want to change engine

Asked by Jan 12, 2016 at 10:39 AM about the 2001 Kia Spectra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi. I have Kia spectra 1.5 cc 2001 model. Can I change its engine with 1.3 cc.
tell me the complications and best suggest??"

1 Answer

102,145

A 15 year old Kia, you might consider replacing the entire car, not just the engine. Besides going to a 1.3 is a bad idea due to the size difference, the car was underpowered to begin with and you want to put in a smaller engine.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Kia Spectra Experts

  • #1
    Christina Ruggiero
    Reputation
    440
  • #2
    Jeffrey Foster
    Reputation
    420
  • #3
    Todd Warnke
    Reputation
    220
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Kia Optima
382 Great Deals out of 30,027 listings starting at $1,900
Used Kia Sportage
247 Great Deals out of 18,007 listings starting at $1,995
Used Kia Rio
58 Great Deals out of 7,050 listings starting at $2,895
Used Toyota Corolla
794 Great Deals out of 54,507 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Camry
937 Great Deals out of 81,451 listings starting at $1,395
Used Honda Civic
763 Great Deals out of 69,788 listings starting at $1,499
Used Hyundai Sonata
725 Great Deals out of 50,709 listings starting at $500
Used Honda Accord
1,041 Great Deals out of 58,766 listings starting at $1,099
Used Ford Focus
809 Great Deals out of 55,434 listings starting at $800
Used Nissan Altima
999 Great Deals out of 78,291 listings starting at $1,000
Used Hyundai Elantra
472 Great Deals out of 46,695 listings starting at $795
Used Hyundai Accent
205 Great Deals out of 12,699 listings starting at $2,300

Used Cars For Sale

2009 Kia Spectra For Sale
174 listings starting at $1,500
2008 Kia Spectra For Sale
197 listings starting at $2,981

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.