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Kia Forte Koup Information Page

Kia Forte Koup - A unique conbination of class-leading standard horespower, fuel efficiency and advanced standad features


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The 2010 Kia Forte Koup.

The Forte Koup is the first two-door coupe model for Kia Motors. The Forte Koup stays true to the Kia design withe excellence in comfort, convenience, performance and safety features. The Koup offers technology driven features like Bluetooth connectivity, voice activated hands-free operation for equipped cell phones, six-speaker audio system with three-months free of SIRIUS satellite radio. The Forte Koup comes in two models, the Koup EX and SX. A 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine is standard for the EX model along with a five-speed manual transmission. With the SX model you can get an upgraded 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder producing 173 horsepower.





2010 Kia Forte Koup Specifications

GENERAL INFO

 

Body configuration

Two-door Coupe

Body type

Steel unibody

Drivetrain layout

Front engine, front drive

Passenger capacity

5


ENGINE

 

Type

2.0-liter, in-line four-cylinder, aluminum block and aluminum head
SX:  2.4-liter, inline four-cylinder, aluminum block and aluminum head

Valve gear

EX:  DOHC, four valves/cylinder w/ CVVT
SX:  DOHC, four valves/cylinder w/ CVVT

Horsepower (hp @ rpm)

EX:  156 @ 6200
SX:  173 @ 6000

Torque (lb.-ft @ rpm)

EX:  144 @ 4300
SX:  168 @ 4000

Bore x stroke (mm)

EX:  86.0 x 86.0
SX:  88.0 x 97.0

Displacement (cc)

EX:  1998
SX:  2359

Compression ratio

EX:  10.5:1
SX:  10.5:1

Emissions rating

50-state:  LEV-II (ULEV) Tier-2 (Bin 4)
CAL:  LEV-II (SULEV PZEV)

Fuel tank capacity (gal.)

13.7

Engine oil capacity (qt.)

LX & EX:  4.1
SX:  4.5


DRIVETRAIN

 

Transmission

EX: Five-speed manual (standard); Electronically controlled four-speed automatic (optional)
SX: Six-speed manual (standard); Electronically controlled five-speed automatic w/ Sportmatic (optional)

 

EX

Gear ratios :1

M/T A/T

1st

3.308

2.919

2nd

1.962

1.551

3rd

1.189

1.000

4th

0.905

0.713

5th

0.702

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Reverse

3.583

2.480

Final drive

4.188

3.681

Clutch type

Single dry plate w/ hydraulic control

Torque converter


 

SX

Gear ratios :1

M/T A/T

1st

3.267

3.939

2nd

1.931

2.093

3rd

1.636

1.349

4th

1.216

0.962

5th

1.027

0.713

6th

0.829

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Reverse

3.588

3.347

Final drive

4.063 (1, 2, R)
2.955 (3, 4, 5, 6)

3.099

Clutch type

Dual mass flywheel w/ hydraulic control

Torque converter


SUSPENSION

 

Front

Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar

Rear

Torsion beam w/ struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar


STEERING

 

Type

Engine-speed-sensitive, power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft.)

33.8


DIMENSIONS (in.)

 

Exterior:

 

Overall length

176.4

Overall width

69.5

Overall height

55.1

Wheelbase

104.3

Track, front/rear

61.4 / 61.6

Ground Clearance

5.5

Interior:

 

Headroom, front/rear

38.7 / 35.3

Shoulder room, front/rear

55.7 / 52.4

Legroom, front/rear

43.6 / 33.9

Front hip room, front/rear

53.3 / 51.6

Interior volume (cu. ft.)

90.7

Cargo volume (cu. ft.)

12.6


BRAKES

 

Type

Hydraulic, power-assisted vacuum w/ four-sensor, four-channel
ABS + ESC

Front

EX:  11.0-inch ventilated discs
SX:  11.8-inch ventilated discs

Rear

10.3-inch solid discs


TIRES & WHEELS

 

Tires

P205/55R16 (EX)
P215/45R17 (SX)

Wheels

6.0J x 16 alloy (EX)
7.0J x 17 alloy (SX)


FUEL ECONOMY (mpg)

EX

SX

 

City/Highway

5-speed M/T

25 / 34

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6-speed M/T

--

22 / 32

4-speed A/T

25 / 34

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5-speed A/T

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23 / 31

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