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Kia Spectra5
2009 Kia Spectra5
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2010 Pontiac Vibe
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
49.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
132 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
128 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
N/A
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
33.3 ft
35.3 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Independent
Rear Suspension
Independent
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P205/50R16
P205/55R16
Rear Tire
P205/50R16
P205/55R16

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
28 MPG
City
23 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
6.7 Tons/yr
EPA rating
7
8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
13 gallons
Cruising Range City
322 miles
338 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
416 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.3 in
171.1 in
Height
57.9 in
61 in
Max Width
68.3 in
69.5 in
Front Width
58.9 in
59.8 in
Rear Width
58.5 in
59.9 in
Wheelbase
102.8 in
102.4 in
Ground Clearance
6.3 in
5.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.8 in
41.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
40.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
53.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.4 in
52.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
36.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.8 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
52.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
43.7 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,701 lbs
2,856 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
18.3 ft³
20.1 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.8 ft³
49.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, sport cloth seat trim
  • Ebony, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Optional

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Optional

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Optional
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Optional
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
24-hour roadside assistance
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Emissions
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Short Term California
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles