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2007 Kia Spectra5 Review and Pictures

Summary
2007 Kia Spectra5 is a family sedan that can seat five passengers. It has four doors.

Price
MSRP: US$15,995
Invoice: US$14,955

What is New in 2007 Kia Spectra5?
Changes include tire-pressure monitoring system, small changes to interiors and exteriors, and tire-pressure monitoring system.

2007 Kia Spectra5 picture (front view)

2007 Kia Spectra5 picture (side view)

Introduction
Exteriors sport a new look with changed bumper, grille, and headlamps. Changed interiors add to its looks, although it is unable to meet looks and features of other competitors.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2007 Kia Spectra5 is available in a single trim of SX. Options include leather-wrapped steering wheel, sport-tuned suspension, cruise control, sunroof, six-disc CD changer, and bigger tires.

Powertrains and Performance
2007 Kia Spectra5 offers standard 138hp 2.0-liter I4 engine with five-speed manual transmission and overdrive. Four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is optional. It delivers 25-mpg in city and 33-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors are of good quality materials with easily operational and approachable controls. Seats are comfortable and storage spaces are many. Cargo space is sufficient.

Safety Features
Safety features include standard front-and-rear side curtain airbags, front seat-mounted airbags, tire-pressure monitoring system, and optional antilock brakes.

Driving Impressions
Powerful engines with high torque, stiff suspension, and good handling dynamics offer easy and comfortable ride. Engine noise is disturbing at high speeds.

Pros
Affordable costs and functional interiors

Cons
Antilock brakes not available as standard safety measure

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