The Rondo can be equipped with a third row of seats to allow it to carry up to seven passengers. The second and third-row seats can be folded nearly flat to provide more cargo room. It has conventional front-opening doors. It is available in LX or luxurious EX trims. Its 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine produces 162 horsepower and is mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Also available is a more powerful 182 hp 2.7-liter V-6 engine mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. Safety features include side-impact and side curtain airbags, four-wheel-disc antilock brakes and an electronic stability system. The Kia Rondo is a brand new model for 2007.