Whether you call it a four-door wagon, a crossover utility vehicle or a compact minivan, the 2009 Kia Rondo comes to you with good fuel economy and semi-luxury features. The base Rondo is powered by a 2.4L four-cylinder engine producing 146 hp and 164 lb-ft of torque coupled to a standard four-speed automatic transmission, while the 2.7L V6 engine that grinds out 182 hp and 182 lb-ft of torque comes with a five-speed automatic transmission. EPA-estimated fuel economy for the Rondo is 19 mpg city/26 hwy for the I4 engine, and 18 mpg city/26 mpg hwy for the V6 engine. With the optional third-row seating, the Rondo can seat up to seven passengers. The second-row seats can slide forward and backward, and fold flat in a 60/40 split, while the optional third-row seats can also fold flat in a 50/50 split. Among the long list of Kia Rondo safety features are stability control, antilock brakes, dual-front advanced airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags.