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Kia Spectra repairs by problem area

Engine (42%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (15%)

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

Other (8%)

Chart based on 132 repairs.
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Kia Spectra repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (1%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (42%)

< $100 (45%)

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Chart based on 110 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 (6%)

2005 - 2006 (66%)

2007 - 2011 (28%)

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Chart based on 132 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Kia Spectra

Kia Spectra Personal Experiences: Pros
2006 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Have owned a used 2006 stick and liked it. Wife wanted our 2nd car to have an automatic. full 2006 Kia Spectra review

Kia Spectra Problems and Repair Histories

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