A photo of the 2021 Honda Odyssey outdoors.
Crossover & Midsize

What’s So Great About Minivans?

Some drivers swear they’ll never own a minivan. Conversely, there are plenty of families out there that swear by their van. Models like the Honda Odyssey, Chrysler Pacifica, and Toyota Sienna continue to improve year over year. But what’s so great about minivans? First off, I’ll start by saying that I am definitely one of …

A dark-colored 2021 Kia Sedona travels on a suburban street
Tips, Tricks & Trends

This New Kia Looks Like a Hearse, Complete With Curtains

Van life has exploded stateside in the past year. And though some people might want a cool-looking ride, not everyone wants an eerie-looking one. But one fancy minivan in the Korean market resembles something akin to a hearse. Here’s a look at the Kia Carnival Hi Limousine and its connection to the Kia Sedona. The …

The Kia logo, on a vehicle display.

Would You Choose the 2021 Kia Sedona over the 2021 Sorento?

It seems like it happened over night: Kia is now the carmaker we can’t ignore. This Korean-based carmaker has an incredibly impressive lineup of family-friendly models. Kia’s all-new 2021 Sorento is buzzworthy, and its Sedona minivan is fashionable in its own right. Out of the two, which would you pick? What the 2021 Kia Sedona has to offer  Kia’s Sedona is …

2020 Kia Sedona is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show

Which Is Better, the Kia Sedona Or Honda Odyssey?

New minivan options have dwindled, but you still have a few splendid models to consider. Two of your most viable options for a brand-new minivan are Honda’s  Odyssey and Kia’s Sedona. We’ve noticed that buyers often ask: which is better, the Kia Sedona or the Honda Odyssey? Driving the 2021 Kia Sedona vs. the 2021 Honda Odyssey  Judging based on …

A photo of the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica outdoors.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Here’s Why People Don’t Buy Minivans Anymore

It is no secret that SUVs have become increasingly popular in the U.S. auto market. However, as sales for SUVs rise, sales for other segments begin to shrivel up. Today we’re looking at some of the reasons why buyers are repeatedly choosing to buy SUVs over minivans. As SUVs rise, minivans fall According to CarSalesBase, …

2021 Kia Nightfall Edition Grille
Tips, Tricks & Trends

2021 Kia Telluride vs. Sedona: What Do You Value Most?

Kia presents some of the most enticing vehicles on the market today. If you’re particularly interested in Kia’s most family-friendly options, you may find yourself thinking over the trendy Telluride or the classic Sedona. Which vehicle is best for your family? What the 2021 Kia Sedona has to offer  Kia’s Sedona is a safe minivan with a unique sense of style. …

teaser rendering of the 2021 Kia Sedona minivan
Tips, Tricks & Trends

This Kia Ad Is Confusing

In the last few years, the Kia brand has gained massive momentum in the industry. New models like the Kia K5 replacement for the Optima and other emerging flagships like the Kia Telluride have seen loads of success recently, so it’s no surprise that Kia is going with the flow and announcing for redesigns. We …

2020 Kia Sedona is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

These Safe Minivans Could Save Your Family Thousands

Minivans are famed family haulers. They have been carting American families around for decades. Not everyone likes their look, but you can’t argue with the phenomenal functionality of this segment. Sometimes, it’s nice to go back a few model years to buy a nice used minivan. For many families that are car-shopping for their next …

A front quarter view of a gray 2021 Kia Sedona minivan (in Korea it is called the Carnival).
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Kia Might have an 11-Seater Minivan on the Way

Minivans have been popular family vehicles since their introduction. Some may argue if their introduction to the mainstream consumer began with the VW Combi or the Dodge Caravan. However, nobody can argue with the fact that a minivan can carry a good amount of people and still provide a relatively spacious feel. At most, though, …

burgundy 2020 Honda Odyssey driving along a shoreside roadway
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Can You Guess the Best Base Model 2020 Minivan?

There is a multitude of minivans on the market. Not an overwhelming list like that of the SUV and crossover SUV segments, which never cease in growing popularity. However, there are enough new minivans out there––such as the Honda Odyssey or the Kia Sedona––to make the choice a little complicated. Many minivan shoppers may wonder …

2020 Kia Sedona is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The 2022 Kia Sedona Actually Looks . . . Cool?

Maybe you believe that minivans are not the style icons of the automotive world. We’d understand if you see them as common fixtures in suburbia, driven by harried parents taking loads of kids to soccer games or the mall. But Kia wants to change your perception of them. The Korean automaker is hoping that after …

black on black Toyota Sienna driving in a neighborhood
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The 2020 Toyota Sienna Isn’t One of the Safest Minivans

The International Institute for Highway Safety rated the 2020 safest minivans according to the results several different tests. Numerous crash tests are performed. Additionally, LATCH system tests are done and headlight ratings given. Despite the Toyota Sienna’s reputation, it didn’t make it into the top 3––or even 4––rated minivans for 2020 IIHS safety. The 2020 …

2020 Kia Sedona driving down the road
Autos

The Kia Sedona Minivan is a Mega Luxury Bargain

Switch the lyrics of My Sherona to my Sedona, because the Kia Sedona is one rockstar of a minivan. The 2020 Kia Sedona has a surprising amount of power and luxury to provide a comfy ride for the entire family.  The Kia Sedona is a Luxury Minivan  To get started in the 2020 Kia Sedona …

2020 Dodge Grand Caravan
Crossover & Midsize

Consumer Reports: Surprising Most Reliable Minivans of 2020

Minivans don’t always get a lot of hype –– they don’t need it. They are marketed as functional family-friendly vehicles. Utility comes first followed by quality inspired by hours of commuting to school and practices with the entire family loaded up. Which are the most reliable minivans of 2020? Minivans, equipped with sliding doors and …

2021 Honda Odyssey
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Minivan Choices Are Dwindling But You’ve Still Got Options

Recently FCA confirmed we would not see any further updates to the Dodge Grand Caravan, and it will soon be discontinued entirely. RIP Dodge Caravan. This doesn’t mean that hope is lost for those in the market for a minivan. Minivan choices are dwindling, but you’ve got options.  Keeping Minivans in the Family: Chrysler Voyager and Chrysler …