What are the Differences Between the 2019 and 2018 Kia Sedona?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Kia Sedona on Friday, December 21st, 2018 at 3:06 pm
2019 Kia Sedona vs 2018 Kia Sedona

2019 Kia Sedona vs 2018 Kia Sedona

With every new year of a famed model, it’s inevitable that it be compared to its previous year. That’s what we’re going to do today with the 2019 Kia Sedona minivan vs the 2018 Kia Sedona minivan. How has the 2019 Kia Sedona improved?

2019 Kia Sedona and 2018 Kia Sedona Comparison

Not a ton has changed in terms of specs between the 2019 and 2018 models of the Kia Sedona, but let’s take a look to establish a baseline.

Model 2019 Kia Sedona 2018 Kia Sedona
Baseline Engine 3.3L V6 3.3L V6
Horsepower 276 276
Torque (lb-ft) 248 248
Standard Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Standard Transmission 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Combined Fuel Economy (mpg) 21 20
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.) 21.1 21.1
Maximum Cargo Capacity (ft3) 142 142
Seating Capacity 7 (up to 8) 7 (up to 8)
Starting MSRP $26,990 $27,000


The engine, trim levels, drivetrain, cargo, and seating in the 2019 Sedona have remained consistent from the 2018 Sedona. However, fuel economy is moderately improved, a new transmission is standard, and pricing is actually down despite being a new model.

2019 Kia Sedona New Features

A few additional changes despite those covered in the table above include:

  • Exterior Visual Enhancements for a Bolder Look 

  • Harman Kardon® Premium Audio 

  • Rear Entertainment System with Smartphone Mirroring

  • And More!

Kia Sedona Cargo and Seating Capacity

For more information regarding the 2019 Kia Sedona minivan, please contact us. The staff of Palmen Kia can be reached online, by phone, or in person. Visit our dealership in Kenosha, Wisconsin today to get started with further vehicle assistance or sales!

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