments for all those odds and ends that are essential during a long trip (including electronic devices).
Not only people (of all sizes), the Sedona has room for almost any conceivable need with 142 cubic feet of cargo space. A 7.0-inch touchscreen (with Apple CarPlay plus Android Auto) and Bluetooth connectivity are standard across all models. USB chargers are also standard.
The driver chooses the top of the range SX model more USB ports, premium audio, heated and cooled seats, heated steering. Active safety features are part of that package. Options include a power liftgate, three-zone climate control and moonroof.
new 2021 Kia Sedona Hybrid Price and Release Date
The top of the range will set the driver back around $42,000, however. There’s that class winning 5-year/60,000-mile warranty included with all models that provides incredible peace of mind.
The new 2021 Kia Sedona Hybrid ticks all the right boxes and should enable. The Korean manufacturer to capture more of the slice of this competitive segmen. It well worth a second look for those in search of a spacious and versatile people mover.