(3.0) 3 reviews
MSRP: $1,998$1,998
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 27
Engine: 125-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1998 Kia Sephia


Our Expert Reviews

The tailpipe doesn't rust, and the rattles are gone. The body looks substantial, but the appearance is deceptive. It's still a little car, even though it is longer and a tad taller than its predecessor. The 1998 Kia Sephia LS is redesigned and all dressed up for this year's sales, but questions remain about whether it has anyplace to go. The problem is this: The Sephia is tr... Read full review for the 1998 Kia Sephia

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Would rate it with an Accord

by Dudette from Rochester, NY on August 22, 2006

A very safe an well put together vehicle, I was surprised as to how tight the whole thing was. I thought it would be a tin can, but have been totally blown away at the handling, the smoothness of the... Read Full Review

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