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Kia Sportage LX 4WD

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Kia Sportage LX 4WD

5-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2655 cm3 / 162.0 cu in / 162.0 cu in, 129.0 kW / 173.0 hp / 173.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 241.4 N·m / 178.0 lb·ft / 178.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, four wheel drive, consumption 10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)KiaIssued from2008
ModelSportage LX 4WDIssued until
SerieSportageNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerKiaCountryKR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)573 l / 20.24 cu ft / 20.24 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3002 l / 106.01 cu ft / 106.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1632 l / 57.63 cu ft / 57.63 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4360 mm / 171.7 in / 171.7 inTotal (curb) weight1285 kg / 2833 lb / 2833 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inLoad capacity315 kg / 694 lb / 694 lb
Wheelbase2640 mm / 103.9 in / 103.9 inGross (max.) weight1600 kg / 3527 lb / 3527 lb
Track frontTowing weight907 kg / 2000 lb / 2000 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance200 mm / 7.9 in / 7.9 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.62 m2 / 28.2 sq ft / 28.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.78 m2 / 8.4 sq ft / 8.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.5 kW / 26.1 hp / 26.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement2655 cm3 / 162.0 cu in / 162.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power129.0 kW / 173.0 hp / 173.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque241.4 N·m / 178.0 lb·ft / 178.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)51.6 kW / 69.2 hp / 69.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output48.6 kW/l / 1.068 bhp/cu in / 1.068 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque90.9 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefour 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 ratio136.2 kW/ton / 103.2 bhp/ton / 103.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range637 km / 396 mi / 396 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control Traction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front230/60-R16Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Kia Sportage LX 4WD

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