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Kia Spectra Features

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Available Features for the Kia Spectra

  

Model Year 2009 2009 2009
Model Spectra Spectra Spectra
Trim LX EX SX
Engines  
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
138 hp@6000
136 lb-ft@4600
 2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>138 hp@6000 <br>136 lb-ft@4600 is a standard feature.  2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>138 hp@6000 <br>136 lb-ft@4600 is a standard feature.  2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>138 hp@6000 <br>136 lb-ft@4600 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
5-speed manual 5-speed manual is a standard feature. 5-speed manual is a standard feature. 5-speed manual is a standard feature.
4-speed automatic 4-speed automatic is an optional feature. 4-speed automatic is an optional feature. 4-speed automatic is an optional feature.
Drivetrains  
FWD FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
195/60R15 tires 195/60R15 tires is a standard feature. 195/60R15 tires is a standard feature. 195/60R15 tires is a standard feature.
205/50HR16 tires     205/50HR16 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 6 speakers Unbranded, 6 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 6 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 6 speakers is a standard feature.
Accessories  
Cruise control   Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.     Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks   Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows   Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.     Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote startStart the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.   Remote start is an optional feature. Remote start is an optional feature. Remote start is an optional feature.
Start the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.
Tilt steering wheel, manual Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.   Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.     Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.     Antilock brakes (ABS) is an optional feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is an optional feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Cargo Management  
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.   Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature.
Usually part of an overhead console.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is an optional feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.       CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature.
Includes CD player.
CD player CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature.  
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.   MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Exterior  
Body kitSide skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.       Body kit is a standard feature.
Side skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.
Bodyside moldingsMoldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.   Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature.
Moldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.   Rear spoiler is an optional feature. Rear spoiler is an optional feature. Rear spoiler is a standard feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof   Sunroof is an optional feature. Sunroof is an optional feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Automatic-off headlightsHeadlights automatically turn off.   Automatic-off headlights is a standard feature. Automatic-off headlights is a standard feature. Automatic-off headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights automatically turn off.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.     Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.     Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Manual remote mirrors Manual remote mirrors is a standard feature.    
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.     Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Visor mirror, driver Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Visor mirror, passenger Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel     Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Metal pedals     Metal pedals is a standard feature.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels   Alloy wheels is an optional feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.       Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.   Wheel locks is an optional feature. Wheel locks is an optional feature. Wheel locks is an optional feature.
Lug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Available Features of the 2009 Kia Spectra

2009 Kia Spectra Available Features: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Hatch 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
ABS is not available without a sunroof. The two should not be linked, and ABS availability should be more widespread. see full Kia Spectra review