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 America

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 America

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 America

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 America

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 America

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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$2,000

2004 KIA SPECTRA GSX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 209,542 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Norfolk, VA
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy
  • 65 Days on Lot
$1,995

2001 KIA SPECTRA GS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 171,795 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Springville, UT

2001 Kia Spectra

New Listing
$1,799

2001 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 123,652 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: New Port Richey, FL
  • 1 Day on Lot

2005 Kia Spectra

$1,900

2005 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 191,950 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fenton, MI
  • MPG: 21 City / 31 Hwy

2005 Kia Spectra LX

$1,991

2005 KIA SPECTRA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 179,410 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Jacksonville, FL
  • MPG: 21 City / 31 Hwy
  • 12 Days on Lot
$1,988
$2,088
Price Reduced!

2003 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 173,280 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy
  • 100 Days on Lot

2003 Kia Spectra Base

$1,970

2003 KIA SPECTRA BASE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 100,329 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Nunica, MI
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy
  • 14 Days on Lot

2007 Kia Spectra EX

$1,350

2007 KIA SPECTRA EX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 160,092 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sparta, KY
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy
  • 15 Days on Lot

2006 Kia Spectra SX

$1,950

2006 KIA SPECTRA SX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 150,604 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Amelia, OH
  • MPG: 22 City / 31 Hwy
  • 301 Days on Lot

2003 Kia Spectra Base

$1,695

2003 KIA SPECTRA BASE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 241,574 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy
  • 19 Days on Lot
$1,999
$2,199
Price Reduced!

2002 KIA SPECTRA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 143,187 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy
  • 338 Days on Lot

2002 Kia Spectra GS

$1,995

2002 KIA SPECTRA GS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 161,016 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Cleves, OH
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy
$1,999

2003 KIA SPECTRA GSX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 135,504 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: New Port Richey, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy
  • 33 Days on Lot

2009 Kia Spectra SX

$1,450

2009 KIA SPECTRA SX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 73,559 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sparta, KY
  • MPG: 24 City / 32 Hwy
  • 182 Days on Lot
$1,295

2002 KIA SPECTRA GS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 148,697 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Cleves, OH
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy
  • 256 Days on Lot
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