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Kia Carens 1.8 EX

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Kia Carens 1.8 EX

5-door 5-seater minivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1793 cm3 / 109.4 cu in / 109.4 cu in, 93.0 kW / 124.7 hp / 124.7 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 162.0 N·m / 119.5 lb·ft / 119.5 lb·ft @ 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 177 km/h / 110 mph / 110 mph top speed, consumption 8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)KiaIssued from2008
ModelCarens 1.8 EXIssued until
SerieCarensNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerKiaCountryKR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)422 l / 14.90 cu ft / 14.90 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2747 l / 97.01 cu ft / 97.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1632 l / 57.63 cu ft / 57.63 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4500 mm / 177.2 in / 177.2 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1620 mm / 63.8 in / 63.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight1254 kg / 2765 lb / 2765 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.41 m2 / 25.9 sq ft / 25.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1793 cm3 / 109.4 cu in / 109.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity448.31 cm3/cylinder / 27.358 cu in/cylinder / 27.358 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power93.0 kW / 124.7 hp / 124.7 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque162.0 N·m / 119.5 lb·ft / 119.5 lb·ft at 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)37.2 kW / 49.9 hp / 49.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.9 kW/l / 1.140 bhp/cu in / 1.140 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque90.4 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed177 km/h / 110 mph / 110 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions190 g/km / 305 g/mi / 305 g/mi (est.)
  Range679 km / 422 mi / 422 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/60-R15Tyres rear195/60-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Kia Carens 1.8 EX

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