Key facts

Kia Forte Koup EX, 2011 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4481 mm
How heavy?
1241 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 / 19.9 kgm @ 4300 rpm
How economical?
25/34 US MPG EPA city/highway


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2011 Kia Forte Koup EX technical specifications


Kia Forte Koup EX is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine delivering power to the front wheels.
Its 2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that 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.
This power is supplied to the wheels through a 6 speed manual transmission.
Its stated weight at the kerb is 1241 kg.
2011 Kia Forte Koup EX data
Kia Forte Koup EX, 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 1241 kg 2736 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 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
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
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 127.45 PS/g
93.74 kW/g
125.71 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.67 kg/kW
17.82 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 25/34 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.4/6.9 l/100km city/highway
km per 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)
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 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
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 4.19
general ID297055
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 added 2012-11-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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