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2006 Kia Spectra Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2006 Kia Spectra

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2006 Kia Spectra is between $344 and $421 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2006 Kia Spectra
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$383
Annual Repair Cost
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The original alternator was incapable of supplying sufficient power to the battery when the engine was idling with electrical loads (lights, air conditioning). A new, more powerful alternator and r...
A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not neces...
Make sure the transmission is filled with Kia-approved transmission fluid and at the correct level. Our technicians tell using incorrect transmission fluid or operating the transmission when it is...
The car wasn't doing nothing when I turned the key all that came on was the bash board light I ch...
Car wouldn't start we changed camshaft position sensor and crankshaft position sensor the car ran...
My car drives as long as my lights are not on. When my lights are on it went go into drive unless...
KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2007 SPECTRA LD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 7, 2...
Overall (6 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
October 03, 2016
2006 Kia Spectra
I purchased my 2007 Kia Spectra in Sept. 2007 and I have had it for 9 years with little to no trouble. It currently has 248,000 miles on it. I have replaced a 02 censor (I think thats the name of i...
April 06, 2015
2006 Kia Spectra
Bought my Spectra EX in Mar 06 new, has 140000 on it gets 30 mpg at 70 mph and I've replaced rear brakes at the 6 yr mark but the front are okay! Probably next year for both and the rotors look lik...
April 29, 2013
2006 Kia Spectra
I have loved my 2006 Kia Spectra! I've put 95,000 miles on it. Recently my airconditioner compressor went out--first major problem I've had with it. Great, great car!