Used 2008 Kia Spectra Wagon


2008 Kia Spectra

2008 Highlights

The 2008 Kia Spectra sedan and Spectra5 hatchback receive no changes of note.


Pros

  • Low price, comfortable and functional cabin, lots of storage and cupholders.

Cons

  • Engine can get noisy at higher rpm, soft suspension tuning on lower-end models, antilock brakes available on top SX trim only, disappointing IIHS crash test scores.

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Used 2008 Kia Spectra Wagon for Sale

Kia Spectra 2008 EX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A) Sand Beige Beige cloth123,538 miles
Used 2008Kia SpectraEX
List:$3,988
Est.Loan: $82/mo
Kyner Auto Sales
61.7 mi away
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Kia Spectra 2008 70,050 miles
Used 2008Kia SpectraEX
List:$5,995
Est.Loan: $123/mo
York Kia
76 mi away
Kia Spectra 2008 EX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A) White Gray cloth0
Used 2008Kia SpectraEX
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Features & Specs

Spectra5 SX 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A)Spectra5 SX 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
MPG2726
Seating55
Transmission4-speed automatic5-speed manual
Fuelgasgas
Horsepower138 hp @ 6000 rpm138 hp @ 6000 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    P
    Poor
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    A
    Acceptable
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    A
    Acceptable

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2008 Kia Spectra5 SX
The Spectra5 is a very fun spunky car that can't quite out-accelerate other like makes, at higher speeds it dominates. Turning and cornering is exceptional, sound system is lacking in quality, but replacing the door speakers makes a world of difference. Controls are very functional and convenient, construction is solid. After market accessories are limited, but that's to be expected with a new vehicle. Not fond of the fact that the glovebox doesn't lock. When rear seats are folded down though, all kinds of rear space. I can't say enough good things about this car.
Bye Bye Kia
Well, I owned this car for 11 months and totaled it a couple weeks ago. Overall I enjoyed the Spectra5, and it did pretty well with a rear collision at 50 mph. Pushed me into another car, so both the front and back ends got it, but neither crumpled that far. Safety-wise it did pretty good. The driver seat during the collision slid to the back and put me into a reclining position. Strange, but not a serious fault in my opinion. So, good on safety, brakes stopped me, but the Civic behind me... not so much.
So Happy
I'm so happy that I bought this car. I drive 45mins to and from work every day and is great on gas. I love is car.
Used 2008 Kia Spectra Wagon Overview

The Used 2008 Kia Spectra Wagon is offered in the following styles: Spectra5 SX 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 4A), and Spectra5 SX 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 5M).

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