Safety Ratings
2009 Kia Spectra
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints54
Number of Investigations0
2008 Kia Spectra
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints95
Number of Investigations0
2007 Kia Spectra
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints164
Number of Investigations0
2006 Kia Spectra
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 3.0000
Number of Recalls1
Number of Complaints67
Number of Investigations0
2005 Kia Spectra
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 3.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints76
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding Kia Spectra vehicles

2007 Kia Spectra (4/25/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V256000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2007 SPECTRA LD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 7, 2003, THROUGH MARCH 6, 2007, ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT CORROSION OF THE FUEL TANK STRAPS WHICH HOLD THE TANK MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALT. AS A RESULT OF THE CORROSION, ONE OR BOTH STRAPS MAY SEPARATE ALLOWING THE FUEL TANK TO CONTACT THE GROUND AND POSSIBLY DISRUPT THE INTEGRITY OF THE TANK.

Defect: THE FUEL TANK CAN FALL FROM THE VEHICLE AND STRIKE THE GROUND WHICH COULD CAUSE A FUEL LEAK. LEAKING FUEL CAN CREATE A FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK STRAPS AND ATTACHING HARDWARE WITH NEW ZINC COATED PARTS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 6, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2006 Kia Spectra (4/25/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V256000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2007 SPECTRA LD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 7, 2003, THROUGH MARCH 6, 2007, ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT CORROSION OF THE FUEL TANK STRAPS WHICH HOLD THE TANK MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALT. AS A RESULT OF THE CORROSION, ONE OR BOTH STRAPS MAY SEPARATE ALLOWING THE FUEL TANK TO CONTACT THE GROUND AND POSSIBLY DISRUPT THE INTEGRITY OF THE TANK.

Defect: THE FUEL TANK CAN FALL FROM THE VEHICLE AND STRIKE THE GROUND WHICH COULD CAUSE A FUEL LEAK. LEAKING FUEL CAN CREATE A FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK STRAPS AND ATTACHING HARDWARE WITH NEW ZINC COATED PARTS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 6, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2005 Kia Spectra (4/25/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V256000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2007 SPECTRA LD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 7, 2003, THROUGH MARCH 6, 2007, ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT CORROSION OF THE FUEL TANK STRAPS WHICH HOLD THE TANK MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALT. AS A RESULT OF THE CORROSION, ONE OR BOTH STRAPS MAY SEPARATE ALLOWING THE FUEL TANK TO CONTACT THE GROUND AND POSSIBLY DISRUPT THE INTEGRITY OF THE TANK.

Defect: THE FUEL TANK CAN FALL FROM THE VEHICLE AND STRIKE THE GROUND WHICH COULD CAUSE A FUEL LEAK. LEAKING FUEL CAN CREATE A FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK STRAPS AND ATTACHING HARDWARE WITH NEW ZINC COATED PARTS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 6, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2004 Kia Spectra (4/25/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V256000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2007 SPECTRA LD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 7, 2003, THROUGH MARCH 6, 2007, ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT CORROSION OF THE FUEL TANK STRAPS WHICH HOLD THE TANK MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALT. AS A RESULT OF THE CORROSION, ONE OR BOTH STRAPS MAY SEPARATE ALLOWING THE FUEL TANK TO CONTACT THE GROUND AND POSSIBLY DISRUPT THE INTEGRITY OF THE TANK.

Defect: THE FUEL TANK CAN FALL FROM THE VEHICLE AND STRIKE THE GROUND WHICH COULD CAUSE A FUEL LEAK. LEAKING FUEL CAN CREATE A FIRE HAZARD.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK STRAPS AND ATTACHING HARDWARE WITH NEW ZINC COATED PARTS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 6, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2005 Kia Spectra (4/28/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V183000

Component Name: STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE STEERING TIE RODS MAY HAVE A MANUFACTURING FLAW THAT AFFECTS THE METALLURGY.

Defect: IF THE ROD CRACKS OR FAILS, LOSS OF VEHICLE STEERING CONTROL MAY OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING RACK ASSEMBLY, WHICH INCLUDES THE TIE ROD COMPONENTS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS WERE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE ON APRIL 8, 2005. AN ADDITIONAL LETTER WAS SENT TO OWNERS WHO HAD NOT TAKEN THEIR VEHICLES IN FOR REPAIR. THIS LETTER WAS MAILED MAY 20, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

Used KIA SPECTRA for sale under $2,000

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2004 Kia Spectra Base

$1,999

2004 KIA SPECTRA BASE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 172128 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Duluth, MN
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2002 Kia Spectra GSX

$1,999

2002 KIA SPECTRA GSX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 98513 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2002 Kia Spectra GSX

$1,900

2002 KIA SPECTRA GSX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 139200 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Oklahoma City, OK
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2000 Kia Spectra

$2,000

2000 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 121688 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Raleigh, NC

2002 Kia Spectra LS

New Listing
$1,630

2002 KIA SPECTRA LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 160650 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Grinnell, IA
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2002 Kia Spectra

$1,499

2002 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 108359 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra LS

$1,390

2003 KIA SPECTRA LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 190516 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Girard, OH
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra LS

$1,799

2003 KIA SPECTRA LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 118000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Posen, IL
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2006 Kia Spectra EX

$1,900

2006 KIA SPECTRA EX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Harvey, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 31 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra GSX

$1,300

2003 KIA SPECTRA GSX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Harvey, IL
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2002 Kia Spectra LS

$1,995

2002 KIA SPECTRA LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 167808 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra GSX

$1,950

2003 KIA SPECTRA GSX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 167858 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Woodbridge, VA
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra

$1,995

2003 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 166676 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Milton, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra

$2,000

2003 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 140220 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Linden, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra GSX

$1,495

2003 KIA SPECTRA GSX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 127983 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Clearwater, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy
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