Key facts

Kia Forte Koup SX Automatic, 2011 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4481 mm
How heavy?
1311 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2359 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
175 PS / 173 bhp / 129 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
228 Nm / 168 / 23.3 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How economical?
22/32 US MPG EPA city/highway


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2011 Kia Forte Koup SX Automatic technical specifications


The Forte Koup SX is a motor vehicle from Kia, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style.
Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2.4 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 173 bhp (175 PS/129 kW) at 6000 rpm and 228 Nm (168 lbft/23.3 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed automatic transmission.
It weighs a claimed 1311 kg at the kerb.
2011 Kia Forte Koup SX Automatic data
Kia Forte Koup SX Automatic, 2011 MY data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
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 1311 kg 2890 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 51.9 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.4 litre
2359 cc
(143.955 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 97 mm
3.46 × 3.82 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 175 PS (173 bhp) (129 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 73.3 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 228 Nm (168 ft·lb) (23.3 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 96.65 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1214.6 kPa (176.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 589.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 133.79 PS/g
98.4 kW/g
131.96 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.16 kg/kW
16.97 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 22/32 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.7/7.4 l/100km city/highway
km per litre9.4/13.6 km/l city/highway
UK MPG26.4/38.4 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG22.0/32.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
turns lock-to-lock 2.720
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7.0 x 17
Wheel size rear 7.0 x 17
Tyres front 215/45 R 17
Tyres rear 215/45 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 262 mm
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.77
Final drive ratio 3.20
general ID297011
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Kia Forte Koup SX Automatic added 2012-11-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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