• (2.5) 2 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,995$1,995
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 28
  • Engine: 125-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Kia Sephia

1997 Kia Sephia Reviews

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Basic can be good, if it's understood to be basic. South Korea's Kia Motors Corp. understands as much, and therein lies the danger for Japanese and U.S. car companies. I've said it before: It's a mistake to treat South Korean automakers as ciphers in the global auto business. These folks are serious. They want market share. They rapidly are improving product quality... Read full review for the 1997 Kia Sephia

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Cheapest car to own and drive

by Tired of buying gas from PA on September 2, 2008

You're not going to impress anyone by driving this car but it is cheap to buy and drive and it holds up well. The positive notes are the price point, reliability, and fuel economy. Mine has 180,000 mi... Read Full Review

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