It's often the case that as a family grows, more and more is asked of the family car but less and less cash is available to buy that vehicle. It's a nasty feedback loop to get entangled in. Before you know it, you're in an aging city car overflowing with truculent children wondering where it all went wrong. It's as a preventative measure to just this type of quandary that the Kia Sedona rose to prominence. In offering a seven-seat MPV at a bargain basement price, Kia didn't do anything particularly groundbreaking. The genius was in ensuring that the product was actually rather good.