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Kia Spectra5
2009 Kia Spectra5
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$16,695
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2010 Pontiac Vibe
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Scion tC
2016 Scion tC
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
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 Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
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
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
132 hp @ 6000 rpm
179 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
128 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
172 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,701 lbs
2,856 lbs
3,082 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

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

Interior Space

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

Cargo Space

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

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x TBD
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x TBD
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Torsion Beam
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P205/50R16
P205/55R16
P225/45WR18
Rear Tire
P205/50R16
P205/55R16
P225/45WR18
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Absolutely Red
  • Black
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blue Streak Metallic
  • Cement
  • Cosmic Gray Mica
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, sport cloth seat trim
  • Ebony, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Dark Charcoal, Fabric Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
24-hour roadside assistance
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Emissions
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Short Term California
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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