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2002 Kia Spectra Base 4dr Sedan Manual

2002 Kia Spectra
Trim Info:
Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sdn, Compact
24 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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Top 5 Spectra Problems

According to the J. D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study SM, these are the five most commonly reported issues with this vehicle, based on feedback from verified owners after three years of ownership:

Wind Noise
Exterior: Molding Loose/Fell Off
Brakes Are Noisy
Tire Problem Uneven Wear
Poor/Uncomfortable Lumbar Support

Source: J. D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study SM
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Compared to other Premium Compact Cars

Scores better than Average
Scores worse than Average
Other Premium Compact Cars
25.1%
11.1%
Wind Noise
25.1% of 2002 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
11.1% of all Premium Compact Car owners complained overall.
16.1%
3.7%
Exterior: Molding Loose/Fell Off
16.1% of 2002 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
3.7% of all Premium Compact Car owners complained overall.
10.7%
14.4%
Brakes Are Noisy
10.7% of 2002 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
14.4% of all Premium Compact Car owners complained overall.
10.0%
6.6%
Tire Problem Uneven Wear
10.0% of 2002 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
6.6% of all Premium Compact Car owners complained overall.
9.3%
5.4%
Poor/Uncomfortable Lumbar Support
9.3% of 2002 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
5.4% of all Premium Compact Car owners complained overall.


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