• (4.0) 10 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,100$4,668
  • 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
2002 Kia Spectra

Our Take on the 2002 Kia Spectra

Introduced for 2001, Kia’s sporty four-door hatchback offshoot of the front-drive subcompact Sephia sedan earns a restyled body and interior for 2002. These changes also pertain to the Sephia, which alters its name for the 2002 model year to the Spectra sedan. The Sephia is Kia’s oldes... Read Full Report

2002 Kia Spectra Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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good value

by family man from Mission Viejo, CA. on November 2, 2011

I bought a 2002 kia spectra 5 speed with 94,000 miles on it. My wife crashed my saturn so I needed a car fast. She can't drive a manual transmission so I got the 5 speed. I was not expecting a lot, bu... Read Full Review

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2002 Kia Spectra Safety Ratings

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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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