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Used 1996 Kia Sephia Sedan Consumer Reviews

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4.13 out of 5 stars

1996 Kia Sephia LS, Manual, A/C, Powered

Driven 25,000km,148K, 01/17/2010
1996 Kia Sephia LS 4dr Sedan
1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Excellent car for a late 1990's model. 1996 received excellent reviews (looking online). This vehicle is well built, repairs are inexpensive (in Korea), the built is solid. For $320 I bought a vehicle driven 25,000km over the past 1.5 hours without a breakdown. Quality build tested on rough Korean roads intercity and highway driving. Weakness: curling dashboard, radio electronic problems, replaced drive shaft, ball joints, front brakes, master clutch cylinder, 1 front strut, 4 (new) recycled new tires ($80!). Very dependable and a little hard to get rid of really. Save money, this is a good one if mechanically maintained. Thx.

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2.38 out of 5 stars

I wouldn't do it again!

gholt, 04/30/2002
1996 Kia Sephia LS 4dr Sedan
0 of 1 people found this review helpful

As of this date, the car has 34k miles on it and has about that many pieces of paper from the dealerships that serviced it for one problem or another. I wish I could find someone to buy this garbage heap from me.

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4 out of 5 stars

Ilove kias

locky, 08/27/2002
1996 Kia Sephia GS 4dr Sedan
0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Very good auto for a very good price

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2.63 out of 5 stars


Joebob99, 09/02/2002
1996 Kia Sephia RS 4dr Sedan
0 of 0 people found this review helpful

This is my second car and I bought it two days ago and already the check engine light came up. I mean its only a 96 there should be anyhting wrong with it already I mean there is only 55,000 miles on it. But other than that its been alright its sort of noisy.

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3.75 out of 5 stars

Cheap little sporty sedan

colbywan, 01/01/2003
1996 Kia Sephia LS 4dr Sedan
0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Took a gamble when my '83 Accord gave up in late '96 and bought a Sephia LS. With the exception of a "Check Engine" light at 6,000 miles, it has been trouble-free, reliable and sporty transportation ever since. It performs just as well now with over 160,000 miles on the clock as it did when it was new, the paint still looks nice, and the styling is not yet obsolete. For what I paid ($12K), I feel I got a lot of bang for the buck.

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