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2021 Ford Transit Connect vs. 2021 Kia Sedona Review

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2021 Ford
Transit Connect

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2021 Kia

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$24,655 to $28,080
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$30,400 to $41,500
Invoice* $23,669 to $26,957 $29,336 to $39,841
MPG - City 24 18
MPG - Hwy 27 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 2 8
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

The Ford Transit Connect will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Sedona.

The Kia Sedona requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Transit Connect, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Clearly, the Ford Transit Connect is a better financial choice over the Kia Sedona, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford Transit Connect is much higher than that for the Kia Sedona.

Since the Ford Transit Connect is much slimmer than the Kia Sedona, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Ford Transit Connect, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Sedona.

The Ford Transit Connect has much lower torque than the Kia Sedona, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

The Ford Transit Connect has a larger turning radius than the Kia Sedona, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Kia Sedona is clearly the choice over the Ford Transit Connect for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Transit Connect has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Sedona.

Soccer Moms beware - the Ford Transit Connect seats a lot fewer people than the Kia Sedona. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Ford Transit Connect as you will in the Kia Sedona.

The basic warranty of the Ford Transit Connect is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Sedona.