2018 Kia Spectra Preview And News
2018 Kia Spectra. Kia Spectra compact model, sold between 2000 and 2009, has been replaced by more modern Kia Forte for model year 2010. The spectra himself first hatchback version of the car Sephia, replacing the name of the label Sephia later exactly two years.
The spectra are then sold in North America, both four-door sedan and five-door hatchback known as the Spectra5.Kia Sephia succeeded and replaced by the Kia Forte (also known as Kia Cerato in some markets). Like all offers Kia and Hyundai, and Kia Spectra and Spectra5 offers good value.
Interior appointed nice, very roomy for the class, and relatively well equipped, although the air conditioning costs outside the base LX model. People buy compact economy cars because they are affordable and fuel-efficient, but the secret of building the Great econobox is to make it look, feel and pay such expensive car than it really is. Kia did not quite succeed to do this with spectra have dissolved, although replaced, Fort is much closer to this ideal.
Sedan offered in three trim levels – LX, EX and SX. The Spectra5 hatchback available in SX trim one. LX- was bare bones, but the EX boasted air conditioning, CD stereo system and full power accessories and key less entry.
It SX upgraded interior and exterior trim model, along with a firmer suspension tuning and larger wheels and tires. The advantages include safety Kia Spectra standard front air bags in the seat-mounted side, full-length side curtain airbags and the disc brakes on all four wheels. Anti-lock brakes and optional.
In review, we praised generally Kia Spectra for a long list of standard equipment, cabin design user-friendly, decent build quality materials, and a smooth ride and competent handling. And it included criticism of the lack of pep engine at high speeds, disappointing fuel economy in the real world.
Those looking for a second-generation spectra used to point out that resale values are very low, so good deals are likely to be easy find. The Spectra hatchback originally came in trim levels: GS and GSX. GS base offered the basics, a little more than a compact disc player and height and lumbar adjustable driver’s seat as standard (although the air conditioning has become a standard in ’04).
He GSX A / C, power windows and locks, steering wheel-mile and some adjustments body which aims to make it look sporty, while offering ABS, Cruise Control, and the CD changer as options. Once launched sedan spectra carried over to the Sephia base and LS trim levels, which mainly reflected GS hatchback trims GSX, respectively, in terms of features, with the exception of modifications.
Body hatchback GSX at the time estimate comments spectra tuned Lotus, and delivered a decent handling and smooth, if rapid:, ride. It included weak links brakes, tires and engines. The slow acceleration at highway speeds, with a note noisy engine and fuel economy unimpressive. Inside, Kia Spectra offered decent passenger room, but were of high quality and fit and finish below the average materials. And advises anyone shopping for a used compact sedan or hatchback to look anywhere else.
And (second-generation) Latest Kia Spectra were sold midway through the 2004 model until 2009. The compact sedan or (as of 2005) hatchback that can comfortably four and five seats in question. It appeared on both body styles 138-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder that made a spirited performance in all parts of the city drive but it feels a little bit drained during highway passing maneuvers.
Steering and a five-speed manual transmission standard power to the front wheels, and the four-speed automatic optional. The launch of the first generation of the Kia Spectra in model year 2000 four-door hatchback and offered through the 2004 model (with a shift to a model occurs in the middle of this year).
New Kia lineup, he served a four-door hatchback spectra as a complement to a more youthful and more practical for pedestrians Sephia sedan, which was attended by 124-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder automatic and main engine. In 2002, Kia Sephia dropped quite a name and began calling sedan “spectra” as well.
The sedan offers Kia Spectra in three trim levels: LX, EX, and SX. Base pricing starts at less than $14,000 and rises to $16,750. And Spectra5 is only available in upscale SX trim starts at about $17,000. Kia Spectra powered by 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that makes 138 horsepower and 136 pound-feet of torque mated to a five-speed manual transmission standard or optional four-speed automatic. The car will be replaced by a new model this is because in the fall of 2009.