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2009 Kia Amanti
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,045
2 listings nationwide

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2001 Kia Sephia
LS
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,940

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 Kia Amanti
FWD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

A Lincoln Town Car it isn’t, but the 2009 Kia Amanti offers a similar ride and almost the same posh for nearly half the price. This nicely if unimaginatively packaged mid- to full-size...

2001 Kia Sephia
LS

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye...Just like that catchy tune Kia now uses in its TV ads, the Kia Sephia hung around for a long time, generating almost the same amount of an...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2009 Kia Amanti
FWD
No User Reviews
2001 Kia Sephia
LS
45
Mohamad 2001 Kia Sephia LSReview:

I Like — no good acceleration but it is good after all and cargo capacity is low handling is good up to 140 ...

45
Mahmoud 2001 Kia Sephia LSReview:

It's Really Good ! — I like the engine of my car and its sound too :)...i also like the suspension system &the handling....

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

45
Stephan 2001 Kia Sephia LSReview:

Ok But Certainly Not The Best — Not a bad vehicle to own....OK to drive....economical enough....enough space...has all the creature ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

Specs

2009 Kia Amanti
FWD
2001 Kia Sephia
LS
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
19 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
28 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 13 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
264 hp @ 6,000 RPM
125 hp @ 6,000 RPM
125 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
260 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
108 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
108 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.4:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.77 in x 3.42 in
3.11 in x 3.6 in
3.11 in x 3.6 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
CD Changer Optional Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 44.5 in 43.3 in
Back Legroom 36.8 in 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft 10.4 cu ft
Exterior
Length 196.9 in 174.4 in
Width 72.8 in 66.9 in
Height 58.5 in 55.5 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 100.8 in

Available Options

2009 Kia Amanti
FWD
2001 Kia Sephia
LS

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