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2006 Kia Spectra5 Ratings

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Kia Spectra5 2006
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    3/5/2008 9:07:15 AM

    2006 Kia Spectra5 - (M5)

    Pros: It ipod holder was conveniant.

    Cons: nothing

    Advice: be sure your are okay with payments

    I 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.

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    4/23/2007 2:37:40 PM

    2006 Kia Spectra5 - (M5)

    Pros: Sporty look

    Cons: Cheap plastic interior

    Advice: Give it a try, it's an awesome little car.

    Awesome handling

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    8/31/2006 10:03:34 AM

    2006 Kia Spectra5 - (M5)

    Pros: power options

    Cons: Not enough horsepower

    Advice: They still need to get all the bugs out of this new vehicle

    Had 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.

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    8/23/2006 6:44:46 PM

    2006 Kia Spectra5 - (M5)

    Pros: safety features

    Cons: carpet is thin

    Advice: None

    I 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.

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    6/17/2006 2:00:31 PM

    2006 Kia Spectra5 - (M5)

    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.

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    5/24/2006 12:08:27 PM

    2006 Kia Spectra5 - (M5)

    Pros: Space

    Cons: Dash

    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.

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    2/5/2006 1:59:16 PM

    2006 Kia Spectra5 - (M5)

    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 WISE

    TEST DRIVE WENT WELL THE SALESMAN MADE SURE I WAS HAPPY SENTRY KIA ALL THE WAY