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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2002 Kia Spectra Base

$1,999
Price Reduced

2002 KIA SPECTRA BASE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 106905 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Brooklyn Park, MN
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra

$1,800

2003 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 171284 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kalamazoo, MI
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2000 Kia Spectra

$1,995

2000 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 144423 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fort Wayne, IN

2003 Kia Spectra LS

$1,695
Price Reduced

2003 KIA SPECTRA LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 125257 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Newark, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra LS

$1,299

2003 KIA SPECTRA LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 157000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Markham, IL
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2001 Kia Spectra GSX

$1,999

2001 KIA SPECTRA GSX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 133658 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Colonial Heights, VA

2003 Kia Spectra GSX

$1,500

2003 KIA SPECTRA GSX

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

2002 Kia Spectra

$1,999

2002 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Yuma, AZ
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Spectra LX

$1,850

2004 KIA SPECTRA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 196209 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Grand Rapids, MI
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra Base

$1,500

2003 KIA SPECTRA BASE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 126252 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Natchitoches, LA
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra Base

New Listing
$1,750

2003 KIA SPECTRA BASE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 173000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bethel, MN
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2003 Kia Spectra Base

$1,800

2003 KIA SPECTRA BASE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 138000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Grand Rapids, MI
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2001 Kia Spectra GSX

$1,291

2001 KIA SPECTRA GSX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 127421 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mchenry, IL

2004 Kia Spectra

$1,995

2004 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 118666 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Toney, AL
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2002 Kia Spectra GS

$1,695

2002 KIA SPECTRA GS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 148697 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Cleves, OH
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy
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