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Kia Spectra repairs by problem area

Engine (38%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (15%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (11%)

Chart based on 85 repairs.

Kia Spectra repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (50%)

< $100 (25%)

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Kia Spectra problems by year

2002 - 2004 (1%)

2005 - 2006 (85%)

2007 - 2011 (14%)

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Chart based on 85 repair trips.

Kia Spectra Problems and Repair Histories

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Kia Spectra problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.