1996 KIA Avella Pictures
1996 KIA Avella specs: mpg, towing capacity, size, photos
The Kia Avella is a subcompact car produced by South Korean automaker Kia Motors from March 1994 to 1998. It was a five-seater available in sedan, three-door and five-door hatchback body styles. Sold worldwide as the Avella, it was rebadged as the Ford Aspire in North America and the Ford Festiva in Japan and Australasia. Sales of the Avella totalled 115,576 in 1994 but dropped to only 27,850 in 1998. The Avella was replaced by the Kia Rio.
The Avella was available with two engines:
All Avellas came standard with a five-speed manual transmission, although all models could be optioned with a four-speed automatic. In the United States, the four-speed automatic was not available; the automatic had only three gears.
The Avella was suspended by MacPherson struts in the front and a torsion bar axle in the rear.
Seven trims were available:
In Korean market, several more trims were available:
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