2001 Kia Sephia User Reviews

2001 Kia Sephia Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Appearance:2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars 2.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars2.8 out of 5 stars 2.8 / 5
  • Overall: 3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 4 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"maintenance" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews

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mvir9 writes:
2001 Kia Sephia 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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Good And Relatively Cheap — My Kia Sephia has held up well over the last 8 years. Given its relative cheapness, it is sizable enough for my very tall husband, myself and my two teen daughters. As much as I've driven the poor thing, I have had few mechanical issues to contend with. Compared with similar cars that I've owned (Saturn, Dodge), the Kia has been the best.

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Mohamad writes:
2001 Kia Sephia 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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family car

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acceleration

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I Like — no good acceleration but it is good after all and cargo capacity is low handling is good up to 140 km / hr it is good looking it is a fun car to drive nice having it in my front door

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Mahmoud writes:
2001 Kia Sephia 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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Stable & Comfortable

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Its appearence :)

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It's Really Good ! — I like the engine of my car and its sound too :)...i also like the suspension system &the handling...it's really fun to drive...it looks good but needs a little repair...it also doesn't eat too much fuel when i go for a long distance

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Karim writes:
2001 Kia Sephia 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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high acceleration,easy to drive,comfortable

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too light so less stability

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Kia Sephia — first preformance:- a) acceleration is gr8 cause its very light so it accelerates very quickly b)brakes and handling are ok but a lil weak,its hard to control the car over 180km/h second build quality:- its ok its korean so weaker than the german and japanease cars but kia is the best quality in the korean car industry third appearance:- i loved it very much,the interior is pretty neat fourth cost of ownership:- cheap car,cheap maintenance,economic gas usage

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Anirudh writes:
2001 Kia Sephia 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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3

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Good Interior space

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High running and maintainance costs

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Quite Comfortable And Good Interiors But High Costs And Low Value — Car is big, looks fine but both performance and economy are not good. u can only buy the used versions but i opt not to buy. Exterior is quite fine to look. Interior is really good with wood cladding.it needs regular maintainance. So the cost of ownership is preety high

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Courtney writes:
2001 Kia Sephia 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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3

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size wise it was very easy to find parking spots

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terrible acceleration

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Tooooo Slowwww — first car i purchased. bad idea... not the most reliable of cars... going through a car wash=not fun because the weakness of the metal and frame in general rattled extremely loud

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Stephan writes:
2001 Kia Sephia 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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nothing is awesome

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its from korea

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Ok But Certainly Not The Best — Not a bad vehicle to own....OK to drive....economical enough....enough space...has all the creature comforts.....electric windows, airconditioner, radio and CD player.....a very average car by anyones standards....but still not a bad car to own......and since I did not pay for it...I suppose it might just be the best car to own.....LOL

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Reviews From Other Years

2000 Kia Sephia Reviews

Good Car For A Great Price By Kia2000

For this price it is hard to find a reliable car like this. It is not the best looking car on the market, but it takes you wherever you want to. Fuel economy is great, extremely low maintenance costs.... Read More

Great Warranty, Lowcostmaintenance By purplepaco

Too small, but well worth mpg ratings and low cost to maintain. Easy to maintain, parts easy to get. Would like more options like cruise control, but low purchase price is well worth the car you get... Read More

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1999 Kia Sephia Reviews

Not By Mike

Acceleration= 0-60 in INFINITY Braking=60-0 in 1,000,000 feet Handling= If you go over 30 on any corner it will tip over. Build quality is alright. Appearance sucks! Very little cost of owenership! No... Read More

Not Impressive, Until It Got Crashed. By Christina

Not the best car on Earth, but in an accident it did a great job of protecting it's occupants (thankfully not me.) Read More

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1998 Kia Sephia Reviews

Cheap Car For A High School Or College Student. Reliable But Flimsy And Cheaply Built. By Alex

The Sephia was the first car Kia brought to the US. The 1998 model I owned was the second generation, which is slightly better looking and has a revised interior and engine. My car was VERY used; in... Read More

Entry Level Performance With Potential For Much More For Not Alot Of $$$ By Dani_69

i like the origilal car with the work ive done. plenty of performance now. handles great now with my suspension and wheel and tire package. interior. what interior? as good as a 4 door can look. ... Read More

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1997 Kia Sephia Reviews

Good Entry-level Compact Sedan By Risayogi

My father bought this car late 2003. In Indonesia this car's name is Timor S515i. It cost Rp 98 mil (around US$10,000). The 1500cc DOHC engine produce 105 HP, which is pretty good for a small sedan. ... Read More

I Love My 97 Kia By Eva

I love my little Kia because it is small but not too small, and it's FAST!! :D This car is very fun to drive, handles very well and gets great gas mileage. Eleven years and I have not had any major is... Read More

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1996 Kia Sephia Reviews

Really Good Overall Vehicle By Gabriel

handles, brakes, accelerates nicely. built really well. major dents on passenger side and slight dents on driver. 32 plus mpg, maintenance doesn't cost much. car has slid off the side of a mountain an... Read More

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