2005 Kia Spectra5

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10 reviews
Available Price Range $2,079-$6,863 Trims1 Combined MPG 28 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2005 Kia Spectra5

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Engine noise on hard acceleration
  • Rear legroom for tall passengers
  • Minimal ground clearance
  • ABS not standard
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • Hatchback body style
  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • Six standard airbags
  • Sport-tuned suspension


Consumer Reviews

4.6 out of 5

Based on 10 reviews

2005 kia spectra5

by 1st spectra5 from Chicago, il. on January 28, 2015

This car is a pretty nice looking car. But after owning this car I don't really think I will ever get another kia. Fuel economy is worse than most mid size sedans, about 18 city and 25 hwy. on cold da... Read Full Review

1 Trim 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 are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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