Kia introduced the Amanti in 2004, offering a brand newsedan that was designed to compete better with its rival sedan makers, and thatoffered a replete array of features, trims and optional add-ons. The 2005 Amanti introduced heated seats, an optional leather seating upgrade, a tirepressure monitoring system and updated instrument panels. In 2006, Kia addedoptions for a sunroof and an auto-dim rearview mirror. The 2007 Amanti offereda newly designed exterior and brand new 3.8-liter aluminum DOHC V6 engine thatwas rated at 264 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The 2008 and 2009Amanti remained unchanged from the 2007 model year.