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Kia Spectra Model History

All New and Used Spectra Model Years and History

As a sedan or hatchback, the 2009 Kia Spectra features a substantive manufacturer warranty, fuel economy and a low price.
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2009 Kia 1200 Spectra 18677 0
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An affordable and versatile vehicle, the 2008 Kia Spectra is offered as a sedan or a hatchback with a five-speed manual featured as the standard transmission.
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2008 Kia 1200 Spectra 17551 0
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The 2007 Kia Spectra is a five-passenger compact car available as a sedan or wagon, and it receives updated interior and exterior styling for the new year.
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2007 Kia 1200 Spectra 16814 0
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The 2006 Kia Spectra seats five passengers and is available as a sedan or hatchback wagon and has a highway fuel economy rating of 33 mpg.
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2006 Kia 1200 Spectra 15900 0
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Available as a five-passenger sedan or wagon, the 2005 Kia Spectra is a compact car that comes with a class leading warranty, gets over 30 mpg on the highway, and is well-equipped for a vehicle at this price point.
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2005 Kia 1200 Spectra 13868 0
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Updated mid-year to meet fuel economy guidelines, the 32 mpg highway 2004 Kia Spectra is a compact five-passenger car available as a sedan or five-door hatchback.
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2004 Kia 1200 Spectra 13047 0
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Offered as a four-door sedan or a five-door hatchback, the compact 2003 Kia Spectra seats five passengers and achieves over 30 mpg on the highway.
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2003 Kia 1200 Spectra 4104 0
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A five-passenger compact car, the 2002 Kia Spectra is available as a sedan or wagon and comes standard with AC, driver and passenger airbags, and an AM/FM/Cassette audio system.
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2002 Kia 1200 Spectra 3393 0
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A compact hatchback sedan, the 2001 Kia Spectra seats five passengers, gets great fuel mileage, and has a class-leading warranty.
2001 Kia 1200 Spectra 1271 0
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A brand-new hatchback sedan, the five-passenger Kia Spectra offers the benefits of interior comfort mixed with rear cargo space.
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2000 Kia 1200 Spectra 1075 0
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In 2000, Kia introduced the Spectra as a popular andsporty, entry-level hatchback that would attract the younger buyer. The 2001Spectra saw minor changes made to the interior and the addition of the LongHaul Warranty Program. In 2002, the Spectra was renamed to the Spectra sedan,and Kia started offering the hatchback and sedan models. The 2003 Spectra saw aCD player standard, updated exterior moldings, revamped climate controls, and arear wiper added to the hatchback. In 2004, Kia introduced a redesigned Spectrawith more features and added value. In 2005, Kia launched the Spectra5 trim,which featured a variety of sporty upgrades like 16 alloy wheels, a sportierinterior and sport-tuned suspension. In 2006, Kia discontinued the LX sedan andmade some minor changes to other trim levels. The 2007 Spectra saw the additionof a tire-pressure monitoring system in all trims. There were no changes madeto the 2008 Spectra. In 2009, Kia made minor changes to equipment and addedactive front headrests and cruise control as standard features across all trimlevels.