Compare 2002 Kia Spectra vs 2002 Toyota Corolla

2002 Kia Spectra
2002 Toyota Corolla
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4-Door Sedan Automatic Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Spectra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Base 22 30 $10,856 $11,970
Spectra 4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 22 30 $12,219 $13,570
Spectra 4-Door Sedan Manual Base 24 32 $9,996 $10,995
Spectra 4-Door Sedan Manual LS 24 32 $11,359 $12,595
Spectra 5-Door HB Automatic GS 22 30 $11,256 $12,370
Spectra 5-Door HB Automatic GSX 22 30 $13,255 $14,570
Spectra 5-Door HB Manual GS 24 32 $10,396 $11,395
Spectra 5-Door HB Manual GSX 24 32 $12,395 $13,595
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4-Door Sedan CE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CE Automatic 29 33 $12,007 $12,983
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CE Manual 32 41 $11,624 $12,568
Corolla 4-Door Sedan LE Automatic 30 39 $12,775 $14,198
Corolla 4-Door Sedan LE Manual 32 41 $12,042 $13,383
Corolla 4-Door Sedan S Automatic 30 39 $12,247 $13,608
Corolla 4-Door Sedan S Manual 32 41 $11,511 $12,793
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,856
$12,007
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,970
$12,983
Monthly Payment Estimate
$200 / month
$216 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 88
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 52.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 57.1
Wheelbase (in)
100.8 97.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 24.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
177.6 174.0
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 54.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.6 12.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.38 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.12 x - TBD - 10.0 x 0.9
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
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 34.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 32.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65HR14 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65HR14 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2717 2455
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 6.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
108 @ 4500 125 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/109 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
126 @ 6000 125 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 3
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.33 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.80 2.81
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Spectra Toyota Corolla
Body Style
4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30.2
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.51 0.6
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.67 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

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