The 2008 Spectra is a versatile vehicle offered in three trim levels – the LX, the EX and the SX – and two body styles – a four door Sedan or a sporty five door Hatchback known as the Spectra5. All models come equipped with a 138-horsepower 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder mated to your choice of manual or automatic transmission. Safety features include front/side-body/side-head airbags, auto off headlights, child safety rear door locks and an emergency trunk release. Luxury amenities include air conditioning, front bucket seats, an adjustable steering wheel and AM/FM/CD.Read more Read less
A six-speaker CD sound system with auxiliary input jack is now standard across the 2008 Kia Spectra model line. Otherwise, the car is carried over to 2008 with no significant changes.
Low base price; plenty of interior space; refined ride; long warranty.
According to Kia, the 2008 Spectra has more interior space than the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, or Ford Focus, with an impressive 98.1 cubic feet for the five-door model. It also stands out for its low base price and generous equipment, especially the EX sedan, and for its extensive warranty coverage. The Spectra is also one of the more comfortable small cars, with a refined ride and quiet interior.