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2003 Kia Spectra 525i 4dr Sedan Base Manual

2003 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
Windows Fog Up A Lot
Tire Problem Uneven Wear
Brakes Are Noisy
Exterior: Molding Loose/Fell Off

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

Scores better than Average
Scores worse than Average
Other Compact Cars
26.8%
11.4%
Wind Noise
26.8% of 2003 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
11.4% of all Compact Car owners complained overall.
11.8%
5.5%
Windows Fog Up A Lot
11.8% of 2003 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
5.5% of all Compact Car owners complained overall.
11.4%
6.7%
Tire Problem Uneven Wear
11.4% of 2003 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
6.7% of all Compact Car owners complained overall.
10.6%
11.8%
Brakes Are Noisy
10.6% of 2003 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
11.8% of all Compact Car owners complained overall.
10.2%
3.8%
Exterior: Molding Loose/Fell Off
10.2% of 2003 Kia Spectra owners surveyed reported this issue.
3.8% of all Compact Car owners complained overall.


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