2005 Kia Amanti Consumer Review: Amanti Ride - Enjoyable
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2005 Kia Amanti - Consumer Review

2005 Kia Amanti

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Amanti Ride - Enjoyable
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2005 Kia Amanti 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

For the money, it is a nice riding and fairly reliable automobile. The quality of interior components is great. The exterior trim and styling are outstanding. The drivetrain components maintain their life expectancy. Contrary to Consumer Reports, the car does NOT shake and rattle at high speeds. The exterior hepa filter for incoming air is a problem. When it clogs, it's a $245.00 replacement item. The vehicle and computer will operate without the filter. At 30,000 miles, two new sets of front rotors, tires and oil/filter every 3,000 keeps me going. An enjoyable car to drive and maintain.

Best Features

The interior is roomy, well equipped and has great ride comfort. The V-6 is plenty to move along with traffic or highway speeds. A very well designed car with hints of foreign car quality and reliability. The warranty is impressive however, watch the fine print.

Worst Features

Eliminate the "wearable item" excuse for defects that could be related to the warranty of 10/100,000. Given a bad headlight, failed heater (due to a hepa filter), stubborn power locks that don't always work, the dealer claims these items are "wearable." It also needs front rotors each 12K miles.
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