$12,850 - $13,850
Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range

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Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range
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LX Key Features & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$12,850 - $13,850
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24-25 City / 33-34 HWY

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Mechanical Features

  • 2.0L DOHC MPFI CVVT 16-valve I4 engine
  • 5-speed manual transmission w/OD
  • 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD
  • Front wheel drive
  • Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • P195/60R15 tires
  • 15" x 6.0" steel wheels w/full wheel covers
  • Engine-speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes
  • 14.5 gallon fuel tank

Exterior Features

  • Body-color body-side moldings
  • Clear-lens headlights w/auto-off feature, chrome bezels
  • Body-color remote mirrors
  • Tinted glass w/windshield sunshade band
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Body-color door handles
  • Body-color rear garnish w/chrome accent

Interior Features

  • Front bucket seats w/driver seat 8-way adjustment
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
  • Cloth upholstery w/door panel inserts
  • Center console w/padded armrest & dual storage areas
  • Dual front cupholders
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Illuminated ignition switch
  • Tachometer
  • Remote releases-inc: fuel door, hood, trunk
  • Rear window defroster
  • AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: (6) speakers w/door-mounted tweeters
  • Digital clock
  • Coin tray
  • Front door map pockets w/bottle holder
  • Dual visor vanity mirrors w/covers
  • Dual map lights w/sunglasses holder
  • Dome lamp w/delay-out
  • Garment hooks
  • Dual adjustable rear cupholders
  • Cargo area lamp

Safety Features

  • Driver & front passenger frontal airbags
  • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts-inc: pretensioners w/force limiters, height-adjustable anchors
  • (3) 3-point rear seat belts
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Internal emergency trunk release
  • Impact-absorbing steering column
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones

Options & Packages

2005 Kia Spectra Owner Reviews

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This Kia just keeps on keeping on.

2005 Kia Spectra LX

I really haven't had any problems out of my Kia. It is great on gas mileage like 30 mpg and it was really not very expensive for the quality I got. I have all the regular pervs u get when buying a car just not the price. It is comfortable to travel in and looks good going down the road. The trunk is very spacious. I think the best quality is its durability. This car just keeps on keeping on. My least favorite is the color I will choose a darker color next time. And yes it'll be a Kia!

- Tessa H

Comfortable and dependable

2005 Kia Spectra LX

My car is dependable. I purchased the brand new. In the last 14 years I've driven my car all over the southwest of the United States. I have only had to do minor repairs. I would highly recommend the Kia spectra. Since the car is fourteen years old, it is missing newer amenities, but it is comfortable and easy to drive.

- Tiffany M

Dependable, well made, BUY Kia when you can!

2005 Kia Spectra LX

It has been extremely reliable! It does have a skippy transmission and has since about 2009. I would buy a Kia in a second because of this dependable spectra, except I like not having a car note. We are very hard on vehicles and it's been perfect for 15 years

- Kathy W

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