Kia to Debut New Eight-Passenger Vehicle at 2014 New York Auto Show

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Kia announced today that it will unleash an "all-new midsize multi-purpose vehicle" later this month at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The Korean automaker shared few details about the vehicle, but judging by a teaser photo, it looks like a crossover SUV with a bit of an evil attitude courtesy of a sinister-smiling front grille and large, angry-looking headlights.

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"This global debut will challenge the segment and will offer the functionality to transport as many as eight passengers and their belongings while also serving as a purposeful offering for adventure seekers," Kia said in a statement.

The 2014 New York International Auto Show runs April 18-27 at the city's Jacob Javits Convention Center. Cars.com will be there to cover the Kia unveiling, as well as all the other action, so be sure to check back in with us.

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Comments 

Mike

To me it looks more like a replacement for the sedona which really badly needs love

Card13

Judging from how close the front and rear door handles are, I'm pretty sure it's a minivan and not a crossover

Parrots

The overall shape reminds me of the Nissan Quest

carma

Looks better than the "bore-ento."

Kevin

Looks pretty awesome for a minivan and would be a nice replacement for our 2008 Sedona, but we've had some issues (headlights/tail light bulbs, power doors/liftgate)

WTF

It's a minivan.

Kia is going overboard with not calling it a minivan so it may very well be a minivan. They didn't say either way. We changed the headline to reflect that.

Tony

people, why you sweating. This is another minivan. Its images are all over the net. Just go to google images and type "2015 kia minivan"

AL G.

Good to see Kia update its way, way long in the tooth Sedona mini-van. I will definitely take a look at this MPV formally known as mini-van at the car show.

LCG

Not a minivan.
Kia does a good job with crossovers. Look at their Rondo. Sat 7 very comfortably. Not sure why it left production. Glad to see their bringing back a crossover.

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