14:02 | 02/11/2015 Society
Truong Hai Automobile Company (Thaco) rolled out the locally assembled Kia Sedona minivan at Chu Lai-Truong Hai Complex in the central coastal province of Quang Nam on October 29.
Kia Sedona minivan at the roll-out ceremony (Source: VNA)
The premium seven-seat multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) will be sold from 1.198 billion VND (54,000 USD) to 1.3 billion VND (58,300 USD) (including VAT), depending on the version.
The high-end segment car is equipped with high-quality, US-standard equipment. It comes to the Vietnamese market in two models: V6 3.3L gasoline engine and 2.2L diesel engine.
A partner of Kia Motors since 2007, Thaco has been given the technology to assemble the completely knocked down (CKD) models, including the Kia Morning, Carens, Forte, Picanto, Sorento, K3 and Rondo. The company has manufactured and assembled more than 75,000 Kia minivans.
According to Hong Sun Ho, CKD business manager of Kia Motors, thanks to sound co-operation between Thaco and Kia Motors, a line-up of locally made cars have been launched in the market.
He said Kia would continue to renovate and fine-tune the products to increase their competitiveness in regional and global markets./.