autoevolution

KIA Shuma Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 1998
Engines: Gasoline
 

2001 - 2004

In 2001, Kia added a new facelift for the Shuma's second generation and sold it in the U.S. under the Spectra name, paving the road for a new nameplate in its lineup. The Korean automaker was on the verge of creating new models and constantly improving its lineup, and the Shuma was one of its most important vehicles to do that. It was a low-priced, well-equipped, humble sedan. It could b...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  KIA Shuma 1.6L 16V 5MT (101 HP)

1998 - 2001

In 1998, Kia introduced the second generation of the Shuma on the European market, while the U.S. received a better car named Sephia or Spectra, depending on the bodywork version. Kia designed the platform of the Sephia's first-generation and continued its progress along with the introduction of the 1998 Shuma/Sephia lineup. The young Korean carmaker took a bolder step on the second gene...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  KIA Shuma 1.5L 16V 5MT (88 HP)

  KIA Shuma 1.8L 16V 5MT (112 HP)