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Kia Spectra
2009 Kia Spectra
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$13,550
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2023 Volkswagen Jetta
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$20,655
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 42 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
158 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,701 lbs
2,915 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
34 MPG
City
23 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
42 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
322 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
554.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
177.2 in
186.5 in
Height
57.9 in
57.7 in
Max Width
68.3 in
70.8 in
Front Width
58.9 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
58.5 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
102.8 in
105.7 in
Ground Clearance
6.3 in
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.8 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.4 in
53 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.2 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
51.4 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x TBD
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P195/60R15
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
P195/60R15
P205/60HR16

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Rising Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Kings Red Metallic, Build Out:10/07/2022

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, cloth seat trim
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
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
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
24-hour roadside assistance
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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