Front bucket seats-inc: driver seat 8-way adjustment/lumbar support
60/40 split-folding rear seat
Cloth upholstery-inc: door panel inserts
Center console-inc: folding padded armrest, storage, (2) adjustable cup holders
Illuminated ignition switch
Remote releases-inc: fuel door, hood, trunk
Rear window defroster
AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: (4) speakers
Front door storage pockets
Dual visor vanity mirrors w/covers
Overhead sunglass holder
Dome lamp w/delay-out
Cargo area lamp
Body-color body-side moldings
Clear-lens headlights w/auto-off feature
Dual body-color manual remote mirrors w/black trim
2-speed intermittent windshield wipers
Body-color door handles
Driver & front passenger frontal airbags
3-point front seat belts-inc: pretensioners w/force limiters, height-adjustable anchors
3-point rear outboard seat belts
Rear center lap belt
Rear child safety door locks
Upper/lower rear child restraint anchors
Internal emergency trunk release
Impact-absorbing steering column
Side-impact door beams
Front/rear crumple zones
1.8L DOHC MPFI 16-valve I4 engine
5-speed manual transmission w/OD
4-speed automatic transmission w/OD
Front wheel drive
60 amp/hr (540 CCA) battery
80 amp alternator
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs
Independent multi-link rear suspension
Front/rear stabilizer bars
14" x 5.5" steel wheels w/full wheel covers
Engine-speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering
Pwr front vented disc/rear drum brakes
13.2 gallon fuel tank
2004 Kia Spectra Owner Reviews
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Great driving and riding car!
Great driving vehicle. It is a comfortable riding car. I like the Kia brand. It's done well for its age. I bought it used. Only issues I've had are the AC compressor locked up and the linkage broke. Drives great in all weather, rain and snow. I would consider purchasing another Kia.
Interior is decent and no damages on vehicle
Vehicle has a blown head gasket currently otherwise runs pretty well. The water pump is also not working properly and belt is not installed properly either. There is also a coolant problem that is leaking from somewhere because vehicle tends to over heat within minutes
Kia not a limo but it works.
It gets good gas mileage. No major repairs, except for ignition assembly. Clutch was iffy now it is great with repair. Not super comfortable but no serious leg room issues in front seats. No so great in the back seats. Has emergency release in trunk. And handles good.
Kia spectra- easy to find repair parts.
The car I had wasn't maintained well. It was able to go places and that's what mattered. Kia spectra is a car that will take you where you need to go but it's not a cat that you can flex on. I got it in 2012 and it has lasted through all the journeys that I took.
Perfect little car with good gas mileage
My Kia is a small car but the inside is very spacious. It's a 2004 but it still runs like it's brand new. We haven't had any problems with it yet or hopefully not for a while. Everything still works, the power windows, radio, air conditioning etc. love the car
A whole big Spectra-um, all to yourself!
Really great for being a 15 year old car!! The only issue I've really had is that it just feels too light. However, I used to drive a big, heavy, Cadillac so I'm pretty sure that's why I think it's light! But overall I've found it to be a very smooth ride!
It�s still running after fifteen years
Internal plastic: dashboard and other parts just started melting in the Texas heat. Other plastic parts just broke. Air conditioning parts stopped functioning on a regular basis. It really has no features, but it IS still running after fifteen years.