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$2,137 - $3,586
Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range

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Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.

Base Key Features & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,137 - $3,586
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Tested
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
22-24 City / 30-32 HWY
Horsepower
124
Seats
5

Interior Features

  • 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
  • Tachometer
  • Remote releases-inc: fuel door, hood, trunk
  • Rear window defroster
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: (4) speakers
  • Digital clock
  • Coin tray
  • Front door storage pockets
  • Dual visor vanity mirrors w/covers
  • Overhead sunglass holder
  • Garment hook
  • Map lamps
  • Dome lamp w/delay-out
  • Cargo area lamp

Exterior Features

  • Body-color body-side moldings
  • Clear-lens headlights w/auto-off feature
  • Dual body-color manual remote mirrors w/black trim
  • Tinted glass
  • 2-speed intermittent windshield wipers
  • Body-color door handles

Safety Features

  • 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
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones

Mechanical Features

  • 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
  • P185/65R14 tires
  • 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

3.96
46 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.

- Jeanette J

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

- Meagan G

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.

- L L

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.

- Daniel M

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

- Bai F

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!

- Mel A

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.

- Bill C

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