2001KiaSephia

Kia Sephia

Kia Sephia delivers a reasonable ride for not a lot of money.It's a basic car without a lot of luxuries, but with a base price of just over $10,000.An entry-level buyer can expect a twin-cam four-cylinder engine producing 125 horsepower, four-wheel independent suspension, intermittent windshield…

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2001 Kia Sephia - 4dr Sedan (Base)
4dr Sedan (Base)
MSRP:
$10,845
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 29 HWY
2001 Kia Sephia - 4dr Sedan (LS Power Package)
4dr Sedan (LS Power Package)
MSRP:
$12,445
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
24 City / 29 HWY
Supreme Court refuses to hear Kia appeal

Almost a year to the day after the second-generation Kia Sephia was hit with a $40 million jury award in a faulty seatbelt case, the inexpensive Korean is on the wrong side of another court verdict. This time it has to do with the brakes on the 1997-2000 Sephias, which were accused of wearing out too quickly. An owner in Pennsylvania sued, led to a class-action case against Kia and a Pennsylvania court awarding each of the 9,400 plaintiffs $600 in reimbursement, with the judgment totaling some $
Kia hit with $40M judgment in faulty seatbelt death case

Alabama teen Tiffany Stabler got a 1999 Kia Sephia for her sixteenth birthday in 2004. After her father purchased the car, he took it to a Kia dealership to have all of the maintenance and recall work completed. In 2002, Kia had recalled seatbelt buckles on 1995-1998 Sephias and Sportages for a condition called "false latching," wherein a belt appears to be locked into the buckle but actually isn't. Stabler's car wasn't part of the recall, even though the 1999 and 2000 Sephias used the same buck

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2001 Kia Sephia
/ 177,739 miles / CA
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Kia hit with $40M judgment in faulty seatbelt death case

Alabama teen Tiffany Stabler got a 1999 Kia Sephia for her sixteenth birthday in 2004. After her father purchased the car, he took it to a Kia dealership to have all of the maintenance and recall work completed. In 2002, Kia had recalled seatbelt buckles on 1995-1998 Sephias and Sportages for a condition called "false latching," wherein a belt appears to be locked into the buckle but actually isn't. Stabler's car wasn't part of the recall, even though the 1999 and 2000 Sephias used the same buck

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