To show that it can play the crossover/sport-wagon game too, Kia brought out the Multi-S concept at Frankfurt. This tall wagon, whose design has vague overtones of the BMW X3, is just under 179 inches long and sits on a 106.3 inch wheelbase. The two-tone cream-and-gray, five-seat interior is attractive and is brightened by two multipaned sunroofs. Under the hood is a Euro-friendly 2.0-liter turbo-diesel mated to an automatic transmission with a dash-mounted gearshift. There is nothing particularly remarkable about the Multi-S, except perhaps that it indicates just how pedestrian the whole crossover/sport-wagon thing has become.
Loss in Value + Expenses
= 5 Year Cost to Own