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2009 Kia Spectra
EX
No Data Available
2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
MSRP
$27,620
Invoice
$25,267
Average Price Paid
$24,243
3,229 listings nationwide

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2009 Kia Spectra
EX
No Data Available
2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2009 Kia Spectra
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$4,268
77 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,627
42 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 Kia Spectra
EX
Eric Tallberg Review:

The 2009 Kia Spectra offers few frills but decent performance and grea...

The Good: The gas-saving 2009 Kia Spectra delivers basic comfort, steady perform...

The Bad: Iffy safety ratings, mediocre resale value and a noisy engine keep the...

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Just last year, Honda redesigned its midsize Accord, dropping the two-door version and trading the sedan’s plain clothes for a sleek shape that blended the best parts of a sedan and a ...

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

2009 Kia Spectra
EX
65
2009 Kia Spectra EXReview:

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 in...

Primary Use: Family transportation

55
2009 Kia Spectra EXReview:

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...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

45
2009 Kia Spectra EXReview:

A Great Car For Getting Along Especially Traveling — its a fine car just not fast enough for me, its appearance is great though very close to cute then f...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
10
writes:
I am still getting used to my Honda at this point in time. You can use regular gas in this ride, but, its high...
Handling Ranked 2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"The steering appears to be tighter with a smaller turning radius."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"It appear that the Honda has more square footage in the trunk than the Maxima. I may be wrong, but it appears that ay"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD better.
"More room."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"Takes regular gas. Highly recommended to be less 15% ethanol used. The ride is god so far. Lots of tech features. No heated steering wheel, at least in mine."
writes:
It’s nice car but is not fast like the Altima
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD worse.
"It’s good car but it’s not fast like the Altima "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD better.
"It’s a good car and when I drive it it’s feels like sports cars "
70
writes:
The updates to the exterior & interior are nice. However, it’s not confortable, the screen is too high in the ...

Specs

2009 Kia Spectra
EX
2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
24 MPG
24 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
32 MPG
32 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 14.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
138 hp @ 6,000 RPM
132 hp @ 6,000 RPM
138 hp @ 6,000 RPM
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
133 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
136 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.1:1
10.1:1
10.1:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.68 in
3.23 in x 3.68 in
3.23 in x 3.68 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35.4 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.2 cu ft 16.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,100 lbs
Exterior
Length 177.2 in 192.2 in
Width 68.3 in 73.3 in
Height 57.9 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 102.8 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2009 Kia Spectra
EX
2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Champagne Frost Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic

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