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Kia Potentia Automatic

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Kia Potentia Automatic

4-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 182.0 N·m / 134.2 lb·ft / 134.2 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)KiaIssued from1997
ModelPotentia AutomaticIssued until
SeriePotentiaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerKiaCountryKR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4670 l / 164.92 cu ft / 164.92 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4960 mm / 195.3 in / 195.3 inTotal (curb) weight1465 kg / 3230 lb / 3230 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2720 mm / 107.1 in / 107.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.85 m2 / 9.1 sq ft / 9.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.0 kW / 28.2 hp / 28.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore85.1 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke87.9 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.96 cm3/cylinder / 30.509 cu in/cylinder / 30.509 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque182.0 N·m / 134.2 lb·ft / 134.2 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.2 kW / 55.3 hp / 55.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output51.5 kW/l / 1.133 bhp/cu in / 1.133 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.1 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio95.6 kW/ton / 72.4 bhp/ton / 72.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Kia Potentia Automatic

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