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2006 Kia Spectra
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4-Door Sedan LX Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 33 $12,345 $12,895
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 33 $13,760 $14,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 25 34 $14,660 $15,695
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 25 33 $14,980 $15,995
5-Door HB Spectra5 Manual 25 33 $14,980 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 25 34 $15,920 $16,995
5-Door HB Spectra5 Automatic 25 34 $15,920 $16,995
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $19,400 $20,830
4-Door Sedan SEL 20 27 $21,127 $22,980
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,345
$19,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,895
$20,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$347 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.0 103.9
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 29.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
176.4 197.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
102.8 108.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.2 16.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - 8.9 x 1.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.2 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3306
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 130
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6000 153 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4500 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
NA 99U
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA 44N
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.84 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 2.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Spectra Ford Taurus
Body Style
4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.81
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent

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