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Total airbag failure
By sciguy on
Vehicle
2005 Kia Spectra Spectra5 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
Review
This was a great car for price until another car ran stop sign and hit it head on. I was traveling on open road at 40-45 mph. Other driver turned into my lane and hit me going maybe 15 mph in dead center front. Total failure of all airbags. 2 other family members in car at time. 6 airbags and not one popped. Damage in excesss $6000. If you want a safe car do not buy. Had been happy with all but spoiler falling off repeatedly and very lousy gas mileage. Do not put your family in this car.
Favorite Features
Peppy and handled nice and quite comfortble to drive.
Suggested Improvements
Make a car with functional airbags, I bought partly due to safety features. Don't lie about mpg. Correct spoiler on front or remove.
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