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Kia Spectra
2009 Kia Spectra
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$13,550
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Nissan Sentra
2022 Nissan Sentra
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$23,395
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
149 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
146 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,701 lbs
3,084 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
12.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
322 miles
347.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
458.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
177.2 in
182.7 in
Height
57.9 in
57 in
Max Width
68.3 in
71.5 in
Front Width
58.9 in
62.4 in
Rear Width
58.5 in
62.4 in
Wheelbase
102.8 in
106.8 in
Ground Clearance
6.3 in
4.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.8 in
44 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
56.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.4 in
53.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
34.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.2 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
54.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
53.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³
14.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
33.3 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x TBD
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x TBD
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P195/60R15
P215/45WR18
Rear Tire
P195/60R15
P215/45WR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Aspen White Tricoat
  • Aspen White/Super Black
  • Electric Blue Metallic
  • Electric Blue/Super Black
  • Gun Metallic
  • Gun Metallic/Super Black
  • Monarch Orange/Super Black
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Super Black

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, cloth seat trim
  • Sport, Prima-Tex Seat Trim
  • Sport, Sport Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

A/C
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
24-hour roadside assistance
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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