2009 Kia Spectra User Reviews

2009 Kia Spectra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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lorena1973 writes:
2009 Kia Spectra Spectra5 SX Review
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Zippy

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Theres nothing that sucks!

lorena1973
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$12,000 — A solid,sporty standard economical fun car to drive. Garage kept 20,000 miles. Features a 2.0L L4 PFI DOHC 16V. It is equipped with a 5 Speed standard transmission. The vehicle is black with a Grey Cloth interior. It is offered with the remaining 100,000 bumper to bumper factory warranty. AM-FM,6 CD,MP3,side air curtains.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jama_1 writes:
2009 Kia Spectra LX Review
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I Have Not Had It Long, But I Like It So Far.. — I like the car so far, it is fun to drive and seems to have good gas mileage. Not so good on ice and snow, and doesn't have much pick up when you accelerate..I like the look, not too big or small and the color is nice. I am hoping it will not need many repairs, I would refer it to a friend.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Cooters writes:
2009 Kia Spectra EX Review
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5

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Dependability  and value

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None

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Love My Spectra — A great car for the money. I have been driving her for awhile and she is a super car. She is very inexpensive to keep up and operates on very little fuel. This is a car I would recommend to any one .

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Becky writes:
2009 Kia Spectra Spectra5 SX Review
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Fun to drive, great mpg, sporty look and is great for trips and hauling cargo!

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Not great for really tall folks.

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Great For Family And Hauling — Love the car but am getting married and it is no longer needed!! It has always been dependable and it drives great on mountain roads. I hope to find her a great new owner who will enjoy her as much I have!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Misty writes:
2009 Kia Spectra LX Review
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its an aazing car

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nothing

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Flashy — i love this car so much. the quality is great. weve ad 4 a little over 2 weeks. its performs so great. its pricey but its an amazing car to drive. i love driving the car wen my mom lets me at least.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Melissa writes:
2009 Kia Spectra EX Review
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3

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The 5 year warrenty

Cons

The seats are really not all that great.

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Over All Not A Bad Car. — It has a good get up and go but the seats could be built to be more comfortable. The braking is good, acceleration is good. No repairs yet. Gas mileage is good. Mine has a sun roof. I like that.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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rich753 writes:
2009 Kia Spectra LX Review
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Owner Of Small Bus. — Great car!!!!I've compared the size, power et. to corolla,hyundai,nissan,and overall for the money the kia rates very high in my oppinion.Drive it before you buy it and you'll agree!!!!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Reviews From Other Years

2008 Kia Spectra Reviews

Perfect Car For Affordable Transportation From Point A To Point B By jcautospec

This is a low cost car to drive and maintain and is proof that Kia has made some major improvements since they first came to the US. It has lived up to expectations and isn't like the bargain basemen... Read More

Low Maintenance By kbillmeier

Overall this car is extremely low maintenance and the fuel economy it has is refreshing when facing these gas prices. Great car for commuting near or far. Perfect for a small family or single perso... Read More

Read all 9 2008 Kia Spectra reviews

2007 Kia Spectra Reviews

Small But Mighty By PrettyBlack1987

I love my small car. At the time it was the right size for a family of 5. Now we are a family of 7 and need more room. I love the v6 engines just because of the power.But for the spectra to be a 4 cyl... Read More

Mommas Car By kpman3422

love the gas mileage and the zip its got KIA did a very excellent job on the way they geared transmission to get such power out of the little engines they use, the only thing i cant get over is there ... Read More

Read all 11 2007 Kia Spectra reviews

2006 Kia Spectra Reviews

Great By kia_06_

fun to drive looks great , grate gas mileage, comfortable interior, easy to maintain cheap to insure good tires alluminum wheels four cylinder engines are much cheaper to maintain than six cylinders 2... Read More

Great All Around Car. Always Starts Low On Maintenance Costs. By aztec626bf

Got this car two years ago. Put 45,000 miles on never had a problem with it. Car handles nice gets very good mileage. Heater is great in winter warms up very fast. Tires seem to last quite long on thi... Read More

Read all 15 2006 Kia Spectra reviews

2005 Kia Spectra Reviews

Very Clean And Dependable. By saintago

Great gas mileage. Rides smooth. This car is a great car for a student or a family because it is a medium size car.This is a fun car to drive because it has plenty of engine power if needed at a momen... Read More

Really Compact And Has Alot Of Storage Places By Joe

its really good on gas and its perfect for a family good for commuting for a job and really spacey to store things in a really good investment i like how it handles in the snow i love the features it ... Read More

Read all 18 2005 Kia Spectra reviews

2004 Kia Spectra Reviews

Awesome! Great Deal And Virtually Worry Free. By alski1969

Loved how solid it felt while driving it compared to cheaper models like the Rio or a Saturn. The sound system blew me away and I crank it when the family is not in the car! The car has been very reli... Read More

Great Gas Mileage Car!!! By topsecretauto

This car got very good gas mileage! We had some problems with the rear brakes. Had to replace them and parking brakes. It seemed like we were always replacing something with the brakes. Didn't pay muc... Read More

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