The base engine on the Spectra is a 2. The Spectra sedan is listed separately in the Cars. Their wheelbases are identical, but the sedan is about 6 inches longer overall. Critics and drivers seemed to agree that the newer generation of Kias had made huge improvements since the first Spectras arrived in the U. This engine makes 138 horsepower at 6,000 rpms, and puts out 136 ft-lb of torque at 4,500 rpms. Adequate trunk space makes the Spectra capable of accomplishing errands around town. Test drivers for the most part view the ride as too soft and handling not as precise and responsive as desired.
If you're in the market for an affordable small car, you might also consider the. The Kia Spectra had a less than impressive American debut in the early 21st century. Either model can seat four comfortably, but five can squeeze into the hatchback model if necessary. News Best Cars Staff September 22, 2015 Note: This review was created when the 2007 Kia Spectra was new. Exterior The underbody spoilers are better integrated with the headlights, grille and bumper on the 2007 Spectra5.
Feedback through the steering wheel is impressive as well. These front wheel drive cars are equipped with 14 gallon gas tanks. Their wheelbases are identical, but the sedan is about 6 inches longer overall. Everything is easy to operate. Model value: The 2007 Kia Spectra offers a lot of car for not a lot of money.
It comes in a four-door sedan or the Spectra5 five-door hatch. This South Korean-designed and built car derives some pleasing handling abilities from its fully independent strut front suspension. A strut tower bar provides additional torsion. Kia also makes a Spectra5, a hatchback version technically sold as a separate model. The 2007 Kia Spectra and Spectra5 offer a small car with plenty of driving pleasure.
The Kia Spectra is a small but compelling package. Driving Impressions Maneuverability is a strong point for the Spectra5, which serves as a satisfying urban runabout. It represents one of the best values among compacts, with an impressive list of safety equipment for its modest price. A leather-wrapped steering wheel and metal pedals are standard. Changes include an integrated front spoiler, an updated dashboard and a new audio system.
This South Korean-designed and built car derives some pleasing handling abilities from its fully independent strut front suspension. Space behind the backseat is modest. The Spectra5 offers a wagon with nimble handling and a comfortable interior at a low price. A no interest five year financing with an amortization of 84 months!!! Thanks to the updated exterior, the Spectra5 gains 0. Ride comfort is reasonably good — slightly above average — for a small car.
Feedback through the steering wheel is impressive as well. However, it's also one of the only wagons that doesn't provide anti-lock brakes as a standard feature. About the 2007 Kia Spectra The Kia Spectra is a compact economy car ideal for drivers seeking fuel efficiency. The sedan has a regular trunk, while the hatchback has a lift-up hatch. When pushed a bit harder, the Spectra reveals itself to be surprisingly nimble. The Spectra5 is also notable for its lengthy warranty, but it's lacking the strong engine performance and standard anti-lock brakes that its competitors provide.
Improved exterior styling is a big factor in the recent surge in the appeal of Korean vehicles. The Spectra, in the judgment of most reviewers, is a good value. The seats are softly cushioned but provide satisfactory support. It is the more modern, dual-level design. Most models come with an impressive array of safety features for such an economical car; front air bags, side curtain air bags and side-impact air bags are standard features on every Spectra. In summer 2004, a Spectra5 hatchback joined the Spectra sedan that had been redesigned earlier in the year. All Spectras come with a 2.