Kia Forte Koup EX Automatic, 2011 MY US

Kia Forte Koup EX is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front located engine supplying power to the front wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 156 bhp (158 PS/116 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 195 N·m (144 lb·ft/19.9 kgm) at 4300 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 6 speed automatic gearbox. The Kia Forte Koup EX weighs a claimed 1270 kg at the kerb.

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Kia Forte Koup EX Automatic, 2011 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4481 mm
How heavy?
1270 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
158 PS / 156 bhp / 116 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
195 Nm / 144 ft.lb / 19.9 kgm @ 4300 rpm
How economical?
25/34 US MPG EPA city/highway

Kia Forte models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 6M 1998 cm3 158 PS 156 bhp 116 kW 1241 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 6M 2359 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1290 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 6A 2359 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1311 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 158 PS 156 bhp 116 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1998 cm3 158 PS 156 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1998 cm3 158 PS 156 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 1998 cm3 158 PS 156 bhp 116 kW
Kia Forte Koup -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 6M 2359 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5A 2359 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2359 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 2359 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW

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2011 Kia Forte Koup EX Automatic data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2650 104.3
Track/tread (front) 1560 61.4
Track/tread (rear) 1565 61.6
Length 4481 176.4
Width 1765 69.5
Height 1400 55.1
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1270 kg 2800
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 51.9 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 158 PS (156 bhp) (116 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output 78.1 bhp/litre
1.28 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 195 Nm (144 ft·lb) (19.9 kgm)
at 4300 rpm
Specific torque 97.6 Nm/litre
1.18 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1226.4 kPa (177.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 124.54 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
91.6 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
122.83 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.92 kg/kW
18.24 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 25/34 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km9.4/6.9 l/100km city/highway
km/litre10.6/14.5 km/l city/highway
UK MPG30.0/40.8 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG25.0/34.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 2.720
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6.0 x 16
Wheel size rear 6.0 x 16
Tyres front P205/55 R 16
Tyres rear P205/55 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 262 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.77
Final drive ratio 3.20
general
Carfolio.com ID296989
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Kia Forte Koup EX Automatic added 2012-11-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.