1996 Kia Sephia RS Review
Really Good Overall Vehicle — 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 and hit by two other vehicles and still runs great.
Primary Use: Commuting to work
Pros: great gas mileage, good acceleration/braking
Cons: slight alignment problem
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