(4.0) 26 reviews
MSRP: $1,245$7,617
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 30
Engine: 138-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2007 Kia Spectra

Our Take on the 2007 Kia Spectra

Our Take

For 2007, Kia has updated front and rear styling — including the grille, bumper, lights and deck lid — on its compact Spectra sedan. Interior changes include a restyled dashboard, new seat fabrics and an upgraded audio system. Thanks to the modified exterior, the Spectra adds about an... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Engine noise during hard acceleration
  • Acceleration with automatic
  • ABS not standard
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • Restyled for '07
  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • Six standard airbags
  • Sporty SX model available


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 26 reviews

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by Amor777 from LA on May 4, 2011

I have had my Blue 2007 Kia Spectra EX for about 3 1/2 months now, and I'm loving every bit of it!! This is my first official car and I'm proud to say that I own a Kia. The styling is clean inside and... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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