2005 Kia Amanti
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Great Ride No Matter What Age U are!

by from Oviedo, Florida on May 11, 2006

We brought the car for our 17 year old dgh, because of the safety ratings. The price was great for car, a very comfortable drive - no matter where you sit. At first we thought it was too large for her...
We brought the car for our 17 year old dgh, because of the safety ratings. The price was great for car, a very comfortable drive - no matter where you sit. At first we thought it was too large for her, but she loves it and I worry less when she drives alone. The handling is very smooth and she is crazy about the sound system. We got her the black fully loaded model - sunroof, black leather seats, Infinty sound system, 6 CD changer inside dash, lighted mirrors, two center arm rests, large trunk space, child locks and other details that went great with the car. All in all a great buy - thanks Kia! CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELVES!
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Great car

by from Delaware on April 13, 2010

Tell you the truth I never ever thought about buying a Kia. Don't know much about Kia at all. But let me tell you I just bought one. The dealer I went to said I should try the Amanti which I was hesti...
Tell you the truth I never ever thought about buying a Kia. Don't know much about Kia at all. But let me tell you I just bought one. The dealer I went to said I should try the Amanti which I was hestitant. But I test drove the car and I was very impressed with the ride. It rides great and has all the toys of those expensive cars. My uncle and father both have bmw 750 and mer sl500 and they were impressed with this car also. Not to mention my car payment is a lot less than theirs. I would highly recommend this vehicle to anyone.
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Best value in a (near) luxury car

by from Monterey, CA on May 8, 2009

I bought mine about two years ago; it was a year old then. It's awesome. Stylish, comfortable, reliable, roomy. The backseat is huge and the trunk is huge. I gave a ride to a friend with an E class Me...
I bought mine about two years ago; it was a year old then. It's awesome. Stylish, comfortable, reliable, roomy. The backseat is huge and the trunk is huge. I gave a ride to a friend with an E class Mercedes who said my car was just as comfortable, much larger on the inside and he liked the faux wood trim. And he paid how much??? Did I say roomy? My 6'2" son is quite comfortable in the back set. Only gripe: the mirrors tilt back when you go in reverse which is great for seeing the lines in a parking space or a curb, but they don't always return to their original position -- I'm constantly making minor adjustments to the side mirror. Other than that, A+ car. I'll buy another.
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SUPER COMFORTABLE

by from Orange Couty, NY on February 7, 2008

We're retired senior citizens. We just love the comfort this car provides. It is so quiet---very little road noise and it soaks up the "bumps." It handles just fine as long as we're not racing a young...
We're retired senior citizens. We just love the comfort this car provides. It is so quiet---very little road noise and it soaks up the "bumps." It handles just fine as long as we're not racing a youngster! We purchased it used from a dealer a year ago at half the sticker, a very good deal. Runs like new. On a trip from Binghampton, NY to Newburgh, NY at an average speed of 58mph we got 27.7MPG! Wish it had a compass and delayed headlight off feature.
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surprised

by from orlando, florida on March 2, 2009

I purchased this car two weeks ago. I never wanted a Kia. It's a car I never given thought to buying. After the test drive and the price, I said "this is it". It has all the features of a luxury sedan...
I purchased this car two weeks ago. I never wanted a Kia. It's a car I never given thought to buying. After the test drive and the price, I said "this is it". It has all the features of a luxury sedan and some and I love it.
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The Best Car I Have Ever Owned

by from Atlanta, GA on February 18, 2015

I owned a 2005 Amanti and I had 178,000 miles on it before I gave it to my father-in-law. I never had any mechanical problems and the car drove just like new. My Amanti was top of line with all the be...
I owned a 2005 Amanti and I had 178,000 miles on it before I gave it to my father-in-law. I never had any mechanical problems and the car drove just like new. My Amanti was top of line with all the bells and whistles and it was superb. I am now driving a 2013 Camry, and while it's nice, it can't hold a candle to my Amanti. I miss it so much!
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Love This Car!

by from Hilton Head Island on December 10, 2011

I bought my 2005 Amanti used in 2006 and love it!!! I am getting 23 to 25 mpg street and over 30 mpg on the hwy and this is 5 years later! People are always asking me about my Amanti and I can only ra...
I bought my 2005 Amanti used in 2006 and love it!!! I am getting 23 to 25 mpg street and over 30 mpg on the hwy and this is 5 years later! People are always asking me about my Amanti and I can only rave about it. My mechanic is totaly impressed! My sister, who only drives Mercedes, swears it had to have been built by Mercedes! I love the comfort, reliability and handling of my Amanti and look forward to another 5 years with this vehicle!
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I love my Amanti

by from Jonestown Pennsylvania on September 12, 2013

I have a 2004 and it is luxury car in my opinion. I never thought I'd own a car like this. Most people think it's either a Jag or a Benz. A friend of mine said he drove one and the thought it had a sm...
I have a 2004 and it is luxury car in my opinion. I never thought I'd own a car like this. Most people think it's either a Jag or a Benz. A friend of mine said he drove one and the thought it had a smoother ride than his Mercedes. I have almost 80K miles on my car and will keep it til it won't go anymore and then buy a newer year. The price of these cars are shocking and I'm so disappointed they have been discontinued.
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Amanti Fan

by from NYC on May 22, 2012

I first drove an Amanti when Enterprise upgraded my car reservation going to my college reunion. I'd never heard of it, but my son and I fell in love. When it came time to buy a new car we test drove ...
I first drove an Amanti when Enterprise upgraded my car reservation going to my college reunion. I'd never heard of it, but my son and I fell in love. When it came time to buy a new car we test drove one again and tried many other cars in the same price range and always came back to the Amanti. I'm only sorry they are no longer being made. I've never had an issue with it besides buying new tires as I drive 90+ miles to work each day. I plan on driving her till she drops! So comfortable and so luxurious without the ridiculous sticker price. I've always gotten looks and compliments on the exterior as well. Just love the car.
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still learning about this car

by from Illinois on August 11, 2013

I am very pleased so with this car so far no complaints, I wish I had a sunroof, but that's still ok
I am very pleased so with this car so far no complaints, I wish I had a sunroof, but that's still ok
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