2004 Kia Amanti Ratings

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Kia Amanti 2004
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    2004 Kia Amanti

    Good Except for the Paint

    Pros: Heat, AC, and Trunk Size

    Cons: Radio-Poor Transmission, bumpers useless

    Overall satisfactory but an area of paint on the car door came off at a car wash due to water pressure. I had to get it repainted.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2004 Kia Amanti - Base

    Pros: The front grill/Jag look alike

    Cons: POOR GAS MILAGE! 11.9 MPG

    Advice: Please check the gas milage before u drive off the lot !!! otherwise the car is excellent

    I've been looking at the Amanti since 2003. I was never a Kia fan and that's what kept me from buying. In Aug. of 2005, the engine went on my old car and i had no choice but to buy another. I went strait to the Kia dealership and test drove the Amanti. I loved it! The leather interior, wood grain paneling, 6disc CD changer, tape player, luxury at a fraction of the price! I drove it home that same day. I didn't give a high rating in performance and quality because of the poor gas mileage. I find that if i unplug the battery and then reconnect, it will give me proper milage for a while, but it slowly goes back down. I hope they recall and fix this problem. Anyone else with this problem please contact Kia to let them know !!

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    2004 Kia Amanti - Base

    Pros: Smooth, quiet, and also the heated seats

    Cons: The cup holder is too small for 2 drinks other than cans or a small cup.

    Advice: I've had mine for 2 years now and love it just as much as the day I bought it. People always ask me how I can afford to drive a Jaguar and I point to the Kia symbol. They can't believe it's a Kia.

    We took the car for a 24 hour test drive. Absolutely loved it. My husband wouldn't consider anything but a Chevy because he's from a family that mostly works at Chevrolet. He sure changed his mind quick after driving it and also riding as a passenger in front and in back. Such a quiet engine you weren't sure if it was turned on when sitting in a parking spot. Smooth bumpless ride.

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    2004 Kia Amanti - Base

    Pros: Quiet, luxury for a very low price. Lots of features.

    Cons: Fuel hungry (the way I drive, maybe?)

    Advice: Test drive one. It will 'speak' for itself.

    I own it for almost two years now and it stands up very well. It has a luxury drive but I do tend to drive aggressive. It can handle very well but you have to get used to the soft ride -which I happen to enjoy!!

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    2004 Kia Amanti - Base

    Pros: None

    Cons: Everything

    Advice: Think again -- Cheap Quality!

    Kia took the quality look and feel of a Mercedes and 'tried' to pack it into the Amanti for about a 5th the cost! Try again -- This car screams 'I really wanted a Mercedes but I couldn't afford one, so I settled for this'....

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    2004 Kia Amanti - Base

    Pros: the response from a standing start

    Cons: I think a compass in the mirror would be a help

    Advice: test drive it you won

    The moment I drove the vehicle I was absorbed with the solid body and quiet motor, could hardly feel the engine running,the pickup was very responsive have had many people complement me on the styling and appearence,room in the back seat was more than many cars,doors are high and easy to get in, open extra wide for easy access,leather seats very comfortable , six disk cd player

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    2004 Kia Amanti - Base

    Pros: The style and look, not mention the price

    Cons: Gas mileage

    Advice: Looking for a luxury car on a budget this is the car to buy

    If you drive it you will buy it! I have had my Amanti since December and there are only two things I'd change. Better gas mileage (they say it will better as I drive it more) and automatic door locks. A navigational system would be nice.