The 2001 Kia Spectra is offered in the following submodels: Hatchback. Available styles include GS 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 4A), GS 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 5M), and GSX 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 4A). Spectra models are available with a 1.8 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 125 hp, depending on engine type. The 2001 Spectra comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 4-speed automatic, 5-speed manual. The 2001 Spectra comes with a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. basic warranty, a 5 yr./ unlimited mi. roadside warranty, and a 10 yr./ 100000 mi. powertrain warranty.
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Review I bought the Kia used at 18,000 miles, and then drove it for almost 150,000 without a problem. Gas mileage was about 33 mpg highway, and it was rock solid. Sure, the sheet metal is so thin that you could dent the car just by breathing on it, and the rear defroster was useless, but the car was a real trooper. Hatchback was very useful, too, I could load all kinds of things in there. The only mistake I made was not changing the timing belt, and it broke at 145k miles, ruining the engine. At 145k miles, the CV joints needed replacing, and so did the struts, but it was a great car.
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