Key facts

Kia Forte Koup SX, 2011 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4481 mm
How heavy?
1290 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 ft.lb / 23.3 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How economical?
22/32 US MPG EPA city/highway

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2011 Kia Forte Koup SX technical specifications

Introduction

The Kia Forte Koup SX is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits the power through the front wheels.
The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2.4 litres. This unit develops 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.
A 6 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels.
Claimed kerb weight is 1290 kg.
2011 Kia Forte Koup SX data
Kia Forte Koup SX, 2011 MY data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
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 1290 kg 2844 lb
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 2.4 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
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 135.97 PS/g
100 kW/g
134.11 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10 kg/kW
16.7 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)
chassis
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 manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 2.96
general
Carfolio.com ID297154
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 added 2012-11-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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