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Kia Spectra
Kia
aka Spectra5
Cerato
Production 2000 - 2008
Class Compact car
Body Style Sedan
Hatchback
Length 177 in
Width 68 in
Height 57 in
Wheelbase 102 in
Weight 2826 lbs (Manual)
2892 lbs (Automatic)
Transmission 5-speed Manual, FWD
4-speed Automatic, FWD
Engine 2.0 litre Inline-4
Power 138 hp @ 6000 rpm
136 lb-ft. of torque @ 4500 rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

The Kia Spectra is a compact car. When introduced for the 2001 model year it was a hatchback version of the Kia Sephia and Kia Shuma. In 2002 it replaced the Sephia and Shuma completely, though it was the same vehicle. The 2005 redesign shares the platform of the Hyundai Elantra. The hatchback version is called the Spectra5.

The Spectra Sedan won the Canadian Car of the Year Best New Economy Car award for 2005.(from Korea name by Cerato)

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Pricing[edit | edit source]

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MODEL Trims
LX EX SX
MSRP
$12,895 $14,895 $15,995
Invoice
$12,345 $13,925 $14,995

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Colors[edit | edit source]

Exterior Colors

  • Clear Silver
  • Clear White
  • EbonyBlack
  • Ice Blue
  • Classic Silver (Spectra5)
  • Classic Red (Spectra5)
  • Spark Blue (Spectra5)

Interior Colors

  • Grey

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Worldwide[edit | edit source]

In Australia and Europe, the latest Spectra is called the Cerato.

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See Also[edit | edit source]

KIA

Hyundai Motor Company


Hyundai | Kia


Current: Sedona · Sorento · Sportage · Rondo · Optima · Rio · Borrego · Forte · Forte Koup · Soul · Cadenza · Ray · K9

Current (Europe and Asia): Picanto · Cee'd · Pro cee'd · Cerato · Venga · Magentis

Historic: Pride · Spectra · Amanti

Concept: KCV-III · KCD-I Slice · Sport · KCV4 Mojave · Soul Concept · Multi-S Crossover · KCD-II · Kue · Cee'd · Pro cee'd · Kia Rondo SX · Ex cee'd Cabrio · KND-4 4x4 · Kee Sports Coupe Concept · Eco cee'd Concept · SOUL Concepts · SOUL Burner Concept · SOUL Diva Concept · SOUL Searcher Concept · Koup Concept · Soul Hybrid Concept · Borrego Limited Concept · SOULster Concept · MPV Concept · №3 Concept · KND-5 Concept · Ray PHEV Concept · Venga EV Concept · POP EV Concept · Sportage Antenna "Work" Concept · Sportage Antenna "Play" Concept · Forte Koup Type R Concept · KV7 Concept

Racing: Forte Koup Grand-Am Koni Challenge


Kia Motors Europe · Doongpung Ywieda Kia · Kia Motors America · Asia Motors, Ltd · Dongfeng Yueda Kia Automobile Company


Kia Corporate website A subsidiary of the Hyundai Motor Company


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