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Pros: It ipod holder was conveniant.
Advice: be sure your are okay with paymentsI really like this little car its everything i need in a car, im just going on 18 and i needed a room with room and good gas millage.
Pros: Sporty look
Cons: Cheap plastic interior
Advice: Give it a try, it's an awesome little car.Awesome handling
Pros: power options
Cons: Not enough horsepower
Advice: They still need to get all the bugs out of this new vehicleHad vehicle in for repairs 6 times. Now they are getting me a new one. Lets hope this one doesnt have the reverse driveline clunk like the previous one.
Pros: safety features
Cons: carpet is thin
Advice: NoneI purchased a new 2006 Kia Spectra 5, three months ago, and I am very satisfied with the Spectra 5. I was hesitant to purchase a Kia at first because of Kia's past problems, and poor resale value. After doing research on the Spectra 5, I decided to purchase it, and I am now glad that I did. The Spectra drives great, comes with many standard features that are optional on other vehicles, including power doors and locks, keyless entry, and six standard air bags. Overall, the Spectra 5 is a great buy.
Pros: WOW a 5 year warranty! Talk about backing up you product!
Cons: Driver seat only could use a little more leg room for taller (5' 9') people.
Advice: Don't expect sports car power & you will be pleased.I give this car an A-. A wonderful design. And with a 5 year warranty, you almost can't go wrong! Nice tight steering. Great feel for the road. Reasonable power for 4 cyl., but certainly no sports car. Breaks feel solid. Car looks very sharp with clean lines/curves. Tinted windows really enhance the look. Comfortable, but long drives might be less so for a taller person driving the vehicle. There simply isn't anywhere to fully straighten the right leg when on cruise control. Rear seat leg room seems good, unless the driver seat is back, although pre-teens will be fine. Climate & radio controls are simple and work well. Overall, I really like this vehicle. The warranty was the decisive factor.
Advice: Great car, def reccomended.Excellent, went from a 1.8t 03 jetta loaded to the spectra5. Much better gas, close in performance and much less electrical problems so far. Overall the car is great, gas mileage for me was above the rating. Beat all others I list below, I tested them all.
Pros: IT STARTS EVERYDAY
Cons: THE RADIO SIRIUS ALL THE WAY EVERY KIA SHOULD HAVE SIRIUS RADIO. ALSO THE FUEL IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY BEAWARE
Advice: HAVE GOOD CREDIT KIA HATES U OTHER WISETEST DRIVE WENT WELL THE SALESMAN MADE SURE I WAS HAPPY SENTRY KIA ALL THE WAY