Compare 2014 Kia Sedona vs 2014 Nissan Quest

2014 Kia Sedona
2014 Nissan Quest
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4-Door Wagon LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon LX 17 24 $24,809 $25,900
4-Door Wagon EX 17 24 $28,936 $30,900
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4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door S 19 25 $24,710 $26,220
4-Door SV 19 25 $27,923 $29,970
4-Door SL 19 25 $31,440 $33,750
4-Door LE 19 25 $39,697 $42,870
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,809
$24,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,900
$26,220
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$437 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Kia Sedona is a spacious, comfortable family van, but it lacks the modern design flair and high-value presentation that marks the rest of the brand's lineup. The Nissan Quest may drive well, but its below-average seating and safety put it behind the rest of the minivan options on the road today.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
34 40.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 41.6
Third Hip Room (in)
50.1 49.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.3 63.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.8
Third Head Room (in)
38.3 40
Passenger Volume (ft³)
172.3 177.8
Front Hip Room (in)
59.2 57.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
60.5 61.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 36.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 42.1
Second Hip Room (in)
65.9 66
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.2 64.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 68.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.6 6.2
Length, Overall (in)
202 200.8
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 71.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.5 68.1
Wheelbase (in)
118.9 118.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.1 77.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
32.2 25.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
80.1 63.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
141.5 108.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 63.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 86.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 40
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 86.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 12.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 11.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.6 36.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/70TR16 P225/65TR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/70TR16 P225/65TR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4456 4349
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
269 @ 6300 260 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
246 @ 4500 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.5 L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.25 2.37 - 0.44
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.04 4.88
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 -
Trans Type
6 1
Summary
Body Style
Passenger Van Passenger Van
Vehicle Name
Kia Sedona Nissan Quest
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.1 (Est) 8.5 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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